On TV this Friday: Amazon Prime goes Mad, Reign plays host to a wedding night brawl, Girl Meets World takes a dip in the Shark Tank and Five-0‘s finest are held at gunpoint. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Reign Winter Finale, Mad Dogs Unleashed, Hospital Reopens, National Lampoon and More
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): A group of underachieving fortysomethings gather in Belize to celebrate a friend’s early retirement; Billy Zane (Titanic), Steve Zahn (Treme), Romany Malco (Weeds), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) and Ben Chaplin (The Truth About Cats and Dogs) co-star; Sutton Foster (Younger) and Allison Tolman (Fargo) guest-star.
Four (!) episodes: Carrie and Al investigate a murder at a haunted house attraction, track a missing surgeon and question their captain for the murder of an informant. Then in the 11pm Season 4 finale, the team uncovers a potential conspiracy. (Season 5 is a long-shot.)
Winter finale: Mary tries to resist Gideon as she works to establish political alliances; Claude’s wedding night is interrupted by a major fight. (Return date TBA.)
Girl Meets World
Farkle stresses out when Minkus makes a bad investment; Mark Cuban (Shark Tank) guest-stars. (Will Girl ever include LGBT representation?)
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of National Lampoon
The docu-film explores National Lampoon‘s place in pop culture, from magazines to films (such as Animal House and Vacation), with commentary by Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Kevin Bacon, Judd Apatow, Billy Bob Thornton and others.
Grover heads to Chicago to get a confession from Clay Maxwell (Mykelti Williamson); Chin and Kono are held at gunpoint by assailants unaware that they’re cops. (Get casting news.)
The teams are challenged to see who can whip up the most shrimp dumplings in 20 minutes; Grammy winner The Game shows up to a dinner service.
An NYPD retiree is accused of shooting potential muggers on a subway; Baez goes after a drug dealer who once committed murder in front of her. (View CBS’ revised midseason plan.)
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include filmmaker Seth MacFarlane, Texas Rep. Michael McCaul, Fla. Rep. Alan Grayson, political consultant Liz Mair and author Jon Meacham.
Season 7 premiere: Blake turns to a life of crime as the recently fired doctors find new work at a crosstown hospital.