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Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘New I Love Lucy Superstar Special’

John Wayne and Vivian Vance
John Wayne, shown with Vivian Vance, plays himself in the “New I Love Lucy Superstar Special” airing on CBS.
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SERIES

Grimm The Portland-set supernatural drama closes its fifth season with a two-hour finale; with Russell Hornsby, David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell and Bree Turner. 8 p.m. NBC

Masters of Illusion This showcase for magicians is back for a third season, with “Supergirl’s” Dean Cain returning as host; Barry and Stuart, Michael Grandinetti and Jonathan Pendragon are among the featured acts. 8 and 8:30 p.m. KTLA

Beyond the Tank Arianna Huffington agrees to listen to a pitch for a honeymoon crowdfunding site in this new episode, followed by the season finale of the reality show’s sister series “Shark Tank.” 8 and 9 p.m. ABC

The Originals Klaus (Joseph Morgan) is on trial for his life as this spin-off of “The Vampire Diaries” ends its third season; Daniel Gillies and Riley Voelkel also star. 9 p.m. KTLA

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Banshee This violent action-drama about a con man (Antony Starr) living under an assumed identity in a small Pennsylvania town ends its four-season run. 10 p.m. Cinemax

SPECIALS

New I Love Lucy Superstar Special Two classic episodes of the 1950s sitcom, both featuring big-screen icon John Wayne guest starring as himself,  are colorized and combined into a single special; with Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley. 8 p.m. CBS

Say Yes to the Prom Monte Durham from “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” and “Austin & Ally’s” Laura Marano help high-school girls prepare for the social event of the season in this new special. 9:30 p.m. TLC

Brad Williams: Daddy Issues The “Fun Size” comic cracks wise about fatherhood and other topics in this irreverent stand-up special. 10 p.m. Showtime

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MOVIES

Easy A “Superbad’s” Emma Stone stars in this 2010 teen comedy inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic novel “The Scarlet Letter.” Lisa Kudrow, Amanda Bynes and “Gossip Girl’s” Penn Badgley also star. 8 p.m. Fox

The Perfect Guy Sanaa Lathan plays a successful career woman whose new beau (Michael Ealy) may not be so perfect after all in this 2015 thriller; Morris Chestnut also stars. 9 p.m. Starz

TALK SHOWS

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

Today “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”; Brandon Routh; Puff Daddy and the Family perform. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Ariana Grande performs; Matt Bomer. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Brig. Gen. Malcolm Frost, U.S. Army chief of public affairs; Steve Irwin charity event: Teri, Robert and Bindi Irwin. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

The View Connie Britton. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

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The Doctors A dad builds a robot to see his children more; one of the worst DUIs. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Loni Love (“Mother’s Day”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Kate Beckinsale; Carnie Wilson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Peter Walsh; Robert Herjavec. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Costs of prescription drugs; what to ask a pharmacist to get a better deal. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A man accused of sexually abusing his children takes a polygraph. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Young entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show Johnny Depp; Sia performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill EgyptAir flight crash: Nancy Youssef. Tension between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigns: Lisa Lerer. Donald Trump’s efforts to unify Republicans; Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees: Dan Balz. Overtime pay protections: Alexis Simendinger. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Billy Crystal; Beanie Feldstein; Flatbush Zombies perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Seth Rogen; Krysten Ritter; Wolf Parade performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Bryan Cranston; Anika Noni Rose; Joanna Newsom performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Nightline Diane Sawyer takes an inside look at the largest and most notorious jail complex in America. (N) 12:35 a.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley (N) 1 a.m. KOCE

 


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