On TV this Friday: 13 Reasons Why launches a new murder mystery, the Killjoys deal with an unexpected hostage crisis and A Black Lady Sketch Show is straight-up trippin’. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
More Reasons Why, Killjoys Hostage Crisis and More
Documentary premiere: Filmmaker Liza Mandelup presents the story of 16-year-old Austyn Tester, an up-and-coming Internet star who strives to escape a dead-end life in rural Tennessee.
NFL Preseason Football
The Detroit Lions host the Buffalo Bills, live from Ford Field.
A group of underdogs attempt to secure a spot in the Top 16, while Rotator and the undefeated Death Roll duke it out in the main event.
Masters of Illusion
Magicians include Tetro, Bill Cook, Anna DeGuzman, Andi Gladwin,
Peter the Great, Steve Brundage and Greg Frewin.
The Big Stage
Acts include American Idol vets Ace Young and Diana Degarmo, as well as Maya Kramer, Poreotics, Ryan Goldsher and Savitsky Cats.
What Would You Do?
LGBTQ rights activist and reality star Jazz Jennings takes part in a scenario inspired by a New Jersey teen who was forced by a referee to cut his dreadlocks in order to compete in a wrestling match.
Dutch, D’avin and John are forced to come up with a new plan in the wake of an unexpected hostage situation.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include congresswoman Katie Porter, former North Dakota senator Heidi Heitkamp, authors Kevin Williamson and Eric Klinenberg, and CNN’s Michael Smerconish.
A Black Lady Sketch Show
A divorce party culminates in a bad mushroom trip; a 1930s groupie sets her sights on Negro League baseball player Satchel Paige.