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Friday's TV Highlights:'Dr. Ken' on ABC

SERIES

Undateable The relationship comedy ends its season. 8 p.m. NBC

The Vampire Diaries To avenge Lily's (Annie Wersching) death, Julian (Todd Lasance) traps Damon (Ian Somerhalder) inside the Phoenix stone, where he is tortured by an experience from his Civil War days in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

Last Man Standing Mike (Tim Allen) sees Kyle (Christoph Sanders) with an engagement ring and assumes Kyle is about to ask Mandy (Molly Ephraim) to marry him in this new episode. Hector Elizondo and Kaitlyn Dever also star. 8 p.m. ABC

MasterChef: Junior Edition Two remaining finalists prepare the most important menus of their lives in the season finale. With Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot and Christina Tosi. 8 p.m. Fox

Dr. Ken Ken's (Ken Jeong) father (Dana Lee) makes himself an amateur handyman in the new episode. Tisha Campbell-Martin and Dave Foley also star. 8:30 p.m. ABC

American Diner Revival This new episode heads to New Orleans where Anita's Grill needs help from chef Amanda Freitag and renovation expert Ty Pennington. 8:30 p.m. Food

The Originals Enraged by the death of a loved one, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) declares all-out war on Aurora and Tristan (guest stars Rebecca Breeds and Oliver Auckland). 9 p.m. KTLA

Second Chance The pursuit of dangerous felons gives Pritchard (Rob Kazinsky) chances to prove to Duval (Tim DeKay) how good he was in his previous life, as a professional and a person. 9 p.m. Fox

American Masters The season premiere profiles film and stage director Mike Nichols. Elaine May directs. 9 p.m. KOCE

Childrens Hospital Cases of a rare disease start popping up, sending the team back to the original Childrens Hospital in a desperate search for the cure. 11 p.m. Cartoon

MOVIES

Vietnam War TCM devotes the evening to an eclectic mix of war films. Up first, at 7:15, is filmmaker Peter Davis' 1974 documentary "Hearts and Minds," exploring the Vietnam War through extensive interviews, combat footage and scenes illuminating and contrasting the then-current cultures in both the United States and Southeast Asia. That's followed at 9:15 by director and star John Wayne's bombastic "The Green Berets" (1968). At 11:45 director Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter" (1978) stars Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken.

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Former NFL player Antwaan Randle El. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Charlie Puth performs; author Jake Marcionette. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Sia performs; Stephanie McMahon, WWE. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Joshua Jackson ("Smart People"); Michelle Dockery. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Broadway's "School of Rock — the Musical." (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Ali Fedotowsky ("The Bachelorette"); a funeral home serves alcohol; vasectomy; skin removal. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Ali Wentworth, Don Lemon and Sharon Carpenter. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Boris Kodjoe; Chi-Lan Lieu. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Julianne Hough and Aaron Tveit ("Grease: Live"). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Heartburn; how to stop people-pleasing; Hoda Kotb. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A woman says her mother allowed her grandfather to molest her, and knew he had molested other children. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Marlon Wayans ("50 Shades of Black"). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Russell Simmons. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Hilary Duff ("Younger"); Beth Stern ("Kitten Bowl III"); Cam performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose — the Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Iowa caucuses; debates: Jeanne Cummings; the Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC; Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics; Karen Tumulty, the Washington Post. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Swanee Hunt. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Medical expert Samir Chachoua; filmmaker Adam McKay; Kristen Soltis Anderson; radio host Thom Hartmann; former Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) (N) 10 and 11 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Diane Ladd. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Tyler Perry; Wagner Moura; Iliza Shlesinger. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Jerry Seinfeld; Rand Paul; Andra Day performs. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

 


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