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Making the Cut and Ozark Headline a Packed Friday Drop

ALSO: Baghdad Central, Be Our Chef, Oprah Talks COVID-19, Somewhere South, and more.
  • (Photos: Amazon/Netflix)
    (Photos: Amazon/Netflix)

    Ozark raised the stakes at the end of Season 2, leaving Wendy and Marty Byrde's marriage in a tantalizingly perilous position. The third season drops today, and it's putting the Byrde's partnership at the center of the action. A different type of partnership lies at the heart of Amazon's new fashion competition Making the Cut, with Project Runway alums Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum headlining the retail juggernaut's first foray into fashion TV. Gunn says a larger budget brings this show to the next level. Also today: Oprah talks COVID-19, Hulu delivers British gold, and Disney+, PBS, and Netflix have new offerings that are all about food. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Friday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum are back with Making the Cut, in which some of the fashion industry's most exciting up and coming talents will compete on a global stage for the investment capital and retail visibility that only Amazon can provide. Watch the preview. Streaming on Prime Video

    SEASON PREMIERE: Picking up six months after the Season 2 finale, Ozark's Wendy (Laura Linney) and Marty (Jason Bateman) kick off the new season with their riverboat casino up and running, and no shortage of concerns over what the future may hold. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Oprah Winfrey made headlines last week when she dropped the first episode of her new series Oprah Talks COVID-19 on Apple TV+. This week she'll be speaking with pastor Wintley Phipps to get his words of advice for everyone living through this uncertain time. The show is available for free, with or without a subscription, on Apple TV+

    SERIES PREMIERE: Families looking for new ideas for what to cook at home may want to check out Be Our Chef, Disney+'s new family cooking competition. Angela Kinsey (The Office) hosts. Watch the preview. Streaming on Disney+

    SERIES PREMIERE: One in a series of promising new British series to find their way stateside, Baghdad Central follows Iraqi police officer Muhsin al-Khafaji (Waleed Zuaiter) as he searches for his missing daughter in the months following the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    PREMIERE MOVIE: Elijah (Mamoudou Athie) wants to be a master sommelier in Netflix's original movie Uncorked, but his father Louis (Courtney B. Vance) hopes he'll carry on the family BBQ business. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: After hearing his neighbor sneeze through their shared bedroom wall on High Maintenance, Rocky (James Edmund Godwin) mentally reviews all the humiliating things his neighbor has likely heard coming from his side of the wall. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    SERIES PREMIERE: Award-winning chef Vivian Howard hosts Somewhere South, exploring the roots of southern food and the connections people forge by sharing a meal. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on PBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: The new season of Mama June: Family Crisis picks up with Mama June Shannon estranged from her family, including Pumpkin and Honey Boo Boo. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on WeTV

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

    TOPICS: Making the Cut, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Ozark