Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Moment’ on NBC

A lifelong dream to conduct an orchestra comes true for Phil Theodorou on “The Moment” on NBC.
A lifelong dream to conduct an orchestra comes true for Phil Theodorou on “The Moment” on NBC.
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This week’s TV Movies  



Bridezillas The unscripted series about stressed-out (and stressing out) brides attempting to plan perfect weddings returns for a new season. 8 p.m. WE

What Would You Do? The hidden camera series returns for another season of revealing people’s reactions to uncomfortable everyday situations. John Quinones hosts. 9 p.m. ABC

Da Vinci’s Demons Leonardo builds an underwater suit and travels through the sewers to enter the Vatican, where he meets the pope and the mysterious prisoner; Giuliano reveals the identity of Rome’s spy. (N)"Da Vinci’s Demons.” 9 p.m. Starz

Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas In this new unscripted spin-off, five brides and their husbands make a last ditch effort to save their marriages. 9 p.m. WE


Merlin In the series finale Merlin (Colin Morgan) arrives in disguise to help Arthur (Bradley James) defeat Morgana’s (Katie McGrath) forces and, after Arthur is wounded, Merlin rescues him and reveals he’s a wizard. 10 p.m. Syfy

The Moment In the new episode “Cincinnati Pops Conductor” a man who always wanted to be an orchestra conductor, but because of his son’s learning disorder, took a teaching job instead so he could stay close to home. comes to California to study with Larry J. Livingston, at USC. 11 p.m. USA


Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Filmmaker Marina Zenovich tells the comedian and actor’s story in this new documentary featuring clips of him in performance and interviews from those who knew him. Friends, ex-wives and girlfriends weigh in, along with as Bob Newhart, Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones, Mel Brooks and Lily Tomlin. 9 p.m. Showtime


CBS This Morning Craig Carton; Patrick Doyle, Domino’s Pizza. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men perform; chef John Greeley. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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


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

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Melissa Joan Hart; Jesse Eisenberg; cook-off. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Pamela Silva Conde; Woody Harrelson; Jane Lynch; Barbara gets a pottery lesson. 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Giuliana and Bill Rancic; Beth Stern; reducing sugar intake with Keri Glassman. 1 p.m. KCBS

The Doctors Children’s sleeping environments; a blind teen gets his vision; Tia Mowry. 2 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Beating fatigue, slowing aging and losing weight naturally. 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman struggles with anger at her mother, who failed to protect her from her abusive stepfather. 3 p.m. KCBS


Steve Harvey Chef Curtis Duffy. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie The Wanted discuss their new reality show and perform; Zach Sobiech’s family. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ricki Lake Show Women breadwinners; Kyle Richards; Dean McDermott; Nina Parker; Steve White; Dr. Jennifer Musselman. (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Wanda Sykes; Dave Franco. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill IRS controversy; leak controversy; Obama Care: Amy Walter; Alexis Simendinger. Republican party prospects; Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) decision to not seek re-election: Molly Ball; Reid Wilson. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Real Time With Bill Maher Michael Isikoff; Brit Marling; Neera Tanden; James Poulos; Paul Rudnick. (N) 10 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley David Harewood. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Gwyneth Paltrow; J.B. Smoove; Billy Ray Cyrus performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Chelsea Handler; Ross Bennett. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Martin Short; Leah Remini; Zac Brown Band performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Tyler Perry. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Kathy Griffin; Scott Adsit; Bad Rabbits perform. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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