What to Watch Today

Truth Be Told Returns, Real Friends of WeHo, Bill Maher, Violent Night on Peacock and More

  • Apple TV+
    Truth Be Told

    Season 3 premiere: Frustrated by the lack of media attention for several young missing Black girls, Poppy partners with an unorthodox principal (played by Gabrielle Union) to keep the victims’ names in the public eye. (Watch trailer.)

  • Peacock
    Violent Night

    Streaming premiere: Stranger Things‘ David Harbour plays an ass-kicking Santa Claus who takes a Christmas Eve hostage crisis into his own hands.

    Also streaming Friday: Apple TV+’s Servant and Shape Island; Freevee’s America’s Test Kitchen and Play-Doh Squished; Netflix’s Bling Empire: New York, Bake Squad Season 2 and Fauda Season 4; and Prime Video’s The Legend of Vox Machina.

  • Starz

    Meech seeks a new supply from K-9; Terry confronts a car service competitor that is as ruthless as any gangster. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • NBC
    Lopez vs. Lopez

    George struggles to stay on his best behavior when Quinten’s dad (One Day at a Time‘s Stephen Tobolowsky) pays the Lopez family a visit.

  • The CW
    Penn & Teller: Fool Us

    New episodes resume with featured magicians Jo De Rijck, Nick Paul, Sachin KM and Christopher T & Sam. (Criss Angel’s Magic With the Stars returns at 9.)

  • MTV
    RuPaul's Drag Race

    A supersized version of Snatch Game consists of two rounds, with two different casts of characters; The Hate U Give‘s Amandla Stenberg guest-judges.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    KIND founder Daniel Lubetzky returns to the Tank to hear pitches alongside Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary and Lori Greiner.

  • CBS
    Fire Country

    A former inmate firefighter harboring a grudge against Sharon returns for revenge. Ruh-roh! (Already renewed.)

  • MTV
    The Real Friends of WeHo

    Series premiere: The reality show features stylist Brad Goreski, entertainer Todrick Hall, actor Curtis Hamilton, skincare company CEO Dorión Renaud, entertainment news host Jaymes Vaughan and influencer Joey Zauzig. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Season 21 premiere: Guests include former Attorney General William Barr, blogger Andrew Sullivan and South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace. (Game Theory With Bomani Jones Season 2 kicks off at 11 pm.)