On TV this Friday: The America’s Next Top Model premiere finds some fierce fellas, Continuum has one shot at success, Jay Z raps in Real Time and Comedy Bang! Bang! plays Mr. Show-and-tell. Here are seven programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm America’s Next Top Model (The CW) | Season 20 premiere: For the first time in the show’s history, male and female models vie for Miss Tyra’s smize stamp of approval. Tonight, the semi-finalists pose on the streets of Hollywood for a spot in the competition’s Top 16.
9 pm Magic City (Showtime) | Ike’s deal to run the Havana hotels hurts his ties to Victor.
10 pm Continuum (Syfy) | When Julian is released, Kiera can stop his rise to power – but only with a bullet.
10 pm 20/20 (ABC) | One of tonight’s segments shows how easily weight-loss products can fake “Before” and “After” photos. (Please hold while I cancel my order for the Ab Blaster Pilates Step Fit 3000 with complimentary chia-protein shake.)
10 pm Saint Hoods (Discovery) | Series premiere: This new, unscripted offering follows three long-standing Boston neighborhood crews who battle for control of the city’s bookie community.
10 pm Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO) | The series’ last episode before a brief hiatus includes chats with Larry Miller (10 Things I Hate About You) and rapper Jay Z, who’ll present the world premiere exclusive of his Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film immediately after the show.
10 pm Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) | Mr. Show reunion! David Cross (Arrested Development) and Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) visit with former Mr. Show writer Scott Aukerman. “Weird Al” Yankovic and Saturday Night Live‘s Will Forte and Tim Meadows also appear.
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