On TV this Friday: Ben Affleck serves drinks (and #FatherFigureVibes) at The Tender Bar, Kevin Hart goes up against Mr. Wonderful and Search Party comes to a close. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Ben Affleck Tends Bar, Kevin Hart Enters Shark Tank, Drag Race Returns, Search Party Ends and More
Series premiere (all three episodes): The children’s cartoon follows the perceptive Cece (voiced by newcomer Lexi Finigan) as she loses her hearing and finds her inner superhero; cast also includes Pamela Adlon (Better Things) and Jane Lynch (Glee).
In the penultimate hour, Drummer and her fleet arrive to aid the relief effort, as Holden attempts to prevent a potential disaster. (What else is streaming in January?)
Final season premiere (all 10 episodes): Dory partners with a tech billionaire (played by new recurring guest star Jeff Goldblum) and folds old friends Portia, Elliott and Drew into her altruistic venture. (Watch trailer.)
The Tender Bar
From director George Clooney comes an adaptation of the J.R. Moehringer memoir, about an aspiring writer (Ready Player One‘s Tye Sheridan) who reflects on a childhood largely spent at his uncle’s (Ben Affleck) bar; Lily Rabe (AHS) and Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) co-star.
Actor/entrepreneur Kevin Hart enters the Tank as a guest Shark alongside Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O’Leary and Lori Greiner.
Season 11 premiere: The co-founders of College HUNKS Hauling Junk & Moving go on separate missions to make sure their company can withstand exponential growth.
A woman hires Magnum and Higgins to locate a man she met briefly at a coffee shop; Higgins has a romantic dream about Magnum. (MacGyver vet recruited!)
A truth-inducing ritual results in a surprising romantic connection for Nancy; one of Ryan’s business contacts comes to town with an interesting offer.
Danny teams with Major Waylon Gates (returning guest star Lyle Lovett) to track down an illegal shipment of narcotics before they flood the streets.