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.
What to Watch Today
The Morning Show and Sex Education Return, Burden of Truth Ends, Eastwood's Cry Macho and More
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).
Film premiere: Clint Eastwood plays an ex-rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who embarks on a challenging journey and finds unexpected connections.
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).
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.)
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.)
In an episode unlike any other, Coach Beard ventures out on an all-night odyssey. (Fall behind? Read Episode 8 recap.)
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.)
Special night: Following a HOH competition, two houseguests are nominated for eviction.
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!)
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.
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.
Season 1 finale: The Donovan House confronts Luke and the team. (Not yet renewed.)
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.)
🧙♀️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🧙♀️
On Sept. 17, 1964, ABC’s Bewitched — starring Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York/Sargent — began an eight-season run.