New Shows Streaming This Week, Including ‘Die Hart’ and ‘Kissing Booth 2’
New streaming shows this week run the gamut from a Mafia documentary to stand-ups to a successful teen comedy. Here’s a look at what’s premiering:
Monday, July 20
- “The Andy Cohen Diaries” (Quibi) — An animated, dishy recreation of the Bravo host’s diaries.
- “Die Hart” (Quibi) — Playing a version of himself, Kevin Hart tries to become an action star, with a little help from his friends, John Travolta and Josh Hartnett.
- “The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia Part 2” (Netflix) — A 15-year-old fascinated by science wants a career in robotics.
Tuesday, July 21
- “Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking” stand-up special (Netflix) — The British comic shares stories about happy couples, life in hotels and human folly.
- “Street Food: Latin America” (Netflix) — Season 2 heads to Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico and Peru to showcases food vendors’ stories and the cultural influences on their dishes.
Wednesday, July 22
- “Fear City: New York vs. the Mafia” docuseries (Netflix) —In the 1970s and 1980s, five Mafia families ruled New York — until the Feds decided to take them down.
- “Love on the Spectrum” (Netflix)— Dating for teens on the autism spectrum poses its own challenges.
Thursday, July 23
- “The Dog House” (HBO Max) — SA rural British Dog Rescue Center matches dogs with new owners — and the show details all happiness and poignancy that results.
- “Tig N’ Seek” (HBO Max) — The show follows Tiggy, an eccentric 8-year-old who creates chaos at the Department of Lost and Found, and his cat, Gweeseek, who has a knack for developing amazing gadgets.
Friday, July 24
- “Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist” stand-up special (Amazon Prime) — The twist: The comic arrives in a country without material, experiences the culture, history and food — and then writes and performs new material on each tour stop.
- “The Kissing Booth 2” (Netflix) — In the movie sequel, high-school senior Elle copes with her boyfriend at Harvard, applying to college and the attraction of a handsome classmate.
- “Rogue Trip” series premiere (Disney+) Bob Woodward and his son Mack travel to six exotic locations to challenge themselves and their perspectives in a Nat Geo docuseries.