What to Watch Today

Girlfriends on Netflix, The Duchess' Debut and More

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On TV this Friday: Tracee Ellis Ross’ Girlfriends marks its 20th anniversary, Real Time With Bill Maher brings back its studio audience and The Duchess arrives on Netflix. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Amazon Prime
    The Boys

    Becca gets an unexpected visitor (read preview), while Hughie, M.M. and Annie set off on a road trip in search of answers. (Fall behind? Read coverage of Eps 1, 2 and 3.)

  • Netflix
    The Duchess

    Series premiere (all six episodes): Comedian Katherine Ryan plays a single mom who must decide whether to have another kid with her nemesis: her daughter’s dad.

  • Netflix
    Girlfriends

    On its 20th anniversary, all eight seasons (that’s 172 episodes!) of Tracee Ellis Ross’ beloved UPN comedy are now available to binge. (Get black-ish return date.)

  • Netflix
    Pokémon Journeys: The Series

    Part 2 premiere (all 12 episodes): Ash and Goh continue their travels as they research Pokémon with Professor Cerise.

  • Apple TV+
    Ted Lasso

    Rebecca and Keeley celebrates Rebecca’s first anniversary as a divorcée, as the team plays an away match in Liverpool. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • Nickelodeon
    The Loud House

    Season 5 premiere: Lincoln attempts to swap classes after being separated from the gang, then ends up being transferred to Canada. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • ABC
    9/11 Remembered: The Day We Came Together

    Filmed in May 2014, this hour-long special marks President Obama’s opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum and features inspiring stories about those who died, and those who survived. (History Channel has two specials of its own: 9/11: The Final Minutes of Flight 93 at 8 pm, and 9/11: The Pentagon at 9 pm.)

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue

    The queens deal with a group get-together gone wrong, which leads to a confrontation between Derrick and Naomi.

  • The CW
    Being Reuben

    Docuseries finale: Reuben attends BeautyCon in Los Angeles and prepares for the launch of his eyelash line.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    As Maher welcomes back a limited studio audience (of 25), his virtual guests include Ewan McGregor, former FBI agent Peter Strzok, Good Luck America host Peter Hamby and ex-CNN White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin.