Friday TV: S.W.A.T. S.5 Premiere, Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Blue Bloods S.12 Premiere and More

News & Notes

Get Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Episodes on Amazon VideoTonight, ABC has The Most Magical Story on Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World special, CBS has the fifth season premiere of S.W.A.T., the fourth season premiere of Magnum P.I. and the 12th season premiere of Blue Bloods, and The CW has the eighth season premiere of Penn & Teller: Fool Us and the fourth season finale of Dynasty.

Over on cable, Disney Channel has the TV movie premiere of Under Wraps and the series premieres of The Ghost and Molly McGee and Zombies: Addison’s Monster Mystery and LMN has the TV movie premiere of My Daughter’s Double Life.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon Prime has the second season premiere of Welcome to the Blumhouse, Apple TV+ has the first season finale of Mr. Corman and Ted Lasso S.2 Ep.11, and Netflix drops the limited series Maid.

Next Friday, Apple TV+ has the series premiere of Acapulco and the second season finale of Ted Lasso, The CW has the third season premiere of Nancy Drew, IMDb TV drops Part 2 of Leverage: Redemption, and Netflix drops the third, and final, season of Family Business and the first seasons of Pretty Smart and A Tale Dark & Grimm.

Prime Picks

S.W.A.T. (CBS): Season Premiere. “Vagabundo.”

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy checks out some “Regional Flavors.” Plays again later. Has 15 repeat episodes right before.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy does a “Round the World Roundup.” Plays again later.

Blue Bloods (CBS): Season Premiere. “Hate Is Hate.”

Solid Selections

American Rust (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Forgive Us Our Trespasses,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.

Magnum P.I. (CBS): Season Premiere. “Island Vibes.”

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy has some “One Street Wonders.” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. “Triple D Goes Hawaiian.” Plays again later. Two repeat episodes right after.

Other Option

  • Ordinary Joe (NBC): Repeat. This past Monday night’s episode, “Requiem,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has college football action tonight with BYU at Utah State.
  • ESPN+ has MLB action tonight with the New York Mets at the Atlanta Braves.
  • FS1 has college football action tonight with Iowa at Maryland.
  • Golf Channel has first round coverage of the ShopRite LPGA Classic, which replays in late night, followed by second round coverage of the Sanderson Farms Championship PGA tournament that replays twice tonight and again in late night.

Friday TV Marathons

Chicago P.D. (USA Network): Eight episodes today.
Criminal Minds (WEtv): Eight episodes today.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives/Triple D Nation (Food Network): Has 21 episodes.
The Facts of Life (Logo): Has 10 episodes today.
Gilmore Girls (UPtv): Five episodes today.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes tonight into late night.
Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime): Nine episodes today.
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 14 episodes today into late night.
Mama’s Family (Logo): Has 24 episodes tonight into late night.
Modern Family (E!): Has 12 episodes tonight.
The Office (Comedy Central): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Reba (UPtv): Has 10 episodes tonight.

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