On TV this Friday: Sacha Baron Cohen plays Spy games, DC Universe powers up Titans Season 2 and Elite enters its sophomore year. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Elite and Titans Return, Black Lady Sketch Show Finale, We Spy Sacha Baron Cohen and More
Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): The students at Las Encinas struggle to return to normalcy following Marina’s death; the police question the teens following a mysterious disappearance.
Limited series premiere (all six episodes): Sacha Baron Cohen takes a serious turn as an Israeli spy who agrees to a dangerous undercover op where he infiltrates Syrian high society to learn about the government’s anti-Israeli operations; Noah Emmerich (The Americans) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)
Archibald's Next Big Thing
Series premiere (all 13 episodes): DreamWorks Animation’s latest offering follows a chicken (voiced by creator Tony Hale) who “yes-ands” his way through life; rounding out the voice ensemble are Adam Pally (Happy Endings), Chelsea Kane (Baby Daddy), Jordan Fisher (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 2) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), plus guest stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Gary Cole (Veep), Casey Wilson (Happy Endings), Christine Baranski (The Good Fight) and RuPaul.
Into the Dark
Season 1 finale: The 12th installment, “Pure,” is a coming-of-age horror story wherein several teen girls perform a ritual at a purity retreat — after which one of them begins to see a supernatural entity; Jahkara Smith (NOS4A2), McKaley Miller (Hart of Dixie) and Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights) star. (Check renewal status.)
Vice News Tonight
HBO finale: The daily news program, which has been axed by the premium cabler, will relocate to Viceland at a future date.
In the series’ antepenultimate episode, Dutch and Zeph head off on a sisterly road trip to find the key to The Lady’s destruction.
Docuseries premiere: Each episode offers an authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples, conducted by Dr. Orna Guralnik.
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Season 1 finale: Two friends come to regret their decision to visit a new, black-owned restaurant; a judge, bailiff, court reporter and attorneys celebrate their first all-black lady courtroom. (Check renewal status.)
Good Talk With Anthony Jeselnik
Series premiere: Jeselnik conducts a series of tongue-in-cheek interviews. First up, Big Mouth‘s Nick Kroll.