What to Watch Today

GLOW Gets Back In the Ring, Hugh Grant's Scandal and More

On TV this Friday: GLOW returns for its second season, Hugh Grant gets involved in A Very English Scandal and the penultimate 12 Monkeys sets up one final mission. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Ruth and Debbie confront their lingering issues; the women deal with newfound celebrity. (Read our “A” review; listen to Alison Brie podcast; watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Nailed It!

    Season 2 premiere (all seven episodes): The Nicole Byer-hosted competition — in which home bakers take a shot at re-creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize — returns. (Watch trailer.)

  • Amazon
    A Very English Scandal

    Limited series premiere (all three episodes): This mini is based on the true story of British politician Jeremy Thorpe (Love Actually‘s Hugh Grant), who stood trial for conspiracy to murder ex-lover Norman Scott (London Spy‘s Ben Winshaw).

  • Syfy
    12 Monkeys

    Three episodes: First up, Jones sends Hannah on a very personal mission. Then at 9 pm, everything changes when the team travels back to the Middle Ages. Finally at 10 pm, Cole and Cassie embark on their final mission… ahead of next week’s two-part series finale.

  • ABC

    Alex goes undercover with a military contractor who’s alleged to have struck a deadly deal with an enemy nation.

  • The CW
    Masters of Illusion

    Season 8 premiere (two episodes): Illusionists include Rick Smith Jr., Ed Alonzo, Samantha Bell, Joel Meyers, Keelan & Keyser, Shoot Ogawa and Andy Gladwin.

  • PBS
    The Great British Baking Show

    The remaining 10 hopefuls are tasked with baking tartes tatin, treacle tarts and a Showstopper tart.

  • Cinemax
    C.B. Strike

    Strike learns more about Quine’s literary rival; the identity of the killer is revealed.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include filmmaker Michael Moore, actor Bradley Whitford, Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Daily Wire EIC Ben Shapiro.

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    Guests include Mamma Mia 2‘s Cher and Christine Baranski, Picnic at Hanging Rock‘s Natalie Dormer and The Happy Prince‘s Rupert Everett.