What to Watch Today

More Reasons Why, Killjoys Hostage Crisis and More

13 Reasons Why 3x01

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.

  • Netflix
    13 Reasons Why

    Season 3 premiere (all 13 episodes): The teen drama picks up eight months after Spring Fling, as a mystery unravels surrounding the death of Bryce Walker. (Watch trailer; already renewed for a final season.)

  • Hulu

    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.

  • CBS
    NFL Preseason Football

    The Detroit Lions host the Buffalo Bills, live from Ford Field.

  • Discovery Channel

    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.

  • The CW
    Masters of Illusion

    Magicians include Tetro, Bill Cook, Anna DeGuzman, Andi Gladwin, Peter the Great, Steve Brundage and Greg Frewin.

  • The CW
    The Big Stage

    Acts include American Idol vets Ace Young and Diana Degarmo, as well as Maya Kramer, Poreotics, Ryan Goldsher and Savitsky Cats.

  • ABC
    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.

  • Syfy

    Dutch, D’avin and John are forced to come up with a new plan in the wake of an unexpected hostage situation.

  • HBO
    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.

  • HBO
    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.