On TV this Friday: The Politician goes up against Judith Light and HBO revisits TVLine Dream Emmy nominee Watchmen, while multiple networks commemorate Juneteenth. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
The Politician's Second Term, Watchmen Marathon and More
Director Bryce Dallas Howard presents this documentary about the trials and tribulations of modern-day parenting; interviews include Ron and Rance Howard, Jimmy Fallon, Neil Patrick Harris, Jimmy Kimmel, Hasan Minaj, Conan O’Brien, and Will Smith.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian
Season 1 finale: Jon and Dave revisit some of the Star Wars characters and props that made their way into the first season.
Floor Is Lava
Game show premiere: Competing teams navigate rooms flooded with lava by leaping from chairs, hanging from curtains and swinging from chandeliers
on their way to Shirley Island.
FX Celebrates Juneteenth
To commemorate the 155th anniversary of the ending of slavery in the United States, the cabler airs feature films Hidden Figures (at 7 am), Selma (10 am) and Get Out (12:47 am), plus marathons of black-ish (from 1-8 pm) and Atlanta (8 pm-12:47 am).
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Overcoming
This hour-long news special will examine the legacy of the holiday, as well as the efforts for voting rights and the struggle to pass anti-lynching legislation.
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
Remaining All Stars design boutique hotel suite experiences; comedian Nicole Byer and design guru Martyn Lawrence Bullard are guest judges.
Great Performances: Ann
Emmy winner Holland Taylor portrays legendary Texas Governor Ann Richards in this self-penned stage play.
Sherman's Showcase: Black History Month Spectacular
This special episode honors historic African-American icons, alongside superheroes, period dramas and vampires, and with a “reimagining” of the cult film The Last Dragon; guests include John Legend, Jemele Hill, Michael Ealy, Lil Rel Howery and The Roots’ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter.