On TV this Friday: Amazon spots a Man in the High Castle, Marvel recruits the B—- in Apartment 23, A&E hosts a (star-studded) concert for a cause and Bill Maher divulges his last new rule. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Jessica Jones and High Castle Arrive, Real Time and More
The Man in the High Castle
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Based on the Philip K. Dick novel, the alternate-history drama poses what life might have looked like had the Allied Powers lost World War II. Alexa Davalos (Mob City) and Luke Kleintank (Bones) star. (Read preview.)
Marvel's Jessica Jones
Series premiere (all 13 episodes): A onetime superhero (Krysten Ritter) attempts to rebuild her life as a NYC P.I. David Tennant (Broadchurch), Mike Colter (The Good Wife), Rachael Taylor (Crisis) and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix) co-star. (Read our review.)
Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race In America
This concert to benefit race relations (in light of recent events in Ferguson, Baltimore and Charleston) includes performances by Smokey Robinson, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Pink, Ed Sheeran, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Pharrell Williams and many more.
The Top 20 are visited by astronaut Tracy Dyson as they compete in an out-of-this-world Mystery Box challenge.
Danny is lured towards domestication by an older woman (guest star Christa Miller, Cougar Town) from his past; Alessia Cara performs.
Nick and Hank investigate when a elitist’s quest to marry off his daughter (Madeline Zima, Californication) results in a significant body count.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Season 13 finale: Guests include Cal. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Bravo’s Andy Cohen, political commentator Ben Domenech, Canadian Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland, and Maine Sen. Angus King. (Renewed for Seasons 14 and 15.)
Erin teams with an investigator (Steve Schirripa, The Sopranos) after a case handled by ADA Kelly Blake (Diane Neal, Law & Order: SVU) ends in a hung jury.
Barbara Walters returns to her old stomping grounds for a sit-down with GOP hopeful Donald Trump and his family.