On TV this Friday: Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, Real Time With Bill Maher is back (and not a moment too soon) and Girl Meets World meets its end. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Donald Trump's Inauguration, World Ends and More
Series premiere (all six episodes): Game of Thrones‘ Jason Momoa stars in this drama about warring factions vying for control of the fur trade in 1700s Canada. (Yes, another show about the fur trade in 1700s Canada.)
Voltron: Legendary Defender
Season 2 premiere: Shiro, Keith, Lance, Pidge and Hunk’s intergalactic misadventures continue.
The Inauguration of Donald Trump
Trump gets sworn in as the 45th president of the United States; CBS and NBC kick things off at 10 am; Fox and ABC’s national coverage begins at 11 am.
Parks and Recreation Marathon
Through 8 pm | Not interested in inauguration coverage? Relive Season 4 of the beloved NBC sitcom instead, during which Leslie Knope runs for City Council.
In an episode directed by David Giuntoli, Nick comes up with a plan to stop Renard, while Eve and Rosalee race against time to prepare a spell.
The Vampire Diaries
Stefan and Damon return to Mystic Falls per Sybil’s request; Caroline is led to believe that Bonnie will become a vampire. (View photos.)
Jeong’s fellow Community grad Yvette Nicole Brown stops by as the producer of a documentary series looking to follow Ken around for a day.
Five-0 deals with an aggressive U.S. Marshall (Longmire‘s Lou Diamond Phillips) when a suspected killer seeks asylum in Hawaii.
Crane must stop one of his greatest foes when he turns up threatening the safety of D.C. officials; Edwin Hodge (SIX) guest-stars.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Season 15 premiere: Guests include Oscar winner Jane Fonda, GQ correspondent Keith Olbermann, economic equality advocate Heather McGhee, historian Jon Meacham and former Sec. of Labor Thomas Perez.