Friday TV: S.W.A.T., Triple D Nation, Blue Bloods & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 8, 2021

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News & Notes

Get Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives Episodes on Amazon VideoTonight, ABC has the 13th season premiere of Shark Tank and the 44th season premiere of 20/20 and The CW has the third season premiere of Nancy Drew.

Over on cable, LMN has the TV movie premiere of Stalked in Paradise.

On streaming, as of this morning, Amazon has the second season finale of Welcome to the Blumhouse, Apple TV+ has the series premiere of Acapulco and the second season finale of Ted Lasso, 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.

Next Friday, Amazon has the series premiere of I Know What You Did Last Summer, Apple TV+ has the second season finale of See, Netflix drops the fourth, and final, season of Little Things, the first season of My Name and the third season of You, and Syfy has the series premiere of Day of the Dead.

Prime Picks

S.W.A.T. (CBS): New. “Madrugada.”

Triple D Nation (Food Network): New. Guy revisits places “From Chicken to Chowder.” Plays again later. Has 15 repeat episodes right before.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy is “Eating Up New Orleans.” Plays again later.

Blue Bloods (CBS): New. “Times Like These.”

Solid Selections

American Rust (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “My Name Is Billy,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.

Magnum P.I. (CBS): New. “The Harder They Fall.”

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy tastes “Far-Flung Flavor.” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy hits the “Surf ‘n’ Turf Jackpot.” Plays again later. Two repeat episodes right after.

Other Options

  • Heels (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Big Bad Fish Man,” replays. Plays again later.
  • La Brea (NBC): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. Just in case you missed it the first time and want to check out how bad it is for yourself.
  • Nancy Drew (The CW): Season Premiere. “The Warning of the Frozen Heart.”

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader Friday Night College Football action tonight with Temple at Cincinnati followed by Stanford at Arizona State.
  • FS1 has MLB Playoffs action tonight with the Boston Red Sox at the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • Golf Channel has second round coverage of the Cognizant Founders Cup LPGA tournament, which replays in late night, first round coverage of the Constellation Furyk & Friends Champions tournament, which replays tonight, and second round coverage of the Shriners Hospital for Children Open PGA tournament, which plays again later twice.
  • MLB Network has MLB Playoffs action today with the Chicago White Sox at the Houston Astros.
  • tbs has two MLB Playoffs games with the Atlanta Braves at the Milwaukee Brewers today and the Los Angeles Dodgers at the San Francisco Giants tonight.

Late Night

  • Billions (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “No Direction Home,” replays. Plays earlier this evening as well.

Friday TV Marathons

A Different World (TV One): Has 18 episodes today.
Bob’s Burgers (FXX): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
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.
Family Guy (Freeform): Has 20 episodes today.
Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime): Nine episodes today.
Hawaii Five-0 (ION): Has 16 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 14 episodes tonight.
The Office (Comedy Central): Has 14 episodes tonight.
Tosh.0 (MTV2): Has 20 episodes today.

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