What to Watch Today

Joan Collins on Five-0, Speechless' JJ Tries New Aide and More

Hawaii Five-0 Joan Collins

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:

  • Netflix
    After Life

    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.

  • Amazon
    Tin 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.

  • CBS
    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.

  • NBC

    The team must look back to an old case to put a stop to an active bomber situation. 

  • Fox
    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.

  • ABC

    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.

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    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. 

  • CBS
    Hawaii Five-0

    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.

  • VH1
    Trailblazer Honors

    Honorees include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, filmmaker Ava DuVernay, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood. 

  • CBS
    Blue Bloods

    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.