Friday on TV – 9/3/21

Friday features 2 series premieres. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the complete first season premiere of Dive Club on Netflix. On the shores of Cape Mercy, a skillful group of teen divers investigate a series of secrets and signs after one of their own mysteriously goes missing.
Overnight was the complete limited series premiere of Doctor’s Orders on Discovery+. The series wanders into the wild world of motorcycle gangs to explore the sordid truth behind a woman’s planned murder, orchestrated by a husband who believed he was too powerful to get caught. With unique animation in place of recreation, informant Andrew Glick takes viewers through the fatally twisted tale of greed, murder, and municipal corruption. Set against the backdrop of America’s opioid epidemic, Doctor’s Orders exposes the underbelly of crime with a well-respected doctor at the forefront.

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Overnight was the premiere of the documentary film Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles on Disney+. Grammy Award-winning and chart-topping artist Billie Eilish will make her Disney+ debut with Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, a cinematic concert experience. Fresh off the heels of her brand-new album, “Happier than Ever,” the Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album’s sequential order – for the first and only time – from the stage of the legendary Hollywood Bowl. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-directed by Oscar-winner Patrick Osborne, the special will also include animated elements, taking viewers on a dreamlike journey through Billie’s hometown of Los Angeles and its most iconic backdrops. Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles will feature guest appearances from singer-songwriter FINNEAS, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, and world renowned Brazilian guitarist, Romero Lubambo.
Overnight was the premiere of the feature film The J Team on Paramount+. This is a 90-minute feature-length film that follows a young girl named JoJo (JoJo Siwa), whose life is turned upside down when her beloved dance coach Val (Laura Soltis) decides to retire and is replaced by a sparkle-hating instructor named Poppy (Tisha Campbell-Martin). Wanting to stay in the running for an upcoming dance competition, JoJo and her best friends, The Rubies (Kerrynton Jones, Kiara T. Romero), must try their hardest to abide by Poppy’s new, harsh rules. Realizing she cannot hide her sparkle or bow anymore, JoJo is kicked out of her dance troupe and must rediscover what dancing means to her.
Overnight was the premiere of the feature film Worth on Netflix. In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, a lawyer faces an emotional reckoning as he attempts to put a dollar value on the lives lost. Based on real events. It stars Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, Amy Ryan, Shunori Ramanathan, Ato Blankson-Wood, Tate Donovan, Laura Benanti, & Chris Tardio.
Tonight is the 2-hour special, Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James, on Showtime at 9/8c. A raw and intimate documentary look at the wildly colorful life of legendary funk artist Rick James; original interviews with artists, collaborators and friends.

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Dive Club – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Doctor’s Orders – Discovery+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete Limited Series Premiere)
  • *Special*Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*The J Team – Paramount+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Worth – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*AEW: Rampage – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*American Justice – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Burden of Truth – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *New*Cold Case Files – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Darcey & Stacey: Pillow Talk – TLC @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Diners, Drive-ins & Dives – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dino Hunters – Discovery Channel @ 9:05/8:05c
  • *New*Disney’s Magic Bake-Off – Disney Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Dynasty – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Explained – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Gold Rush: Winter’s Fortune – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup – WE @ 9/8c
  • *New*Put a Ring on It – OWN @ 10/9c
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Secret Celebrity Renovation – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*SurrealEstate – Syfy @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Amber Ruffin Show – Peacock @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Greatest #AtHome Videos – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*WWE Friday Night Smackdown – FOX @ 8/7c
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