Friday’s TV Highlights: The CW’s ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ on KTLA

Brittany Snow on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”
Brittany Snow guest stars as a cool new rival in the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on KTLA.
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MacGyver John Heard (“Home Alone”) guest stars as MacGyver’s (Lucas Till) favorite middle school science teacher, whose best student (guest star Amiah Miller) has been kidnapped. Jeremy London also guest stars with George Eads, Justin Hires and Sandrine Holt. 8 p.m. CBS

Last Man Standing Now unemployed, Vanessa (Nancy Travis) has too much time on her hands and her efforts to find a new teaching job seem fruitless. Tim Allen, Amanda Fuller, Molly Ephraim and Kaitlyn Dever also star. 8 p.m. ABC

Dr. Ken Ken (Ken Jeong) feels obligated to tell a patient he’s sorry for having missed something vital in a diagnosis, but Pat (Dave Foley) warns him not to apologize. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Hawaii Five-0 Missy Peregrym (“Rookie Blue”) guest stars as Danny’s (Scott Caan) sister, who is in Oahu on business. Alex O’Loughlin, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park also star. 9 p.m. CBS


Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Rebecca and Valencia (Rachel Bloom, Gabrielle Ruiz) investigate the new girl (Brittany Snow) Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) has been dating. 9 p.m. KTLA

The Exorcist The pope’s imminent visit to Chicago foreshadows something evil, which Father Marcus (Ben Daniels) and others try to stop. Alfonso Herrera, Geena Davis, Alan Ruck, Brianne Howey and Hannah Kasulka also star. 9 p.m. Fox

Blue Bloods Frank (Tom Selleck) works with Rev. Darnell Potter (Ato Essandoh), one of his major detractors, when the man’s son is killed. 10 p.m. CBS

Van Helsing In the season finale Vanessa (Kelly Overton), held captive by Dmitri and Rebecca (Paul Johansson, Laura Mennell), learns secrets about her past that raise a huge question: Is she a vampire or a human? 10 p.m. Syfy



CNN Superhero: Above and Beyond - A CNN Heroes 10th Anniversary Special Anderson Cooper visits five former CNN Heroes of the Year, getting updates from them on how their lives have changed. 7 and 10 p.m. CNN

Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour Filmmakers Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman followed the electrifying (and often polarizing) entertainer around the world, gathering a collection of live performance and behind-the-scenes footage for this new concert film that culminates at the Sydney Olympic Park in Australia. 9 and 11 p.m. Showtime

VICE Special Report: A House Divided The documentary/news series examines many of the most divisive issues of Barack Obama’s presidency that contributed to a political climate that gave rise to the election of Donald Trump. 10 p.m. HBO


Albert This new holiday fantasy recounts the story of Albert (voice of Bobby Moynihan of “Saturday Night Live”), a tiny Douglas fir who aspires to become Empire City’s most famous Christmas tree in Nickelodeon’s first original animated movie. The voice cast also includes Sasheer Zamata, Judah Friedlander, Rob Riggle, Cheri Oteri, John Di Maggio and Mary Pat Gleason. 7 p.m. Nickelodeon




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

Today Dwayne Johnson; Ashley Graham; Billy Crudup; Elizabeth Smart; Pharrell performs; author Kimberly Schlapman; dancer Khasan Brailsford. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Jake Gyllenhaal; Jennifer Aniston and the cast of “Office Christmas Party”; Brett Eldredge. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Debbie Allen (“Hot Chocolate Nutcracker”); Rams talk: Vince Ferragamo and Jackie Slater. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly Katie Holmes (“All We Had”); Kevin Nealon; Brett Eldredge performs; Taraji P. Henson. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Edward Norton. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

Rachael Ray Couples test products; Isla Fisher; huevos rancheros nachos. (N) 10 a.m. KCAL

The Doctors Bulimia; a viral video of a man and his service dog being booted off a San Francisco cable car. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Rita Ora (“America’s Next Top Model”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Gloria Estefan; Giada De Laurentiis. (N) 1 p.m. KTTV

Steve Harvey Giada De Laurentiis (“Giada’s Holiday Handbook”); Brian McKnight; Joe Minoso (“Chicago Fire”). (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Harry Elizabeth and Damian Hurley; Todrick Hall (Broadway’s “Kinky Boots”); Victoria Stilwell. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV; midnight KCOP

Dr. Phil A man accuses his mother of being a manipulative freeloader who has assaulted him. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ryan Gosling (“La La Land”); Olivia Munn (“Office Christmas Party”); OneRepublic performs. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Ashley Graham (“America’s Next Top Model”); Evelyn Lozada. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

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

Washington Week Trump picks retired generals for key positions; Obama’s final national security speech; the transition; Trump’s policy priorities: Michele Norris, the Race Card Project; Michael Scherer, Time Magazine; Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics; Jeff Zeleny, CNN; Michael Crowley, Politico.(N) 8 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Dwayne Johnson; Kevin Nealon; Gary Clark Jr. performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Olivia Munn; Martin Freeman; Tom Papa. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Riz Ahmed, Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn and Mads Mikkelsen. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Tavis Smiley Robert Wagner. (N) 12:30 a.m. KOCE

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

Charlie Rose (N) 1 a.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

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