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The Starz series P-Valley was created by Katori Hall, a playwright who adapted the story from her own play. Jessica Miglio/Starz hide caption

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Beyoncé performs in "Mood 4 Eva" from the visual album Black Is King released on July 31 on Disney+. Disney hide caption

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The Netflix series Indian Matchmaking follows Sima Taparia, a professional matchmaker from Mumbai, and her clients. Yash Ruparelia/Netflix hide caption

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Taylor Swift surprised fans with her eighth studio album, Folklore, released on July 24. Beth Garrabrant/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Orion Lee as "King-Lu" and John Magaro as "Cookie" star in director Kelly Reichardt's film First Cow. Allyson Riggs/A24 Films hide caption

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Shay Rudolph, Momona Tamada, Malia Baker, and Sophie Grace star in the Netflix series, The Baby-Sitters Club. Kailey Schwerman/Netflix hide caption

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Marwan Kenzari, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlize Theron, Luca Marinelli, and KiKi Layne star in Netflix's The Old Guard. Aimee Spinks/Netflix hide caption

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Inspired by the classic kids game, Netflix's Floor Is Lava asks contestants to navigate obstacles in a room filled with, you guessed it, lava. Patrick Wymore/Netflix hide caption

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Tracee Ellis Ross stars as Grace Davis in The High Note. Glen WIlson/Focus Features hide caption

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In the Hulu series, Taste the Nation, Padma Lakshmi showcases the different immigrant and indigenous communities that contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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