Friday: ‘Daisy Jones & The Six,’ the Series

Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel about a Fleetwood Mac-like band of the 70s is now a 10-episode series, “Daisy Jones & The Six” (Amazon Prime, streaming). Told in the same oral history form, it seems better than most rock series though it threatens at every minute to turn into “Vinyl.” Still, it stars no less than Elvis’ granddaughter Riley Keough opposite Sam Claflin. Timothy Olyphant pops up as a tour manager. 

New songs were written for the effort, with contributions from Phoebe Bridgers, Jackson Browne and Marcus Mumford. 

The latest reality competition “The Exhibit: The Search for the Next Big Artist” (MTV, 9 p.m.) combine eight fairly accomplished artists (some who have already been in museums) to compete to get a show at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in D.C., whose director Melissa Chiu is lead judge. It may be odd to have artists working in a wide variety of media pitted against eachother, but there’s more of a camaraderie since nobody gets eliminated each week. It gets a prize time slot, after “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (MTV, 9 p.m.). Here’s a longer story I wrote about the show, for

From Spain comes the new rom-com “Love at First Kiss” (Netflix, streaming) about a teen who can see the future through a kiss. Alvaro Cervante stars. 

The comedy “Grand Crew” (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) returns for a second season. 

The fashion designing competition “Next in Fashion” (Netflix, streaming) returns for a second season, with Gigi Hadid joining Tan France as cohost. 

The animated “Transformers: EarthSpark” (Paramount+, streaming) has another set of new episodes. 

“Party Down” (Starz, 8:56 p.m.) works a post-pandemic surprise party. 

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