What to Watch Tonight

Amazon's Last Tycoon, HBO's Room 104 Opens and More


On TV this Friday: Matt Bomer is Amazon’s Last Tycoon, the Duplass Brothers let viewers into Room 104 and a former Daily Show contributor is The Incredible Jessica James. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Amazon
    The Last Tycoon

    Series premiere (all nine episodes): Return to the early days of Hollywood, as golden boy Monroe Stahr (White Collar‘s Matt Bomer) battles his father figure (Frasier‘s Kelsey Grammer) for the soul of their studio; Lily Collins (The Blind Side) co-stars. (Read review; watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    The Incredible Jessica James

    In this film, a playwright (Daily Show alum Jessica Williams) overcomes a breakup with the help of a recent divorcé (Bridesmaids‘ Chris O’Dowd); Lakeith Stanfield (Atlanta), Noël Wells (Master of None) co-star.

  • Syfy
    Killjoys

    The rebels attempt to clean house by initiating a secret ops attack. (Which Lost vet is boarding The Expanse?)

  • Disney Channel
    Raven's Home

    Time slot premiere: Nia asks her dad Devon (That’s So Raven vet Jonathan McDaniel) if she can move in with him. (What did you think of Episode 1?)

  • Syfy
    Dark Matter

    The Raza crew is inadvertently sent through space and time when the Blink Drive self activates during a simple diagnostic.

  • Up
    Date My Dad

    Season 1 finale: Ricky consoles Elisa, who feels her mother’s absence as she takes her first big step into womanhood. (Not yet renewed.)

  • PBS
    The Great British Baking Show

    The five remaining confectionary experts try their hand at recreating dishes fit for the Tudors.

  • ABC
    What Would You Do?

    Scenarios include a mom who disapproves of her young daughter’s decision to play with a truck, and a waiter whose OCD affects a couple’s dining experience.

  • Syfy
    Wynonna Earp

    Wynonna learns about the origins of the Earp curse; the team works to save the future. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • HBO
    Room 104

    Series premiere: From Mark and Jay Duplass (Togetherness) comes this half-hour anthology series, in which every episode chronicles the stays of different characters who pass through a single hotel room; Fruitvale Station‘s Melonie Diaz and Stranger Things‘ Ross Partridge star in Episode 1. (Watch trailer.)