On TV this Friday: Al Capone helps Hawaii Five-0 out with a tough case, the truth is out there on Blue Bloods, Glee revisits a milestone episode and The Soup concludes its annual clipdown. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
H50 Returns, Billy Joel Tribute, Soup Clipdown and More
Through midnight | Already broken your New Year’s resolutions? Don’t worry — a few hours of the Gallaghers’ Season 2 shenanigans will have you feeling much better about your choices, overall.
Time-slot premiere: The president of the Maaco auto repair chain learns that his detailing work could use a little fine-tuning. (It’s unlikely someone will get a boob job this week. But then again, you never know…)
Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
Crack open a bottle of red, a bottle of white and watch this tribute to the New York-born singer-songwriter, recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Repeat to Revisit: The original New Directions! Quinn running to Puck in the hallway! Holly Holiday! A Fondue for Two throwdown! Re-live it all with this rebroadcast of Episode 100. (The final season debuts next Friday.)
An old-school P.I. (The Untouchables‘ William Forsythe) helps Five-0 solve the murder of an escort. Doug Savant (Desperate Housewives), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Grace Phipps (The Vampire Diaries) and Andrea Roth (Rescue Me) also guest-star, while Mirrah Foulkes returns as Ellie Clayton.
Repeat to Revisit: Wanna get married via cell phone? Yeah, two entrepreneurs have an app for that.
Putting the blue in Blue Bloods, Danny and Baez investigate a string of murders involving adult film stars. Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files) guest-stars.
Should a potbellied pig be a suburban pet? Some very angry Virginia residents want to bounce the bacon right outta their neighborhood.
Mysteries at the Castle
Season 2 premiere: The series — formerly called Castle Secrets & Legends — travels to Dracula’s Transylvania in its second season opener.
Joel McHale and his minions bid a hearty adieu to 2014 with the snarky series’ Year End Clipdown Part 2.