On TV this Friday: The Blacklist pleads for Red’s life, Dynasty deals with a mysterious stranger and The OA returns after a 27-month (!) hiatus. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
The OA Returns, Blacklist Pleads With POTUS and More
Part II premiere (all 8 episodes): OA navigates new dimensions: one in which she had a completely different life as a Russian heiress, and another in which she again is Hap’s captive. (Watch trailer.)
NCAA Basketball: First Round
Iowa vs. Cincinnati, Colgate vs. Tennessee, North Dakota St. vs. Duke, and UCF vs. VCU. (View complete lineup.)
Jane needs help from a familiar enemy; the FBI is hot on Madeline’s heels.
The arrival of a mysterious stranger complicates Fallon and Sam’s ability to keep a secret; Cristal and Culhane team up to tackle a crisis. (Who’s leaving?)
Last Man Standing
After Reverend Paul asks Mike to teach Sunday School, Mike sends Kyle in his place; Eve worries that Mandy and Kristin are taking advantage of Jen.
The Cool Kids
Margaret attempts to date Shady Meadows’ hottest guy (Dallas‘ Patrick Duffy), but struggles to ditch the clingy Leonard (One Day at a Time‘s Stephen Tobolowsky).
Dylan and Ray are outraged that JJ’s girlfriend Izzy has declined his invitation to prom; Jimmy, Kenneth and Melanie coach Maya through accepting criticism. (Should ABC renew?)
Cooper appeals to the White House on Red’s behalf; Liz and the Task Force continue their search for The Corsican. (Psst… hear the good news?)
Audra asks Rebecca for help with a complicated situation; Nathaniel, Josh and Greg deal with their competing feelings for Rebecca.
Section 20 finds itself at odds with two other Russian renegades amid the effort to purchase sophisticated software designed to short-circuit a ghost satellite. (Psst… hear the good news?)