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Umbrella Academy Opens, Kim Possible Swings Into Live-Action, DC's Doom Patrol and More

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On TV this Friday: DC Universe launches Doom Patrol, Netflix assembles its Umbrella Academy and Disney Channel gets the sitch its on live-action Kim Possible. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    The Umbrella Academy

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Estranged adoptees with supernatural abilities band together to solve a mystery surrounding their father’s death and take on the threat of a global apocalypse; Ellen Page (Juno), Tom Hopper (Black Sails), Cameron Britton (Mindhunter) and Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) star. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Larry Charles' Dangerous World of Comedy

    Docuseries premiere (all episodes): The Curb Your Enthusiasm writer explores the varying definitions of comedy in different cultures all around the world.

  • Amazon

    Documentary premiere (all four episodes): From EP Jordan Peele comes this deep dive into the notorious case of John Wayne and Lorena Bobbitt.

  • DC Universe
    Doom Patrol

    Series premiere: This superhero ensemble includes Negative Man (voiced by White Collar‘s Matt Bomer), Robotman (voiced by The Affair‘s Brendan Fraser), Elasti-Woman (Two and a Half Men‘s April Bowlby) and Crazy Jane (OITNB‘s Diane Guerrero), all led by mad scientist Niles Caulder aka The Chief (Penny Dreadful‘s Timothy Dalton). (Watch trailer.)

  • ESPN
    NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    It’s the Home team (including Mike Colter, J.B. Smoove, Chris Daughtry and Dr. Oz) vs. the Away team (including Hasan Minhaj and AJ Buckley) in the annual All-Star Weekend event. (Get full lineup.)

  • Disney Channel
    Kim Possible

    TV-movie premiere: The teen crimefighter (newcomer Sadie Stanley) begins high school with her goofy sidekick Rob Stoppable (The Goldbergs‘ Sean Giambrone). (Watch trailer.) 

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

    Season 4 finale: Only Monique Heart, Naomi Smalls, Trinity the Tuck and Monet X Change remain; a new champ is crowned.

  • Fox
    Last Man Standing

    Two episodes: Chuck and Carol (My Wife and Kids‘ Tisha Martin Campbell) renew their wedding vows; Mandy and Kyle combine their finances. (The new Mandy speaks out!)

  • ABC

    JJ’s love-match with Izzy morphs into a cage match with Kenneth; Maya and Jimmy figure out a way to profit off of Valentine’s Day. 

  • Fox
    Proven Innocent

    Series premiere: Madeline Scott (Under the Dome’s Rachelle Lefevre), a criminal defense attorney who was unjustly sentenced at the age of 18, leads a firm dedicated to overturning wrongful convictions; Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Russell Hornsby (Grimm) and Riley Smith (Frequency) co-star.

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Red and Dembe turn to Glenn for help with the jury; the Task Force investigates a series of deaths resulting from weaponized insects.

  • CBS
    Hawaii Five-0

    Five-0 is tasked with protecting a serial killer when a hurricane hits Oahu; Tani’s civilian safety check turns deadly. (MacGyver‘s “new Jack” debuts at 8 pm!)