Katherine Ryan Mines Motherhood For Laughs in Netflix's The Duchess

ALSO: Being Reuben, 9/11: The Final Minutes of Flight 93, Loud House, Pets United, and more.
  • Katherine Ryan stars in The Duchess. (Netflix)
    Katherine Ryan stars in The Duchess. (Netflix)

    Canadian comic Katherine Ryan has made a name for herself in her adopted home of England with her acerbic brand of comedy. Dropping today, her new six-episode series The Duchess translates her raunchy standup into half-hour britcom form, making for a decidedly off-kilter addition to Netflix's growing stable of mommy comedies. Also today: History Channel remembers 9/11, Loud House kicks off its fifth season, and Room 104 welcomes some familiar faces. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Friday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: With two Netflix standup specials under her belt, Katherine Ryan returns to headline her own comedy series, The Duchess. The new six-part series stars Ryan as an unapologetic single mom. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: After dropping the first three episodes of Season 2 last Friday, The Boys returns with the fourth installment, titled "Nothing Like It in the World." Streaming on Prime Video

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: History Channel is commemorating the 19th anniversary of 9/11 with a pair of new documentaries. 9/11: The Pentagon and 9/11: The Final Minutes of Flight 93, each of which contain new details and previously classified information about the day that changed American forever. Watch the trailer. Airing back-to-back beginning at 8:00 PM ET on History

    NEW EPISODE: The Casa Amor twist has fully sent the Love Island couples into chaos. Will they be able to repair things when they come back together? 9:00 PM ET on CBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: The fifth season of Loud House kicks off with a one hour special event in which each of the show's fan favorites are starting the school year with a big change. Watch the trailer. 7:00 PM ET on Nickelodeon

    PREMIERE MOVIE: The Netflix original animated movie Pets United follows a pampered kitty and a world-wise pup as they team up to save the world from a malicious leader and his robot army. Watch the trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    SEASON FINALE: Being Reuben, the British docuseries following the life and career of fourteen-year-old internet star and makeup expert Reuben de Maid, wraps its first season tonight with back-to-back episodes beginning at 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    NEW EPISODE: Gary Cole (The Good Fight), Jennifer Kim (Mozart in the Jungle), Linda Lavin (Santa Clarita Diet), and Terrence Terrell (Bosch) check into Room 104 for another unpredictable night in "No Dice." 11:00 PM ET on HBO

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

    TOPICS: The Duchess, Netflix, Katherine Ryan