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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Grace and Frankie’ and a Tribute to Lorraine Hansberry


Jane Fonda, left, and Lily Tomlin in “Grace and Frankie.”

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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin go back for any other season of “Grace and Frankie.” And Nicolas Cage is going loopy in “Mom and Dad.”

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GRACE AND FRANKIE on Netflix. It’s awards season, this means that uncommon onstage appearances from reclusive Hollywood legends. These riveting cameos most commonly consist of 3 traces from a teleprompter and the outlet of an envelope. But two of the ones legends, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, are nonetheless running up a typhoon — the fourth season in their sitcom “Grace and Frankie” arrives on Friday. The display follows the not going friendship that blossoms after the pair’s husbands depart them for every different. This season offers with the aches and pains of growing old, as Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) handle the following era, whilst their ex-husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) check out an open marriage. And Lisa Kudrow joins the all-star forged as Grace’s manicurist.


Nicolas Cage in “Mom and Dad.”

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MOM AND DAD on iTunes. Nicolas Cage has mesmerized audiences together with his unhinged regulate egos in various motion pictures, so why no longer opt for it yet one more time? In “Mom and Dad,” he and Selma Blair play a completely standard couple with two kids in Middle American suburbia. But their the city is quickly inflamed by means of a virus that compels oldsters to kill their kids. The pair quickly wield saws and different sharp items in a collection of manic makes an attempt to off their offspring.

TROLLS: THE BEAT GOES ON on Netflix. The 12 months 2017 introduced many surprises, amongst them the word “Oscar-nominated movie ‘Trolls.’” The exuberant animated film, which brings the ones colorfully tufted dolls to lifestyles, used to be a large hit on the field administrative center and earned an Oscar nod for easiest authentic music for Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” Now, the tale continues with this Netflix collection, created by means of a most commonly other ingenious workforce. Amanda Leighton and Skylar Astin take over vocal tasks from Anna Kendrick and Mr. Timberlake.

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VICE NEWS TONIGHT 7:30 p.m. on Vice. In August, Vice News supplied a detailed and unencumbered glance in the back of the scenes on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The program will try to pull off a identical feat with a a lot wider scope on “America First,” which airs Friday as President Trump wraps up his first 12 months in administrative center. The episode sends the correspondents Michael Moynihan and Isobel Yeung around the nation to communicate to individuals who voted for Mr. Trump and read about how his marketing campaign guarantees have manifested.


Lorraine Hansberry

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AMERICAN MASTERS — LORRAINE HANSBERRY: SIGHTED EYES/FEELING HEART nine p.m. on PBS (take a look at native listings). Ms. Hansberry used to be simply 27 when she wrote “A Raisin in the Sun” — and simply 34 when she died of most cancers in 1965. This despair documentary delves into her quick lifestyles, which she trustworthy to artwork and activism, with interviews with Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee (each authentic Broadway forged individuals of “Raisin”), Harry Belafonte, and extra.

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