What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Friday
On TV this Friday: The Finder tackles a bewitching case, Fringe‘s worlds remain in crisis, Mary Shannon is In Plain Sight for the very last time and more. In addition to TVLine’s features (linked within), here are eight programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm The Finder (Fox) | A Miami mob boss (Nestor Serrano, 24) has a strange request: Find the voodoo doll that is working against him.
8 pm Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC) | Parks and Recreation‘s Rashida Jones uncovers information about her grandmother’s pre-marriage life, during a trip that takes her from Manhattan to Ireland — and hopefully includes at least a brief appearance by Mod Squad‘s Peggy Lipton.
9 pm CSI: NY (CBS) | The team investigates the murder of a successful businessman (Rizzoli & Isles‘ Lee Thompson Young aka Jett Jackson) who still felt the pull of his old neighborhood. Sunset Beach‘s Sherri Saum and The Guardian‘s Charles Malik Whitfield also guest-star.
9 pm Fringe (Fox) | A mysterious event causes people to spontaneously combust, forcing Walter to revisit his painful past while the team faces off against David Robert Jones to save the world/worlds. Lost‘s Rebecca Mader guest-stars. (Get scoop on Lincoln Lee’s status, Leonard Nimoy’s return and Season 5.)
9 pm The Comedy Awards Playlist (Comedy Central) | Get warmed up for Sunday’s Comedy Awards with a night of specials featuring performances from 2012 nominees — including Donald Glover, Louis C.K. and Daniel Tosh — and past winners alike.
10 pm In Plain Sight (USA Network) | Series finale: In “All’s Well That Ends,” Mary finds herself caught between her “model” witness and an unexpected family reunion — all while radical changes take place around the office.
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Danny and Jackie investigate the suspicious death of a high-rolling investor (Pulp Fiction‘s Frank Whaley) who sustained injuries in a fight yet doesn’t have a scratch on his body; Frank places Jamie under house arrest when the Sanfinos put out a hit on “Jimmy Riordan.”
10 pm Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) | Famed comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait will appear tonight alongside Ed Schultz and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
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