The second season of “GLOW” may not deliver the same knockout punch that it did last year, but that’s largely because the novelty of using ladies’ wrestling to examine sexism has worn off. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get in the ring again. Alison Brie and her diverse cast of supporting characters still shine brightly as they struggle to keep their dirt-cheap show on the air while trying to prevent horn-dog executives from pinning them to the mat.
Now streaming on Netflix
From St. Paul to Wakanda
“Black Panther” star Danai Gurira, the Macalester grad whose play “Familiar” was a recent hit at the Guthrie, talks about the pivotal moments in her career on the latest installment of the celebrity interview series “Breaking Big.”
8:30 p.m. Friday, TPT Life
British actress Lesley Manville deserves to be better known by U.S. audiences, as her Oscar-nominated turn in “Phantom Thread” showed. Her bingeworthy sitcom “Mum” is a great excuse to get a free seven-day trial to BritBox, a streaming service that presents BBC and ITV shows. Manville plays an ever-bouyant middle-aged mother, coping with the recent death of her husband and the constant problems posed by her maddening family.
Streaming on BritBox. Episodes also air at 9 p.m. Fri & 9:30 p.m. Sat. on TPT, Ch. 2