Friday TV: Here’s ‘The Velvet Underground’

The family series “Puppy Place” (Apple TV+, streaming), based on the Scholastic Book series, makes its premiere. Riley Looc and Brooklynn MacKinzie star.

The two part “La Frontera with Pati Jinich” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) concentrates on the foods along the U.S.-Mexico border. It concludes next week. 

“Eli Roth’s History of Horror” (AMC, 10 p.m.) looks at horror films where psychic powers were prominent in the plots. 

The life of Cuban writer Jose Lezama Lima is told on a new episode of “VOCES” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings). 

“See” (Apple TV+, streaming), the fantasy series with Jason Momoa, ends its second season.

The artist gives some hints about her process on the new “Art in Bloom with Helen Dealtry” (Discovery+, streaming).

“Finding Andrea” (Discovery+, streaming) is a new true crime documentary series about a single mother who went missing. 

In the German import “The Four of Us” (Netflix, streaming), two couples who have swapped partners reunite on a remote beach.

A hint that CNN is pulling out of the all politics all the time beat: a special report “Gabby Petito and the Hunt for Justice” (CNN, 9 p.m.). 

From Norway comes “The Trip” (Netflix, streaming), a thriller about a couple who each plan to murder the other during their holiday. Not to be confused with the Steve Coogan travel pic. 

“Karma’s World” (Netflix, streaming) is a new animated series about a young girl who wants to rap and sing and make the world better. It’s from Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, who also provides the voice for the girl’s dad.

The Dutch World War II flick “The Forgotten Battle” (Netflix, streaming) concerns the Battle of the Scheldt.It’s the first Netflix-produced Dutch original film.

“Little Things” (Netflix, streaming), the Indian romantic comedy, returns for its fourth and final season. 

The animated character Sharkdog stars in the animated special “Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween” (Netflix, streaming). 

New York comedian Jo Firestone teaches a comedy workshop to 16 senior citizens, leading up to their first stand up show in comedy special “Good Timing with Jo Firestone” (Peacock, streaming). 

An ex-team member returns on “S.W.A.T.” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

The made for TV thriller “Her Boyfriend’s Deadly Secret” (Lifetime Movie Network, 8 p.m.), a high schooler dates the wrong person. Alicia Leigh Willis and Karen Bull star.

“Magnum P.I.” (CBS, 9 p.m.) goes undercover at a ritzy country club.

Frank gets an enticing job offer on “Blue Bloods” (CBS, 10 p.m.). 

“Shark Tank” (ABC, 8 p.m.) is aided by Peter Jones, one of the original dragons from BBC’s “Dragon’s Den,” which was inspiration for the U.S. copy.

The case of a high school principal convicted of killing his teacher wife is examined on a two hour “20/20” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

“Dateline” (NBC, 9 p.m.) looks at the death of a spiritual leader in Colorado. 

In the Korean thriller “My Name” (Netflix), a woman puts her trust in a crime boss after the death of her father.  

“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” (Amazon Prime, streaming) returns for a third season, because that’s what happens if you give a mouse a cookie (and a TV series). 

“Nancy Drew” (CW, 9 p.m.) has her first day on the Community Liaison and meets somebody.

Judy Gold is guest star on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” (CW, 8 p.m.).

“Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team” (CMT, 9 p.m.) brings in the choreographers. 

The NBA star is profiled in the documentary “Passion Play: Russell Westbrook” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).

Filmmaker Nick Davis is guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies tonight. His choices three screenplays by his grandfather, Herman J. Mankiewicz: “My Dear Miss Aldrich” (8 p.m.), “Citizen Kane” (9:30 p.m.) and “All About Eve” (11:45 p.m.). Then comes a couple of edgy teen crime dramas, “River’s Edge” (2:15 a.m.) and “Over the Edge” (4 a.m.). 

During the day are some more from Lucille Ball, with “Next Time I Marry” (6 a.m.), “Go Chase Yourself” (7:15 a.m.), “A Girl, a Guy and a Gob” (8:30 a.m.), “Twelve Crowded Hours” (10:15 a.m.) and “You Can’t Fool Your Wife” (11:30 a.m.). This afternoon is spent at the big top with “The Dark Tower” (12:45 p.m.), “Carnival Story” (2:30 p.m.), “The Big Circus” (4:15 p.m.) and “Carnival of Souls” (6:15 p.m.).

The American League Championship Series begins with Boston at Houston (Fox, 8 p.m.). 

NBA action includes Boston at Miami (ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.) and Portland at Golden State (NBA, 10 p.m.). 

College football has Clemson at Syracuse (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Montana State at Weber State (ESPNU, 10 p.m.) and California at Oregon (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

It’s Phoenix at Chicago (ESPN2, 9 p.m.) in Game 3 of the WNBA Playoff. 

Hockey has Arizona at Buffalo (NHL, 1 p.m.) and Chicago at Pittsburgh (NHL, 7 p.m.) 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Rosario Dawson, Renee Erickson. The View: Jessica Chastain, Oscar Isaac, Patina Miller, Sherri Shepherd. The Talk: Dermot Mulroney. Ellen DeGeneres: Marlee Matlin, Mario Lopez. Drew Barrymore: Heather Locklear, Barbara Corcoran. Kelly Clarkson: David Duchovny, Ms. Pat, Woman Chainani, Aespa. Tamron Hall: Amanda Gorman, Tyra Banks. Wendy Williams: Leslie Jones (rerun). The Real: Torrei Hart. 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Drew Carey, Phoebe Robinson (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Oscar Isaac, Jo Firestone, Alec Benjamin. Seth Meyers: Blake Shelton, Brett Goldstein, Cuco (rerun). James Corden: Dr. Phil McGraw, Teddy Swims (rerun). 

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