On TV this Friday: Matthew Perry sits down with Diane Sawyer, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reunite for a Netflix movie, and the Astros host the Phillies in Game 1 of the Fall Classic. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
World Series Game 1, Matthew Perry Interview, Key & Peele Reunion, Big Mouth Returns and More
Season 6 premiere (all 10 episodes): The Bridgeton middle schoolers deal with parental crises, vagina shame and a body-swapping outbreak.
The Devil's Hour
Series premiere (all six episodes): The UK thriller centers on a woman (played by Call the Midwife‘s Jessica Raine) inexplicably connected to a string of brutal murders, and who just so happens to wake up every night at exactly 3:33 am, in the middle of the so-called Devil’s Hour; Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who) and Phil Dunster (Ted Lasso) also star.
Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues
Director Sacha Jenkins’ documentary chronicles Armstrong’s legacy as a founding father of jazz, featuring never-before-heard recordings.
Stars at Noon
Movie premiere: An American journalist (Maid‘s Margaret Qualley) falls for an enigmatic Englishman (Conversations With Friends‘ Joe Alwyn) while stranded in present-day Nicaragua.
Wendell & Wild
Movie premiere: The animated tale centers on scheming demon brothers (voiced by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele) who enlist the help of a teenager to summon them to the Land of the Living.
Also streaming Friday: The finale of Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities (Netflix), and new episodes of Acapulco, Central Park and Shantaram (Apple TV+); High School (Freevee), The Great British Baking Show (Netflix) and The Peripheral (Prime Video).
Season 2 finale (two episodes): It’s BYU vs. Columbia and Georgia vs. Penn State, to determine who advances to the 9 pm championship.
A Cozy Christmas Inn
TV-movie premiere: A real estate exec (Full House‘s Jodie Sweetin) travels to Alaska to acquire a bed-and-breakfast, only to discover that it’s owned by her ex! (View our Holiday Movie Guide.)
Matthew Perry: The Diane Sawyer Interview
The Friends star sits down with Sawyer to discuss his decades-long battle with addiction and his new memoir, which is already making headlines.
Danny and Baez investigate a string of violent robberies; Jamie interviews a decorated officer to join his Field Intel team. (Read Fire Country preview.)