What to Watch Today

Strike Back Finale, Jane's Double Date and More


On TV this Friday: Seth Rogen hosts a star-studded fundraising event, David Letterman sits down with hip hop royalty, Jane the Virgin embarks on a double date and Strike Back reaches the end of Season 5. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    Sun Dogs

    Once Upon a Time vet Jennifer Morrison’s feature directorial debut is about a young man (Will & Grace‘s Michael Angarano) who, after being rejected by the Armed Forces, keeps a close eye on a casino manager he believes could be a terrorist mastermind; Melissa Benoist (Supergirl), Allison Janney (Mom), Ed O’Neill (Modern Family), Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS: LA) and J.R. Ramirez (Power) co-star.

  • Netflix
    Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity

    This special, filmed at the annual Alzheimer’s fundraising event in March, features stand-up comedy, original sketches and music; guests include Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, James Corden, The Muppets, Nick Kroll, Kumail Nanjiani, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Che, and Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious.

  • Netflix
    My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman

    Dave sits down for an in-depth chat with Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist Jay-Z.

  • HBO
    VICE

    Season 6 premiere (45 minutes): The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams explores the American mass incarceration crisis, which begins in the juvenile justice system.

  • CBS
    MacGyver

    The team’s investigation into the death of Dawn’s CIA supervisor leads them to uncover a dirty agent and a counterfeiting ring.

  • NBC
    Taken

    Special time: Bryan is tasked with preventing a biological terrorist attack involving invasive species stolen from the Global Seed Bank in Norway. (Um, what?)

  • CBS
    Hawaii Five-0

    A hitman (Banshee‘s Frankie Faison) that McGarett’s father once failed to arrest comes forward to confess his crimes and reveal where his victims are buried.

  • The CW
    Jane the Virgin

    Jane and Rafael go on a double date with Petra and JR; Rogelio is scared to tell Darci that he can no longer be Baby’s “Danny”; Alba prepares for an important test.

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

    While the team attempts to track down Coulson, the S.H.I.E.L.D. leader works with surprising allies to save the world.

  • Cinemax
    Strike Back

    Season 5 finale: Section 20 ventures to a remote island to obtain a top-secret file sought after by Ives and the Russians. (Get renewal status.)