Today’s Top 5 TV Picks – Friday June 14


Today’s Top 5 Picks


1

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

8 p.m. ET on ABC

Lou Diamond Phillips directed the new episode called “The Other Thing,” which involves a rare double-hostage situation. Sarge (Clark Gregg) has May (Ming-Na Wen), while Daisy, Enoch and Simmons (Chloe Bennet, Joel Stoffer, Elizabeth Henstridge) are otherwise captive. As a consequence, now there are two planets that need saving. Iain De Caestecker also stars.


2

16 Shots

9 p.m. ET on SHOWTIME – Premiere

In his new documentary, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Rick Rowley (“Dirty Wars”) examines the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, as well as the cover-up that ensued after journalists and activists challenged the official police declaration that the shooting was justified.


3

Just Roll With It

9:35 p.m. ET on DISNEY

“Walk the Prank” series creators Adam Small and Trevor Moore also came up with this ambitious new project in which a conventional family sitcom gets an improv-comedy twist that allows members of the studio audience to vote on the story direction in key scenes. The cast includes Tobie Windham, Suzi Barrett, Ramon Reed and Kaylin Hayman.


4

Jett

10 p.m. ET on CINEMAX – Series Premiere

Created, written and directed by Sebastian Gutierrez (the thriller “Gothika”), this new drama stars Carla Gugino (“The Haunting of Hill House”) in the title role of Daisy “Jett” Kowalski, an accomplished thief fresh out of prison. Soon, however, she’s forced to fall back on her old skill set. Giancarlo Esposito, Elena Anaya and Gil Bellows co-star.


5

Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City

11 p.m. ET on COMEDY – Season Premiere

Kevin Hart returns for Season 3 of this comedy series, which finds him joining co-stars Joey Wells and Harry Ratchford to pick promising new comics from eight cities that are not where you’re apt to find the Next Big Comedy Thing. These newcomers perform highlights from their sets and also chat with Hart. First up: St. Louis. Another episode follows.

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