On TV this Friday: We leave Llanview, Chuck serves up a perfect 10, Fringe‘s Peter walks on through to the Other Side, Merlin‘s Arthur makes a shocking sacrifice and more. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
2 pm One Life to Live series finale (ABC) | “I’ll give you tomorrow/Let me be the one you share it with…. And each day that follows/Cause we only have one life to live.
8 pm A Gifted Man (CBS) | Michael and “E-Mo” disagree about how to treat a patient with a brain tumor; a teenage girl gives birth at the clinic — and then immediately takes off.
8 pm Chuck (NBC) | Morgan’s past as the Intersect sends Team Bartowski to Vail on one last mission, where they enlist the help of an unlikely source — the legendary Bo Derek (playing herself).
8 pm Nikita (The CW) | Sean attacks Nikita and Michael in an effort to protect his mother; Percy gets the upper hand on Amanda and threatens to level Division unless she releases him.
8 pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC) | Series finale: The team moves that bus one last time after building seven homes in seven days for tornado victims in Joplin, Miss.
9 pm Fringe (Fox) | Winter premiere: In an effort to find a way home, Peter journeys to the Other Side to confront Walternate, but his venture proves more dangerous than expected; Olivia receives a dire premonition from an Observer. (Read preview!)
9 pm CSI: NY (CBS) | A home invasion case becomes more complicated when the victim’s family turns out to be less perfect than they originally seemed.
9 pm Grimm (NBC) | In “Game Ogre,” a prison escapee with unusual strength and a high tolerance for pain returns to Portland, seeking revenge against those who put him behind bars.
10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Danny and Jackie investigate a murder scene at a diner, where a witness claims a policeman fled the scene after shots were fired. Guiding Light alum Tom Pelphrey guest-stars.
10 pm Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) | Maher kicks off Season 10 with commentator David Frum, director Rob Reiner, Fla. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi.
10 pm Merlin (Syfy) | As Lancelot races back to Camelot with the dying Merlin, Arthur must continue on his mission to vanquish the Dorocha — even though doing so may demand that he make the greatest sacrifice.
10:30 pm The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (IFC) | Todd, looking to make the biggest deal of his career — with a pro rugby team, despite not knowing a thing about the sport — makes yet another poor decision.
Which of the above is must-see TV for you? Also, hit the Comments to politely offer tune-in suggestions of your own.