On TV this Friday: Nikita stealthily slips back for another season, it’s a very Green Day on CSI: NY, Melissa George is the Hunted in Cinemax’s new series and Boss‘ season comes to an end. Here are nine programs to look out for tonight.
8 pm Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance-Off 2012 (Disney) | Justin Bieber surprises the six finalists in this competition, the winner of which will shake his or her groove thang on the network’s Shake It Up.
8 pm Shark Tank (ABC) | The San Francisco 49ers’ Brandon Jacobs helps a woman hawk her energy drink, and the money mavens decide whether or not to back a lobster-roll food truck.
9 pm Nikita (The CW) | Season 3 premiere: Ryan’s in charge of Division, and Nikita’s right there with him. Her and Michael’s first mission? Bring in the Dirty Thirty. Along the way, expect a couple of enormously romantic moments — one involving a Glock. (Take a look at photos from tonight’s episode.)
9 pm Boss (Starz) | Season finale: Miller publishes a story that could destroy Kane, who’s threatened by Kitty’s alliance with Doyle. As the mayor goes to any lengths to stay on top, Meredith forms a new relationship. (No word yet on a Season 3.)
9 pm CSI: NY (CBS) | Lindsay is injured during the attempted murder of a political candidate (guest star Neal McDonough), in an episode that used the music of Green Day to narrate dialogue-free sequences. Also, prepare to meet a slightly older Lucy Messer (now played by General Hospital‘s Brooklyn Silzer).
10 pm Hunted (Cinemax) | Series premiere: Melissa George (Grey’s Anatomy) plays a spy in danger in this new drama from Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files). When George’s Sam survives a hit on her life, she returns to the elite private intelligence firm where she works but suspects that members of her own team were behind the attempted assassination. Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) and Adam Raymer (Hawthorne) co-star. (The premiere airs again at 11 pm.)
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Danny and Jackie are assigned to protect a Central American president believed to be a target for assassination; Jamie questions Vinny’s methods while performing an unjustified stop.
10 pm Haven (Syfy) | A hauntingly beautiful woman is a beast when it comes to cruel and unusual punishment.
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