Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. This week, “Descendants 2” will premiere across six networks simultaneously and Michael Phelps will race a great white shark.
“Shooter,” USA Network, Tuesday, 10 p.m.
Ryan Phillippe returns as former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger, who is coaxed out of retirement spent in seclusion when his former commanding officer (Omar Epps) uncovered a plot to assasinate the President of the United States. The series is based on the best-selling novel “Point of Impact” by Stephen Hunter and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg, who executive produces the series.
“Descendants 2,” Disney Channel, Friday, 8 p.m.
The long-awaited sequel to Disney’s hit TV movie “Descendants” revolves around the kids of Disney villains, sepcifically