On TV this Friday: It’s the beginning of the end for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Amazon launches Matthew Weiner’s star-studded Mad Men follow-up and Netflix chronicles The Haunting of Hill House. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
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Light as a Feather
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): A seemingly innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” ends with five teen girls dying exactly the way the game predicted; Peyton List (no, the one from Jessie) co-stars.
Series premiere (episodes releasing weekly): Robin (Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Brenton Thwaites) steps out of Batman’s shadow and assembles a motley crew of crimefighters; Lindsey Gort (The Carrie Diaries), Anna Diop (24: Legacy), Ryan Potter, Alan Ritchson (Blood Drive) and Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights) co-star. (Read preview and watch teaser; already renewed!)
The Haunting of Hill House
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): This modern reimagining of the Shirley Jackson novel chronicles the lives of the siblings, now adults, who grew up in what would eventually become the most famous haunted house in the country; Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones), Carla Gugino (Political Animals) and Timothy Hutton (American Crime) star. (Watch trailer.)
Series premiere (first two episodes, then weekly): From Mad Men boss Matthew Weiner comes this anthology telling eight separate stories about alleged descendants of the Russian royal family; Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight), Noah Wyle (ER), Kerry Bishe (Halt and Catch Fire), Janet Montgomery (New Amsterdam) and Corey Stoll (The Strain) star.
Season 4 premiere: The Tokyo-set hour finds the team in search of a cure for Jane; a deadly new foe emerges. (Get scoop!)
Season 2 premiere: As the Carrington family struggles to rise from the ashes following a devastating fire, new alliances are forged. (Watch a trailer.)
Last Man Standing
Mike and Ed disagree about the future Outdoor Man amid a looming corporate takeover; Vanessa believes NuMandy and Kyle are trying to have a baby.
Season 3 premiere (Part 2 of 2): Maya has to decide between salvaging her relationship with her father and asking for money to save the family’s home.
McGarrett and Danny search for a bank thief during a record-breaking heat wave in Oahu; Tani and Junior’s car is stolen. (Get CSI: NY casting scoop!)
Being Melania: The First Lady
60 minutes: World News Tonight weekend anchor Tom Llamas travels to Africa with the First Lady, who sits down for an exclusive interview.
Pod Save America
Series premiere: The political podcast comes to the small screen with a series of four specials, hosted by former Obama aides Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor.