On TV this Friday: Glee books a bar mitzvah, The Amazing Race moves forward in Japan, Radio Disney announces its music awards nominations and Netflix unleashes Season 3 of House of Cards… for real this time. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
House of Cards Returns, Amazing Race, Helix and More
House of Cards
Season 3 premiere (13 episodes): President Underwood ruthlessly fights to secure his legacy, as Claire works to redefine what it means to be First Lady.
2015 RDMA Nomination Special
The first-time special will unveil the nominees for this year’s Radio Disney Music Awards, featuring appearances by Nick Jonas, Jessie J and Meghan Trainor.
The Amazing Race
Time slot premiere: Adventures in Japan continue as the 10 remaining duos race through Nagano.
Hart of Dixie
Zoe forces Wade to change his womanizing ways; George and AnnaBeth have difficulty creating new adventures together.
Last Man Standing
Mike uses his video blog to track a homeless man who befriended Kyle; Mandy helps a young mom at a woman’s shelter. (A new Cristela follows at 8:30.)
New Directions is enlisted to perform at a demanding tween’s bar mitzvah. (You think they know the words to “Hava Nagila?”)
Danny and McGarrett stakeout a woman’s apartment following a diamond heist. Cloris Leachman (Raising Hope), Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live), Jessica Lowndes (90210) and percussionist Max Weinberg guest-star.
Michael plans a mass suicide as the ordeal at the Abbey intensifies; Alan recalls an horrific surgery upon his search for Jordan.
Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer
The one-hour special takes a look at cutting-edge research labs, and visits with the oncologists who’re redefining what’s possible in modern-day medicine.
Comedy Bang! Bang!
Jesse Tyler Ferguson sits down with Scott Aukerman and reveals that his Modern Family castmates are a wee bit too close for comfort.