Friday TV: Kat Dennings Looks for Friends

DollfaceKat Dennings gets to show some of her comic prowess in the new series “Dollface” (Hulu, streaming), about a young woman who has to rediscover her girlfriends once her boyfriend dumps her. It has some funny moments, but also some extreme flights of fancy it didn’t have to take (a cat lady who is a cat?).

Need another Christmas movie? Jason Shwartzman, Rashida Jones and J.K. Simmons lend their voices to the animated “Klaus” (Netflix, streaming) which also uses the talents of Joan Cusack, Will Sasso and Norm Macdonald.

On the six-episode series “I’m with the Band: Nasty Cherry” (Netflix, streaming) follows the early days of the girl group Nasty Cherry, whose members were hand-picked by pop star Charli XCX.

The thriller “Earthquake Bird” (Netflix, streaming), set in 1969 Tokyo, stars Alicia Vikander, Naomi Kobayashi and Riley Keough.

From India comes the comedy film “House Arrest” (Netflix, streaming), with Ali Fazal as a guy who has been in his house for six months, who is suddenly getting a lot of visitors.

The fourth and final season of “The Man in the High Castle” (Amazon Prime, streaming) begins circa 1964 in the alternate universe where Germany and Japan won World War II – about a year after season three ended.

A third season starts for the documentary series “The Toys That Made Us” (Netflix, streaming).

New episodes come for most of the new series that premiered Tuesday on Disney+, including “The Mandalorian,” “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” “Encore!” “The Imagineering Story,” and “Forky Asks a Question.”

The life of the boxer is explored in the documentary “Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).

The Tony-winning play “Red” about painter Mark Rothko is presented on “Great Performances” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

Savor your “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8:30 p.m.); it was announced last week that the current sixth season will be its last. But the first TV show prominently featuring an Asian-American family will continue to Feb. 21.

The House Impeachment Hearings (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, 9 a.m.) continue with the first public testimony of the Former Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

“The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park” (AMC, 9 p.m.) comes to an end of the trial.

Sherrod Brown, Jaime Harrison, Donna Brazile, Iam Bremmer and Frank Bruni are on “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

In the made-for-TV movie “Christmas a la Mode” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.), Katie Leclerc plays a woman tries to save her family’s dairy farm with the help of the apples of a neighbor (Ryan Cooper).

Things are darker in the other made-for-TV film, “A Daughter’s Plan to Kill” (Lifetime Movie Network, 8 p.m.) stars Jordan Lane Price as an estranged daughter endangering the home of Claire Coffee and Matt Dallas.

On “American Housewife” (ABC, 8 p.m.), Katie considers turning her lasagna-making into a business.

Macy fights a dangerous enemy on “Charmed” (CW, 8 p.m.).

“Hawaii Five-0” (CBS, 8 p.m.) teams up with a DEA agent to look for a drug smuggler whose plane crashed.

“The Blacklist” (NBC, 8 p.m.) investigates the unexplained disappearance and reappearance of a governor.

Kirby tries to find Sam a man on “Dynasty” (CW, 9 p.m.).

“Magnum P.I.” (CBS, 9 p.m.) and Higgins test their partnership.

Frank is caught in a battle between the police and fire departments on “Blue Bloods” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

On “In the Long Run” (Starz, 10 p.m.), Valentine starts a new relationship.

They’re trying to destroy the Dark One on “Van Helsing” (Syfy, 10 p.m.).

“Room 104” (HBO, 11 p.m.) is used for a podcast about a cult horror series.

Rita Wilson joins Dennis Miller in presenting some favorite flicks on Turner Classic Movies, “Being There” (8 p.m.), “The Lady Eve” (10:30 p.m.) and “Now, Voyager” (12:15 a.m.). They are followed by two early films by Susan Seidelman, “Smithereens” (2:30 a.m.) with Richard Hell, and “Making Mr. Right” (4 a.m.) with John Malkovich. During the day are some romantic tearjerkers: “That Hamilton Woman” (7 a.m.), “Anna Karenina” (9:15 a.m.), “Love Affair” (11 a.m.), “Brief Encounter” (12:45 p.m.), “One Way Passage” (2:30 p.m.), “Random Harvest” (3:45 p.m.) and “Waterloo Bridge” (6 p.m.).

NBA action includes Utah at Memphis (ESPN, 8 p.m.) and Boston at Golden State (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

Men’s college hoops includes West Virginia at Pittsburgh (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), Alabama at Rhode Island (NBC Sports, 7:30 p.m.) and BYU at Houston (ESPNU, 9 p.m.).

College football has Louisiana Tech at Marshall (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.) and Fresno State at San Diego State (ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.).

Soccer has Brazil vs. Argentina (beIN Sports, noon), Morocco vs. Mauritania (beIN Sports, 2 p.m.) and U.S. vs. Canada (ESPN2, 7 p.m.).

Auto racing has Friday Nitro Pomona (Fox Sports 1, 5:30 p.m.) and the Ford EcoBoost 200 (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

The Talk: Patrick Stewart, Peter Bergman. Ellen DeGeneres: Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Waithe, John Legend. Kelly Clarkson: Kobe Bryant, Martha Stewart. Wendy Williams: Whoopi Goldberg. The Real: Karlie Redd.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: David Harbour, Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit. Jimmy Kimmel: Shia LaBoeuf, Lil Rel Howery, Grace Potter (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Celine Dion, Tig Notaro, Colin O’Brady, Shin Lim. Seth Meyers: Emma Thompson, Alex Moffat, Jeremy O. Harris, Emily Moon (rerun). James Corden: Cobie Smulders, Kristin Chenoweth (rerun). Lilly Singh: Justin Hartley, Lea Michele (rerun).

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