What to Watch Today

Santa Clarita Diet Returns, Muppet Babies and More

On TV this Friday: Drew Barrymore goes back on her Santa Clarita Diet, a Jane the Virgin star makes his directorial debut and Disney Channel delivers Muppet Babies to a new generation. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    Alexa & Katie

    Series premiere (all 13 episodes): This multi-camera sitcom follows best friends Alexa (Lab Rats‘ Paris Berelc) — who is undergoing cancer treatment — and Katie (newcomer Isabel May) as they begin freshman year of high school; Tiffani Thiessen (Saved by the Bell) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Santa Clarita Diet

    Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): The Hammonds attempt to track down the source of the virus, as locals begin to take notice of missing neighbors; Joel McHale (Community), Maggie Lawson (Psych) and Gerald McRaney (This Is Us) guest-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • Disney Channel
    Muppet Babies

    Series premiere (two episodes): This reboot follows the playroom antics of Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and Summer Penguin; SNL vet Jenny Slate voices Miss Nanny; Tony winner Renee Elise Goldsberry sings the theme song.

  • CBS
    NCAA Basketball Tournament

    Four games: Clemson vs. Kansas (7 pm, CBS); West Virginia vs. Villanova (7:15 pm, TBS); Syracuse vs. Duke (9:30 pm, CBS); Texas Tech vs. Purdue (9:45 pm, TBS). (View complete NCAA line-up.)

  • NBC

    The team risks being torn apart by a CIA source; Roman and Crawford are brought together under strange circumstances. (View photos from next week’s Jane/Zapata undercover op!)

  • The CW

    Cristal makes a decision regarding her marriage to Blake; Fallon and Jeff’s feud goes public; Steven contemplates the future. (Just how low can ratings go?)

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    Rogers tries to prove Tilly’s innocence; Ivy attempts to make things right with Anastasia; Facilier makes a confession to Regina. (Look who’s back for the finale!)

  • The CW
    Jane the Virgin

    In an episode directed by Justin Baldoni, Xo looks to Jane for guidance,Alba gets upset with Rogelio and Petra turns to Rafael for advice on JR. (Is the end near?)

  • ABC
    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Fitz and Simmons face one of their greatest adversaries while looking for a way to seal the “Fear Dimension” rift. (Get casting scoop!)

  • Cinemax
    Strike Back

    Wyatt and Mac infiltrate a well-protected black site harboring a terrorist, as well as Col. Parker; Jensen attempts to decipher a code. (Who’s returning next week?)