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What’s on TV Friday: ‘Proven Innocent’ and ‘Lorena’

What’s on TV Friday: ‘Proven Innocent’ and ‘Lorena’

Rachelle Lefevre plays the leader of a law firm specializing in reversing wrongful convictions in a new Fox legal drama. And a Jordan Peele-produced Amazon series revisits Lorena Bobbitt.

PROVEN INNOCENT 9 p.m. on Fox. What’s more satisfying than watching justice doled out from the comfort of your couch? The latest legal drama to hit television hopes that the answer is this: watching injustices be reversed. That’s the premise of this new show, which stars Rachelle Lefevre as a lawyer who was once wrongfully convicted of murder and, after having her name cleared, became the leader of a law firm specializing in fighting wrongful sentences. Russell Hornsby plays her legal partner. Kelsey Grammer plays the rotten state’s attorney who put Lefevre’s character behind bars; he’s now her main adversary in the courtroom. The series was created by Danny Strong — one of the creators of “Empire” — and the screenwriter David Elliot.

NBA ALL-STAR CELEBRITY GAME 7 p.m. on ESPN. Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C., is the backdrop of this year’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, which pits a “home” team of names like the actor JB Smoove, the television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz and the rapper Rhapsody against an “away” team that includes the comedians Hasan Minhaj and Amanda Seales and the singer Bad Bunny. The rapper Quavo, a member of Migos and, less prominently, last year’s Celebrity Game M.V.P., will also play for the “away” team.

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