Friday's TV Highlights: '21 Years: Richard Linklater' on Showtime

Friday's TV Highlights: '21 Years: Richard Linklater' on Showtime
Jack Black is one of the characters portrayed in animation in "21 Years: Richard Linklater." (21 Years: Richard Linklater / 21 Years: Richard Linklater)

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The Amazing Race The competitive travel show's 26th final starts in Peru, and the finish line is in Dallas. 8 p.m. CBS

Grimm Nick (David Giuntoli) seeks revenge in the season finale. 8 p.m. NBC

Shark Tank GoPro founder Nick Woodman returns as a guest Shark in the season finale. 8 p.m. ABC

The Messengers Erin (Sofia Black-D'Elia) tries to celebrate Amy's (Madison Dellamea) birthday in peace, but that doesn't work out well in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

American Masters Ric Burns' new documentary "American Ballet Theatre: A History" marks the 75th anniversary of the New York-based dance company. 9 p.m. KOCE

Behind the Story With the Paley Center The cast of "Mad Men" discusses the show's success and its feelings about Sunday's finale. 11 p.m. Sundance


Geo Bee 2015 For the 27th year, geography brainiacs will find their way to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the 2015 National Geographic Bee. 8 p.m. National Geographic

ACM Presents: Superstar Duets This new special features pairings of performers from 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. 9 p.m. CBS

The Walk Around the World This new special documents a detour adventurer that Karl Bushby takes in his effort to walk around the world. For this side trip, he'll walk from Los Angeles to the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., where he hopes to convince Russian authorities to allow him back into country. 9 p.m. National Geographic



21 Years: Richard Linklater Animated sequences and interviews with colleagues Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey and others help illuminate a candid profile of director Richard Linklater ("Boyhood"). 8 p.m. Showtime

Robots (2005) 8:30 a.m. HBO

Boyhood (2014) 10 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Showtime

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015) 1 p.m. HBO

Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014) 3:05 p.m. TMC


CBS This Morning Allen Iverson; Paul Shaffer. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Naturally 7 performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Tony Goldwyn; Gretta Monahan and Ted Gibson. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Anna Camp ("Pitch Perfect 2"); Clark Beckham ("American Idol"); Anthony D'Amato. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Queen Latifah ("Bessie"); Alex Trebek ("Jeopardy!"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Raven Symone; David Muir; Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld and Skylar Astin. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors IVF and autism; an extreme smile makeover; smoking during pregnancy. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Anna Kendrick; Gayle King; Marcus Samuelsson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Michael Strahan's mother returns for her final weigh-in; Skylar Astin ("Pitch Perfect 2"). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Rapper Lil Jon; Tom Bergeron ("Dancing With the Stars"). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show A boy says he lived a past life; Peter Walsh; chef Sandra Lee. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A former "Mother of the Year," pleads guilty to stalking. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Daisy Lewellyn ("Blood, Sweat & Heels"); chef Rick Bayless. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real La La Anthony ("Power"). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jennifer Lopez. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Transportation infrastructure: Fawn Johnson, National Journal. Trade agreement: Manu Raju, Politico. Jeb Bush's remarks about Iraq war: Ed O'Keefe, the Washington Post. President Obama's summit with Arab leaders: Peter Baker, the New York Times. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Food security. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Women's rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali; musician Killer Mike; Heather McGhee; Charles Murray; John Waters. (N) 10 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Kristin Davis; Vijay Iyer performs. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Queen Latifah; Sam Rockwell; "Something Rotten!" (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Oprah Winfrey; Norm Macdonald. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Paul Giamatti; author Bob Pflugfelder. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Cobie Smulders. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Anna Kendrick; Brittany Snow; Hailee Steinfeld. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS