On TV this Friday: The Sharks hunt down new ideas, The Right Stuff blasts off a test rocket and Marvel’s Helstrom hits Hulu. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Shark Tank Returns, Hulu's Helstrom Bedevils and More
Film premiere: Seventeen-year-old Zach (Fin Argus) learns his cancer has spread and he only has six months to live; Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World), Madison Iseman (Still the King), Neve Campbell (House of Cards), Tom Everett Scott (I’m Sorry) and Lil Rel Howery (The Carmichael Show) co-star.
Series premiere (all nine episodes): Five students fight to survive as they attend their large public high school in Brooklyn; Odessa A’zion (Nashville), Maliq Johnson (When They See Us), Amir Bageria (Degrassi: Next Class) and newcomers Amalia Yoo and Odley Jean star. (Watch trailer.)
Season 2 premiere (all episodes): A team of monsters uses teamwork to overcome challenges with the help of Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Michael Ian Black (Another Period), Janeane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer), Richard Kind (Mad About You), Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and more.
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): The son and daughter of a powerful serial killer hunt down the scourge of humanity; Tom Austen (The Royals), Sydney Lemmon (Velvet Buzzsaw), Elizabeth Marvel (Homeland) and Robert Wisdom (The Wire) star. (Watch trailer.)
The Right Stuff
Dee O’Hara helps Shepard with a strange case of vertigo; Gordo is challenged by temptation. (Read Jake McDorman interview.)
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Film premiere: Seven men defend themselves against federal charges following anti-Vietnam War protests that occurred during the 1968 Democratic National Convention; Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing) writes and directs; Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen), Sasha Baron Cohen (Da Ali G Show), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock From the Sun), Michael Keaton (Birdman) and Frank Langella (Kidding) star.
What the Constitution Means to Me
In a filmed version of the award-winning play, stage actress/playwright Heidi Schreck encores her past performances of Constitution speeches and debates, while discussing how the national document affected her family history.
The Young and the Restless
Marla Adams wraps her run as Abbott matriarch Dina Mergeron, whom she originated in May 1983. Adams’ soaps debut was in ’68 on The Secret Storm.
MLB League Championship Series
The Rays and Astros throw down in Game 6 of the ALCS (6 pm, TBS), while the Braves and Dodgers go head-to-head in NLCS Game 5 (9 pm, FS1).
Season 12 premiere: Pitched products include a portable electric car charger, an improved blanket, and a solution for storing paint efficiently.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include CNN host Fareed Zakaria, John Leguizamo (When They See Us) and political analyst John Avlon.
The Graham Norton Show
Guests include Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Ashley Banjo (Britain’s Got Talent) and pop star Miley Cyrus.