On TV this Friday: Judd Apatow enters a COVID “bubble,” a Blue Bloods vet steps behind the camera, and we spy Gary Oldman as one of Apple’s Slow Horses. 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
Gary Oldman's Spy Drama, Judd Apatow Opens The Bubble, Blue Bloods' Frank Blindsided and More
Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
Film premiere: Taking inspiration from filmmaker Richard Linklater’s own life, this film tells the story of the first moon landing from two perspectives – the astronauts and mission control’s view of the moment, and through the eyes of a kid growing up in Houston.
Film premiere: Karen Gillan, Pedro Pascal, David Duchovny, Kate McKinnon and others star in this Judd Apatow comedy about a group of actors stuck inside a pandemic “bubble” at a hotel as they labor to finish a sequel to a movie about flying dinosaurs.
Stateside premiere (all six episodes): This comedic thriller follows a disparate group of lawbreakers thrown together to complete a community service sentence; Stephen Merchant and Christopher Walken star.
Newlywed Sunja embarks on a journey that takes her far from the comforts of home; in 1989, Solomon readies for a big day. (Who was Performer of the Week?)
In the penultimate Season 1 episode, the team prepares a risky plot against Lumon, while Mark undergoes a transformation at Devon and Ricken’s party.
Series premiere (first two episodes): Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Olivia Cooke are among the stars of this dark comedy/espionage drama that follows a dysfunctional team of intelligence agents who toil in a dumping ground department of MI5. (Watch trailer.)
The task force investigates a pattern of abductions.
Fallon recruits Jeff to help with next steps; Sam helps Kirby rejoin the modeling world; Blake takes matters into his own hands. (Which CW dramas are on the bubble?)
In Bridget Moynihan’s directorial debut, Frank is blindsided when the mayor bypasses him with a request for Jamie to head his security detail; Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a wealthy college student.
General Hospital After Dark
Shep Casey (again played by Bradley Lockerman), Keesha Ward (Senait Ashenafi), Autumn Clayton (Linda Sanders) and Patrick O’Connor (Guy Mack) return as the residents of a new apartment complex near the docks, in this TV MA-rated spinoff marking GH‘s anniversary on… April Fool’s Day!