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:
What to Watch Today
Strike Back Finale, Jane's Double Date and More
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.
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.
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.
Season 6 premiere (45 minutes): The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams explores the American mass incarceration crisis, which begins in the juvenile justice system.
The team’s investigation into the death of Dawn’s CIA supervisor leads them to uncover a dirty agent and a counterfeiting ring.
Special time: Bryan is tasked with preventing a biological terrorist attack involving invasive species stolen from the Global Seed Bank in Norway. (Um, what?)
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.
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.
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.
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.)