On TV this Friday: Life might soon suck for Dracula, The Carrie Diaries gets some tough love, Grimm keeps the faith and the South Park kids limber up for a marathon. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar.
2 pm — 12:30 am Star Wars Trilogy Marathon (Spike) | But mind you, it’s the second, newer trilogy, airing back-to-back-to-Binks.
7:30 pm AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic (Fox) | The Oklahoma State Cowboys face the Missouri Tigers at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, in this post-season match-up.
8 pm – 2 am South Park marathon (Comedy Central) | This six-hour stint of Cartman & Co. includes the Game of Thrones send-up “A Song of Ass and Fire” and the Tolkien take-off “The Hobbit.”
8 pm Dateline (NBC) | When a mother of five is found dead in her bedroom after her son’s baseball game, the family is convinced a crazed killer is on the loose — but detectives ask: Could it have been something else?
8 pm The Carrie Diaries (The CW) | Larissa is way harsh in her advice about Carrie’s relationship with Sebastian; meanwhile, the boy in question acts rashly after a spat with his folks.
9 pm Grimm (NBC) | Nick and Hank investigate a Wesen “healer” whose ability holds risks that far outweigh its rewards; Sean Renard has a stern warning for Adalind. (See some sneak-peek photos.)
9 pm How to Live to 100 (Cooking) | Series premiere: Jason “King of Superfoods” Wrobel teaches you how to eat to prolong your life. Which you will totally do… for the next week or so until your resolution falls by the wayside.
9 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Repeat to Revisit: Tom Arnold (Sons of Anarchy) guest-stars as an armed man who takes McGarrett and a little girl hostage during an Aloha Girls camping trip.
10 pm Dracula (NBC) | Harker discovers Grayson manipulated him into slandering General Shaw, so Harker decides to help The Order of the Dragon mess with Grayson’s technology.
NEXT FRIDAY: Bones, Raising Hope, Undercover Boss, Hawaii Five-o and Blue Bloods return, Banshee Season 2 premieres and Helix and Enlisted debut.
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