Friday TV: Homeland Encore, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Strike Back and More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 23, 2018

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News & Notes

Watch Strike Back: Retribution by Adding Cinemax to Amazon Prime VideoOn cable tonight, Comedy Central has an Ali Siddig: It’s Bigger Than These Bars comedy special.

In late night, HBO has the first season finale of 2 Dope Queens.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon drops the complete fourth season of Thunderbirds are Go and the second half of season one of The Tick and Netflix drops the complete second season of Marseille and the complete first season of Seven Seconds.

Next Friday, ABC has the seventh spring season premiere of Once Upon a Time, Amazon drops the first season finale of Breathe, and Netflix drops the complete first season of B: The Beginning.

Prime Picks

Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Rebel Rebel,” replays.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New Special. Guy tries some “Pub Grub” in this clip show. Plays again later.

Strike Back: Retribution (Cinemax): New. Mac and Dr. Markov are being held hostage and the rest of Section 20 attempts a rescue. Plays twice and again later. Last week’s episode, “Episode 3,” replays right before over on MoMAX.

Solid Selections

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy checks out some “Arizona All-Stars.” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy goes “Roadtrippin'” tonight. Plays again later.

The Chi (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Penetrate a Fraud,” replays.

Counterpart (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Shaking the Tree,” replays. Runs 56 minutes. Plays again later and earlier this evening as well.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has college basketball action tonight with Central Michigan at Toledo.
  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Houston Rockets followed by the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Dayton at Rhode Island followed by Western Michigan at Ball State.
  • ESPNU has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Harvard at Princeton followed by Manhattan at Iona.
  • FS1 has college basketball action tonight with Ohio State at Indiana.
  • NBC and NBC Sports have coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Friday TV Marathons

The Alienist (TNT): The first five episodes tonight into late night.
Bones (TNT): Six episodes today.
CSI: Crimes Scene Investigation (ION): Has 15 episodes tonight into late night.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 14 episodes tonight.
Futurama (SYFY): Has 12 episodes tonight into late night.
Gilmore Girls (UP): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 11 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Six episodes today.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 14 episodes tonight into late night.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek (BBC America): Eight episodes today.
That ’70s Show (Comedy Central): Has 11 episodes today.

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