On TV this Friday: PBS broadcasts the 76th annual Peabody Awards, Will Arnett’s Flaked returns for its sophomore run and 7th Heaven‘s eldest son becomes a TV Dad. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Peabody Awards, Reign's Revenge, Flaked and More
Season 2 premiere (all six episodes): Chip returns to Venice, where he is ultimately forced to choose between his best friend and the love of his life. (Watch trailer.)
The newsmagazine explores a potential future for Iraq, as native forces begin an assault on ISIS’ stronghold in Mosul.
In this Daniel Gillies-directed ep, Klaus asks estranged siblings Rebekah and Kol to return home to help the family in its battle against The Hollow. (Read preview.)
RuPaul's Drag Race
The queens partake in a queer culture pageant featuring outfits inspired by the Village People; Groundhog Day‘s Andie MacDowell and model Joan Smalls serve as guest judges. (Who was last eliminated?)
America's Got Talent
Encore presentation: Season 12 auditions get underway with newly installed host Tyra Banks. (Read recap.)
Jonah asks for Andi’s help picking out a birthday gift for Amber. (Psst… hear the good news?)
Angie Tribeca‘s Rashida Jones hosts this annual celebration of the best stories in television, radio and podcasts; TV honorees include Atlanta, Veep, Better Things and Horace and Pete, among others.
Mary seeks revenge against her conspirators; Elizabeth’s world is turned upside down. (Get series finale date.)
Date My Dad
Series premiere (two episodes): 7th Heaven‘s Barry Watson stars in this dramedy about a single dad whose three daughters push him to move on after his wife’s death; the ubiquitous Raquel Welch co-stars.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, Nebraskan senator Ben Sasse, New York Magazine‘s Rebecca Traister and Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei.