Friday TV: Nikita, Fringe, Hunted, Haven & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 26, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Nikita S.2 on DVD/Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, ABC has a 20/20: All Access Nashville With Katie Couric, FOX has the fifth season premiere of Kitchen Nightmares, and NBC has the Mockingbird Lane “Pilot” episode.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has the third season premiere of Gold Rush: Alaska and the series premiere of Jungle Gold, Food Network has the series premiere of Health Inspectors, and TLC has the third season premiere of Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids.

Prime Picks

Mockingbird Lane (NBC): New Special. NBC decided not to pick this revamping of The Munsters up to series, but thought it would work as a Halloween special. It isn’t often that you get to see a failed “Pilot” episode. Will you be checking this out tonight?

Fringe (FOX): New. The team wonders if they can trust Broyles when they end up in hostile territory.

Haven (Syfy): New. Audrey, Nathan and Duke end up trapped in a haunted house on Halloween night. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The 200th episode, “Life Before His Eyes,” replays.

Nikita (The CW): New. Nikita is trying to stop a brainwashed girl from detonating a bomb to take out a top-level target. This is one of the best episodes the series has ever done. The way it ties in with both Nikita and Alex’s past works incredibly well. Just a flat out great episode.

Hunted (Cinemax): New. Sam gets into the Turner household as a tutor. Zoe and Ian are focused on a briefcase that was delivered to Jack. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny is searching for a detective that has been abductied after an undercover stint.
  • CSI: NY (CBS): New. Mac reopens a 20-year-old case about a missing boy after the person who was the prime suspect is murdered on the anniversary of the abduction.
  • Grimm (NBC): New. Nick and Hank are working with a detective from Albuquerque on some child abductions.
  • The Walking Dead (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Sick,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Friday Night College Football with Cincinnati at Louisville.

Late Night

  • Alphas (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s second season finale episode, “God’s Eye,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

BBC America has six episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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 Friday TV?

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1 Balaji K October 26, 2012 at 6:53 am

Mockingbird Lane
Fringe
Nikita
Hunted
Blue Bloods

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