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Friday’s TV highlights: ‘Champions’ on NBC

Mindy Kaling and J.J. Totah in “Champions” on NBC.
Mindy Kaling and J.J. Totah in the two-episode season finale of “Champions” on NBC.
(Evans Vestal Ward / NBC)

SERIES

Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition YouTube sensation and former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Bethany Mota goes under cover to identify up-and-coming YouTube talent in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Champions Mindy Kaling reprises the role of Priya in the opener of the two-episode season finale of this family comedy. J.J. Totah, Anders Holm, Andy Favreau and Fortune Feimster also star. 8 and 8:30 p.m. NBC

My Last Days Diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases, choreographer Marinda Davis creates and performs in a contemporary dance show called “UNbreakable.” Also, street photographer Anthony Carbajal raises money for ALS research. Justin Baldoni (“Jane the Virgin”) hosts. 8 p.m. KTLA

Quantico A foreign diplomat’s assassination puts Alex and McQuigg (Priyanka Chopra, Alan Powell) on protection detail for a prince, as the series moves to Fridays to finish its run. Jake McLaughlin, Johanna Braddy, Russell Tovey, Marlee Matlin and Blair Underwood also star. 8 p.m. ABC

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Phenoms Several young soccer players vying to represent their respective countries in the 2018 FIFA World Cup are the profiled in this new, five-part documentary series premiering with two episodes. 8 and 9 p.m. Fox

Life Sentence Though they thought they could handle problems on their own, Stella and Wes (Lucy Hale, Elliot Knight) conclude that they need counseling in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Great Performances In this new episode, archival footage, stills and interviews document the creation of the Metropolitan Opera House, part of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The artists, architects and politicians who shaped New York’s cultural life in the 1950s and 1960s are profiled. 9 p.m. KOCE

SPECIALS

CNN Special Report “A Double Life: The Spy Inside al Qaeda” tells the story of how Aimen Dean, a bookish kid from Saudi Arabia, met Osama bin Laden and became an al Qaeda operative, and eventually switched sides, becoming a double agent working for the West from inside the terrorist organization. 7 p.m. CNN

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MOVIES

Why Him? An overprotective father (Bryan Cranston) panics after learning that his daughter’s (Zoey Deutch) wealthy but socially awkward boyfriend (James Franco) plans to ask her to marry him in this 2016 comedy. Megan Mullally, Cedric the Entertainer, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells also star. 8:05 p.m. Cinemax

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TALK SHOWS

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

Today Dr. Mehmet Oz; Darius Rucker performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

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Good Morning America Sting and Shaggy perform. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Candidate for Gov. John Cox (R-Calif.); director David Worthen Brooks and soccer player Mario Melchiot (“Phenoms”); Chris Wallace; Grae Drake, Rotten Tomatoes; Rachael Ray and chef Adam Perry Lang; Dave Itzkoff, the New York Times; All the Colours performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Megyn Kelly Today Luke Combs performs; Laura Frizzo. (N) 9 a.m. KNBC

Live With Kelly and Ryan Alec Baldwin (“Match Game”); Meaghan Murphy, Good Housekeeping. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Talk Taye Diggs; chef Susan Feniger. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Dr. Phil A woman learned her husband may be a serial killer when a victim’s 911 call lead to his arrest. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ewan McGregor (“Christopher Robin”); BTS performs; California mudslide survivors. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Vivica A. Fox (“Every Day I’m Hustling”). (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

Washington Week North Korea; the Russia investigation: Andrea Mitchell, NBC News; Adam Goldman, the New York Times; Karoun Demirjian, the Washington Post; Anita Kumar, McClatchy Newspapers. (N) 7 p.m. KOCE

Amanpour on PBS (N) 11 p.m. KOCE, KVCR

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Julianna Margulies; Giancarlo Stanton; magician Dan White. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

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

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ed.stockly@latimes.com


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