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Spenser Confidential, Hillary, and Amazing Stories Topline Another Busy Friday

ALSO: The Most Dangerous Animal of All, ZeroZeroZero, RuPaul's Drag Race, Ugly Delicious, and more.
  • (Photos: Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV+)
    (Photos: Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV+)

    Whether you're looking for a new big budget action flick, an up-close look at a fascinating public figure or the revival of a beloved series, Peak TV has you covered today. Also: FX profiles a man who believes the Zodiac killer was his father, new seasons of The Trade and Ugly Delicious, and fresh installments of Rupaul's Drag Race, Into the Dark, MacGyver, and more. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Friday:

    MOVIE PREMIERE: After teaming on four theatrical films, Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg take their act to Netflix with the big budget original film, Spenser Confidential. Based on the book series by Robert B. Parker (which was previously adapted for the 1980s TV series Spenser for Hire and a trio of TV movies), Wahlberg stars at the titular Spenser in a story set soon after the ex-cop's release from prison. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    DOCUSERIES PREMIERE: Hulu's four-part original documentary Hillary weaves new interviews with exclusive behind the scenes footage as it looks at the life and career of one of the world's most famous and most famously polarizing public figures. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    SERIES RETURN: More than 30 years after the original series went off the air, Steven Spielberg is back with fresh installments of Amazing Stories. The rebooted anthology series picks up where the earlier version left off, bringing new directors and writers into the fold to tell stories that will bring viewers to fantastic new worlds while giving them fresh perspectives on their own. Watch the preview. Streaming on Apple TV+

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: The four-part series The Most Dangerous Animal of All examines Gary L. Stewart's years-long search for his biological parents, and the discoveries that ultimately led him to believe that his father was the Zodiac Killer. Read our review. 8:00 PM ET on FX

    SEASON PREMIERE: The second season of Showtime's documentary series The Trade shifts its focus to those fleeing Central America and the illicit industries that prey upon them. Watch the preview. 4:00 PM ET on Showtime

    SERIES PREMIERE: Set on three continents (with dialogue in six different languages), the Amazon original crime drama ZeroZeroZero follows the various businessmen and entities involved in the international drug trade and the tangled web of organized crime. Watch the preview. Streaming on Amazon Prime

    NEW EPISODE: The latest holiday-themed episode of Hulu's anthology series Into The Dark: Crawlers mixes aliens into Saint Patrick's celebrations. Watch the preview. Streaming on Hulu

    SEASON PREMIERE: Season two of Ugly Delicious continues chef David Chang's pursuit of the most delicious meal possible, no matter how photogenic they may or may not be. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Guest judges Thandie Newton and Robyn visit RuPaul's Drag Race for a Fosse-inspired challenge. 8:00 PM ET on VH1


    • MacGyver follows Desi (Levy Tran) as she goes undercover on a soccer team in an attempt to avert disaster. 8:00 PM ET on CBS
    • Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector finds Lincoln (Russell Hornsby) and Amelia (Arielle Kebbel) racing to save a politician's kidnapped daughter. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
    • Hawaii Five-O investigates the murder of a homeowner who just uncovered skeletal remains on his property. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Amazing Stories, Hillary, Hillary Clinton, Mark Wahlberg, Steven Spielberg