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.
What to Watch Today
The Mandalorian Returns, Obama Visits The Shop, Sesame Street in Concert and More
The Right Stuff
Trudy is invited to join the first all-female astronaut corps; Shepard is caught by a reporter with another woman.
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.
Season 1 finale: Tamar, Milad and Kadosh launch an operation as Faraz closes in on them.
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.
Pitches include a retail franchise that serves cereal-centric treats and a product designed to relieve back pain.
The Deciders: A CBS News Special
The hour-long special explores America’s changing electorate ahead of Election Day.
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.
The Shop: Uninterrupted
Former President Barack Obama sits down for a conversation with LeBron James and Maverick Carter.
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.
♦ ON THIS DATE IN TV HISTORY ♦
On Oct. 30, 1978, WKRP in Cincinnati’s
Mr. Carlson avowed, “With God as my witness,
I thought turkeys could fly.” (He was wrong.)