What to Watch Today

Double Blacklist and Five-0, Fresh Riff on Sopranos and More


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:

  • Netflix
    Chef's Table

    Season 6 premiere (all four episodes): Featured chefs include Mashama Bailey, Sean Brock, Asma Khan and Dario Cecchini.

  • DC Universe
    Doom Patrol

    The Doom Patrol ventures into the Donkeyverse with Cyborg. As one does.

  • Netflix

    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.

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    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.)

  • ABC
    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.

  • Fox
    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. 

  • CBS
    Hawaii Five-0

    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.

  • Fox
    Proven Innocent

    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.

  • Cinemax
    Strike Back

    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.

  • HBO
    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.