Friday TV: Sex and Another City

The latest romantic comedy series from Darren Star of “Sex and the City” fame is set in the City of Light. “Emily in Paris” (Netflix, streaming) tars Lily Collins as a Chicago marketing executive who lands a new job in France. 

Alex Gibney’s powerful documentary on the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia in the wake of the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, “Kingdom of Silence” (Showtime, 9 p.m.). 

It plays opposite the final episodes of the engrossing true crime saga “A Wilderness of Error” (FX, 9 p.m.), already closing up shop with a couple episodes. The whole thing can still be caught on Hulu. 

There are some weird and creepy things going on in the new anthology series “Monsterland” (Hulu, streaming) but there aren’t monsters per se. Mostly strange and unsettling goings on. But the first episode has Kaitlyn Dever, who is never bad in anything. Based on the short story collection by Nathan Ballingrud, “North American Lake Monsters,” it’s not to be confused with, say, “MonsterQuest” (History, 9 p.m.).

Paul Rudd is a producer and narrator on the new nature program “Tiny World” (Apple TV+, streaming)   that concentrates on small creatures. There is probably no crossover with, say, the “World’s Funniest Animals” (CW, 9 p.m.). 

In the new horror comedy “Vampires vs. the Bronx” (Netflix, streaming) teens in a New York borough square off against fanged invaders. Lorne Michaels is a co-producer; Method Man, The Kid Mero, Shea Whigham and Chris Redd make appearances in the gentrification fable.

Alicia Keys, Lin-Manuel Miranda, R.E.M. and Ty Dolla Sign are among the artists who break down individual recordings in the new series “Song Exploder” (Netflix, streaming), based on the podcast of the same name and from the makers of the documentary “20 Feet from Stardom.”

Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson considers ways her 86-year-old father could die in the dark film “Dick Johnson is Dead” (Netflix, streaming). 

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