Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘Cristela’ on ABC

Sam McMurray, Cristela Alonzo in “Cristela” on ABC.
A courtroom strategy backfires on ABC’s “Cristela.” With Sam McMurray and Cristela Alonzo.
(Adam Taylor / ABC)

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Grimm Nick and Hank (David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby) are called in to investigate the aftermath of a one-night stand that turned deadly when a man found himself part of a bizarre love triangle in this new episode. Sasha Roiz, Silas Weir Mitchell and Bree Turner also star. 8 p.m. NBC

Hart of Dixie Zoe (Rachel Bilson) makes an important decision, and Wade (Wilson Bethel) tries to take care of everything before their baby is born in the season finale. Tim Matheson also stars. 8 p.m. KTLA


Cristela Trent (Sam McMurray) has an ulterior motive when he picks Cristela (Cristela Alonzo) to sit at his table for the trial of an allegedly racist landlord. He wants to show a minority on the landlord’s side, but the strategy backfires. Gabriel Iglesias also stars. 8 p.m. ABC. A second new episode follows at 8:30.

Shark Tank A video featuring First Lady Michelle Obama as part of the Joining Forces Initiative is part of this new episode that spotlights entrepreneurs with military backgrounds as they present ideas that include nonslip protective gloves for cross-fitness training, an elite canine training program and a bottle opener made of recycled .50-caliber shells. Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary are the featured Sharks 9 p.m. ABC


Grown Ups Adam Sandler leads an ensemble of comedy all-stars in this tale of longtime friends (Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade and Rob Schneider) reunited by the death of their high school basketball coach. Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Steve Buscemi and Colin Quinn also star in this 2010 comedy. 8 p.m. Fox

Dreamcatcher Kim Longinotto’s moving 2015 documentary chronicles the uplifting personal story of former Chicago prostitute Brenda Myers-Powell, who has found an important new meaning for her life in her efforts to help at-risk youths. 9 p.m. Showtime


CBS This Morning Tracy DiNunzio, Tradesy. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson; Katherine Schwarzenegger; Christian Slater; Ludacris; Matthew Hussey. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


Good Morning America Linda Cardellini; “Shark Tank” Friday. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Katie Lowes (“Scandal”); Chaz Bono (“Proof”); Aaron Carter performs. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Chris Hemsworth; Lucy Hale (“Pretty Little Liars”); Shaquille O’Neal. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View 4000th show: Guest co-hosts Barbara Walters and Joy Behar; Elisabeth Moss. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Guest co-host Wanda Sykes; actor Jim Parsons; actor Nick Zano; fitness essentials. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Unusual food habits; how to stop worrying in order to sleep. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Steve Harvey Val Chmerkovskiy and Rumer Willis (“Dancing With the Stars”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real Andrea Navedo (“Jane the Virgin”); Miss Robbie Montgomery and Tim Norman. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV


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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Desertion charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl: Nancy Youssef, the Daily Beast; U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan: Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics. Medicare and doctors: Alex Wayne, Bloomberg. Presidential campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas): Dan Balz, the Washington Post. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé An all-women’s mosque. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Former Ark. Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.); Hydrologist Jay Famiglietti; S.E. Cupp; former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.); Zachary Quinto. (N) 10 and 11:30 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Judge Damon Keith; the Winans perform. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Will Forte; Adam Horovitz; Jeremy Wade. (N) 11:35 p.m. KNBC

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

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