Friday: Eddie Murphy’s ‘Dolemite’ on TV

dolemite-stillAnother anticipated movie with the near-simultaneous opening in theaters is streaming is Eddie Murphy’s take on a Blaxploitation hero, “Dolemite Is My Name” (Netflix, streaming). He stars as comedian Rudy Ray Moore, who starred in the 1972 cult classic “Dolemite.” The comedy also stars Keegan-Michael Key, Craig Robinson and Snoop Dogg.

A second season starts for the award-winning “The Kominsky Method” (Netflix, streaming) with Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin, joined this season by Paul Reiser and Jane Seymour.

The fifth and final season of perhaps the best loved animated streaming series is here: “Bojack Horseman” (Netflix, streaming).

Not to be confused with the Netflix series of a dozen years ago, the Brazilian import “Brotherhood” (Netflix, streaming) is a new series about a lawyer who finds her estranged brother is in prison and a leader of a criminal group. So she’s asked to become an informant. Starring Naruna Costa, Seu Jorge and Hermila Guedes.

In the new film “Rattlesnake” (Netflix, streaming), Carmen Ejogo stars as a single mother driving cross country with her daughter when her car breaks down and she’s bitten by the titular snake.

A second season of the plain mean hidden camera scare show, “Prank Encounters” (Netflix, streaming) begins, hosted by that kid from “Stranger Things,” Gaten Matarazzo.

The newest zombie horror comedy series, “Zomboat!” (Hulu, streaming), originates in Birmingham, England, where Leah Brotherhood, Hamza Jeetooa, Ryan MeKen and Cara Theobald try to escape the chaos via canal boat.

Folksinger Darden Smith helped create a project called “Songwriting with Soldiers” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) that involves vets into expressing themselves through song. A new special with the same name features some of their work alongside professionals like Bonnie Bishop, Gary Burr, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Radney Foster, Mary Gauthier, James House and Will Kibrough.

Identical sisters try to figure out why they were put up adoption in the new “Long Lost Family” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

Katie takes Anna-Kat through a scary zombie maze for Halloween on “American Housewife” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

Halloween is also the setting for a home invasion on “Hawaii Five-0” (CBS, 8 p.m.), a party on “Magnum P.I.” (CBS, 9 p.m.) and a costume malady on “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8:30 p.m.).

An officer Cooper thought was long dead resurfaces as a POW on “The Blacklist” (NBC, 8 p.m.).

On “Dynasty” (CW, 9 p.m.), everybody is down on Adam.

LeBron James will likely keep his Hong Kong democracy ideas to himself on the latest edition of “The Shop” (HBO, 9:30 p.m.).

“Blue Bloods” (CBS, 10 p.m.) has a title lifted from Springsteen, “The Price You Pay.”

Lauren investigates her own defensiveness on “Couples Therapy” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

On “Van Helsing” (Syfy, 10 pm), Sam and the brides make it to Fort Collins, Colo.

Macy struggles with her demon side on “Charmed” (CW, 8 p.m.).

A new episode of “My Next Guest with David Letterman” (Netflix, streaming) features Indian cinema icon Shah Rukh Khan.

Chris Cuomo, Zach Galifianakis, Elissa Slowakin, Donnie Deutsch and Dan Carlin are guests on “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

Father and son artists are asked to create art for “Room 104” (HBO, 11 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies’ month of Friday night Godzilla flicks concludes with “Godzilla vs. Megalon” (8 p.m.), “Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla” (9:30 p.m.), “Terror of Mechagodzilla” (11 p.m.), “The War of the Gargantuas” (12:30 a.m.). They are followed by “Beyond the Valley of the Dolls” (2:15 a.m.) and “The Legend of Lylah Claire” (4:15 a.m.).

Earlier in the day are hillbilly tales with “Kentucky Kernels” (6:30 a.m.), “Feudin’ Fools” (8 a.m.), “The Real McCoy” (9:15 a.m.), “Mountain Justice” (10 a.m.), “Professional Sweetheart” (11:30 a.m.), “The Prodigal” (1 p.m.), “Elmer the Great” (2:30 p.m.), “Kissin’ Cousins” (4 p.m.) and “A Face in the Crowd” (5:45 p.m.).

It’s Game 3 of the World Series with Houston at Washington (Fox, 8 p.m.). The Nats lead the series 2-0.

NBA action includes Dallas at New Orleans (ESPN, 8 p.m.) and Utah at Lakers (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

College football has Columbia at Dartmouth (ESPNU, 6 p.m.) and USC at Colorado (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Men’s college hockey has Lake Superior State at Notre Dame (NBC Sports, 7 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Eddie Murphy, Brian Kelly. The Talk: Alyssa Milano. Ellen DeGeneres: Justin Hartley, Ciara, Hannah Brown, Chris Janson. Kelly Clarkson: Lea Michele, William Jackson Harper. The Real: Kash Doll, Amanda Seales.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Eddie Murphy, Ree Drummond. Jimmy Kimmel: John Krasinski, Paul Shaher. Jimmy Fallon: Priyanka Chopra jones, Questlove and Black Thought, Rex Orange County (rerun). Seth Meyers: Billy Bob Thornton, beth Ditto, Lauv with Anne-Marie (rerun). James Corden: Kirsten Dunst, Billy Porter, Andrew Orolfo (rerun). Lilly Singh: Nikki and Brie Bella (rerun).

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