What to Watch Friday: Disney's Beach Movie, Aziz Ansari Bang!s One Out, Continuum and More

Teen Beach MovieOn TV this Friday: Surf’s up in Disney Channel’s Teen Beach Movie, Aziz Ansari parks it at Comedy Bang! Bang!, the Treehouse Master creates wedded bliss in the season finale and Continuum courts disaster. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are seven programs to keep on your radar tonight.

8 pm Teen Beach Movie (Disney Channel) | Ross Lynch (Austin & Ally) and Maia Mitchell (The Fosters) star as teen sweethearts who find themselves swept into a retro surf musical movie called Wet Side Story. Their efforts to find a way back to 2013 are complicated by the romantic interests of the movie’s leading lady and man. (Think High School Musical meets Beach Blanket Bingo meets Back to the Future.) A sneak preview of the new Disney series Liv and Maddie follows at 9:45; get a first look.

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9 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Repeat to Revisit: This prequel to the series’ pilot finds McGarrett and Catherine crossing into North Korea to retrieve the remains of a fallen friend, which trips McGarrett’s memories of his last mission there. Summer strummer Jimmy Buffett and returning guest star Terry O’Quinn (Lost) appear.

9 pm Magic City (Starz) | Ike and Meg grow close as she uses connections to fight the gambling bill; Ben makes Stevie an offer.

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10 pm Continuum (Syfy) | Kiera and Carlos race to protect the family of a compromised juror on Julian’s trial.

10 pm Treehouse Masters (Animal Planet) | Season finale: Pete builds a magical honeymoon suite for newlyweds who want to spend their first night together up a tree. (Not yet renewed.)

10 pm Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) | Maher interviews killer whale trainer John Hargrove and then has a roundtable discussion with journalist Rula Jebreal, former Florida Rep. Conie Mack and tax-reform advocate Grover Norquist.

10 pm Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) | Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation) makes merry with Reggie and Scott.

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Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!



Comments (9)

  • Jesse and the Rippers on Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon

    Comment by Michelle's – July 19, 2013 05:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I will be watching that live and recording it!

      Comment by Amanda – July 19, 2013 07:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching the Pilot of Smash tonight on Ovation. They’re going to be running the series from the beginning every Friday night, starting tonight. Though I enjoyed the show till the bitter end, I know I’m in the minority. However, I think we can all agree that the pilot is a repeat to revisit.

    Comment by Joe – July 19, 2013 06:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • LOL! Oh Disney. What are you doing? Wet Side Story? If that’s not already porn, it will be soon.

    Comment by dee123 – July 19, 2013 07:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will video tap the movie for the people who miss it😊

    Comment by Adrianna – July 19, 2013 10:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Well, I may watch the Disney teen movie as a nostalgia thing — I watched the original Beach Blanket movies in the sixties when they first came out.

    I would also like to mention that there is a great new series on Reelz called KING, not to be confused with King and Maxwell. The premise and plot are actually a bit similar, and it is definitely worth checking out, although this one is a bit raunchier and more plain spoken.

    And of course, CONTINUUM is not to be missed.

    Comment by MaryAnn – July 19, 2013 10:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Continuum continues to blow me away. I actually downloaded the first 8 episodes from this new season because I couldn’t wait, watched them all and now record and watch them again on SyFy. Rachel Nichols is unbelievable in this season.

    Comment by Don – July 19, 2013 10:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • “Think High School Musical meets Beach Blanket Bingo meets Back to the Future”? Meets Pleasantville most of all.

    Comment by Joe R – July 19, 2013 11:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Comedy Bang Bang and Real Time (Dan Savage is one of the guests). Also 1 Girl 5 Gays moves to its new night tonight at midnight on Logo.

    Comment by Roni – July 19, 2013 02:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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