On TV this Friday: The Muppets (and a few celebrity friends) spend the night in a Haunted Mansion, Nancy Drew investigates a murder at a carnival, and Ted Lasso wraps its sophomore run. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Muppets, Madonna, Nancy Drew, Ted Lasso Finale and More
Series premiere: The bilingual, ’80s-set comedy tells the story of a twentysomething (Enrique Arrizon) who gets a job as a cabana boy; Eugenio Derbez and Chord Overstreet co-star.
The documentary follows “Queen of Pop” Madonna on her most recent world tour. (Amazon’s Justin Bieber: Our World documentary also streams Friday.)
Muppets Haunted Mansion
The Muppets’ first Halloween special features three original songs plus cameos by Will Arnett, Darren Criss, Taraji P. Henson, Yvette Nicole Brown and John Stamos.
Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle
The franchise’s latest feature-length effort centers on a feral child who meets Ash and Pikachu, then discovers the human world.
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Book-smart Chelsea (Young & Hungry‘s Emily Osment) moves in with her bubbly sister and three roommates.
MLB League Division Series
White Sox vs. Astros, Game 2 (2 pm, MLBN); Braves vs. Brewers, Game 1 (4:30 pm, TBS); Red Sox vs. Rays, Game 2 (7 pm, FS1); Dodgers vs. Giants, Game 1 (9:30 pm, TBS).
Season 13 premiere: Good American CEO and SKIMS founding partner Emma Grede makes history as the first Black female guest Shark.
The Amber Ruffin Show
Season 2 premiere: Ruffin returns from a brief hiatus with her typical blend of seriousness, nonsense and charm.
Season 3 premiere: On the eve of Horseshoe Bay’s annual Harvest Carnival, the body of a mysterious young man is discovered. (Spinoff ordered!)
Frank makes a public arrest that goes viral; Anthony recruits the Reagans to help surprise Erin.
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