What to Watch Tonight

Stranger Things Are Among Us, Star Wars Secrets and More


On TV this Friday: ABC goes behind the scenes of The Force Awakens, Winona Ryder experiences Stranger Things and a Family Matters vet patrols Girl Meets World. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Netflix
    Stranger Things

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): This 1980s-set drama follows a mother (Winona Ryder, Girl Interrupted) who stumbles upon government experiments and supernatural forces while in search of her son; Matthew Modine (Weeds), David Harbour (The Newsroom) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • Hulu
    East Los High

    Season 4 premiere (all 12 episodes): Gina and Eddie are tempted by new teammates; Jesus and Camila rekindle their romance; singer-songwriter Prince Royce and SYTYCD alum tWitch guest-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • ABC
    Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey

    This hour-long special gives viewers an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

  • Disney Channel
    Girl Meets World

    girl-meets-world-reginald-veljohnsonMaya chooses to do something bad to balance out her good behavior. Plus, Reginald VelJohnson (Family Matters) guest-stars as — you guessed it! — a cop.

  • Syfy
    Killjoys

    A rescue mission is jeopardized when the team comes across an unexpected enemy in an abandoned mine.

  • PBS
    The Great British Baking Show

    Two episodes: The remaining bakers are tasked with whipping up various bread and dessert creations.

  • OWN
    Love Thy Neighbor

    A passion-filled evening takes a twisted turn; Hattie worries for her friend’s life.

  • Syfy
    Dark Matter

    A computer malfunction causes the team to turn on each other.

  • Cinemax
    Outcast

    Rev. Anderson’s powers are put to the test; Patricia reaches out to Kyle; Sidney offers a warning.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include political strategist Frank Luntz, political commentator S.E. Cupp, former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer and actor Viggo Mortensen.