On TV this Friday: The Blacklist and Hawaii Five-0 air back-to-back episodes, Fresh Off the Boat is influenced by The Sopranos and Ray Romano forms a bromance with Mark Duplass. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Double Blacklist and Five-0, Fresh Riff on Sopranos and More
Season 6 premiere (all four episodes): Featured chefs include Mashama Bailey, Sean Brock, Asma Khan and Dario Cecchini.
The Doom Patrol ventures into the Donkeyverse with Cyborg. As one does.
Original movie premiere: An unlikely bond between two misfits strengthens when the younger is diagnosed with cancer; Mark Duplass (Togetherness) and Ray Romano (Parenthood) star.
Two episodes (special time): First up, Liz and Jennifer track a woman who may know a secret about Red’s past. Then at 9 pm, Red tries to clear his name once and for all. (Get scoop.)
Fresh Off the Boat
Having watched one too many episodes of The Sopranos with Honey, Louis becomes convinced that Marvin and Grandma are talking about him behind his back.
The Cool Kids
The gang helps Sid work through his commitment issues to new beau John (Angie Tribeca‘s Jere Burns); Margaret tries to conquer her fear of flying.
Two episodes: First up, Five-0 investigates when an MLM huckster is murdered. Then at 10 pm, in an episode directed by Alex O’Loughlin, Junior’s girlfriend’s baby daddy (got that?) is involved in a heist-turned-homicide.
The Injustice Defense Group defends a rape victim unjustly convicted of murder; Madeline (Rachelle Lefevre) comes to Levi’s (Riley Smith) defense after he lands in hot water.
The suitcase nukes wind up in the hands of a brutal (versus genial) Rwandan drug lord; Section 20 connects with a DEA agent who has intel on Zaza.
2 Dope Queens
Jessica and Phoebe are joined by Janet Mock to discuss Ball Culture, as well as Lizzo, who teaches the Queens how to play the flute.