Friday TV: Jane the Virgin Encore, Cristela, The Knick S.1 Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 17, 2014

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News & Notes

Get The Knick Soundtrack at AmazonOn cable tonight, Cinemax has the first season finale of The Knick, Cooking Channel has the series premiere of Off Beat Eats With Jim Stacy and the third season finale of Chuck’s Eat the Street, Discovery Channel has the sixth season premiere of Gold Rush, and Showtime has a Dane Cook Troublemaker comedy special.

In late night, HBO has the series premiere of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways and IFC has the third fall premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang! and the second season premiere of The Birthday Boys.

Prime Picks

Last Man Standing (ABC): New. Mike and Ryan don’t see it the same way as to how to deal with Boyd’s new fear of leaving the house after an almost car accident. Runs 31 minutes.
Cristela (ABC): New. Daniela gets Cristela to sign-up for an online dating site. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. Steve is shocked to find out why a dead hitman was in town. Danny gets some help from Chin.

The Knick (Cinemax): Season Finale. Thackery is pushing himself to the limit studying blood-transfusions. Plays twice. The previous nine episodes replay right before over on MoMax.

Solid Selections

Jane the Virgin (The CW): Repeat. This past Monday night’s series premiere episode, “Chapter One (Pilot),” replays. If you didn’t watch on Monday, you should give this a shot tonight. It really is good.

Gotham (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday night’s episode, “Arkam,” replays.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny gets accused of using excessive force, which puts Frank in a tough spot.

Other Options

  • About a Boy (NBC): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s second season premiere episode, “About a Vasectomy,” replays.
  • The Affair (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s series premiere episode, “1,” replays.
  • Haven (Syfy): New. Nathan and Duke take one last dangerous shot at getting Audrey back before she is gone forever. Plays at 7:00pm ET/PT before wrestling now. Plays again later.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Shalwar Kameez,” replays. Plays again later on SHO2
  • Marry Me (NBC): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.
  • On the Menu (TNT): New. Four home cooks are challenged to create a new pizza for California Pizza Kitchen. The winning dish will be available on the California Pizza Kitchen menu as of Saturday. Plays again later.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has Friday Night College Football with Fresno State at Boise State.

Friday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (A&E): Five episodes tonight.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 10 episodes early.
Hawaii Five-0 (TNT): Six episodes in late night.
The Knick (MoMax): The first nine season one episodes replay.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Eight episodes tonight.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 13 episodes today.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
Rookie Blue (ION): Has 16 episodes.

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