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

News & Notes

Get Blue Bloods Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, The CW has the iHeartRadio Music Festival Night Two special.

Over on cable, Comedy Central has a Lewis Black: Black to the Future comedy special and Disney Channel has the TV movie premiere of The Swap.

On streaming, Netflix drops the Russell Peters: Almost Famous comedy special, The 13th documentary, and the second half of the first season of The Ranch.

Next week, Amazon drops the first season of Goliath, Netflix drops the first season of Haters Back Off, and Pop has the series premiere of Wolf Creek.

Prime Picks

MacGyver (CBS): New. The team ends up having to save the terrorist funder they were sent to find.

The Exorcist (FOX): New. Kat struggles. Marcus and Tomas get some shocking news. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Danny and Baez attempt to get justice for a woman that was held hostage, but refuses to press charges.

Solid Selections

Timeless (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Pilot,” from this past Monday night replays.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. FBI profiler Brown wakes up to a surprise in bed and ends up joining McGarrett in the search for the chess-piece killer.

Van Helsing (Syfy): New. Vanessa and Mohamad go in search of her daughter. Cynthia looks to have committed suicide, but Doc thinks that might not actually be the case. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Burger, Brews & ‘Que (Food Network): New. Michael tries “Motor City’s Mouthwatering Meats.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy tries some “Burgers, Buns and Bagels.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Quarry (Cinemax): New. Memphis deals with a brutal act of racial violence. Plays three times. Last week’s episode, “Seldom Realized,” replays right before on MoMAX.
  • Westworld (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday’s series premiere episode, “The Original,” replays. Runs 75 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Friday Night College Football with Clemson at Boston College.
  • ESPN2 has MLB action today and later has college football action with SMU at Tulsa.
  • FS1 has doubleheader National League Divisional Series action with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Washington Nationals followed by the San Francisco Giants at the Chicago Cubs.
  • tbs has doubleheader American League Divisional Series action with the Toronto Blue Jays at the Texas Rangers followed by the Boston Red Sox at the Cleveland Indians.

Late Night

  • Younger (TV Land): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s episode, “The Marshmallow Experiment,” replays.” Runs 36 minutes.

Friday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (WGN America): Six episodes today.
Burn Notice (ION): Seven episodes today.
Criminal Minds (ION): Seven episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 11 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Person Interest (WGN America): Six episodes tonight into late night.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek (BBC America): Six episodes tonight.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has 10 episodes today.

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