On TV this Friday: Aziz Ansari takes his unique brand of humor from MSG to Netflix, Vice sits down with Joe Biden, Shark Tank showcases businesses started in the good ol’ U.S. of A. and the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt gets a second chance at life. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Hart of Dixie Surprise, Kimmy Schmidt Is Set Free and More
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Series premiere (13 episodes): After being freed from a cult’s underground bunker (and NBC), the preciously naive Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper, The Office) starts a new life for herself in New York City. Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Titus Burgess (30 Rock), Dylan Gelula (Chasing Life) and Carol Kane (Gotham) co-star.
Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden
The Parks and Rec alum’s sold-out MSG set covers topics including immigration policy, gender inequality and the corrupt food industry.
Hart of Dixie
Zoe worries she has no family heirloom to pass down to her child; George’s parents are surprised by his new job and new girlfriend.
Special time: A sorority clothing line, coconut extraction devices and nursing pillows are just some of the pitches in this “Made in America” episode.
The Warblers’ school burns down, forcing them to join forces with New Directions. Grammy winner Michael Bolton, The View‘s Whoopi Goldberg and Celeb Apprentice runner-up Geraldo Rivera guest-star.
McGarrett asks Joe for help after Chin and Danny are arrested for deadly past transgressions. Robert Knepper reprises his role as IA Detective Rex Coughlin.
Back in 2017, Cole faces the height of the plague; with no options left, Jones is forced to replace the Core.
A Maryland prostitute gets the intervention treatment after she steals from her family to feed her heroin addiction. (Another new episode airs at 9.)
Lucas ponders his future while reflecting upon his history with Job; Proctor and Emily pay for Rebecca’s wrongdoings. (Read preview.)
Season 3 premiere: Shane Smith bares witness to global warming’s effects on Antarctica. The hour concludes with an exclusive interview with Joe Biden.