Friday TV: The Blacklist, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Blue Bloods and More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 30, 2021

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News & Notes

Get Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Episodes on Amazon VideoTonight, ABC has Round 2-3 coverage of the 2021 NFL Draft, CBS has the series finale of MacGyver, and The CW has a World’s Funniest Animals special.

Over on cable, ESPN and NFL Network have Round 2-3 coverage of the 2021 NFL Draft and LMN has the TV Movie premiere of Daddy’s Perfect Little Girl.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon has the first season finale of Invincible, Apple TV+ has the series premiere of The Mosquito Coast, and Netflix drops the first season of The Innocent and the second season of The Unremarkable Juanquini.

Next Friday, Apple TV+ has the second season premiere of Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, CBS has the third season finale of Magnum P.I., The CW has the fourth season premiere of Dynasty, Hulu drops the third, and final, season of Shrill, and Netflix drops the second season of Girl From Nowhere and the first season of Jupiter’s Legacy.

Prime Picks

The Blacklist (NBC): New. The Task Force sets out to steal an old Russian cipher machine in order to decode some messages.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy gets “Pasta, Potatoes and Pescatarian.” Plays again later. Has 14 episodes that replay right before.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy gets “Loaded, Stuffed and Fried.” Plays again later.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. Jamie won’t say why he is contesting an arrest report. Danny investigates a murder that may involve his favorite standup.

Solid Selections

Mare of Easttown (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Fathers,” replays. Plays again later on HBO. The series premiere episode, “Miss Lady Hawk Herself,” replays right before.

Magnum P.I. (CBS): New. Magnum learns something about his mother. Higgins thinks about telling Ethan about her past.

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy gets some “Mega Meat and Sweet Treats.” Plays again later. Three more replay right after.
The Nevers (HBO Signature): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Ignition,” replays. Starts 20 minutes after the half hour and runs 60 minutes. Plays earlier on HBO and HBO2.

Other Option

  • City on a Hill (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “East of Eden,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN+ has MLB action today with the Houston Astros at the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • Golf Channel has second round coverage of the Valspar Championship PGA event followed by third round coverage of the HSBC Women’s World Championship LPGA event.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action tonight with the Portland Trail Blazers at the Brooklyn Nets followed by the Sacramento Kings at the Los Angeles Lakers.

Late Night

  • Condor (Epix): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “A Question of Compromise,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

Bones (TNT): Five episodes tonight.
Chicago P.D. (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 20 episodes.
A Different World (TV One): Has 16 episodes.
ER (Pop): Six episodes early.
The Facts of Life (Logo): Has 10 episodes today.
Family Guy (Freeform): Has 14 episodes tonight.
Gilmore Girls (Logo): Five episodes early.
Hawaii Five-0 (ION): Has 17 episodes today into late night.
House (Pop): Five episodes today.
Impractical Jokers (truTV): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 13 episodes today into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Nine episodes today.
Major Crimes (Lifetime): Has 12 episodes.
Mama’s Family (Logo): Has 24 episodes tonight into late night.
Modern Family (E!): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Mom (CMT): Has 10 episodes tonight.
NCIS: New Orleans (TNT): Five episodes today.
The Office (Comedy Central): Has 14 episodes today.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (BBC America): Five episodes early.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Seven episodes today.
Tosh.0 (MTV2): Has 10 episodes tonight.

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