Friday TV highlights


Law & Order: UK: In this new episode, Ronnie and Matt (Bradley Walsh, Jamie Bamber) reopen an old murder case after a body in a shallow grave is discovered, causing the past to come back to haunt a senior crown prosecutor (Ben Daniels) (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

Smallville: On the verge of telling Clark (Tom Welling) she knows he is the Blur, Lois (Erica Durance) gets superpowers of her own when she is transformed into the goddess Isis, in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).

CSI: NY: When jewels are stolen from the penthouse of a powerful lawyer (Gregory Harrison), the investigation leads to a man in the morgue in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).

Dateline NBC: Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe discusses how he and his 19-year-old son survived the Alaskan plane crash in August 2010 that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and four others (9 p.m. NBC).

The Good Guys: In this new episode, a notorious con artist (Ed Begley Jr.) gives Jack (Colin Hanks), his nephew, information about an arson he witnessed (9 p.m. Fox).

Beyond Survival With Les Stroud: Les climbs to the glacial summit of the Andes Mountains, where he will become the first Westerner to witness secret rites of the Inka (10 p.m. Discovery).

Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura: Ventura explores claims that the financial meltdown was allowed to occur by Wall Street billionaires who continue to manipulate and control the stock market, oil, gold and silver prices (10 p.m. TRU).


Zack and Miri Make a Porno: The title pretty much spells out the plot of writer-director Kevin Smith's 2008 comedy in which roommates (Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks) try to solve their financial desperation by making a porn film (9 p.m. Showtime).


NBA preseason basketball: Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic (4:30 p.m. ESPN); Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers (7 p.m. KCAL and ESPN).

College football: South Florida at Cincinnati (5 p.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: Playoffs: The New York Yankees visit the Texas Rangers (5 p.m. TBS).

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