On TV this Friday: Ricky Gervais plays a grieving widower, Joan Collins hires her Five-0 son-in-law and one of Marvel’s Runaways complicates a Blue Bloods investigation. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Joan Collins on Five-0, Speechless' JJ Tries New Aide and More
Series premiere (all six episodes): After overcoming suicidal thoughts, a widower (series creator Ricky Gervais) decides to punish the world by doing and saying whatever the heck he wants; David Bradley (Game of Thrones), Ashley Jensen (Extras), Kerry Godliman (Derek), Tom Basden (David Brent: Life On The Road) and Tony Way (Edge of Tomorrow) co-star.
Season 2 premiere (all nine episodes): Jim (Lie to Me’s Tim Roth) finds himself cut off in the wilderness, while his family struggles to come to terms with their ordeal.
The Gayle King Interview With R. Kelly
This MacGyver-preempting primetime special includes never-before-seen footage from King’s instantly famous Q&A with the R&B singer, and the two women who live with him.
The team must look back to an old case to put a stop to an active bomber situation.
Last Man Standing
Mike invites Ryan to his weekly poker game, then immediately comes to regret it when Ryan gets the men to open up about their feeeeelings.
Ray tries to manipulate Maya regarding an unfulfilled promise for more mother-son time; JJ tries a new aide after he and Kenneth agree to spend a day apart.
The Task Force must delve into the unregulated world of cryptocurrency to prevent an imminent attack; Red takes a big risk in order to secure his freedom.
Danny and Steve sub in as bodyguards for Danny’s ex-mother-in-law, romance novelist Amanda Savage (Dynasty vet Joan Collins); Tani and Junior go undercover at a gym to track down deadly steroids.
Honorees include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood.
A murdered woman’s daughter (Marvel’s Runaways’ Lyrica Okano) complicates Danny and Baez’s investigation; someone from Jamie and Eddie’s past launches a smear campaign against them.