What to Watch Today

Van Helsing Returns, John Stamos Is a Big Shot and More

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On TV this Friday: John Stamos headlines a new David E. Kelley dramedy, Sharon Osbourne sits down with Bill Maher, and Kim Coates crosses paths with Van Helsing. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    Big Shot

    Series premiere: A disgraced NCAA basketball coach (John Stamos) takes a job at an all-girls high school; Jessalyn Gilsig (Vikings) and Yvette Nicole Brown (Community) co-star. (Read Stamos and YNB interviews; watch trailer.)

  • Disney+
    The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers

    Sofi can’t bring herself to ask her parents to let her quit the Ducks; Evan and Nick invite Koob to a sleepover.

  • Amazon Prime
    Frank of Ireland

    Series premiere (all six episodes): The comedy follows a misanthropic fantasist (Peaky Blinders‘ Brian Gleeson) and his best friend (Run‘s Domhnall Gleeson).

  • Apple TV+
    Mythic Quest

    In the standalone episode “Everlight,” the team returns to the office following the pandemic; Sir Anthony Hopkins guest-voices. (When does Season 2 premiere?)

  • Apple TV+
    The Year Earth Changed

    Sir David Attenborough narrates this documentary exploring the lockdown’s impact on the natural world. (Second seasons of Earth at Night in Color and Tiny World are also streaming today.)

  • NBC
    The Blacklist

    Red visits a friend (played by Tony Award winner LaChanze) at her home in rural America. (When does Megan Boone/Liz return?)

  • CBS

    In the series’ penultimate episode, Mac, Desi and Bozer investigate the potential murder of Bozer’s aunt; Ernie Hudson and Wendy Raquel Robinson guest-star as [Spoiler]. (Series finale airs April 30; get scoop.)

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race

    Ahead of the Season 13 finale (airing April 23), all the queens return for up-close-and-personal interviews, original music videos and a special lip sync.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    Pitches include a one-of-a-kind hand-washing device, a quick and easy approach to drying greens, and a self-cleaning water bottle.

  • The CW
    Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    Season 17 finale: Ryan, Colin and Wayne are joined by guest comedian Gary Anthony Williams. (Penn & Teller: Fool Us‘ Season 7 finale follows at 9.)

  • Syfy
    Van Helsing

    Final season premiere: After she wakes up in the Dark Realm, Jack is sent through a portal with only the words “Kill the Dark One” to guide her; Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) joins the cast. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    The Talk‘s embattled Sharon Osbourne will give her first interview since exiting the CBS talker; roundtable guests include Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer and Georgetown University law professor Rosa Brooks.