Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25. All times are Eastern.
Grace And Frankie (Netflix, third season available Friday): Legends Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin prove that comedy is ageless with this fervently fun Netflix series, now entering its third season. They play a sort-of Odd Couple who are thrown together after they discover their husbands are in love with each other. The real-life best friends have a refreshingly honest chemistry, ably backed by supporting players like Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen (the ex-husbands in question), June Diane Raphael, Ernie Hudson, and Baron Vaughn. And it looks like prevalent silver fox Peter Gallagher shows up this new season as well, as Grace and Frankie attempt to kick off their new line of sex toys and vibrators for seniors. Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya is rooting for these two.
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1, Friday 8 p.m.): Also returning this weekend is RuPaul’s parade of glamour and camp, as Drag Race enters its ninth season at a new home, moving from Logo to VH1. Lady Gaga herself stops by in this premiere to meet the 13 new contestants who hope to become America’s Next Drag Superstar, and “Their first test is to compete in the Miss Charisma Uniqueness Nerve And Talent pageant.” Oliver Sava has all of those qualities!
Crazy, Stupid, Love (Bravo, Saturday, 7 p.m.): If you loved Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land (and who didn’t? Don’t get us started), check out their first screen matchup in this under-appreciated rom-com. Here the pair plays second fiddle to leads Steve Carell and Julianne Moore, a long-married couple who are separating. Gosling is the Lothario who helps Carell’s character get his groove back—and we all know he’s just the man for the job. But he meets his match in Stone, for a cinematic smoldering so effective that we’d be surprised if LLL was their last onscreen pairing.