What to Watch Today

Iron Fist and Atypical Return, Burt Reynolds Docu and More

Iron Fist Season 2

On TV this Friday: Iron Fist and Atypical return for their sophomore runs, Jim Carrey visits Real Time and the stars come out for the annual Stand Up to Cancer event. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    Marvel's Iron Fist

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Danny’s new nemeses include “Typhoid Mary” Walker (Star Trek Into Darkness‘ Alice Eve) and Steel Serpent. (Read review, watch trailer and SDCC interview.)

  • Netflix

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Sam and Casey find themselves in different schools; Doug and Elsa’s marriage is in trouble. (Watch trailer.)

  • CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC
    Stand Up to Cancer

    60 minutes: Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Garner, Trevor Noah, Keith Urban, Matthew McConaughey, Mahershala Ali, Kathy Bates, Tony Hale, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong, Marlee Matlin, Maria Menounos, Jillian Michaels, Italia Ricci, Rob Riggle, Karla Souza, David Spade and SU2C cofounder Katie Couric are scheduled to appear. (Get details on web-only pre-show.)

  • CMT
    The Bandit

    As tribute to the late Burt Reynolds, CMT is airing this 2016 documentary about the movie star, his best friend and stunt-double Hal Needham, and the making of their unlikely smash hit Smokey & The Bandit.

  • CBS
    TKO: Total Knock Out

    New time slot alert! Competitors include a karate sensei, a professional parkour athlete, an obscure sports champion, a pro street-baller and a Muay Thai boxer. 

  • Syfy
    Wynonna Earp

    Date Night in Purgatory is jeopardized when a formidable foe stalks the gang. (Which duo was named TVLine’s Performers of the Week?)

  • Syfy

    D’av, John, Marris and Jaq must fight off Hullen operatives who intend on capturing Jaq for The Lady.

  • Cinemax

    Kyle attempts to get his family to safety as the number of possessions in town skyrockets; Anderson takes Megan under his wing.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include Kidding‘s Jim Carrey, ex-Obama senior advisor David Axelrod, ex-U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA), NY Times columnist Michelle Goldberg and documentarian Jack Bryan.

  • HBO
    Random Acts of Flyness

    Season 1 finale: A woman stays woke for too long; a waitress considers uploading her consciousness to the cloud. (Get renewal status.)