On TV this Friday: NPH suits back up as Count Olaf, Dynasty‘s Alexis makes her formal debut and Strike Back‘s former leads return. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Unfortunate Events Returns, Alexis Stirs Up Dynasty, Blindspot Goes Undercover and More
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): The Baudelaire orphans learn more about their parents’ mysterious death as they attempt to escape the clutches of Count Olaf; Nathan Fillion (Castle), Tony Hale (Veep), Allison Williams (Girls), Sara Rue (Impastor), Lucy Punch (Ben & Kate) and Roger Bart (Desperate Housewives) guest-star. (Read NPH Q&A; watch trailer.)
The Dangerous Book for Boys
Series premiere (all six episodes): From EP Bryan Cranston comes the story of three young boys who discover a book left behind for them by their late father (Silicon Valley‘s Chris Diamantopoulos); Erinn Hayes (Kevin Can Wait) co-stars.
Avery and the team attend a gala in hopes of apprehending Hank Crawford. (View photos from Jane and Zapata’s undercover op!)
Fallon sets out to prove that Alexis (Nicollete Sheridan) weaseled her way into Grandpa’s will, while Cristal worries about Alexis’ interference in her marriage.
Matty and the team cross paths with the Coltons while in pursuit of a former government tech who stole classified intel. (What are the chances of renewal?)
Once Upon a Time
Ivy risks what’s left of her family when the Candy Killer attacks; Henry and Jacinda grow closer. (Who’s back for the series finale?)
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Coulson uncovers Hale’s true agenda, and it could be the end of the world if S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn’t help her. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Danny intervenes after his brother-in-law Jimmy (returning guest star Kevin Dillon) gets entangled with the mob; Erin and Anthony investigate Frank’s former partner (Treat Williams).
The season’s penultimate episode welcomes back Sullivan Stapleton and Philip Winchester as Scott and Stonebridge. (Psst… hear the good news?)