What to Watch Today

Lucifer Returns, Hoops With Jake Johnson, Drag Race Spinoff, Little Voice Finale and More

Lucifer Season 5B

On TV this Friday: Lucifer returns for the first half of its fifth season, Drag Race vets team up for a Vegas-set offshoot, and Little Voice Season 1 has its swan song. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Amazon Prime
    Chemical Hearts

    The original movie focuses on a hopelessly romantic teen (Euphoria‘s Austin Abrams) who falls for a mysterious new classmate (Riverdale‘s Lili Reinhart).

  • Netflix

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Jake Johnson (New Girl, Stumptown) voices a foul-mouthed high school basketball coach; Rob Riggle (American Dad), Natasha Leggero (Another Period) and Ron Funches (Harley Quinn) co-star. (Watch teaser.)

  • Apple TV+
    Little Voice

    Season 1 finale: After Mom shares a secret about their past, Bess faces her fears and sings once more. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Netflix

    Season 5A premiere (all eight episodes): Lucifer (maybe) returns from Hell, as the supernatural-tinged procedural finally answers the question, “Will they… or won’t they?” (Get scoop; view poster.)

  • Disney+
    Muppets Now

    Scooter turns to Animal to help him stay awake during an all-nighter, as Miss Piggy interviews Aubrey Plaza about the joys of self-care. 

  • Disney+
    The One and Only Ivan

    Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon) voices a silverback gorilla in this film adaptation of the 2013 children’s book, which was originally intended for a theatrical release. Additional voices include Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito, Helen Mirren, Chaka Khan and (again) Ron Funches; Bryan Cranston co-stars.

  • Apple TV+
    Ted Lasso

    Rebecca hosts AFC Richmond’s annual charity event, where Ted stages a reconciliation between players Roy and Jamie. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue

    Spinoff premiere: Fan-favorites Yvie Oddly, Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls and Vanessa “Vanjie” Mateo get to work on a Las Vegas residency. (R.I.P., Chi Chi DeVayne.)

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include former Republican Gov. John Kasich, filmmaker Oliver Stone, author Thomas Frank and Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. 

  • HBO
    Room 104

    Man With a Plan‘s Kevin Nealon and Kevin Can Wait‘s Erinn Hayes are trapped in a bad family sitcom. Oh, the irony! Friday WTW MVP Ron Funches co-stars.