What to Watch Tonight

Hart of Dixie Surprise, Kimmy Schmidt Is Set Free and More

On TV this Friday: Aziz Ansari takes his unique brand of humor from MSG to Netflix, Vice sits down with Joe Biden, Shark Tank showcases businesses started in the good ol’ U.S. of A. and the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt gets a second chance at life. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Netflix
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Series premiere (13 episodes): After being freed from a cult’s underground bunker (and NBC), the preciously naive Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper, The Office) starts a new life for herself in New York City. Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Titus Burgess (30 Rock), Dylan Gelula (Chasing Life) and Carol Kane (Gotham) co-star.

  • Netflix
    Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden

    The Parks and Rec alum’s sold-out MSG set covers topics including immigration policy, gender inequality and the corrupt food industry.

  • The CW
    Hart of Dixie

    Zoe worries she has no family heirloom to pass down to her child; George’s parents are surprised by his new job and new girlfriend.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    Special time: A sorority clothing line, coconut extraction devices and nursing pillows are just some of the pitches in this “Made in America” episode.

  • Fox

    The Warblers’ school burns down, forcing them to join forces with New Directions. Grammy winner Michael Bolton, The View‘s Whoopi Goldberg and Celeb Apprentice runner-up Geraldo Rivera guest-star.

  • CBS
    Hawaii Five-0

    McGarrett asks Joe for help after Chin and Danny are arrested for deadly past transgressions. Robert Knepper reprises his role as IA Detective Rex Coughlin.

  • Syfy
    12 Monkeys

    Back in 2017, Cole faces the height of the plague; with no options left, Jones is forced to replace the Core.

  • Investigation Discovery
    Breaking Point

    A Maryland prostitute gets the intervention treatment after she steals from her family to feed her heroin addiction. (Another new episode airs at 9.)

  • Cinemax

    Lucas ponders his future while reflecting upon his history with Job; Proctor and Emily pay for Rebecca’s wrongdoings. (Read preview.)

  • HBO

    Season 3 premiere: Shane Smith bares witness to global warming’s effects on Antarctica. The hour concludes with an exclusive interview with Joe Biden.