On TV this Friday: Crossbones brings Blackbeard to life, Derek‘s back at work, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers is up to no good and Continuum searches for high tech criminals. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
Crossbones Sets Sail, Derek Returns and More
Season 2 premiere: Ricky Gervais’ titular character is back in the retirement home as a caretaker in this six-episode second season.
Betty White's Off Their Rockers
First up, Betty advises her younger self, teaches the cast about weight loss and gets starstruck. (Is that even possible? She’s Betty White.) Then at 8:30, Betty gives advice about going on a first date and helps Michael go bird-watching.
Mariah Carey: At Home In Concert With Matt Lauer
Carey performs a one-of-a-kind concert from the house she shares with husband Nick Cannon, and also sits down with Matt Lauer for a personal interview
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Repeat to Revisit: Lauren Cohan of The Walking Dead was the first guest star to bring this series “back to life.”
What Would You Do?
As the show travels down the Mississippi River, the scenarios involve a racist hairstylist, an absent-minded waiter and an extortionist psychic.
Series premiere: John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich) inhabits the infamous pirate
Edward TeachBlackbeard as he plots to become the pirate in the Caribbean. The cast also includes Richard Coyle (Covert Affairs), newcomer Yasmine Al Massri, Claire Foy (Little Dorrit), David Hoflin (Touch), Tracy Ifeachor (Doctor Who) and Chris Perfetti (Next Caller).
Kiera pursues a group of brilliant students who are committing crimes using cutting-edge technology — so, not with iPads.
Repeat to Revisit: When Danny suspects that the fiancé of an old girlfriend (Buffy‘s Charisma Carpenter) is dealing drugs from a gym, Baez goes undercover to investigate.