On TV this Friday: Will Smith seeks Emancipation, Idina Menzel gets a Disney+ documentary and CBS airs the fall finales for S.W.A.T., Fire Country and Blue Bloods. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
Emancipation Premiere, CBS Fall Finales, Idina Menzel Docu, Little America, Pinocchio and More
Streaming premiere: An enslaved man (Will Smith) risks his life to escape and return to his family; Ben Foster (Six Feet Under), Charmaine Bingwa (The Good Fight) and Mustafa Shakir (Luke Cage) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Streaming premiere: The classic tale is reimagined, as the fabled wooden boy heads out on an enchanted adventure between worlds; Gregory Mann (Victoria), Ewan McGregor (Fargo), David Bradley (After Life), Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) and Christoph Waltz (Most Dangerous Game) voice. (Watch trailer.)
Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?
Documentary premiere: Cameras follow the Broadway star as she juggles motherhood and a grueling schedule, all while preparing to headline a concert at Madison Square Garden.
Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): The anthology series continues celebrating the real stories of immigrants from around the world; Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show), Lee Jung-Eun (Parasite), James Saito (Eli Stone) and more star.
Lopez vs. Lopez
George coaches Chance’s T-ball team to always play fair… unless they’re losing; Mayan finds out Rosie spent years blaming George for parenting mistakes she made. (More on the way!)
Fall finale: The sharks hear the last pitches of the year from budding entrepreneurs.
Fall finale: The team contends with a deadly cartel after violence erupts at a food truck festival.
Fall finale: A rescue of two siblings triggers emotional memories for Vince of the night his daughter died.
Whose Line Is it Anyway?
Fall finale: Guest comic Gary Anthony Williams joins Colin, Wayne and Ryan.
Fall finale: Frank and Mayor Chase disagree on how to handle an off-duty cop who goes too far; Danny crosses paths with a criminal from a previous case.