What to Watch Today

The OA Returns, Blacklist Pleads With POTUS and More

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:

  • Netflix
    The OA

    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.)

  • CBS
    NCAA Basketball: First Round

    Iowa vs. Cincinnati, Colgate vs. Tennessee, North Dakota St. vs. Duke, and UCF vs. VCU. (View complete lineup.)

  • NBC

    Jane needs help from a familiar enemy; the FBI is hot on Madeline’s heels.

  • The CW

    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?)

  • Fox
    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.

  • Fox
    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).

  • ABC

    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?)

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    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?)

  • The CW
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    Audra asks Rebecca for help with a complicated situation; Nathaniel, Josh and Greg deal with their competing feelings for Rebecca.

  • Cinemax
    Strike Back

    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?)