On TV this Friday: The Baby-Sitters Club is back in business, Disney+ offers a front-row seat to Hamilton and Hanna takes aim at Season 2. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Hanna Season 2, the Hamilton #Hamilfilm, Baby-Sitters Club Reports for Duty and More
The Baby-Sitters Club
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): This modern-day adaptation follows the friendship and babysitting adventures of five best friends in Stoneybrook, Conn.; Alicia Silverstone (American Woman) and Mark Feuerstein (Royal Pains) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Season 5B premiere (last five episodes): Lidia and her friends grow even more defiant after her biggest rival uses a prison camp to enact revenge.
Cole and Owen embark on a scavenger hunt; Paige discovers that Molly is an excellent chess player. (Who is stepping aside as the voice of Molly?)
Original movie premiere: A panicked woman (New Girl‘s Nasim Pedrad) and her two BFFs (Perfect Harmony‘s Anna Camp and Barry‘s Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete an embarrassing email she sent to a new boyfriend; Lamorne Morris (New Girl) co-stars.
This filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical was recorded in June 2016 and features the original Broadway cast, including Miranda as Alexander Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr, Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Renée Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton. (Watch trailer; get the 4-1-1 on Disney-approved F-bomb.)
Hamilton In-Depth With Kelley Carter
This companion to the performance features a roundtable conversation between journalist Carter, cast members Miranda, Diggs, Odom Jr., Jackson, Soo and Goldsberry, and Hamilton director Thomas Kail.
Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): Hanna puts her freedom on the line to save Clara from Utrax; Dermot Mulroney (Prodigal Son) joins the cast.
Series premiere (all eight episodes): The BattlBox crew puts a variety of products to the test that are designed to help people survive dangerous situations such as fires, explosions and intruders.
iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ
Bobby Bones (American Idol) hosts this one-hour special with music from Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion.
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color! - A Special Tribute to Carl Reiner
Two episodes: Revisit the Emmy-winning Season 5 premiere (in which Laura reveals on national television that Reiner’s Alan Brady wears a toupee), and Season 3’s “October Eve” (in which an artist, also played by Reiner, paints a revealing photo of Laura).
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
The All Stars do their best celeb impressions during Snatch Game; Tommy Dorfman (13 Reasons Why) and Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (UnREAL) guest-judge.
Friday Night In With the Morgans
Guests include Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Norman Reedus (TWD) and Diane Kruger.
With Osman in a coma, Daoud oversees the Dimond exchange with Flea, while Flea appeals to Lemmer for backup.
President Trump delivers Fourth of July remarks at Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota, followed by a fireworks display “like few people have seen.”