What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Friday
On TV this Friday: The Finder embarks on one last search, CSI: NY‘s finale puts Mac in limbo, Fringe and Blue Bloods serve up terror-fying season-enders, USA Network gives TV a new odd couple and more. In addition to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are nine programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Shark Tank (ABC) | Billy Blanks, Jr. (son of Tae Bo legend Billy Blanks) asks the Sharks to invest in a “dance fitness program for people of all shapes and sizes.” (Sounds like Zumba to me…) P.S. Renewed!
8 pm The Finder (Fox) | Series finale: Walter’s brother (played by Geoff Stults’ real-life brother and 7th Heaven alum, George Stults) comes to town to deliver their father’s (Beverly Hills Cop‘s John Ashton) dying wish: Find his first love (Smallville‘s Annette O’Toole); Willa’s Uncle Shadrack (guest star Eric Roberts) forces her to marry Timo. (Watch an exclusive video!)
8 pm Who Do You Think You Are? (NBC) | SNL funnyman Jason Sudeikis takes a serious turn as he researches the cryptic story of his grandfather’s death and the dangerous lives of his older ancestors.
9 pm CSI: NY (CBS) | Season 8 finale: When Mac is shot, he finds himself in limbo between life and death, while his team tries to bring the shooter to justice. Eureka‘s Jaime Ray Newman returns as Mac’s late wife; see an exclusive clip and read preview from Gary Sinise.
9 pm Fringe (Fox) | Season 4 finale: What is William Bell’s master plan, and how does his “old friend” figure into it? Is Astrid alive or dead? What cortexiphantastic new party trick will Olivia show us? And how will the final scene set the stage for the fifth and final season? (Watch the wild new trailer!)
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | In order to defeat Dick Roman and the Leviathans, the Winchesters must locate three key items. Easy, right? Not when the scavenger hunt includes facing off with two of their strongest opponents — Crowley included.
9 pm Fairly Legal (USA Network) | Judge Nicastro goes to war with the transit workers’ union (led by guest star Meat Loaf); Kate and Ben’s relationship heats up.
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Season 2 finale: Frank spends Mother’s Day racing to stop a biological weapon attack on NYC — all while keeping it a secret from his family; Danny and Jamie’s long-standing conflict comes to a head. The Wire‘s Leo Fitzpatrick, The Good Wife‘s David Fonteno and Third Watch‘s Joe Lisi guest-star.
10 pm Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) | Desperate Housewives‘ Eva Longoria will appear alongside a national security expert, an issues strategist and … yeah, I just fell asleep, too.
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.Follow @AlyseWhitney