On TV this Friday: Degrassi is back in session, Five-0 says a farewell, Gordon Ramsay returns to Hell’s Kitchen and Weezer stops by the Undateable bar. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Carol Burnett's Five-0 Return, Degrassi: Next Class and More
Degrassi: Next Class
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): The next iteration of the Canadian teen franchise is being dubbed “The Next Generation on steroids” by Andy Swift; Eric Osborne, Ana Golja, Andre Kim, Richard Walters, Olivia Scriven, Ricardo Hoyos, Nikki Gould and Lyle Lettau return.
Mary turns to Gideon for help learning more about Prince Don Carlos’ condition; Dudley comes to a tough decision following a discovery by Elizabeth.
Last Man Standing
Mike and Vanessa are shocked by the influence that mechanic Joe (returning guest star Jay Leno) has on Eve following her rejection from West Point.
Brett’s lucky sweater goes missing before his citizenship test; Leslie refuses to celebrate her birthday, but Burski has other plans; Weezer performs. (Which ’90s boy band is stopping by?)
Two episodes: First up, Carrie and the team investigate the death of an aerospace engineer. Then at 10 pm, Carrie waits out a storm with a dangerous criminal.
Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
The 11-time Grammy winner is honored by the likes of Roseanne Cash, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Raul Malo, Edie Brickell,
Acapulco Goldand Alison Krauss.
Season 15 premiere: A new crop of culinary hopefuls compete for this year’s grand prize: The chance to work as head chef at a top Las Vegas steakhouse.
Five-0 hunts the perps responsible for hiding unstable WWII bombs on the island; Steve’s Aunt Deb (Carol Burnett) and sister Mary (OITNB‘s Taryn Manning) return for a memorial. (Read winter preview.)
Real Time With Bill Maher
Season 14 premiere: Guests include former VP Al Gore, John Krasinski (13 Hours), commentator Nicolle Wallace, activist Ralph Reed and academic Cornell West. (Find out Last Week Tonight‘s return date.)
Danny and Baez seek intel from a low-level mobster after his superior is gunned down; Frank receives a request from a local officer that ties back to his late son.