Friday TV: Unforgettable, The Soup Series Finale, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives S.23 Finale and More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 18, 2015

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News & Notes

Get Unforgettable Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, CBS has the A Home for the Holidays special, FOX has the first season finale of World’s Funniest, and NBC has a Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon: Holiday Edition special.

Over on cable, Cinemax has the second season finale of The Knick, E! has the series finale of The Soup, Food Network has the 23rd season finale of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Lifetime has the Billboard’s 2015 Women in Music special, Syfy has the second season finale of Z Nation, and USA Network has the second season finale of Satisfaction.

On streaming, Netflix is dropping stuff left and right as of this morning, which includes the complete second season of Care Bear and Cousins and the complete first season of Glitter Force for the younger sets and the complete first season of animated series F Is for Family, the complete first season of documentary series Making a Murderer, and the Mike Epps: After Dark comedy special for the older sets.

Prime Picks

Unforgettable (A&E): New. Someone from Carrie’s past comes back into her life and a case leads the team to Atlantic City. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy samples some “Funky Finds.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy checks out some “Arizona All-Stars.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Season Finale. Guy goes on an “East-West Flavorfest.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy has a “Chicken Chowfest.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The classic animated holiday special narrated by Jimmy Durante. Runs 31 minutes.
Frosty Returns (CBS): Repeat. John Goodman voices the happy snowman in this new animated holiday tale narrated by Jonathan Winters. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

World’s Funniest Fails (FOX): Season Finale. “Sibling Rivalry” is the topic de jour.

The Soup (E!): Series Finale. James Van Der Beek makes a guest appearance on the final episode. Runs 60 minutes. Plays again later three times.

Other Options

  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. Animated interpretation of the holiday tune that has a young man trying to save his grandma’s Christmas shop from his evil cousin.
  • Yes, Virginia (ABC): Repeat. An eight-year-old girl in 1897 New York attempts to find out if Santa is real. Voice cast includes Beatrice Miller, Alfred Molina, Neil Patrick Harris and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Starts a minute after the half hour following Last Man Standing and runs 29 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Los Angeles Clippers at the San Antonio Spurs followed by the New Orleans Pelicans at the Phoenix Suns.
  • FS1 has college basketball action with Incarnate Word at St. John’s.

Late Night

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Fire in the Hole,” replays. Runs 35 minutes.
  • The Expanse (Syfy): Repeats. The first two episodes of the series replay.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Our Man in Damascus,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

Bones (TNT): Five episodes today.
Criminal Minds (ION): Seven episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Seven episodes today.
Martin (BET): Has 10 episodes tonight.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Z Nation (Syfy): Has all 13 second season episodes.

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