On TV this Friday: ABC’s Cristela premieres, Chelsea Handler makes her Netflix debut, the AL Championship Series begins, Nathan Lane stars in The Nance and Jessie is heading for a wedding. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
Cristela Premieres, the ALCS Begins, Haven and More
Chelsea Handler: Uganda Be Kidding Me Live
Before her multiple projects debut on Netflix over the coming year, Handler delivers this one-hour stand-up special based off her New York Times Bestseller Uganda Be Kidding Me and her international tour.
New time slot alert: While trying to dig into Dave’s past, Vince and Dave travel to North Carolina, but a realization causes a body-switching issue in Haven.
MLB Playoffs: ALCS Game 1
In Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, the Baltimore Orioles (Tillman, 13-6) host the Kansas City Royals (Shields, 14-8).
Last Man Standing
Mike and Ed’s friendship is put to the test when Ed’s new girlfriend (guest star Joely Fisher, ‘Til Death) thinks that he should be the face of Outdoor Man; Eve feels the pressure of being her team’s only female kicker.
Series premiere: Cristela (played by series creator/stand-up comedienne Cristela Alonzo) is stuck in her sixth year of law school and lives with her sister and her family. But when she’s offered an internship at a prestigious firm, things begin to change.
When Jessie and Brooks learn that he must be in Africa in two days for a new job, they decide to move up their wedding day. (Check out their wedding portrait.)
America's Next Top Model
During a photo shoot with judge Kelly Cutrone, two models decide to bench their relationship. Also, during a sci-fi photo shoot the models learn about their ancestry.
Live From Lincoln Center: The Nance
Taking a break from guesting on Modern Family and The Good Wife, Nathan Lane takes the stage as a 1930s burlesque performer who embodies a stereotypical gay man, but battles the dangers it presents off-stage.
Inventions include a mother-son team producing a cheaper wedding cake, a solution to a problem with dining out and a follow-up on Season 5’s Screenmend screen repair business.
Danny and Baez are temporarily given new partners when a colleague’s partner refuses to ride with him; Jamie and Eddie plot a revenge mission against a detective; Frank speaks out about equality on the force.
A tornado of
sharkszombies threatens the survivors while they search for Warren’s missing husband in Central Illinois.