Friday TV: Here’s ‘The Velvet Underground’

Todd Haynes, whose previous rock movies include.”Velvet Goldmine” and “I’m Not There,” now makes his first documentary on the seminal New York band “The Velvet Underground” (Apple TV+, streaming). Drawing from the wealth of films made in Andy Warhol’s Factory, from which they sprang, and with contemporary interviews from surviving members John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Moe Tucker as well as superfans like Jonathan Richman, it may help cause a whole new groundswell for the arty band, which would also be its first.  

Classic horror films are being turned into TV series at a rapid pace. After the premiere of “Chucky” earlier this week, here’s a modern version of the 1997 “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (Amazon Prime, streaming) as well as the ten-episode “Day of the Dead” (Syfy, 10 p.m.), based on George Romero’s sequel. 

And “Halloween Kills” (Peacock Premium, streaming) with Jamie Lee Curtis, gets a streaming platform as well as opening in theaters. 

The third season of “You” (Netflix, streaming) begins, with Penn Badgley’s Joe now married with Love (Victoria Pedretti) and living in Northern California, where bad things can also happen. 

From Ava DuVernay comes “Home Sweet Home” (NBC, 8 p.m.), a new reality series in which families switch places with ones from a different walk of life, sounding like a more socially minded “Wife Swap.”

The fourth season of the dating series “Ready to Love” (OWN, 8 p.m.) is set in Washington, D.C.

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