Friday’s TV highlights and talk shows: ‘Elysium’ on Starz

Matt Damon in “Elysium”
The future looks bleak in the 2013 sci-fi thriller “Elysium” starring Matt Damon.
(Stephanie Blomkamp / Columbia TriStar)

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This week’s TV Movies

SERIESLast Man Standing The sitcom starring Tim Allen and Nancy Travis ends another season. 8 p.m. ABC


Great Performances Choreographer Matthew Bourne offers his own take on the Tchaikovsky classic “Sleeping Beauty.” 9 p.m. KOCE

The Writers’ Room This new episode looks at small-screen adaptations of such comic books and graphic novels as “Superman” and “The Walking Dead.” 9 p.m. Sundance

Relative Insanity It’s family vs. family in a series of outrageous challenges in this new reality competition. 10 p.m. Lifetime

I Found the Gown The wedding-themed unscripted series returns with back-to-back new episodes. 10 and 10:30 p.m. TLC



Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp Ice-T, Chris Rock and others comment on the life and times of a Chicago pimp-turned-author in this 2012 documentary. 8 p.m. Showtime

Elysium Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley star in “District 9" writer-director Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 sci-fi tale about haves and have-nots in the not-too-distant future. 9 p.m. Starz


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

Today Moonshine mom; dating expert Matthew Hussey. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC


Good Day L.A. Edward James Olmos; Jason Biggs; Paul Walker’s brother Cody Walker; Jerry Springer. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Phil Keoghan. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Leslie Mann; Christine Baranski. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

Dr. Phil Boy starved nearly to death. 9 a.m. KCAL

The View Guest co-host Troy Dunn; Sally Field; B.J. Novak; Dr. Mehmet Oz. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Sea sickness. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show James Van Der Beek. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Ice Cube; Tabatha Coffey. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS


The Queen Latifah Show Marlon Wayans; Brooklyn Decker. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS, 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Extreme diet. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Tichina Arnold. 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Childless couple. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Unhappy couples; manicures. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Benjamin Stockham (“About a Boy”). (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen; Kunal Nayyar. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill President Obama’s Asia trip; Middle East peace talks; affirmative action. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Real Time With Bill Maher Environmentalist Tom Steyer; Annabelle Gurwitch. (N) 10 and 11:30 p.m. HBO

The Arsenio Hall Show Orlando Jones; Dick Gregory; Daniel Beaty. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Economist William Easterly; L.A. Opera’s James Conlon. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

Chelsea Lately Brooklyn Decker. 11 p.m. E!

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jamie Foxx; Alan Cumming; Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Piedmont Bird Callers; Michael J. Fox. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Seth MacFarlane; Paul Bettany; Sam Smith performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Denis Leary; Fitz and the Tantrums perform. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Billy Bob Thornton; St. Paul & the Broken Bones perform. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

Last Call With Carson Daly 1:37 a.m. KNBC


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