What’s new ? 10 best TV and streaming tips for Friday

There’s an Aretha Franklin Night on BBC Four, Sing 2 – starring Bono – lands on Sky Cinema, Harry Hill and Shaun Ryder go head-to-head on This is MY House, and Jason Momoa returns with See. . .

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Aretha Franklin Night on BBC Four

Aretha Franklin: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul at the Proms, 8:00 p.m., BBC Four

Jules Buckley launches his new ensemble and is joined by American singer and Quincy Jones protege Sheléa to perform the songs made famous by the queen of soul.

Aretha’s live performances were visceral rituals, in which she bared her soul.

His version of Otis Redding Respect has become an anthem of both the civil rights movement and women’s empowerment. In 2009, she performed at Barack Obama’s first inauguration as President of the United States.

Presented by Clara Amfo of the Royal Albert Hall.

Aretha Franklin: Duets, 10 p.m., BBC Four

Musical admirers like Elton John, Gloria Estefan, Smokey Robinson (below), PM Dawn, Bonnie Raitt and Rod Stewart share a stage with the queen of soul.

The concert was held at the Neederlander Theater in New York in 1993, in aid of AIDS. Elton, Smokey and Rod provide backing vocals on the first issue of Chain of Fools.

Amazing Grace, 11:00 p.m., BBC Four

Breathtaking concert recording of Aretha Franklin while producing her 1972 gospel album Amazing Grace at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

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The film remained unreleased at the time due to technical issues and did not see the light of day until after the singer’s death in August 2018.

Aretha Franklin: Respect, 12:25 a.m., BBC Four

A tribute to the legendary singer, with Tom Jones, Beverley Knight, Clarke Peters and Trevor Nelson among others.

Don’t miss

This is MY house, 8.30pm, BBC One

This episode should be fun and lively as Harry Hill (below) and Shaun Ryder join the domestic mystery game.

Judi Love and Richard Madeley join them as they try to determine which of the four players is the real Ellie, owner of a former two-bedroom flat in Pollokshields, Glasgow.

Two of the potential landlords get into a heated argument over where the best shops in the neighborhood are, and the foursome of Ellies are asked to talk about their relationship with the landlord’s real brother.

Plus, all four into the real owner’s closet to try and prove that the eclectic clothes in there belong to them.

New or returning shows

An Arctic Whale’s Tale, 8:30 p.m., RTÉ One

Documentary following a journey from Dublin to the waters off the coast of northern Norway, where divers and photographers seek to experience a unique natural event of whale feeding.

Berlin Live, 7 p.m., Sky Arts

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This new series features a diverse mix of some of the world’s most accomplished musicians playing, reading, storytelling – creating something extraordinary – in front of an intimate audience in an exotic Berlin club.

This episode features Donovan (above), the eclectic Scottish singer-songwriter, performing some of his best-known and best-loved hits, including Mellow Yellow, Season of the Witch, Hurdy Gurdy Man and Sunshine Superman.

Perfect, 10 p.m., Dave

George Robinson, Shreya M Patel and Wills Whittington star in this irreverent comedy pilot set in Liverpool and follows three young wheelchair users in their search for jobs and love.

New to feed

Sing 2, Sky Cinema & NOW

The second chapter of Illumination’s hit animated franchise arrives with big dreams and spectacular hit songs.

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The ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his cast of star performers are gearing up to kick off their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet – all in the entertainment capital of the world.

There’s only one catch: they must first persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star – played by U2 frontman Bono in his animated film debut – to join them.

See, Apple TV+

The third and final season of this upcoming primal drama, starring Jason Momoa.

It follows the story of tribal leaders Baba Voss (Momoa) and Paris (Alfre Woodard) living in a post-apocalyptic dystopia where some of its members have the mythical power to see.

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Season 3 is set to pick up the events of the previous finale, which saw Baba Voss defeat his brother Edo (Dave Bautista) and leave the world he loved to live a secluded life in the forest.

And now Baba’s new way of life is threatened by a Trivantian scientist, forcing him to return to Paya.

Each episode will drop weekly on Fridays.

Untrapped: The Lil Baby Story, Amazon Prime Video

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Baby has been one of the world’s most influential artists since his first release in 2017.

Untrapped tells its story and details its meteoric rise to become the most dominant name in the rap game.

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While still a teenager, Baby – known to friends and family as Dominique Armani Jones – was one of West Atlanta’s most notorious street figures, before he was arrested and sent to prison. .

After his release in 2016, he faced a stark choice: return to quick street money, or try his luck so that his charisma and untested talent could bring him success as a rapper.

Samaritan, Amazon Prime Video

Thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor, Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone), is actually a legend hidden in plain sight.

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Twenty years ago, Granite City’s super-powered vigilante, Samaritan, was pronounced dead after a fiery battle in a warehouse with his rival, Nemesis.

Most believe Samaritan perished in the fire, but some in town, like Sam, hope he is still alive.

With crime on the rise and the city on the brink of chaos, Sam makes it his mission to entice his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.

Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes, Amazon Prime Video

This documentary shows the New England cricket captain discussing the highs and lows of his record-breaking career with Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes.

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The film tells the story of Ben’s phenomenal career, examining his World Cup triumph and his heroism in the Headingley crease, as well as the lows that saw him walk away from the game and cost him dearly.

The film crew captured Ben’s most personal and difficult moments, including the last visit to see his terminally ill father and his mental health issues.

With his family away, a devoted stay-at-home dad enjoys his first time in years by joining his old, partying friend on a wild birthday adventure.

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