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Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, F Is for Family Returns, Pete Davidson Is The King of Staten Island and More

Spike Lee's 'Da 5 Bloods' Movie on Netflix

On TV this Friday: Netflix drops a new Spike Lee joint, Disney+ debuts an Artemis Fowl adaptation and SNL‘s Pete Davidson plays the King of Staten Island. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    Artemis Fowl

    Originally slated for a theatrical release, this YA adaptation follows a 12-year-old criminal mastermind (newcomer Ferdia Shaw) as he infiltrates an underground civilization to save his dad; Josh Gad (Central Park), Colin Farrell (True Detective) and Dame Judi Dench co-star.

  • Hulu
    Crossing Swords

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): The Robot Chicken team presents an animated comedy about a good-hearted peasant (The Great‘s Nicholas Hoult) who realizes that his kingdom is run by “a hornet’s nest of horny monarchs, crooks and charlatans”; additional voices include Adam Pally (Happy Endings), Maya Erskine (PEN15), Seth Green (Family Guy), Tony Hale (Veep), Wendi McClendon-Covey (The Goldbergs) and Yvette-Nicole Brown (Community).

  • Netflix
    Da 5 Bloods

    This Spike Lee film follows four African American vets — played by Delroy Lindo (The Good Fight), Clarke Peters (His Dark Materials), Norm Lewis (Scandal) and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (Survivor’s Remorse) — as they return to Vietnam to find the remains of their squad leader (Black Panther‘s Chadwick Boseman) and maybe some buried treasure. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    F Is for Family

    Season 4 premiere (all 10 episodes): Frank’s father (voiced by Better Call Saul‘s Jonathan Banks) pays the family an unexpected visit. (Watch trailer.)

  • Video on Demand
    The King of Staten Island

    From filmmaker Judd Apatow comes this semi-autobiographical comedy starring SNL‘s Pete Davidson as a twentysomething slacker who continues to struggle with the loss of his firefighter father; Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr (F Is for Family), Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire) and Pamela Adlon (Better Things) co-star.

  • Netflix
    Pokémon

    Season 23 premiere (first 12 episodes): After becoming research fellows at Professor Cerise’s lab, Ash and Goh travel the world to learn about Pokémon.

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    Tamron Hall

    This special episode showcases young Americans who are marching, protesting and demanding change in the wake of George Floyd’s murder.

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

    The All Stars are broken up into three groups to write, choreograph and perform a new pop anthem; Westworld‘s Tessa Thompson and YouTuber Madison Beer guest-judge.

  • AMC
    Friday Night In With the Morgans

    Guests include Fear the Walking Dead‘s Colman Domingo and Talking Dead frequenter Yvette Nicole Brown.

  • Cinemax
    Trackers

    As Lemmer, Lourens and Flea drive on with their new cargo, Lemmer notices a car on their tail that promises to stir up trouble.