On TV this first Friday of November Sweeps: Bill Murray receives the Mark Twain Prize, Michael Moore gets Real and Amazon stages a Good Girls Revolt. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Bill Murray Honored, Spooky Five-0, Girls Revolt, Big Bang Meets Bang! Bang! and More
Good Girls Revolt
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): A group of young women attempt to gain equal footing in the world of journalism in the year 1969; Genevieve Angelson (Backstrom), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Erin Darke (We Need to Talk About Kevin), Joy Bryant (Parenthood) and Jim Belushi (Show Me a Hero) star. (Read review.)
The Vampire Diaries
Stefan, Bonnie and Caroline trek to North Carolina after discovering someone from Stefan’s past may be Damon and Enzo’s next target. (Watch sneak peek.)
Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize
Bill Murray becomes the 19th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; guests include David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Steve Martin, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd, Jimmy Kimmel, Jane Curtin, Emma Stone, Miley Cyrus, Aziz Ansari and Bill Hader.
Docu-series finale: Baskets‘ Zach Galifianakis explores the political landscape in North Carolina; Parks and Rec alum Amy Poehler examines the challenges facing domestic workers in California.
Five-0 investigates when a medium allegedly spooked to death by a poltergeist; Adam and Kono are abducted by an apparent death cult. And Max is back!
Season 1 finale (85 minutes): Mac faces his demons and settles a score. (Not yet renewed.)
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include filmmaker Michael Moore, comedian Chelsea Handler, political commentator Van Jones and strategist Kristen Soltis Anderson.
Loosely Exactly Nicole
Season 1 finale (two episodes): Nicole turns to extreme measures to pay off her student loans; Nicole catches her big break. (Not yet renewed.)
Comedy Bang! Bang!
Fall premiere (two episodes): It’s the beginning of the end! First up, Big Bang‘s Kaley Cuoco finalizes her will. Then at 11:30 pm, Community alum Gillian Jacobs is haunted by a ghoulish spirit.
Tracey Ullman's Show
Series premiere: The beloved British comedian plays the likes of Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith in this new sketch program.