On TV this Friday: The Rio Olympics officially begin, an Arrested Development fave attempts to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain and Bill Maher interviews Julian Assange. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Rio Olympics Begin, Julian Assange Gets Real and More
David Cross: Making America Great Again!
The Arrested Development alum’s first stand-up comedy special tackles gun control, immigration and Donald Trump.
The Little Prince
This animated feature about a little girl whose world is brightened by an eccrentic neighbor boasts an ensemble including Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, James Franco, Albert Brooks, Benicio Del Toro, Ricky Gervais and Paul Giamatti.
2016 Summer Olympics
The first-ever Olympic games to be held in South America officially begin with the opening ceremony from Brazil’s Maracana Stadium.
Dutch’s search for the mysterious green plasma lands the team in danger with a galactic collector.
The Great British Baking Show
The remaining bakers are tasked with incorporating chocolate into their culinary creations. (Is that really a challenge when it comes to baked goods?)
Love Thy Neighbor
Hattie decides to write a memoir that threatens to expose the long-kept secrets of her friends and family.
In the penultimate episode of Season 1, Kyle goes looking for Allison; Megan receives unexpected news; Anderson makes a bad situation even worse.
The Raza crew follows Nyx’s lead on an operation, only to discover that their target is a personal one.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, filmmaker Rob Reiner, comedian Jeff Ross, former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum and CNN’s Tara Setmayer.
The Eric Andre Show
Season 4 premiere: Guests include Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller and hip hop artist T.I.; American Authors perform.