On TV this Friday: An East End witch visits Second Chance, Frank Underwood is up for reelection, a Race romance blossoms and a legend creeps up on Sleepy Hollow. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
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House of Cards
Season 4 premiere (all 13 episodes): Frank and Claire feud during election year amid a bevy of new faces, including Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn, Emmy winner Cicely Tyson, Neve Campbell (Party of Five), Joel Kinnaman (The Killing), Lisa Gay Hamilton (The Practice) and Dominique McElligott (Astronaut Wives Club). (Watch trailer.)
The Amazing Race
Romance brews between two competitors as the teams compete in a strenuous footrace. (Check out Racers Joslyn and Erin’s weekly blog.)
Abbie struggles to overcome trauma as a monster resembling a mythical New Jersey legend emerges; Jenny and Joe struggle with their new relationship.
The Vampire Diaries
Stefan and Valerie look for an enchanted herb capable of hiding them from Rayna; Bonnie confronts Damon with a discovery about the vampire huntress.
Ken takes Molly and her friends to an Emblem3 concert; Dave hurts his foot at a birthday party; Damona tries breaking things off with Pat.
Newly discovered artifacts bring Nick and Monroe closer to solving a case; Black Claw’s latest move threatens all of Portland. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Klaus deals with an unexpected threat when a vengeful vampire (Matt Cedeño, Z Nation) turns up in New Orleans, threatening innocent residents.
Pritchard deals with a former informant-turned-drug dealer (Witches of East End alum Mädchen Amick); Otto searches for a new blood donor for Mary.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include comedian Sarah Silverman, journalist Raheel Raza, radio host Ari Shapiro, writer Matt Lewis and Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.).
A rat creates pants; a moth dabbles with neon light; fish couples have an uncomfortable dinner.