On TV this Friday: MacGyver wraps Season 2, Dear White People returns for sophomore year and Netflix receives A Little Help from Carol Burnett. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
MacGyver Finale, 'New' Arrested Development, Carol Burnett, Dear White People and More
Season 4 “remix” premiere: In honor of “Cinco De Cuatro,” series creator Mitch Hurwitz has re-edited the 15 previously released, character-centric episodes into 22 interwoven installments matching the length of the original series. (Too much math? Get details.)
Dear White People
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): School is back in session, with the sophomore comedy poised to take on cultural appropriation, gender norms and the spread of #FakeNews. (Watch trailer.)
A Little Help With Carol Burnett
Series premiere (all 12 episodes): The legendary comedienne teams with a panel of kids, who offer life advice to celebrities and everyday people in front of a live studio audience. (Watch trailer.)
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman
Dave has an in-depth conversation with Emmy winner Tina Fey. (Find out when she’s returning to host SNL!)
Star Wars: May the 4th Be With You Marathon
Through Saturday at 2 am | The basic cabler celebrates the unofficial holiday by bingeing on Episodes I-VII, in chronological order: The Phantom Menace (2:30 am); Attack of the Clones (5:28 am); Revenge of the Sith (8:36 am); A New Hope (11:41 am); The Empire Strikes Back (2:22 pm); Return of the Jedi (5:06 pm); The Force Awakens (8 and 11 pm).
Season 2 finale: Mac is faced with an unexpected surprise when he tries to quit the Phoenix Foundation; Tate Donovan (The O.C.) guest-stars as Oversight. (Get scoop.)
Jane and Weller search for an elusive criminal after receiving news about Avery’s father; Patterson’s own dad, Bill Nye (yes, really!), helps out in the lab.
In the penultimate Season 1 episode, Blake prevents Fallon from taking the company in a new direction.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Talbot takes Coulson to meet the enemy in hopes of preventing the destruction of Earth. (More Infinity War tie-ins are coming!)
Frank deals with a data-tracking company refusing to unlock a terrorist’s phone; Bebe Neuwirth (Madam Secretary) reprises her role as Councilwoman Kelly Peterson.