Shark Week 2020 kicks off with “Tyson versus Jaws: Rumble on the Reef.” Boxer Mike Tyson squares off underwater with a massive shark. Don’t worry, no sharks were harmed (or bitten) in the making of this episode. “I took on this challenger to overcome fears I still deal with in life,” said Tyson. “I equate this with overcoming my fear of getting back into the ring at 54 years old.” “Shark Week: Tyson vs Jaws: Rumble on the Reef” airs Sunday, August 9 on Discovery.
It’s Seth Rogen times two in the HBO Max movie “An American Pickle.” Rogen plays Herschel Greenbaum, an immigrant, who falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. When he emerges in present day Brooklyn, he finds that he hasn’t aged a day. He tracks down his great-grandson, also played by Rogen. “An American Pickle” premieres Thursday, August 6 on HBO Max.
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