On TV this Friday: Blue Bloods introduces its new big boss, Strike Back wraps up, The Neighbors celebrate a new holiday and What Not to Wear gives its final fashion tips. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon) | Special one-hour episode: Korra learns the origins of the first Avatar, voiced by Walking Dead‘s Steven Yeun.
8 pm Last Man Standing (ABC) | Vanessa’s haunted house ideas prove too scary for Boyd, in an episode directed by Home Improvement alum/recent guest star Jonathan Taylor Thomas.
8:30 The Neighbors (ABC) | Larry becomes enamored with the story of Chanukah and decides to combine the Festival of Lights with his other favorite holiday, creating a Challoweenukah for the rest of ya!
9 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Five-0’s prime suspect in the murder of a wedding crasher is the runaway bride. Rebecca De Mornay (Risky Business) guest-stars.
9 pm What Not to Wear (TLC) | Series finale: Stacy London and Clinton Kelly celebrate the end of their long-running show in Las Vegas. (As the saying goes, “Your ugly tube top from 1997 that Stacy and Clinton made you throw out in Vegas, stays in Vegas.”)
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Frank is annoyed at having to meet with the newly appointed Inspector General, played by new recurring cast member Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers).
10 pm Haven (Syfy) | Petrifying! Nathan, Duke and Lexie rush to find the troubled person responsible for spontaneously turning people into stone.
10 pm Comedy Bang! Bang! (IFC) | Season 2 fall premiere: Rainn Wilson (The Office) joins Scott on the couch, while Reggie discovers his new super power. (Get renewal scoop.)
10 pm Strike Back (Cinemax) | Season finale: The team resorts to questionable measures as the the timetable for the attack accelerates. (Not yet renewed; prequel miniseries premieres Oct. 25 at 10/9c.)
10:30 pm The Birthday Boys (IFC) | Inspired by Mr. Show, Monty Python and Kids in the Hall, this new sketch comedy show from the Birthday Boys and Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) showcases the troupe’s silly-meets-smart humor.
COMING NEXT FRIDAY: The Carrie Diaries and Grimm return, Dracula premieres!
Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!