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SUCCESSION 9 p.m. on HBO. Nominated for 5 Emmy Awards this 12 months, this dynasty drama is below extra stress to offer ample household intrigue, and the present hopes to keep away from disappointment. After a near-catastrophic betrayal concluded the primary season, the second guarantees to proceed the company saga in true-to-life dramatic vogue. Edmund Lee wrote in The New York Times that the present “manages to provide viewers with an accurate reconstruction of the boardroom machinations behind the merger-mad media industry of recent years.” The second season begins with the Roy household, the homeowners of one of the largest media conglomerates on the earth, going through a rising risk to their empire. As every member searches for his or her personal path to safe management, their struggles might wind up undoing their household’s legacy.
CLAWS 9 p.m. on TNT. Neon lights, a nail salon and a slew of the worst — and most entertaining — stereotypes about Florida set the stage for the absurdist, female-centric darkish comedy “Claws.” The third season of this wickedly humorous noir adopted Desna (Niecy Nash) and her crew of manicurists-turned-criminals as they tried to take cost of a shady but profitable on line casino. Just as Desna seemingly manages to safe the on line casino and get rid of her most formidable enemies, the explosive finale takes an sudden flip for the more severe, with the welfare of her associates on the road.
THE FOOD THAT BUILT AMERICA 9 p.m. on History. The United States is the birthplace of a number of industries: airplanes, cars, cellphones — and processed meals. In this three-part mini-series, the primary episode of which premieres Sunday, History examines how a number of titans, together with Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, C.W. Post and the McDonald brothers, endlessly modified how individuals eat meals. While every could also be thought of an instance of American innovation and ingenuity, the sequence reveals simply how ruthless these visionaries turned to win over the hearts — and stomachs — of the nation, establishing legacies that outline the meals business to this present day.
CURSE OF AKAKOR Stream on Facebook Watch. In the 1980s, three explorers disappeared on separate missions to find the Amazonian lost cities of Akakor and Akahim, both of which, according to legend, store a wealth of gold. Karl Brugger, the author of a book on Akakor, was murdered under mysterious circumstances around the same time. This documentary series follows six investigators — including Paul Connolly, a journalist, and Bobby Chacon, a former F.B.I. agent — as they seek to find the mythical cities, armed with modern expedition tools and a series of ancient clues. While the researchers aim to find evidence that proves the existence of the cities, they also hope to unravel the unsolved mysteries of the missing explorers.
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