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Blue Bloods Season 11 Finale on CBS

On TV this Friday: The limited series Halston and The Underground Railroad begin streaming, Amy Adams and Angelina Jolie headline new films and Blue Bloods wraps its 11th season with back-to-back episodes. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Halston

    Limited series premiere (all five episodes): Ewan McGregor struts his stuff as legendary designer Roy “Halston” Frowick in Ryan Murphy’s latest mini; Krysta Rodriguez (Smash) plays Liza Minnelli. (Watch trailer.)

  • Disney+
    High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

    Season 2 premiere: Ricky, Nini, Gina, and the Wildcats gather at Ashlyn’s for a New Year’s Eve party, where shocking revelations surface. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Love, Death & Robots

    Volume 2 premiere: David Fincher’s animated anthology returns with naked giants, Christmas demons and robots-gone-wild. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO Max
    Those Who Wish Me Dead

    Film premiere: Angelina Jolie plays a smoke jumper reeling from the loss of three lives she failed to save, who comes across a traumatized young man with nowhere else to turn; Nicholas Hoult, Tyler Perry, Aidan Gillen and Jon Bernthal co-star.

  • Amazon Prime
    The Underground Railroad

    Limited series premiere (all 10 episodes): From filmmaker Barry Jenkins comes the story of an enslaved young Black woman (played by newcomer Thuso Mbedu) and her desperate bid for freedom; Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby), Lily Rabe (Tell Me Your Secrets), Will Poulter (Black Mirror) and William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    The Woman in the Window

    Film premiere: An agoraphobe (Amy Adams) becomes obsessed with her new neighbors… and solving a brutal crime; Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Wyatt Russell, Brian Tyree Henry, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Julianne Moore co-star.

  • CBS
    The Queen Carries On: A Gayle King Special

    The CBS News special focuses on the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II; interviews include former President Barack Obama and Sir Paul McCartney.

  • FX
    Pride

    The six-part docuseries chronicles the struggle for LGBTQ+ civil rights in America, decade by decade, from the 1950s onward.

  • Disney Channel
    Just Roll With It

    Season 2 finale: When Owen’s and Blair’s arguing makes life more difficult,, Rachel and Byron retell the story of how they all met.

  • CBS
    Blue Bloods

    Season 11 finale (two hours; special time): After Danny discovers that nephew Joe Hill is working undercover for the ATF, the Reagans band together to prevent him from being killed in the line of duty; Gloria Reuben (ER) guest-stars. (Check renewal status.)


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