Friday TV: The Vampire Diaries S.8 Premiere, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend S.2 Premiere, Blue Bloods & More

News & Notes

Get the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Soundtrack via Amazon MusicTonight, The CW has the eighth season premiere of The Vampire Diaries and the second season premiere of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Over on cable, MTV has Loosely Exactly Nicole on its new night, Nat Geo has the eighth season finale of Explorer, and Showtime has the documentary premiere of One & Done.

In late night, HBO has the first season finale of High Maintenance.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon drops the Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story live-action special and Netflix drops the first half of Black Mirror season three, the first season of Midnight Diner and the Joe Rogan: Triggered comedy special.

Next week, Amazon drops the first season of Good Girls Revolt.

Prime Picks

The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Season Premiere. Stefan is looking for Damon and Enzo. Alaric and Caroline think their family is maybe being targeted.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW): Season Premiere. Rebecca is convinced that Josh is in love with her and Greg seems to have disappeared. Paula tries to figure out why she was so wrapped up in Rebecca’s love life.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Frank decides whether the NYPD will assist the U.S. Marshals on a raid. Erin and Anthony try to help an activist be able to stay in the country.

Solid Selections

Westworld (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Stray,” replays.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. Five-0 goes after a cache of stolen guns. Adam gets out of prison.

Van Helsing (Syfy): New. Susan and Vanessa are being chased by feral mutated vampires. An attempt at taking over the hospital is mounted. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Last Call,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. The previous two episodes replay right before.
  • Burger, Brews & ‘Que (Food Network): New. Michael does some “Decadent DC Dining.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
  • The Exorcist (FOX): New. The Demon counter attacks after the exorcism gets underway and causes conflict between Rance family members. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • Quarry (Cinemax): New. Mac is hired to take down a drug dealer. Olsen follows his instincts. Plays three times. Last week’s episode, “His Deeds Were Scattered,” replays right before on MoMAX.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader Friday Night College Football with South Florida at Temple followed by Oregon at Cal.
  • ESPN2 has Game 3 of the WNBA Finals with Minnesota Linx at the Los Angeles Sparks.

Late Night

  • Younger (TV Land): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s episode, “A Night at the Opera,” 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.
Good Times (TV One): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Eight episodes tonight.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 22 episodes today.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek (BBC America): Five episodes tonight.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has 12 episodes today.
The Walking Dead (AMC): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.

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