Those thinking about checking out Big Jay Oakerson this weekend at the Mall of America’s House of Comedy can get a sneak preview by watching “The Degenerates,” a new stand-up special in which the comic, once dubbed by the New York Times as the master of the dirty joke, is heavily featured.
Now streaming on Netflix
The documentary “Virginia 12th” chronicles Chris Hurst’s uphill attempt to win a seat in the Virginia House. Hurst is the news anchor who watched as his girlfriend and co-worker were murdered on the air, but this is much more interested in dissecting the minutiae of the political process and celebrating positions embraced by the Democratic Party.
Now streaming on Facebook and YouTube
Long in the tooth
Long before David Boreanaz’s Angel prowled the streets, there was Jonathan Frid’s Barnabas Collins, a vampire who became the star of the first gothic soap opera, “Dark Shadows.” You can now catch more than 250 episodes of the 1960s series by tuning in every weeknight.
11 p.m., Decades Network