On TV this Friday: The Amazing Race crosses the pond, Last Man Standing takes a kick, America’s Next Top Model turns cold and Blue Bloods tries to repent. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar.
Last Man Standing Returns, Top Model Gets Cold and More
NL Division Series
The Nationals (Strasburg, 14-11) host the Giants (Peavy, 6-4) in their Game 1, followed at 6:30 pm by the Dodgers (Kershaw, 21-3) hosting the Cardinals (Wainwright, 20-9).
The Amazing Race
The contestants continue the race through London, England with the new Express Pass in the mix, but some teams’ hopes for first place are ruined during a boating mishap in Oxford.
On The Menu
Series premiere: A cooking competition hosted by Ty Pennington and Emeril Lagasse that challenges cooks to make dishes for well-known restaurants. Tonight they have to create a new burger for Chili’s.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Returning to its Friday time slot, special guest Matt Barnes of the L.A. Clippers joins the comedians.
Last Man Standing
Season 4 premiere, one hour: Eve is picked to be the first female kicker on her school’s team, causing different reactions from her family and her boyfriend. Later, Ryan disapproves when Mike shows Boyd violent movies and videogames.
A to Z
Repeat to Revisit: If Thursday TV simply got too busy for you, here’s the first installment in the love story of Andrew (played by Ben Feldman, Mad Men) and Zelda (Cristin Milioti, How I Met Your Mother).
America's Next Top Model
Returning to Fridays, the models compete for a walk-on role on a TV series, while a “frozen” photo shoot turns even more frigid thanks to comments overheard at the house.
As the team investigates the kidnapping of a Navy SEAL’s daughter, Danny has to find $18.5 million — with his brother’s life on the line. William Mapother (Lost) and Natasha Henstridge (The Secret Circle) guest-star.
Regular time slot premiere: Inventions include stuffed animals that double as washcloths, a darts-like card game introduced by ninjas, and a follow-up story on Season 3’s custom bike company in Dallas, Texas.
Jamie angers his partner and other cops when he volunteers to ride with an officer that is being ignored for testifying against her partner. Elsewhere, Erin and Danny deal with a sealed case that becomes a homicide.
A talented new surgeon concerns Thackery, while Bertie continues his relationship with Lucy and ignores his father’s wishes that he leave the Knick.
An army of zombies attack (whoa, really?), and 10k’s past is explored.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Maher chats with Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren and neuroscientist Sam Harris, while actor/filmmaker Ben Affleck (Gone Girl), columnist Nicholas Kristof and former Md. Lt. Gov. Michael Steele serve as roundtable guests.
NEXT FRIDAY: ABC’s Cristela premieres.