Friday TV: The Blacklist, Magnum P.I., Watchmen Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 13, 2019

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Watch Watchmen via the HBO Channel on Amazon Prime VideoTonight, The CW has The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.

Over on cable, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Christmas Stars, LMN has the TV movie premiere of His Deadly Affair, and Starz has the first season finale of In the Long Run.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon drops the complete fourth season of The Expanse, Apple TV+ has For All Mankind S.1 Ep.9 and The Morning Show S.1 Ep.9, Disney+ has The Mandalorian S.1 Ep.6, and Hulu drops the complete third, and final, season of Marvel’s Runaways,

Next Friday, Apple TV+ has the first season finales of For All Mankind and The Morning Show, Netflix drops the complete first season of The Witcher, and Syfy has the fourth season finale of Van Helsing.

Prime Picks

The Blacklist (NBC): New. The taskforce uses information from a former blacklister.

Magnum P.I. (CBS): New. Magnum goes on a secret mission.

Watchmen (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “A God Walks Into a Bar,” replays. Starts 10 minutes after the hour and runs 65 minutes.

Solid Selections

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) New. The squad investigates when a tourist helicopter is taken down by a missile.

Triple D Nation (Food Network): New. Guy revisits some places with “Cultural Cookin.'” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy eats some “Crazy Chicken and Twisted Burgers.” Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy checks out some “Unique Eats.” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy gets some “Handy Helpings.” Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Dublin Murders (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Episode 5,” replays. Runs 62 minutes.
  • Fresh Off the Boat (ABC): New. Jessica takes control of everything Christmas. Runs 31 minutes.
  • His Dark Materials (HBO2): Repeat. This past Monday night’s episode, “The Daemon-Cages,” replays.
  • Mrs. Fletcher (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s series finale episode, “Welcome Back,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Note

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Miami Heat followed by Los Angeles Clippers at the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Friday TV Marathons

Bones (TNT): Six episodes tonight.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives/Triple D Nation (Food Network): Has 19 episodes.
Family Matters (TV One): Has 14 episodes tonight.
Last Man Standing (WGN America): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 10 episodes today into late night.
NCIS: Los Angeles (ION): Has 16 episodes today into late night.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 10 episodes tonight.
South Park (Comedy Central): Has 26 episodes today into late night.
Three’s Company (Logo): Has 10 episodes.
Two and a Half Men (IFC): Has 15 episodes today.

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