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What to Watch on Friday: Amazon Prime has ‘The Romanoffs,’ from ‘Mad Men’ creator

Aaron Eckhart, left, and Marthe Keller in the new Amazon Prime series “The Romanoffs.”
Aaron Eckhart, left, and Marthe Keller in the new Amazon Prime series “The Romanoffs.” Amazon

The Romanoffs (Amazon Prime) - This new drama series from Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men”) tells eight different stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family, the Romanoffs. It’s set in seven countries and shot on location, with each story in a new location with a new cast. We get the first two episodes tonight (other episodes will be available each Friday. The first episode, “The Violet Hour” stars Aaron Eckhart, Marthe Keller and Ines Melab. The second episode, “The Royal We,” stars Corey Stoll, Kerry Bishe, Janet Montgomery and Noah Wyle. Future episodes will feature Christina Hendricks, Jack Huston, Amanda Peet, John Slattery, Paul Reiser and Diane Lane.

Blindspot (8p.m., NBC) - In the Season 4 premiere, the team learns that Jane is slowly dying from being poisoned, but they don’t know that Remi is back.

Dynasty (8 p.m., The CW) - The splintered family struggles to rise from the ashes on the eve of Carrington Atlantic’s 100th anniversary in the Season 2 premiere.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (9 p.m., The CW) - Rebecca faces the consequences of her guilty plea in the Season 4 opener.

Being Melania: The First Lady (10 p.m., ABC) — 20/20 gets an exclusive sit-down interview with first lady Melania Trump.

Light As a Feather (Hulu) - In this new drama, an innocent game of “Light As a Feather, Stiff as a Board,” goes wrong when five teen girls who played start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, forcing the survivors to figure out why they’re being targeted and and whether the evil force hunting them is one of their own. It stars Brent Rivera, Peyton List, Liana Liberate and Dylan Sprayberry.

Netflix — There’s a lot landing on Netflix today, too. Most notably: The 10-episode series “The Haunting of Hill House” is a modern retelling of the Shirley Jackson novel/movie; and the documentary series “ReMastered,” which investigates high-profile events affecting legendary musicians;

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