Friday’s TV highlights


A Gifted Man: Michael (Patrick Wilson) tries to save a pregnant friend with a brain tumor and a little boy with sickle cell anemia in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).

Kitchen Nightmares: Chef Ramsay gives the owners and staff of a family-owned establishment in Springfield, Mass., a dose of tough love in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox).

CSI: NY: Max (Gary Sinise) and the team investigate the death of an awkward teenager and discover that he was trying to woo a sexy punk-rock chick (Aly Michalka). Sela Ward, Carmine Giovinazzo and Hill Harper also star in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).


Great Performances: In this new episode Hugh Laurie performs New Orleans blues and jazz with Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas and Tom Jones (9 p.m. KOCE).

Jessie: Debby Ryan plays the title role in this new tween sitcom about a small-town, down-South military kid who pursues her big-city dreams while working as a nanny for a multicultural New York family with four lively kids. Kevin Chamberlin, Peyton List, Karan Brar and Cameron Boyce also star (9 p.m. Disney).

Quirky: This invention series ends its season with a combination toilet snake/plunger and a BBQ tray that holds everything (10 p.m. Sundance).

Haven: Fates are revealed when the dead come back to seek their revenge in the season finale (10 p.m. Syfy).



The Switch: Unrequited love takes an unusual turn in this 2010 romantic comedy teaming Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman as her neurotic pal who wind up sharing more than friendship (6:15 p.m. Showtime).

The Other Guys: Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg make an enjoyable odd-couple team in this 2010 action-comedy about a couple of New York police detectives who usually don’t get the big cases. Samuel L. Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Keaton and Eva Mendes also star (8:11 p.m. Starz).



Baseball: Division series (3 and 6:30 p.m. TBS).