Friday TV: Female Comics on ‘Hysterical’

The new documentary “Hysterical” (FX, 9 p.m.) looks at leading women of standup comedy and the special challenges they face. Among those features are Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Nikki Glaser, Judy Gold, Kathy Griffin and Iliza Shlesinger. 

Speaking of comics, the best dress-downs among comics are ranked on the special “Hall of Flame: Top 100 Comedy Central Roast Moments” (Comedy Central, 10 p.m.). 

Doc Severinsen, the wildly dressed bandleader for “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” gets a bio spotlight tonight on a 90 minute “American Masters” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

Michael Tilson Thomas and Sir David Attenborough converse on “Beyond the Canvas” (PBS, 10:30 p.m.), check local listings). 

In the new film “Concrete Cowboy” (Netflix, streaming), Caleb McLaughlin plays a 15 year old from Detroit who learns about urban horseback riding when he moves to Philadelphia. 

The imported Dutch romantic comedy “Just Say Yes” (Netflix, streaming), a woman’s own wedding unravels as her sister gets engaged.

From France comes “Madame Claude” (Netflix, streaming) about a Parisian madame whose house of prostitution gives her power.

The new crime drama “The Serpent” (Netflix, streaming) follows the case of a con man who murdered tourists along a South Asian “hippie trail” in the 1970s. 

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