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The Mandalorian Returns, Obama Visits The Shop, Sesame Street in Concert and More

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On TV this Friday: Former President Barack Obama visits The Shop, the Sesame Street gang heads to Lincoln Center, and The Mandalorian (and Child!) return for Season 2. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    The Mandalorian

    Season 2 premiere: Mando is drawn to the Outer Rim in search of others of his kind. (Read Season 1 quickcap; watch latest trailer.)

  • Disney+
    The Right Stuff

    Trudy is invited to join the first all-female astronaut corps; Shepard is caught by a reporter with another woman.

  • Netflix
    Somebody Feed Phil

    Season 4 premiere (all five episodes): Phil Rosenthal’s culinary travelogue hits Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Singapore, The Mississippi Delta and Hawaii.

  • Apple TV+

    Season 1 finale: Tamar, Milad and Kadosh launch an operation as Faraz closes in on them.

  • Amazon Prime
    Truth Seekers

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): Nick Frost and Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead) reunite in this comedy about a team of paranormal investigators who investigate ghostly sightings across the UK.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    Pitches include a retail franchise that serves cereal-centric treats and a product designed to relieve back pain.

  • CBS
    The Deciders: A CBS News Special

    The hour-long special explores America’s changing electorate ahead of Election Day.

  • PBS
    Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration

    Big Bird, Elmo and other Sesame Street denizens sing the show’s beloved songs alongside the Lincoln Center Orchestra and director Wynton Marsalis.

  • HBO
    The Shop: Uninterrupted

    Former President Barack Obama sits down for a conversation with LeBron James and Maverick Carter.

  • Cinemax

    Mai Ling tries to make things right with Ah Sahm; Penny’s business is in trouble; Leary receives a warning — and offers one of his own.

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    Mr. Carlson avowed, “With God as my witness,
    I thought turkeys  could fly.” (He was wrong.)