Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘World’s Funniest Fails’ on Fox

Terry Crews hosts the new series “World’s Funniest Fails” on Fox.
Terry Crews hosts the new series “World’s Funniest Fails” on Fox.
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World’s Funniest Fails “Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s” Terry Crews hosts this new series that showcases cringe-inducing viral videos from every corner of the Internet. 8 p.m. Fox

Great Performances at the Met James Levine and the Metropolitan Opera presents a 1930s-styled take on Mozart’s comic fable “Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)” with bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov in the title role. 9 p.m. KOCE


12 Monkeys Terry Gilliam’s apocalyptic 1995 time-travel thriller starring Bruce Willis serves as the jumping-off point for this new drama. 9 p.m. Syfy

Mysteries at the Castle France’s Château Vaux-le-Vicomte, said to be the inspiration for the Palace of Versailles, is featured in this new episode. 9 p.m. Travel Channel

Helix This sci-fi drama about a deadly virus that threatens to wipe out humanity returns for a second season; Billy Campbell stars. 10 p.m. Syfy

Comedy Bang! Bang! “SNL’s” Maya Rudolph joins in the shenanigans in this new episode of the sketch show. 11 p.m. IFC


Gary Owen: I Agree With Myself The up-and-coming comic performs in Atlanta in this new standup special. 10 p.m. Showtime


Godzilla Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe and Elizabeth Olsen are the stars, but you-know-who is the main attraction in director Gareth Edwards’ 2014 reimagining of the Japanese monster-movie franchise. 7:55 p.m. Cinemax



CBS This Morning Bart Scott; George Lucas. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Martha Stewart; DJ Earworm; Manny Pacquiao; Olivia Munn; Matthew Hussey; Steve Greenberg. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Kevin O’Leary; the Critics’ Choice Awards; “Dancing With the Stars: Live!” (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jessica Walter (“Archer”); Amanda Schull (“12 Monkeys”); Jennifer Finnigan and Johnathan Silverman (“A Bet’s A Bet”) (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Nicole Kidman (“Paddington”); Sienna Miller (“American Sniper”); Train performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Barbara Walters; Cory of “Mr. Cory’s Cookies.” (N) 10 a.m. KABC


The Doctors A woman becomes a mother after uterine fibroids cause three miscarriages. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show George Lopez (“Spare Parts”). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Jesse L. Martin; chef Tom Colicchio. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Kirstie Alley; Camila Alves; Angie Martinez prepares game-day recipes; zucchini-tomato-potato pie. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Angela Bassett (“Whitney).. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

The Dr. Oz Show Keeping the weight off; four cancer symptoms women ignore. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A mom has not seen her children since she left them years ago to live with a man she had just met. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Wendy Raquel Robinson. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Rob Lowe (“Beautiful & Twisted”); Kai Langer; Stephen “tWitch” Boss. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Paris terrorist attacks; global terrorism: Michael Duffy, Time. State of the Union Address: John Harwood, the New York Times. Mitt Romney’s 2016 prospects; field of Republican candidates: Robert Costa, the Washington Post. U.S.-Cuban relations: Tom Gjelten, NPR. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Domestic trafficking. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Surgeon Atul Gawande; filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow; Josh Barro; Josh Gad; Wes Moore. (N) 10 and 11 p.m. HBO

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Brian Williams; Victoria Justice; Joshua Topolsky. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Coach Urban Meyer, Ohio St.; Johnny Beehner; Ella Henderson performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

The Talk George Lopez; Gavin DeGraw performs; Linda Perry. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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