On TV this Friday: One of the Avengers fronts an Apple TV+ mini while another toplines a Netflix movie, RuPaul hosts a Secret Celebrity Drag Race and Ricky Gervais’ After Life returns for Season 2. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Chris Evans Defends Jacob, Chris Hemsworth's Extraction, Celebrity Drag Race and More
Season 2 premiere (all six episodes): Tony tries to be a better friend to those around him, as each of them grapple with the potential closure of the local newspaper.
Beastie Boys Story
Documentary premiere: From filmmaker Spike Jonze comes this intimate story of the hip hop group, as told by surviving members Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz.
Limited series premiere (first three episodes): When a shocking crime rocks a small Massachusetts town, an assistant DA (Captain America‘s Chris Evans) must choose between his love for his son (Masters of Sex‘s Jaeden Martell) and his duty to uphold justice; Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Cherry Jones (24) and J.K. Simmons (Counterpart) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Original movie premiere: Avengers‘ Chris Hemsworth re-teams with the Russo Brothers for this action-thriller about a black market mercenary who is enlisted to retrieve the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord.
Making the Cut
Season 1 finale (two episodes): The top three finalists head home as they begin to piece together a final collection and conceptualize a pop-up shop that will be hosted in NYC.
The Task Force take on a cold case that may have new victims; Red attempts to help Dembe’s imperiled friend.
RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race
Series premiere: In each episode, three celebrities get dragged up by the very best, including returning “Queen Supremes” Alyssa Edwards, Asia O’Hara, Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, Monet X Change, Monique Heart, Nina West, Trinity the Tuck, Trixie Mattel and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo. (Untucked moves to 11 pm.)
Danny and Baez search for a drug dealer after two young models suffer fatal overdoses; Eddie and Jamie attempt to figure out the mastermind behind a robbery.
Friday Night In With the Morgans
Guests include farmer Ed Hackett and Walking Dead vets Sarah Wayne Callies and Michael Cudlitz.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Virtual guests include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and preventative medicine/public health specialist Dr. David Katz; Jay Leno sits down for an in-person interview.