What to Watch Friday: Grimm, Fringe, Haven, Strike Back & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 5, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Fringe S.2 on DVD/Blu-ray at AmazonOn cable tonight, Cooking Channel has the first season finale of Eden Eats, Discovery Channel has a Bering Sea Gold special, Disney has the second season premiere of Jessie, EPIX has an Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 special, Reelz has the first season finale of XIII, and TeenNick has the first season finale of Hollywood Heights.

Still two weeks away from the return of The CW’s Nikita and NBC’s Whitney and Community on October 19th.

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Prime Picks

CSI: NY (CBS): New. A serial arsonist is going after people from his past and the team tries to stop him.

Fringe (FOX): New. The Fringe team heads for Walter’s old lab at Harvard hoping to find something to help them figure out what his plan was to defeat the observers. This episode is fantastic and leaves you looking forward to the next and builds excitement to see how they are going to end the series.

Strike Back (Cinemax): New. Knox continues to pursue his plan. Dalton deals with Bryant about the CIA’s involvement. Runs 50 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Grimm (NBC): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Good Shepard,” replays, where Monroe is sent undercover to a Wesen church after a robbery takes place there.

Grimm (NBC): New. A woman from Monroe’s past returns to warn him that his association with Nick may be putting himself in danger. Hank continues to learn more about Wesen as he and Nick try and protect Monroe.

Haven (Syfy): New. A Boston cop arrives after a case in Haven matches similar crimes, which leads Audrey and Nathan to investigate a potential serial killer that is harvesting organs. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny and Jackie keep investigating after an abuse victim recants her story. Linda goes back to work, which causes some problems at home.
  • Boss (Starz): New. Kane makes a deal with someone he doesn’t like and then realizes the it might not be enough to fix the problem. Plays twice.
  • Hart of Dixie (The CW): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s second season premiere episode, “I Fall to Pieces,” replays, where Zoe is trying to figure out her feelings for George and Wade and Lemon creates a commotion while returning some wedding gifts.
  • XIII (Reelz): Season Finale. “Revelation.”

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader Friday Night College Football action with Pittsburgh at Syracuse followed by Utah State at BYU.
  • ESPN2 has Game 1 of the WNBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.
  • TBS has doubleheader MLB Playoffs action tonight.

Late Night

  • Alphas (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Life After Death,” replays.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s fourth fall season finale episode, “We All Fall Down,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

A&E has six episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
BBC America has six episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation today.
ION has seven episodes of Cold Case tonight.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order today.
USA Network has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation followed by seven episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What will you watch on this Friday night?

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