Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw'

Hugh Bonneville discusses "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Ralph Fiennes on "Shakespeare Uncovered," on KOCE.

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SERIES

Constantine Students conducting ambitious scientific experiments find their way into another dimension, where a killer (William Mapother, "Lost") lies in wait. At the behest of Manny ("Lost" alum Harold Perrineau), John (Matt Ryan) goes to the university to try to help Jeremy Davies (also from "Lost"), who guest stars. 8 p.m. NBC

Last Man Standing Eve (Kaitlyn Dever) copes with her first high school breakup in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

Grimm Nick and Hank (David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby) investigate a death at a Portland house that neighbors suspect is haunted. Garcelle Beauvais guest stars in this new episode. 9 p.m. NBC

Shakespeare Uncovered In the season premiere, Hugh Bonneville ("Downton Abbey") discusses "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Ralph Fiennes. In a second new episode Christopher Plummer, Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale ponder how "King Lear" may have been staged in the Bard's day. 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE

SPECIALS

The Friars' Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw Joel McHale ("Community") hosts the former NFL quarterback and Hall of Famer and a panel of comics including Frank Caliendo, Howie Long, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Norton, Jeff Ross and Erin Andrews. 5 p.m. ESPN2

Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops This pregame party features performances from Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX. 9 p.m. VH1

MOVIES

The Heartbreak Kid Eddie Albert steals the show as the suspicious father of a beautiful woman (Cybill Shepherd) who sparks a romance with a shallow newlywed (Charles Grodin) on his honeymoon with his hapless bride (Jeannie Berlin) in this 1972 comedy. 5 p.m. TCM

Bad Words In this 2013 black comedy, first-time director Jason Bateman stars as misanthropic 40-year-old middle-school dropout who finds a loophole that allows him to enter a national spelling bee for kids. Kathryn Hahn and Allison Janney also star. 8:30 p.m. Cinemax

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Octavia Spencer. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Emeril Lagasse. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Heather McDonald Stray Birds perform. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Antonio Banderas ("The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water"); winner of "The Biggest Loser." (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Antonio Banderas and Tom Kenny; Dr. Amit Trivedi. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors A teen disfigured in a lawn-mower accident gets reconstructive surgery; getting a shapely backside. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Sarah Hyland; Rocky Carroll; Jason Santos. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Maria Menounos; Holly Robinson Peete; Tony Danza. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Sarah Ferguson, ex-wife of Britain's Prince Andrew. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Parents say they have lost control of their 16-year-old daughter. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Kevin Costner and Anthony Mackie ("Black or White"); Dr. Travis Stork; Whitney Thore. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Nelly ("Nellyville"). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jimmy Fallon; Sia performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Hostage negotiations involving Jordan, Japan and ISIS: Nancy Youssef, the Daily Beast. President Obama's trips to India and Saudi Arabia: Peter Baker, the New York Times. Confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch: Jeff Zeleny, ABC. Hillary Clinton's 2016 prospects: Dan Balz, the Washington Post. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Kris Macomber on male allies in feminism. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras; Mel Brooks; Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas); Katty Kay; Monica Mehta.(N) 10 and 11 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Rapper Lupe Fiasco; Joanne Froggatt. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show Don Cheadle. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Aziz Ansari; Brian Kiley; Ben Howard performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Lauren Graham; Rainn Wilson. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show Guest host Adam Pally; Ben Schwartz; Beth Stern; Eric André; Death Cab for Cutie performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

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