On TV this Friday: The Last Man Standing finale reunites two Taylors, Malibu Country seals its borders, Grimm gets blindsided and Fashion Star strikes a blow for elastic waistbands. Keeping in mind that March Madness is unfolding on CBS, TNT and TBS, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Fashion Star (NBC) | The designers must create garments that will flatter any body type. Cue the “I can’t work with bodies that aren’t runway-size!” meltdown in 3… 2… 1….
8 pm Last Man Standing (ABC) | Season finale: Jonathan Taylor Thomas reunites with Home Improvement dad Tim Allen when he plays a former co-worker of Mandy’s who’s become a successful restaurateur. (Watch a preview.) TVLine’s Renewal Scorecard currently lists the show’s chances as “could go either way.”
8:30 pm Malibu Country (ABC) | Season 1 finale: When Reba’s family secretly posts her profile on a dating site, the service pairs her with Brad (played by Mike Hammer himself, Stacy Keach) – but their first meeting doesn’t go exactly as planned.
9 pm Grimm (NBC) | A new Wesen leaves his victims blind, and Adalind contemplates the significance of her new situation. (Watch a video sneak peek!)
9 pm Touch (Fox) | Jake hooks himself up to Calvin’s brain scanner, which provides more information about Amelia’s whereabouts and a final piece of the puzzle for Calvin to communicate with his brain-dead brother.
9 pm Spartacus: War of the Damned (Starz) | With Crassus driving his men hard in pursuit of Spartacus, the conflict between Tiberius and Caesar escalates.
9 pm Cult (The CW) | Skye gets drugged when she and Jeff attend a Cult costume party dressed as Kelly and Billy. On the show-within-a-show, a flashback shows Billy’s wedding to Kelly.
10 pm 20/20 (ABC) | An analysis of the Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial leads the broadcast.
10 pm Rock Center With Brian Williams (NBC) | Among tonight’s stories: A Tennessee elementary school is home to 15 sets of twins. (What in the frilly heck is going on there?)
10 pm Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) | Pop music mastermind Clive Davis and economist Austan Goolsbee join Maher for interviews, then former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, columnist John Feehery and voter-registration advocate Maria Teresa Humar pull their seats up to the roundtable.
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