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The It List: Shark Week kicks off with Mike Tyson fighting a Great White, Luke Bryan drops new album, Seth Rogen teams with Seth Rogen in ‘American Pickle’ and the best in pop culture the week of Aug. 3, 2020

its vague marketing would lead you to believe. One clear telltale to that is the press release we received for the stunt, which clarifies that “no sharks were harmed (or bitten) in the making of this episode.” So who knows how exactly Iron Mike is going to square off with a shark underwater — and yes, they do at least promise the now-54-year-old will be underwater. Either way, it’s all weird enough to tune in to out of utter curiosity. — Kevin Polowy” data-reactid=”27″>We would’ve loved to been flies on the wall in the production offices of Discovery Channel as executives dreamt up ways to freshen up Shark Week, the cable outfit’s annual celebration of the sea-dwelling predators. “Just hear me out,” we imagine one producer piping up. “Mike Tyson boxes a shark.” OK, OK, so Tyson vs. Jaws: Rumble on the Reef, a real thing actually coming to Discovery this week, is likely not a man-vs.-killer fish boxing match, as much we would’ve dropped everything to watch that — and as much as its vague marketing would lead you to believe. One clear telltale to that is the press release we received for the stunt, which clarifies that “no sharks were harmed (or bitten) in the making of this episode.” So who knows how exactly Iron Mike is going to square off with a shark underwater — and yes, they do at least promise the now-54-year-old will be underwater. Either way, it’s all weird enough to tune in to out of utter curiosity. — Kevin Polowy

just like another famous American globetrotter — snakes are his greatest fear. Sadly, ITV canceled Wild Bill after one season, but here’s hoping we get an Avengers-style Britbox original team-up movie where Bill Hixon hangs out and cracks cases with the Midsomer Murders crew. — Ethan Alter” data-reactid=”38″>This is literally the greatest idea for a cop show ever. Parks and Recreation star, Rob Lowe, joins the British police force in Wild Bill, which arrives on Britbox after airing in England last year. This exclusive clip from the first episode sets up the pond-hopping premise: Lowe’s Bill Hixon has relocated from Florida to East Lincolnshire to protect and serve as the new chief constable, a job that no one else wanted. “My teeth are my greatest asset,” Hixon jokes to the local press, adding that — just like another famous American globetrotter — snakes are his greatest fear. Sadly, ITV canceled Wild Bill after one season, but here’s hoping we get an Avengers-style Britbox original team-up movie where Bill Hixon hangs out and cracks cases with the Midsomer Murders crew. — Ethan Alter

fell short in its bid to land an Emmy nomination last week, but at least The Office alum has a fresh reminder of how well his career is going. Season 2 of his popular Amazon Prime series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan lands on DVD and Blu-ray this week (watch a deleted scene from the release above), with the CIA analyst on a globe-trotting tour to foil the president of Venezuela’s nefarious plot. Maybe most notable at this juncture: With two seasons and 17 episodes under his belt (plus a third season on the way), Krasinski has now played the character longer than Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine combined. That’s something to feel good about. — K.P.” data-reactid=”45″>John Krasinski’s YouTube sensation Some Good News fell short in its bid to land an Emmy nomination last week, but at least The Office alum has a fresh reminder of how well his career is going. Season 2 of his popular Amazon Prime series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan lands on DVD and Blu-ray this week (watch a deleted scene from the release above), with the CIA analyst on a globe-trotting tour to foil the president of Venezuela’s nefarious plot. Maybe most notable at this juncture: With two seasons and 17 episodes under his belt (plus a third season on the way), Krasinski has now played the character longer than Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine combined. That’s something to feel good about. — K.P.

Amazon.” data-reactid=”46″>Buy Jack Ryan: Season 2 on Blu-ray or DVD (out Aug. 4) on Amazon.

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Apple Music.” data-reactid=”57″>Download/stream Born Here Live Here Die Here on Apple Music.

Apple Movies.” data-reactid=”64″>She Dies Tomorrow is currently playing at drive-in theaters and will be available on demand Friday, Aug. 7 on Apple Movies.

Amazon, while the Lego NES kit is exclusively available at Lego.com.” data-reactid=”74″>Lego’s full line of Super Mario Adventures is now available at Amazon, while the Lego NES kit is exclusively available at Lego.com.

Vudu.” data-reactid=”81″>Spinster is available on demand Friday, Aug. 7 on Vudu.

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Like the song goes, you can count on Scooby-Doo to keep you healthy. — E.A.” data-reactid=”98″>Too much time on the couch got you going, “Ruh-roh”? Get some mileage on your family’s feet with the first-ever Scooby-Doo Family and Pet Virtual Run/Walk. Scooby’s owners at Warner Bros. have partnered with Rugged Races for this event, which you can register for by or before October 4. Sign up on the official website to receive a gift bag full of Scooby goodies — including a lightweight tech tee, a water bottle and optional dog collar — and log your 5K or 10K walk, jog or run on your preferred date, time and route. Like the song goes, you can count on Scooby-Doo to keep you healthy. — E.A.

Scooby-Doo Family and Pet Virtual Run/Walk now. ” data-reactid=”99″>Register for the Scooby-Doo Family and Pet Virtual Run/Walk now. 

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LemonadePuzzles.com for $24.99.” data-reactid=”125″>Lemonade Pursuits puzzles are available at LemonadePuzzles.com for $24.99.