What to Watch Today

Forever Premiere, BoJack and American Vandal Return, Sean Penn Eyes a First and More

On TV this Friday: Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph play longtime marrieds, Sean Penn ventures to Mars and American Vandal falls victim to the Turd Burglar. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Hulu
    The First

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): Academy Award winner Sean Penn stars in this near-future drama about astronauts who set out to become the first humans on Mars; Natascha McElhone (Designated Survivor) co-stars. (Read “C-” review; watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    American Vandal

    Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): A new mystery unfolds when the “Turd Burglar” begins taking poop-related pranks to new heights at a prestigious Catholic school. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    BoJack Horseman

    Season 5 premiere (all 12 episodes): BoJack takes a starring role in a new TV show, and soon realizes that the character’s journey parallels his own.

  • Amazon

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): From EPs Alan Yang (Master of None) and Matt Hubbard (Parks and Rec) comes this comedy about longtime marrieds (SNL‘s Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen) whose relationship takes an unexpected turn. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Norm Macdonald Has a Show

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Macdonald and sidekick Adam Eget welcome guests Michael Keaton, Drew Barrymore, David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Chevy Chase, David Spade, Lorne Michaels, Judge Judy, Billy Joe Shaver and M. Night Shyamalan. 

  • CBS
    Sunday's Best: Celebrating 40 Years of CBS Sunday Morning

    60 minutes: Jane Pauley & Co. look back at four decades of the Eye network’s Sunday-morning staple.

  • History
    In Search Of

    Season 1 finale (125 minutes; special time): Zachary Quinto journeys to Greece, where he dives deep into the Mediterranean Sea in search of Spock the lost civilization of Atlantis.

  • Syfy
    Wynonna Earp

    Wynonna is faced with an impossible choice as history keeps repeating itself; a familiar face returns to Purgatory.

  • Syfy

    In Season 4’s penultimate episode, Team Awesome Force sneak onto the RAC in an effort to rescue Westerly’s stolen children.

  • Cinemax

    Dr. Park recruits a familiar face to help figure out why the possessed are slowly dying; Sidney reveals the history of his kind’s long history on Earth.