What to Watch Today

Benedict Society, Making the Cut and Physical Finales, McCain Exits The View and More

Tony Hale in The Mysterious Benedict Society

On TV this Friday: The Mysterious Benedict Society and Physical wrap their freshman runs, Making the Cut reveals a winner and Meghan McCain says sayonara to The View. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Hit & Run

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): A former mercenary (Fauda‘s Lior Raz) searches for the truth behind his wife’s death and becomes entangled in a web of secrets stretching from New York to Tel Aviv; Sanaa Lathan (The Affair) co-stars. (Read preview.)

  • IMDb TV
    Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary

    The five-part docuseries uses interviews and personal footage to paint a fuller picture of the country music star’s meteoric rise. (What else is streaming in August?)

  • Amazon Prime
    Making the Cut

    Season 2 finale (two episodes): After the final designers present a business pitch to the president of Amazon Fashion and showcase a 10-look collection, a winner is revealed. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Apple TV+
    Mr. Corman

    Series premiere (first two episodes): Joseph Gordon-Levitt created, directed and stars in this half-hour dramedy about a school teacher who gave up on his dreams of becoming a professional musician; Debra Winger (The Ranch) and Arturo Castro (Alternatino) co-star. (Read review.)

  • Disney+
    The Mysterious Benedict Society

    Season 1 finale: The Mysterious Benedict Society prepares for a final showdown to preserve free will. Sounds easy enough. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Apple TV+
    Physical

    Season 1 finale: As Election Day arrives, Sheila mulls an intriguing proposition and Bunny’s finances and Tyler’s health come to a head. (Watch a sneak peek; newly renewed!)

  • Amazon Prime
    Val

    The documentary promises “an incredibly revealing look” at the life of Val Kilmer, who has documented his entire career on home video.

  • Netflix
    Vivo

    This animated musical featuring original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and boasts a voice ensemble that includes Zoe Saldana, Brian Tyree Henry, Nicole Byer and Gloria Estefan.

  • ABC
    The View

    Season 24 finale: Joy Behar may or may not try to contain her excitement as Meghan McCain vacates her seat at the Hot Topics table.

  • Disney Channel
    Bunk'd

    Season 5 finale: As another summer at Camp Kikiwaka comes to an end, the campers confront change and fear of the unknown; Meg Donnelly (ZOMBIES) guest-stars.

  • The CW
    Burden of Truth

    Joanna searches for her client’s long-lost daughter; Billy calls on an expert to help him examine the accident scene. (Get CW fall premiere dates.)

  • NBC
    Olympics

    Primetime highlights include various Track & Field finals, including the Men’s 4x100m, the Women’s 4x100m, Women’s 1500m, Women’s 400m and Men’s 5000m. (View full schedule.)

  • The CW
    Dynasty

    Fallon confides in Anders; Blake discovers what Adam has been keeping from him; a tragedy strikes the Carringtons.

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include Ben Shapiro, Malcom Nance and two-time Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona.

  • Syfy
    SurrealEstate

    The Roman Agency takes on a haunted master-planned subdivision and a troubled house by the sea.