This week’s slate of new TV shows and movies isn’t exactly robust, but it’s interesting nonetheless. From Orange Is the New Black to the Veronica Mars reboot, plus two compelling new documentaries from HBO and Netflix, there’s something for everyone.
Below, all the TV shows and movies to earmark for this week.
World’s Biggest Great White?: Psych yourself up for Shark Week (which starts July 28) by watching this special about the sharks who inspired Jaws. 8 P.M. ET on Nat Geo
This Changes Everything: Lyft will be having a special viewing of this documentary, about gender inequality in the workplace, on July 22 in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles. The wide release happens on August 9. Lyft screenings happening July 22; Wide release August 9
Who Killed Garrett Phillips?: Here is HBO’s official description of this documentary: “From two-time Academy Award-nominee and Emmy-winner Liz Garbus (HBO’s A Dangerous Son and Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper), Who Killed Garrett Phillips?, examines the 2011 murder of 12-year-old Garrett Phillips and the subsequent trial of Clarkson University soccer coach Oral “Nick” Hillary.” 8 P.M. ET on HBO
The Great Hack: Per Netflix, The Great Hack “uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal.” Streaming on Netflix
Workin’ Moms: Season two of this hilarious comedy series, centering on women returning to work from maternity leave, kicks off today. Streaming on Netflix
Veronica Mars: Hulu’s official description for this highly anticipated reboot is all you need to read, really: “Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town’s lifeblood tourist industry. After Mars Investigations is hired by the parents of one of the victims to find their son’s killer, Veronica is drawn into an epic eight-episode mystery that pits the enclave’s wealthy elites, who would rather put an end to the monthlong bacchanalia, against a working class that relies on the cash influx that comes with being the West Coast’s answer to Daytona Beach.” Yup. I’m sold. Streaming on Hulu
Orange Is the New Black: Pour one out for the women of Litchfield Penitentiary. This long-running Netflix series begins its seventh (and final) season today. Streaming on Netflix
Share: Per HBO’s website, Share is a gripping drama film that centers on a 16-year-old girl “who, after discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, must figure out what happened—and how to navigate the escalating fallout.” 10 P.M. ET on HBO