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

SERIES

The Vampire Diaries While Stefan (Paul Wesley, who also directed this episode) struggles with his experience in the Phoenix stone, he tries to help Damon (Ian Somerhalder) regain his grip on reality in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA

Last Man Standing Mike (Tim Allen) convinces Kristin and Ryan (Amanda Fuller, Jordan Masterson) that they should buy their own home instead of continuing to rent an apartment in this new episode of the family comedy. 8 p.m. ABC

Sleepy Hollow Jenny and Crane (Lyndie Greenwood, Tom Mison) find themselves at a near-total loss after Abbie's (Nicole Beharie) sacrifice as the series returns. 8 p.m. Fox

Dr. Ken It's a "Community" reunion as Joel McHale guest stars as the father of the little girl who Ken's (Ken Jeong) son (Albert Tsai) likes. Danny Pudi also guest stars. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Grimm In this new episode Nick and Hank (David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby) suspect a local legend has come back to life after a mysterious creature is sighted in connection with the death of a tourist. Bree Turner, Sasha Roiz and Silas Weir Mitchell also star. 9 p.m. NBC

Live From Lincoln Center Andrea Bocelli joins Renée Fleming, Jamie Barton and other singers celebrate the music of Opera. 9 p.m. KOCE

VICE The season premiere looks at the efforts of the Nigerian government to drive militants from a terrorist group out of the country, and a new gene-editing method allows scientists to change the genetic traits of plants and animals. Shane Smith hosts. 11 p.m. HBO

SPECIALS

Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows Expect to see highlights of performances by Beyonce, Michael Jackson, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Prince, Paul McCartney, and more. 9 p.m. CBS

Michael Jackson's Journey From Motown to Off the Wall Spike Lee directed this new documentary, which takes a close look at a somewhat overlooked chapter in the career of superstar Michael Jackson, as he evolved from lead singer of the Jackson 5 to a solo artist who had an artistic breakthrough with his 1979 album "Off the Wall." 9 and 10:305 p.m. Showtime

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Super Bowl 50 preview. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Elton John; Cheryl Tiegs; Judd Apatow, Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust ("Love"); Jake Lacy; Super Bowl ads; Lilly Singh. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America J.J. Watt and Marlo Mosley; Leslie Mann. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Greg Barker ("The Counter-Terror Dilemma"); Dilshad Vadsaria ("Second Chance"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Leslie Mann ("How to Be Single"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Chef Michael Symon. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Dr. Travis goes to celebrity hotspots in L.A.; how stars get the perfect smile, body and skin. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Dr. Phil; Alex Guarnaschelli. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Tim Allen; Eddie Jackson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show A mother learns she is pregnant an hour before giving birth; heart attacks in women. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A 44-year-old man chases his lifelong dream of being a rock 'n' roll star. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey L.A. Reid. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Heidi Klum; Panic! at the Disco performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Iowa caucus results; New Hampshire primary: Robert Costa, the Washington Post; Lisa Lerer, the Associated Press; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Reid Wilson, Morning Consult. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary: Bonnie Erbé Football and feminism. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Gloria Steinem; Erin Brockovich; P.J. O'Rourke; Alex Wagner; Armstrong Williams. (N) 10 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Director Roger Guenveur Smith. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Rebel Wilson; Jack Huston; Nathaniel Rateliff. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Bobby Cannavale; Donny Deutsch; Charles Kelley performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Late Night: Seth Meyers Leslie Mann; Joshua Jackson; Benjamin Walker; Russell Simins performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

 


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