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Hanna Season 2, the Hamilton #Hamilfilm, Baby-Sitters Club Reports for Duty and More

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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.

  • Netflix
    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.)

  • Netflix
    Cable Girls

    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.

  • Apple TV+
    Central Park

    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?)

  • Netflix
    Desperados

    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.

  • Disney+
    Hamilton

    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.)

  • Disney+
    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.

  • Amazon Prime
    Hanna

    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.

  • Netflix
    Southern Survival

    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.

  • The CW
    iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ

    Bobby Bones (American Idol) hosts this one-hour special with music from Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and Old Dominion.

  • CBS
    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).

  • VH1
    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.

  • AMC
    Friday Night In With the Morgans

    Guests include Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Norman Reedus (TWD) and Diane Kruger.

  • Cinemax
    Trackers

    With Osman in a coma, Daoud oversees the Dimond exchange with Flea, while Flea appeals to Lemmer for backup.

  • C-SPAN
    Salute America

    President Trump delivers Fourth of July remarks at Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota, followed by a fireworks display “like few people have seen.”