Friday TV: ‘Orange’ is the New Season

orange“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix, streaming), the series that helped put the streaming service on the map for original programming, returns for its sixth season — after one that was consumed by one big prison riot. There is some comeuppance as a result this time, as the women are transferred to a maximum security prison.

The latest documentary from Kirby Dick is a look at the questionable and sometimes deadly use of medical devices in “The Bleeding Edge” (Netflix, streaming).

In the imported Catalan series “Welcome to the Family” (Netflix, streaming) two women written out of a guy’s will cover up his death. Melani Olivares, Ivan Massagué and Nao Albet star.

There’s a new alien invasion thriller, “Extinction” (Netflix, streaming) starring Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan and Mike Colter.

The cuisine of the Tour de France is explored in “Eat. Race. Win.” (Amazon, streaming).

The Electric Light Orchestra plays their hits at Wembley Stadium in the documentary “Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Wembley or Bust” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).

The star of the under-rated reality show “Just Another Immigrant” finally gets to do his first U.S. standup set in “Just Another Immigrant: Romesh at the Greek” (Showtime, 11:30 p.m.).

A Shark Week-themed “Cash Cab” (Discovery, 7 p.m.) kicks off its new season. The rest of the Shark Week lineup tonight has “Megalodon: Fact vs. Fiction” (Discovery, 8 p.m.), reliving their questionable fake documentary; “Bloodline: The Spawn of Jaws” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) and “Great White Shark Babies” (Discovery, 10 p.m.).

“In Search Of” (History, 10 p.m.) wonders if there are superhumans.

Michael Strahan is profiled on “Breatking Big” (PBS, 8:30 p.m., check local listings).

The military contractor Northrop is the target of a “Whistleblower” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The remaining seven make regional buns and jam doughnuts on “The Great British Baking Show” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

“Roman Empire: Reign of Blood” (Netflix, streaming) begins its second season.

Conor Devlin continues to seek revenge on “Quantico” (ABC, 8 .m.).

An injured Johnny is chased by criminals on “Killjoys” (Syfy, 10 p.m.).

On “Wynonna Earp” (Syfy, 9 p.m.), a demon causes havoc.

Ancient ruins of Sardina may have connections to space on “Ancient Aliens” (History, 9 p.m.).

“90 Day Fiancé” (TLC, 10 p.m.) is so popular it will have a fourth spin-off.

Magicians named Dazzle, the Alchemist and Xavier Mortimer are among the “Masters of Illusion” (CW, 8 p.m.).

It’s the Overwatch League Grand Finals (Disney XD, 7 p.m.) from Brooklyn.

“The Dead Files” (Travel, 10 p.m.) goes to Chatsworth, Calif.

Turner Classic Movies has a trio of films based on books by Pat Conroy, “Conrack” (8 p.m.), “The Great Santini” (8 p.m.) and “The Prince of Tides” ( 12:15 a.m.), followed by a couple of racing movies from the 1970s, “White Line Fever” (2:45 a.m.), and “High Ballin’” (4:30 a.m.).

Baseball includes Cubs at St. Louis (MLB, 8 p.m.).

The Tour de France (NBC Sports, 7:30 a.m.) reaches Stage 19, its final mountain stage from Lourdes to Laruns.

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Glenn Close, John Cho. The View: Alan Alda. The Talk: Simon Pegg. Harry Connick: Naomi Judd (rerun). Steve Harvey: Jeffrey Wright, Morgan Stewart, Malika Haqq, Garcelle Beauvais (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Jennifer Lawrence, Lindsey Vonn, Laverne Cox, Meghan Trainor (rerun). Wendy Williams: Chris Witherspoon (Rerun). The Real: Jacob Latimore (rerun).

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Laura Linney. Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise, Parker Posey, Jorja Smith (rerun). Seth Meyers: Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Rannells, Emmanuelle Caplette (rerun). James Corden: Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Shawn Mendes (rerun). Carson Daly: Natalie Dormer, Two Feet, Allison Raskin (rerun).


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