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Whitney Cummings Delivers Jokes, Shania Twain Gets the Netflix Doc Treatment

ALSO: Street Food: USA, NBC's Snake in the Grass preview, Shark Week, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, NBC.
    Photos: Netflix, NBC.

    Netflix wins the day with two high-profile releases: Whitney Cummings: Jokes, the comedian’s fifth comedy special, and the career-spanning music doc Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl.

    Also today: Street Food: USA goes in search of tasty treats, Survivor alums go head-to-head as NBC previews Snake in the Grass, the Impractical Jokers hit Shark Week, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    Whitney Cummings: Jokes: Comedy special. Cummings promises her new hour is “more nostalgic and emotionally cozy,” with no mention of politics. Streaming on Netflix

    Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl: Original documentary. Documentarian Joss Crowley tracks Shania Twain's journey from small town Alaska to the pinnacle of country music. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Street Food: USA: Complete first season. The producers of Street Food: Asia and Street Food: Latin America turn their sights to the US, sampling street foods in six cities: Los Angeles, Portland, New York, New Orleans, Oahu, and Miami. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Snake in the Grass: Sneak preview. NBC offers a first look at USA’s new competition series, in which four players are dropped into the wild and must root out “the snake” among them for a chance to win $100,000. With host Bobby Bones. Read our review. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    America’s Got Talent: New episode. It’s the penultimate night of auditions as variety acts from around the world compete for a spot in the live shows. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    What We Do In the Shadows: New episode. The vampires take a trip to the secret Night Market, where all the supernatural creatures gather to barter and haggle. 10:00 PM ET on FX

    Shark Week 2022: James “Murr” Murray, Sal Vulcano, and Brian “Q” Quinn set out to dispel the myths that sharks are man-eating beasts in Impractical Jokers: Shark Week Spectacular. Later, Discovery pits great whites against giant squids and swimming pigs in back-to-back specials. Four hours of coverage begins at 8:00 PM ET on Discovery and Discovery+

    MH370: Mystery of the Lost Flight: Special presentation. History examines the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a two-hour documentary. 8:00 PM ET on History Channel

    Edge of the Earth: New episode. Climbers Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger travel to Kyrgyzstan's Ak-Su Valley to attempt a route on Pik Slesova that has never been successfully free climbed by a single individual, but their dream mission is jeopardized by a COVID-19 diagnosis. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Santa Evita: Complete limited series. Based on the bestselling novel by Tomás Eloy Martínez, this docudrama recounts the 16-year mystery surrounding the corpse of Eva Perón, Argentina’s first lady in the 1950s. In Spanish. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    Tom Swift: New episode. Tom (Tian Richards) continues his search for the last capsule piece, which leads him to an interesting situation with Susannah (guest star Elizabeth Cappuchino). He also learns some information about his childhood that he was never supposed to know. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Di4ries: Complete first season. A group of middle schoolers navigate their first crushes, first kisses, and fun with friends in Netflix’s new Italian coming-of-age family series. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

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

    TOPICS: Whitney Cummings: Jokes, Netflix, Santa Evita, Shania Twain: Not Just a Girl, Snake in the Grass, Street Food, Whitney Cummings, Shark Week