On TV this Friday: The sinister M.O.D.O.K. “heads” to Huiu, the Kings release a COVID satire with real Bite, and Amazon drops the time-hopping anthology Solos. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Hulu's M.O.D.O.K. Rises, Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead Runs Amok, GH Spies a Tribute and More
Army of the Dead
Zack Snyder’s zombie flick features a bevy of familiar faces, including Dave Bautista (See), Omari Hardwick (Power), Ella Purnell (Sweetbitter) and Tig Notaro (Star Trek: Discovery).
Series premiere (all six episodes): Audra McDonald (The Good Fight) and Taylor Schilling (OITNB) headline Robert and Michelle King’s COVID satire, which (for better or worse) gives off Braindead vibes. (Watch trailer.)
P!NK: All I Know So Far
The documentary follows P!NK as she embarks on her 2019 “Beautiful Trauma” tour, including behind-the-scenes interviews and personal materials.
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio) voices the megalomaniac; Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Aimee Garcia (Lucifer) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
The Me You Can't See
From EPs Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry comes a docuseries that lifts the veil on the current state of mental health and emotional well-being.
1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything
The eight-part docuseries shines a spotlight on The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Joni Mitchell and Lou Reed.
Series premiere (all seven episodes): The anthology spans our present and future as characters grapple with time travel, A.I. and trips to the farthest reaches of the universe; Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Anthony Mackie, Helen Mirren, Dan Stevens and Constance Wu star. (Trailer.)
Season 2 premiere (first two episodes): Nikki and Jason discover that matching with a child is not as straightforward as they had hoped.
While mourning the death of WSB agent Sean Donely (the late John Reilly), Felicia, Mac, Anna and Laura are pulled into a mystery involving Sean’s daughter (played by Reilly’s daughter, TikTok comedian Caitlin Reilly).
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color!
Colorized episodes include Season 4’s “Baby Fat” (in which Alan calls on Rob to ghostwrite material for a troubled Broadway play) and Season 5’s “The Bottom of Mel Cooley’s Heart” (in which Mel stand up to Alan).
The docuseries’ final three episodes chronicle the AIDS epidemic, the “Culture Wars” and a new age of queer visibility in the 21st Century.
See Us Unite for Change: The Asian American Foundation in Service of the AAPI Community
The hour-long special celebrates the Asian American experience; Jhene Aiko, Saweetie and Sting perform; Daniel Dae Kim, Olivia Munn, Henry Golding and Lisa Ling appear; Ken Jeong hosts.
Season 12 finale: Pitches include a tool that helps parents conquer potty training, and life-sized, animatronic dinosaurs! (Previously renewed.)
PAUSE With Sam Jay
Series premiere: The SNL scribe hosts a party at her apartment, where she and her guests explore current topics. (Watch trailer.)
⛳️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🛌
On May 21, 1990, CBS’ Newhart ended with one of the great series-ending twists of all-time.