On TV this Friday: David E. Kelley drives The Lincoln Lawyer to the small screen, Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston headline The Essex Serpent, and the Kids in the Hall reconvene after 27 years. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
The Lincoln Lawyer, Essex Serpent and The Kids in the Hall Revival Debut, Candy Finale and More
Season 2 premiere (all eight episodes): As a romance develops between Kevin and Kim, Cherie and Jessey’s relationship is put to the test.
Limited series finale: Candy tells her story. (Did you catch that surprise cameo?)
The Essex Serpent
Limited series premiere (first two episodes): The Victorian England-set drama centers on a widow (played by Homeland‘s Claire Danes) who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent; Tom Hiddleston (Loki) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)
Film premiere (also in theaters): The Stephen King remake casts Zac Efron (Neighbors) and Sydney Lemmon (Helstrom) as the parents, with Ryan Kiera Armstrong (American Horror Story) in the Drew Barrymore role.
The Greatness Code
Season 2 premiere (all six episodes): Lindsey Vonn, Marcus Rashford, Russell Wilson, Leticia Bufoni, Scout Bassett and Bubba Wallace pull back the curtain on pivotal career moments.
Also streaming on Apple TV+: New episodes of Shining Girls and Tehran
The Kids in the Hall
Revival premiere (all eight episodes): Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson are reunited. (Watch trailer.)
Also streaming, on Freevee: two new Bosch: Legacy episodes
The Lincoln Lawyer
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): David E. Kelley’s Michael Connelly adaptation casts Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (Goliath) as Mickey Haller; Neve Campbell (Party of Five), Becki Newton (Ugly Betty) and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Film premiere: Pitch Perfect‘s Rebel Wilson plays a former high school cheerleader who wakes from a 20-year coma still determined to be prom queen.
Film premiere: Bibbidi Bobbidi… Shoes? The musical merges Cinderella with both hip-hop and sneaker culture and stars Chosen Jacobs (Castle Rock) and Lexi Underwood (Little Fires Everywhere).
Red turns to the Task Force to help ground a flying fortress bank. Sure. (Previously renewed.)
Season 3 premiere: Dr. Guralnik meets with four new couples across two back-to-back episodes.
Blake grows closer to Amanda, to Alexis’ chagrin; Sam tries to cope as Fallon seems oblivious to his pain. (Dynasty, Charmed and more CW shows cancelled!)
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Season 3 finale: Ally hosts a birthday bonfire; Day campers attempt to embrace the outdoors; Octavia teaches a top-secret workout class. (Not yet renewed.)