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Streaming Gets Animated With Naked Mole Rat, Madagascar and Shark Dog

ALSO: The Bridge Season 2, new episodes of Ultimate Girls Trip, This Is Going to Hurt, and more.
  • Photos: HBO Max, Peacock/Hulu, Netflix.
    Photos: HBO Max, Peacock/Hulu, Netflix.

    Children’s programming takes center stage today as a host of family-friendly titles debut on streaming, including the eighth and final season of Madagascar: A Little Wild, Mo Willems’ Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed special, and Netflix’s Sharkdog Season 2.

    Elsewhere on TV this Thursday: Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip continues, Me or the Menu brings relationship drama to Food Network, AMC+ and Sundance Now bow a new episode of This Is Going to Hurt, and more.

    Madagascar: A Little Wild: Complete Season 8 (series finale). Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria continue to explore the world outside of the habitat in the final season of the DreamWorks animated series. As Marty puts his Junior Ranger touch to work, Gloria tries to fit in with her new frog crew, while Alex directs his first Broadway show, and Melman searches for his own giraffe herd at another habitat across town. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu and Peacock

    Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience: Special presentation. Based on Mo Willems’ bestselling picture book and theatrical rock experience, this hourlong CGI-animated special follows naked mole rat Wilbur J. Molerat (voiced by Jordan Fisher) as he discovers clothes and pictures a world where he can dress however he wants. Watch trailer. Streaming on HBO Max

    Sharkdog: Complete Season 2. When the world learns about Sharkdog, a half-shark, half-dog creature, his human friend Max sets out to tame Sharkdog’s wild side and show everyone his big heart. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Bridge: Complete second season. The British reality series returns with Sixteen new contestants tasked with building a bridge across 1,000 feet of water in the remote islands of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Watch trailerStreaming on HB0 Max

    Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip: New episode. While Vicki and Tamra miss out on Dorinda’s aerobics class after breaking house rules, Taylor recreates her infamous tea party. Later, the ladies rewind the clocks for a Prohibition-inspired dinner where the liquor flows and emotions run high. Streaming on Peacock

    This Is Going to Hurt: New episode. It’s the day of Adam’s (Ben Whishaw) engagement party, but his work stress is becoming increasingly overwhelming. Shruti (Ambika Mod) tries a new tack, but doesn’t get the outcome she hoped. Streaming on AMC+ and Sundance Now

    Me or the Menu: Series premiere. The team behind 90 Day Fiancé tracks four couples trying to avoid divorce while navigating the unique challenges of the restaurant industry. The new series aims to shine a spotlight on some of the reasons why nearly 60 percent of restaurants fail and 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. 10:00 PM ET on Food Network

    Players: New episode. Streaming on Paramount+

    The Book of Queer: Season 1 finale. Dominique Jackson narrates stories about queer historical figures Josephine Baker, Joan of Arc, Stormé DeLaverie, Sylvia Rivera, and Marsha P. Johnson in the final episode of Discovery+’s Pride Month-themed docuseries. Streaming on Discovery+

    Pups Alone: Special presentation. While Robert (Tyler Hollinger) is away on a company ski trip, his neighbor hires two inept thieves to steal his latest invention. But the thieves must first go through the neighborhood dogs, who use Robert’s inventions to set up a house of horrors. Watch trailer. Streaming on Roku Channel

    Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution: Conclusion. A&E’s two-part, two night documentary brings its exploration of Black comedy into the present day with an episode focused on contemporary stars. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on A&E

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

    TOPICS: Madagascar: A Little Wild, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Special, Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, Sharkdog, This Is Going to Hurt, Mo Willems