Friday TV: MacGyver, The Exorcist, Blue Bloods & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 30, 2016

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News & Notes

Get Blue Bloods Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, The CW has the third season finale of Masters of Illusion.

Over on cable, History has the series premiere of Doomsday and OWN has the fifth fall season premiere of Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse

On streaming, Amazon Prime drops the first season of Crisis in Six Scenes and Netflix drops the Amanda Knox documentary and the first season of Marvel’s Luke Cage as of this morning.

Next week, Netflix drops the second season of The Ranch.

On this week’s episode of TV times Three, Ep.341, “The CW Fall TV Preview 2016”, I am joined by @DocBrown_TV and @IAmPollyP to talk about The CW Fall TV Schedule and give our thoughts on Frequency and No Tomorrow. Plus, more about NBC’s This Is Us and some TV recommendation at the end.

Prime Picks

MacGyver (CBS): New. The team head to Venezuela after Jack’s ex-girlfriend goes missing while getting evidence against an arms dealer. For more on the series listen to my short spoiler-free preview.

The Exorcist (FOX): New. Father Marcus joins up with Tomas after leaving Saint Aquinas. Angela steals some holy water. Bizarre killings start happening in Chicago’s south side.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny and Baez investigate the death of an elderly woman hit by a stray bullet. Frank gets questioned after reprimanding an officer.

Solid Selections

This Is Us (NBC): Repeat. The second episode, “The Big Three,” from this past Tuesday night replays.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. The team works with a rogue MI-6 agent that is after a terrorist while going to an FBI agent for help with a serial killer case.

Van Helsing (Syfy): New. Vanessa and the survivors end up in some trouble after a power failure. Vanessa and Axl decide to go out into the ruins of Seattle to find the parts they need to fix it. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Burger, Brews & ‘Que (Food Network): New. Michael gets “Salty and Smoky in the Windy City.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Quarry (Cinemax): New. Mac and Joni hideout while Suggs it at large. Plays three times. Last week’s episode, “A Mouthful of Splinters,” replays right before on MoMAX.
  • Younger (TV Land): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s third season premiere episode, “A Kiss Is Just a Kiss,” replays.” Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Friday Night College Football with Stanford at Washington. #GoDawgs.
  • ESPN2 has MLB action today and later has college football action with Toledo at BYU.
  • MLB Network has a game tonight.

Friday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (WGN America): Six episodes today.
Bones (TNT): Seven episodes today.
Criminal Minds (ION): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 11 episodes tonight into late night.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Numb3rs (ION): Seven episodes today.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek (BBC America): Six episodes tonight.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has 11 episodes today.

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