On TV this Friday: The Muppet Show comes to Disney+, awards contender Nomadland heads to Hulu and For All Mankind blasts off into the cosmos with Season 2. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
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Austin throws a tea party for his old college friends; the gathering is disrupted by a major political event. (Watch a Servant sneak peek.)
Flora & Ulysses
Film premiere: Flora, an avid comic book fan, forms a bond with Ulysses, a squirrel who possesses heroic powers; Alyson Hannigan (Buffy) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Rec) play Flora’s ‘rents.
I Care a Lot
Film premiere: Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) plays a court-appointed legal guardian who defrauds her older clients; Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones); Eiza González (Hobbs & Shaw), Chris Messina (Sharp Objects), Dianne Wiest (Let Them All Talk) and Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire) co-star.
The Muppet Show
All five seasons of Jim Henson’s classic variety series are available to stream, in one place, for the first time ever.
Film premiere: Following the economic collapse of a rural Nevada town, a woman (Oscar winner Frances McDormand) decides to live as a modern-day nomad.
Tell Me Your Secrets
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): This morally complex thriller focuses on three characters — a woman (American Horror Story‘s Lily Rabe) who once looked into the eyes of a killer; a former serial predator (Legion‘s Hamish Linklater) in search of redemption; and a grieving parent (The Leftovers‘ Amy Brenneman) determined to find her daughter. (Read preview.)
The Task Force goes after two blacklisters threatening simultaneous danger; Cooper turns to a politician for intel.
Mac must scale a vertical cliff to prevent top-secret Department of Defense intel from falling into Codex’s hands. (Get scoop on [Spoiler]’s return.)
RuPaul's Drag Race
Queens must record lyrics and learn choreography for a social media musical; Anne Hathaway makes a virtual appearance in the workroom.
Pitches include a solution for a common food storage issue, and high heels that are both sexy and comfortable.
When Higgins is kidnapped, Magnum, Rick and TC must break an ex-client out of prison in order to save her. (Blue Bloods is a rerun.)
🎹 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🎹
On Feb. 19, 2015, CBS’ Two and a Half Men ended its 12-season run — with both Charlie Harper and series creator Chuck Lorre getting crushed by falling pianos.