What to Watch Friday: Docu Love-Love for Venus and Serena, Revisit Asylum, Continuum and More

Venus and SerenaOn TV this Friday: Venus and Serena net a Showtime documentary, King finishes its first reign, Continuum follows suit and you’ll go crazy for an American Horror Story: Asylum marathon. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Perfect Score (The CW) | Two gal pals on a mission to marry before they turn 30 (oh, the horror of being in your third decade and single!) look for love on the Arielle Kebbel-hosted game show.

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9 pm Venus and Serena (Showtime) | This two-hour documentary tells the story of how the Williams sisters have dominated professional tennis for more than a decade.

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9 pm The Following (Fox) | Repeat to Revisit: A Claire/Emma throwdown, broken up by Roderick. What more do you need?

9 pm America’s Next Top Model (The CW) | Tonight’s photo-shoot look is “trailer-park chic.” Please let Slim Jims somehow be involved…

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10 pm-5 am Saturday American Horror Story: Asylum marathon (FX) | Go back to Briarcliff – if you dare – with this marathon of Episodes 1-7. (Episodes 8-13 will run 11 pm Saturday-5 am Sunday.)

10 pm King (Reelz) | Season finale: When an anti-racist activist is beaten in his own home and his kids are taken away by Child Protection, Jess must find the attacker in order to reunite the family. (Not yet renewed.)

10 pm Continuum (Syfy) | Travis gets his hands on Elena’s CPS suit, and Kiera comes to realize that Alec has fallen into Escher’s clutches.

10 pm Strike Back (Cinemax) | Kamali wins Stonebridge and Scott’s trust by leading them to an SAS mercenary who’s planning to smuggle al-Zuhari into Beirut.

10 pm Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) | Conan sidekick Andy Richter and Burning Love‘s Michael Ian Black join in the Friday revelry.

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

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  1. Maryann says:


  2. wrstlgirl says:

    I really like Continuum but this 2nd season doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. That said, I’ll be watching.

  3. Jen says:

    Strike Back
    Fashion Pollice

  4. Steve says:

    Strike Back
    AHS Marathon

  5. Joey says:


  6. MariaD says:

    Continuum! Episode is directed by Amanda Tapping (Carter on SG1).

  7. G says:

    Strike Back.

  8. JCK says:

    PBS all night Midsomer Murders on Mystery followed by Death In Paradise.

  9. John says:

    Strike Back!