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The Morning Show and Sex Education Return, Burden of Truth Ends, Eastwood's Cry Macho and More

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On TV this Friday: The Morning Show and Sex Education return with new seasons, Amber Ruffin goes on hiatus and Burden of Truth adjourns forever. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Chicago Party Aunt

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): The ‘toon centers on Diane (voiced by Superstore‘s Lauren Ash), a “beef sandwich-chomping Bears fan” with a soft spot for her nerdy nephew (series co-creator Chris Witaske).

  • HBO Max
    Cry Macho

    Film premiere: Clint Eastwood plays an ex-rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who embarks on a challenging journey and finds unexpected connections.

  • Amazon Prime
    Do, Re & Mi

    Series premiere: Aimed at preschoolers, this ‘toon focuses on the musical adventures of three best bird buddies voiced by Kristen Bell (The Good Place), Jackie Tohn (GLOW) and Luke Youngblood (Galavant).

  • Apple TV+
    The Morning Show

    Season 2 premiere: The team emerges from the wreckage of Alex and Bradley’s actions to find in world in flux. (Watch Julianna Margulies Q&A.)

  • Netflix
    Sex Education

    Season 3 premiere (all eight episodes): Otis enjoys the perks of casual sex; Eric and Adam embrace coupledom; Jean awaits the arrival of her baby. (Watch trailer.)

  • Apple TV+
    Ted Lasso

    In an episode unlike any other, Coach Beard ventures out on an all-night odyssey. (Fall behind? Read Episode 8 recap.)

  • Amazon Prime
    Uprising

    One of three (!) new documentaries by Steve McQueen streaming Friday, this three-part docuseries examines the New Cross Fire that killed 13 Black youths; the Black People’s Day of Action, which saw more than 20,000 people join the first mass protest by Black British people; and the Brixton riots. (Black Power: A British Story of Resistance and Subnormal: A British Scandal are also out now.)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    Special night: Following a HOH competition, two houseguests are nominated for eviction.

  • The CW
    Burden of Truth

    Series finale: Joanna begins to chart a new path for herself; Billy receives unexpected help in pursuit of a new client. (Tom Welling returning to The CW!)

  • ABC
    Soul of a Nation: Corazón de América - Celebrating Hispanic Culture

    Brothers Benjamin and Peter Bratt host and direct the one-hour special, which features an interview and performance by Ozuna; John Leguizamo opens the show with an original monologue.

  • Peacock
    The Amber Ruffin Show

    Season 1 finale: Ruffin signs off — but only for a short time. The just-renewed variety series returns with Season 2 on Oct. 18.

  • Syfy
    SurrealEstate

    Season 1 finale: The Donovan House confronts Luke and the team. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Comedy Central
    Tha God's Honest Truth

    Series premiere: From EP Stephen Colbert comes a new, weekly late-night show host by Lenard “Charlamagne Tha God” McKelvey. (Watch promo.)


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