What to Watch Today

Muppets Now, Go-Go's Docu, Umbrella Academy Season 2, Beyoncé's Visual Album and More

Muppets Now Disney Plus

On TV this Friday: The Umbrella Academy travels back in time, the Muppets return with a very meta streaming offering and Beyoncé launches visual album Black Is King on Disney+. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    Black Is King

    Beyoncé’s visual album, which clocks in at 85 minutes, reimagines the lessons of The Lion King, telling the tale of a young king’s transcendent journey through betrayal, love and self-identity.

  • Netflix
    Get Even

    Stateside premiere (all 10 episodes): Four British teens band together to exact revenge on their tormenters, then get blamed for a crime they didn’t commit.

  • Disney+
    Muppets Now

    Series premiere: Scooter must rush to make deadlines and upload the new Muppets show for streaming. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Sugar Rush

    Season 3 premiere (all six episodes): Four teams of bakers battle it out over three Extra Sweet rounds; the late Naya Rivera guest-judges one episode.

  • Netflix
    The Umbrella Academy

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): The siblings find themselves scattered in time, in and around Dallas over a three-year period starting in 1960. (Trailer.)

  • Disney Channel
    Upside-Down Magic

    This TV-movie, based on the bestselling children’s book of the same name, focuses on 13-year-old Nory (newcomer Izabela Rose) and BFF Reina (No Good Nick‘s Siena Agudong) as they enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies.

  • Showtime
    The Go-Go's

    The authorized documentary chronicles one of the most successful female rock bands of all time, using candid interviews and archival footage.

  • HGTV
    Martha Knows Best

    Series premiere (two episodes): Lifestyle expert Martha Stewart completes a variety of projects at her Upstate New York farmhouse; virtual guests include Queer Eye‘s Antoni Porowski and Potluck Dinner Party cohost Snoop Dogg.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Maher returns from a four-week break with guests Jim Carrey, Kerry Washington, author Thomas Chatterton Williams and journalist Bari Weiss.

  • HBO
    Room 104

    An unlikely source motivates the latest occupant (Bless the Harts‘ Jillian Bell) to confront her addiction issues. (Read Mark Duplass Q&A.)