Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Amazing Race’ on CBS

Host Phil Keoghan in “The Amazing Race” on CBS.

Phil Keoghan hosts CBS’ “The Amazing Race,” which includes four SoCal teams.

(Timothy Kuratek / CBS)

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The Amazing Race Venice Beach is the starting point for the 11 teams (four from Southern California) as the series starts its 27th season with host Phil Keoghan. First stop: Rio de Janeiro. 8 p.m. CBS

Last Man Standing When Mike (Tim Allen) returns home after two months away he tries to catch up with all the changes experienced by Vanessa (Nancy Travis) and their daughters (Molly Ephraim, Kaitlyn Dever, Amanda Fuller) in the season premiere. Hector Elizondo also stars. 8 p.m. ABC

Hawaii Five-0 A killer seeks a buried treasure from a centuries-old pirate story on the season premiere of the crime drama. Alex O’Loughlin, Grace Park and Ian Anthony Dale star. 9 p.m. CBS


Shark Tank Investing Sharks Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary are joined by Ashton Kutcher in the season premiere. 9 p.m. ABC

Blue Bloods Frank (Tom Selleck) worries that a terrorist attack in the Middle East could be linked to a potential attack in New York in the police drama’s season premiere. 10 p.m. CBS

20/20 This new episode of the newsmagazine features video from the civil trial deposition of O.J. Simpson in which he testified under oath about the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman. 10 p.m. ABC

POV The new episode “Art and Craft” documents the exploits of Mark Landis, who donated forged artworks to museums for three decades. 10 p.m. KOCE


The Women’s List Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (“The Black List” and “The Latino List”) interviews television producer Shonda Rhimes, attorney Gloria Allred, singer Alicia Keys, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Edie Falco and others in this new special. 9 p.m. KOCE; 10 p.m. KPBS


Reach Me A mysterious author’s self-help book inspires a journalist, his editor, a former convict and others to reevaluate their personal choices in writer-director John Herzfeld’s quirky 2014 drama. 9 p.m. Starz


Tooken A retired CIA agent uses his special skills to get his beloved dog back from Albanian mobsters in this 2015 parody of Liam Neeson’s “Taken” franchise. Lee Tergesen, Ethan Suplee, Donnie Wahlberg, Lukas Haas and Jenny McCarthy star. 10:30 p.m. Showtime


CBS This Morning Tom Selleck; author Anne-Marie Slaughter. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Robert De Niro; Kenny Rogers; Brian Regan. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Priyanka Chopra; Dr. Richard Besser. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Live With Kelly and Michael Don Johnson (“Blood & Oil”); Priyanka Chopra. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Stacy London. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

Meredith Vieira Keke Palmer (“Scream Queens”). (N) 11 a.m. KNBC


The Doctors Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy; Amber Rose. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Marg Helgenberger (“CSI”). (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachel Ray Jessica Alba. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show A possible benefit of aspirin; the teenager whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A mother and daughter discuss family drama, including accusations of abuse. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Real Gladys Knight; Erica Ash; Melissa Rivers. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wanda Sykes; David Arquette. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Papal visit; Pope’s message to Congress: Tom Gjelten. U.S./China relations: Alexis Simendinger. 2016 presidential campaign: Dan Balz. Potential government shutdown: John Harwood. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary Raising competent adults. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Jane Goodall; Spike Feresten; John Cleese; S.E. Cupp; Ron Reagan. (N) 10 and 11 p.m. HBO

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; midnight KOCE

Tavis Smiley Dr. James Forrester; Brandi Carlile. (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Olivia Wilde; Fred Savage; Walk the Moon performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Malala Yousafzai; Kerry Washington; the Arcs perform. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live John Stamos. 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show Jeff Goldblum. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night Tina Fey. 12:37 a.m. KNBC