On TV this Friday: Glee warms up its pipes for a final season, Banshee is back in action, Jessie goes on safari and Blue Bloods marks a milestone. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Glee and Banshee Return, Blue Bloods' 100th and More
Season 6 premiere, two hours: The final season opens with Rachel returning to Lima and reinstating/leading the glee club. As Homecoming approaches, her pals (read: the original New Directions, plus some) head to Ohio to help her out. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Hart of Dixie
Time-slot premiere: In a rerun of last month’s season opener, Zoe struggles to get Wade to notice her romantic gestures.
Season 4 premiere: Convinced that Jessie is heading to Africa to reunite with ex-fiancé Brooks, the Ross kids follow her. Hakuna matata?
Last Man Standing
Home Improvement reunion alert! Tim Allen acts opposite his former TV wife Patricia Richardson, who guest-stars as a noisy neighbor known for her notorious fix-it projects. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Trent and his wife Veronica (guest star Roseanne Barr) are having marital problems… so when Veronica offers Cristela a job at her law firm, things get awkward.
Lost reunion! Rebecca Mader guest-stars, as Kono and Chin go undercover on the priceless art black market. Willie Garson (White Collar) also guest-stars.
Masters of Illusion
Midseason premiere: Tonight’s illusionists include Alana, Murray SawChuck, Shimshi and Michael Turco.
100th episode: Danny is conflicted when he learns that a robbery was pulled off by a group of Army vets; Garrett and Gormley argue about how to deal with a high-profile bomb scare. Christina Bennett Lind (All My Children) guest-stars.
Real Time with Bill Maher
Season 13 premiere: Talking Dead/@midnight host Chris Hardwick, late-night king Jay Leno and author Salman Rushdie help Maher kick off his new spate of shows.