On TV this Friday: Nickelodeon marks the 20th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. close out a two-parter and Los Espookys summons los extraterrestres. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
SpongeBob Anniversary Special, Jett Gets New Job and More
Lucilia leads Avery out into the swamp under pretense. (Get the latest Titans Season 2 news.)
SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout
60 minutes: For the first time ever, the voice talent behind SpongeBob, Patrick, Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Squidward and Plankton will play live-action, doppelgänger versions of their respective characters, in a 20th anniversary special that blends live-action and animated elements. In the episode, SpongeBob and Patrick tour the surface world, while the rest of the Bikini Bottom gang prepares a big surprise for the Krusty Krab’s most dedicated employee.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Part 2 of 2: With a biiiig cliffhanger standing in the way of their reunion, “No time for the team to play catch-up — there’s a planet to save.”
In the series’ antepenultimate episode, Andi makes a decision that will affect her future, while Amber asks Jonah for some space. (Get finale date.)
Docuseries premiere: This four-part program centers on the creative conversation and the emotional side of music-making, using legendary producer Rick Rubin’s Malibu, Calif. studio as the backdrop.
While Bennie cleans up a mess, Evans gives Jett the 4-1-1 on a new job for Bestic.
Caden continues to spiral; Kathryn learns more about Max’s media empire.
In the penultimate Season 1 episode, Los Espookys agree to help a high-maintenance researcher bring aliens to life.