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Disney+ Expands the MCU With Ms. Marvel, Adam Sandler's Hustle Hits Netflix

ALSO: The Janes, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey, Hungry for Answers, and more.
  • Photos: Disney+, Netflix.
    Photos: Disney+, Netflix.

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces its newest superhero today as Ms. Marvel makes her Disney+ debut. The series stars Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, a high school student who must balance everyday life with her emerging superpowers.

    Also today: Adam Sandler plays a down on his luck basketball scout in Netflix’s Hustle, HBO documentary The Janes revisits a time before Roe v. Wade, Netflix examines the rise of cult leader Warren Jeffs in a new docuseries, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Wednesday:

    Ms. Marvel: Series premiere. Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City, is a Captain Marvel mega fan, but when she suddenly develops powers of her own, she must balance high school life, family, and new responsibilities as a hero. New episodes of the teen-centric Marvel series drop every Wednesday through July 13. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+

    Hustle: Original film. After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past abroad, a down on his luck basketball scout (Adam Sandler) takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team’s approval. Against the odds, they have one final shoot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA. Also stars Spanish basketball player Juancho Henangómez, Queen Latifah, and Robert Duvall. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Janes: Original documentary. HBO charts the story of a group of women who started an underground abortion collective in the 1960s in this timely documentary directed by Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes. Many of the women involved in the group speak on the record for the first time about their experience as unlikely outlaws in pre-Roe v. Wade America. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey: Complete docuseries. Emmy-winning filmmaker Rachel Dretzin take viewers inside the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, known as FLDS, and the rise of self-prophesized prophet Warren Jeffs in this four-part series. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Hungry for Answers: Complete Season 1. Writer and restauranteur Caroline Randall Williams travels the country uncovering the fascinating, essential, and often untold Black stories behind some of America’s classic foods and spirits, from Nashville Hot Chicken to Tennessee Whiskey. Watch trailer. Streaming on Discovery+

    Obi-Wan Kenobi: New episode. After crossing paths with Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones), Obi-Wan (Ewan McGregor) finds himself hunted by the most sinister figures in the Galaxy as he searches for Leia (Vivien Lyra Blair). Watch preview. Streaming on Disney+

    Baby Fever: Complete Season 1. When a fertility doctor drunkenly inseminates herself with her ex-boyfriend’s sperm, she tries to woo him back in this Danish dramedy. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Let’s Make a Deal Primetime: Special presentation. It’s a costume extravaganza as contestants compete for over $500,000 in cash prizes. With host Wayne Brady. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    So You Think You Can Dance: New episode. The auditions continue as a big cut sends some dancers to the choreography round, and others home. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    Bargain Block: Season 2 premiere. Home renovation experts Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas fulfill their dream of restoring Detroit’s iconic neighborhoods one affordable house at a time in a new season of their HGTV series. 9:00 PM ET on HGTV

    NBA Finals: The Boston Celtics get home-court advantage in Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors. 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on ABC

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Ms. Marvel, Disney+, Hungry For Answers, Hustle, The Janes, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey, Adam Sandler, Marvel Cinematic Universe