On TV this Friday: Haven, The Neighbors and Shark Tank ready themselves for a respite; Nikita gets the opportunity of a lifetime; Netflix throws down the Lilyhammer and Hawaii Five-0 goes (back) to war. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Undercover Boss (CBS) | Fall finale: In which we learn that Shane Evans, COO of one of the largest massage chains in North America, hates touching people. Weird.
8 pm The Carrie Diaries (The CW) | Samantha’s nascent PR skills get some use when she sets the record straight re: a gossip rag’s item about Carrie.
8:30 pm The Neighbors (ABC) | Fall finale: When Debbie accidentally ruins Larry’s surprise Christmas gift for Dick, Larry gets “revenge” by buying extravagant presents for the Weaver children.
9 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Actual World War II veterans served as extras for tonight’s episode, in which the attempted murder of a Pearl Harbor vet leads the team to investigate a decades-old crime.
9 pm Nikita (The CW) | Jones, having relieved Amanda of her post, offers Nikita and her team freedom – but only if they wipe their identities, fake their deaths and walk away from their mission.
9 pm Shark Tank (ABC) | Fall finale: Tonight’s holiday innovations include a solution to tangled light strands, an alternative to hideous seasonal sweaters and an item for The O.C.’s Cohens and other families celebrating both Hanukkah and Christmas.
9 pm Raising Hope (Fox) | Double-episode fall finale: Becoming Natesville’s mayor turns Burt into a Grinch; Burt and Virginia go undercover to expose a corporate scandal responsible for the town’s high bee death rate.
10 pm Haven (Syfy) | Season finale: William continues his plan to turn Audrey back into her original self. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang finds out that some doors are better left unopened. (Get scoop; not yet renewed.)
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Danny and Baez meet resistance from a local community as they investigate a bombing. Tom Degnan (One Life to Live) guest-stars.
Lilyhammer (Netflix) | Season 2 premiere: Frank (we mean, Johnny) is back in the Netflix original drama — all eight episodes of which are available as of today — living as a nightclub owner and dad in Norway. But then his former associates find out he’s alive…
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