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Kung Fu Panda Returns with New Episodes of Amazon's Paws of Destiny

ALSO: The Wrong Stepmother, Crazy Cakes, Jett, Los Espookys, and more
  • Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny drops new episodes today on Amazon
    Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny drops new episodes today on Amazon

    In this age of franchises and brand extensions, it's tough to begrudge a kind, cheery series like the Kung Fu Panda movies for breaking out into the streaming television world. Leading today's TV highlights, the second half of Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny Season 1 drops on Amazon, making for the perfect post-4th of July lazy binge for kids (and/or their hangover parents).

    NEW EPISODES:  The fairly simple plot behind Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny revolves around Po and his four young apprentices Nu Hai, Bao, Jing, and Fan Ton as they go through martial arts training. Streaming on Amazon

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Guilty pleasure TV hits full-throttle tonight with the premiere of The Wrong Stepmother. The first of four new entries in Lifetime's "Wrong" movie franchise premiering each Friday night this month, Cindy Busby stars as the stepmom from hell . Producer (and "Wrong" franchise vet) Vivica A. Fox also stars, along with Corin Nemic and Tracy Nelson. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime Movie Network

    SEASON PREMIERE: Kicking off its third season, Cooking Channel's Crazy Cakes takes viewers on a tour of bakeries across America, each one churning out some truly elaborate — one might even say crazy — cakes. The season premiere features some cakes that look like sea creatures and fast cars. 11:00 PM ET on Cooking Channel


    • Jett sees its title character (played by Carla Gugino) tracking down a ruthless gangster who she used to work for. 10:00 PM ET on Cinemax
    • Marvel's Agents of SHIELD comes through with a new episode as the team on Earth gets help from an unlikely source to face off against The Galaxy-Hopping Hate-Beast That Eats Planets. 8:00 PM ET on ABC
    • Los Espookys continues to rack up accolades for its sweet, wacky homage to the strange wrinkles in everyday existance. Tonight 's episode sees the Espookys agree to help a U.S. ambassador fake her own abduction. 11:00 PM ET on HBO

    Joe Reid is the senior writer at Primetimer and co-host of the This Had Oscar Buzz podcast. His work has appeared in Decider, NPR, HuffPost, The Atlantic, Slate, Polygon, Vanity Fair, Vulture, The A.V. Club and more.

    TOPICS: Amazon Prime Video, Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny