On TV this Friday: Bitten and Lost Girl return Stateside, Girl Meets World meets Jessie, Last Man Standing and Cristela wrap their runs and The CW dispatches its Messengers… but not before an inaugural Barber Battle. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Bitten Returns, ABC Finales, Amazing U-Turn and More
The Amazing Race
In back-to-back episodes, the Namibian race continues, but a flat tire threatens one team’s expedition. Plus, the dreaded double U-turn returns.
Stateside Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Elena and the Pack search for Malcolm Danvers. Later, Clay investigates a symbol tied to witchcraft.
Nick and Hank’s latest homicide case is tied to a Native American myth; Juliette breaks a few laws; Monroe and Rosalee call on Captain Renard for help.
Cedric's Barber Battle
Series premiere: Cedric the Entertainer hosts as stylists vie with each other to create elaborate haircuts. Goosebumps, right? (The return of Whose Line Is It Anyway? follows at 8:30.)
Last Man Standing
Season 4 finale: Ed and Mike take Ryan and his father on a hunting trip; Vanessa tries securing more RSVPs for Kristin’s wedding. (Not yet renewed.)
Season 1 finale: Cristela and Maddie pass the bar, but Josh doesn’t; Daniela approaches her sister about moving out. (Not yet renewed.)
Girl Meets World
Riley is persuaded by a retail employee (Jessie‘s Debby Ryan) to abuse her emergency credit card. (Watch a exclusive sneak peek.)
Series premiere: When a mysterious object falls to Earth, five strangers perish… but are quickly resurrected with supernatural abilities. Shantel VanSanten (One Tree Hill), Sofia Black-D’Elia (Gossip Girl), Joel Courtney (Super 8), JD Pardo (Revolution), Diogo Morgado (The Bible), Anna Diop (Everybody Hates Chris) and Craig Frank (Mixology) star.
Stateside Season 5 premiere, Part 1: Bo travels to Hell and back to save a friend, while Tamsin faces a former enemy.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken and former New York Times scribe Judith Miller. (Think they’ll discuss Hillary’s shocking announcement?)