On TV this Friday: Mindhunter is back on the case, Invader Zim is revived as a TV-movie and Jim Gaffigan brings his act to Amazon Prime. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Mindhunter Returns, What Would You Do? and More
Season 2 premiere (all nine episodes): Ford and Tench probe further into the psyches of those who have done the unthinkable; featured serial killers include Charles Manson (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood‘s Damon Herriman), Wayne Williams and David “Son of Sam” Berkowitz. (Watch trailer.)
Docuseries premiere (all eight episodes): Adapted from Dr. Lisa Sanders’ popular New York Times Magazine column, this program follows a variety of patients diagnosed with mysterious ailments that had previously eluded doctors. Or… watch House reruns?
TV-movie premiere: An expectant father tracks down his birth mom and discovers that he’s a sextuplet; Marlon Wayans plays all six siblings.
Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus
TV-movie premiere: Zim’s confidence is shaken after he learns that his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth.
The Amazing Johnathan
Documentary premiere: This film first focuses on a deranged Vegas magician diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition… then morphs into a story about the film’s meth-addicted director!
Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time
Stand-up comedy premiere: Gaffigan’s seventh special marks the streamer’s first foray into the genre.
The undefeated Hypershock looks to take down reigning champ Bite Force.
What Would You Do?
Scenarios include a woman taking a wildly inappropriate selfie with first responders, and a veteran who is asked to leave a restaurant because his service dog is with him.
Dutch enters the maximum-security prison and attempts to seize control of the entire ship.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, New York Times correspondent Carl Hulse, Daily Beast reporter Betsy Woodruff, Republican political strategist Rick Wilson and rapper/activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render.
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Asia finds herself on the receiving end of a proposal gone viral; new recruits divulge their goals at an orientation.