What to Watch Today

Z Nation Returns, HBO Gets High, a Dark Finale and More

On TV this Friday: Z Nation returns with a super-sized premiere, Flash and Jessica Jones faves experience the Groundhog Day effect and Bill Maher gets Real with Kerry Washington. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Amazon

    Series premiere (all six episodes): Playwright Phoebe Waller-Bridge stars as a grief-riddled woman completely detached from everything and everyone in modern-day London; Brett Gelman (Married) and Olivia Colman (Broadchurch) co-star.

  • Netflix

    From Orphan Black scribe Tony Elliott comes this dystopian film about a man (The Flash‘s Robbie Amell) and woman (Jessica Jones‘ Rachael Taylor) who find themselves reliving the same deadly home invasion over and over and over.

  • Syfy
    Z Nation

    Season 3 premiere (two hours): The gang must protect the town from a new enemy. (View poster; when does Van Helsing begin?)

  • CBS
    Big Brother

    julie-chen-big-brother-18Since the network has chosen (once again) not to release a synopsis, we’ll leave you (once again) with this recent publicity still of Julie Chen blowing an inexplicable amount of bubbles on a fake city street.

  • Disney Channel
    Girl Meets World

    Riley and her friends learn about their diverse heritages during Cultural Week. (Get renewal status; view BMW reunion photo.)

  • The CW
    Penn & Teller: Fool Us

    Season 3 finale: Magicians include Anthony Asimov, Angela Funovits, Ivan Amodei and Vince Charming. (Not yet renewed.)

  • Syfy
    Dark Matter

    Season 2 finale: The crew tries to prevent the destruction of a space station and the start of a corporate war. (Get renewal status.)

  • Cinemax

    Marc looks into paying his debt; cops question Joni about the death of her “coworker.” (What did you think of the series premiere?)

  • HBO
    Real Time With Bill Maher

    Guests include Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.

  • HBO
    High Maintenance

    Series premiere: Based on the popular web series, this half-hour comedy follows a pot dealer in Brooklyn (played by co-creator Ben Sinclair) who delivers to a variety of colorful clients.