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Friday’s TV Highlights: ‘Dr. Ken’ on ABC

Ken Jeong in “Dr. Ken” on ABC.

A Comedian inspires Ken (Ken Jeong) to try stand-up on the ABC comedy “Dr. Ken.”

 

(Danny Feld / ABC)

SERIES

The Amazing Race In Bali, the remaining teams row and swim in the race to the pit stop, which is located on a boat. The losers must walk the plank. 8 p.m. CBS

The Vampire Diaries Bonnie’s (Kat Graham) life is threatened when Enzo’s (Michael Malarkey) actions backfire — and Rayna (Leslie-Anne Huff) may be her only hope for survival. 8 p.m. KTLA

Last Man Standing Ed (Héctor Elizondo) plans a surprise dinner for Mike’s (Tim Allen) 25 years at the Outdoor Man in the season finale. 8 p.m. ABC

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Dr. Ken A visit from an old college buddy (Jeff Ross) who’s working as a comic inspires Ken (Ken Jeong) to try a stand-up comedy performance. Suzy Nakamura, Albert Tsai and Dave Foley also star in comedy’s season finale. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Blue Bloods A case of terrorism in the Middle East prompts Frank (Tom Selleck) to worry that a related attack on New York may be imminent. Gregory Jbara, Robert Clohessy, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou and Amy Carlson also star. 10 p.m. CBS

Wynonna Earp Wynonna and Agent Dolls (Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson) try to stop an invisible assailant stalking and killing Purgatory residents in this new episode. 10 p.m. Syfy

MOVIES

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Hustle & Flow Terrence Howard stars as a pimp who wants out of the business and tries to become a rapper in 2005 drama. Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning and Ludacris co-star Terrence Howard and Anthony Anderson. 8 p.m. BET

Infinitely Polar Bear After bipolar Bostonian Cam Stuart (Mark Ruffalo) suffers a psychotic break and is hospitalized, his wife (Zoe Saldana) struggles to find work to support herself and their two young kids in this 2014 dramedy from writer director Maya Forbes. 9 p.m. Starz

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Louis C.K. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Martin Scorsese; Robert De Niro; Jodie Foster; Cybill Shepherd; Jessica Chastain; Michael Phelps; “Barbershop: the Next Cut” cast; Hudson Thames performs; lfonso Ribeiro; Steven Pasquale. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Kevin Spacey; Michael Shannon; Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; Aaron Sanchez. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Dr. Sonu S. Ahluwalia, Cedars Sinai; Henry Winkler; Cristian Felix, Fiesta Broadway 2016. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

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Live With Kelly and Michael Julia Louis-Dreyfus. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors A drunken nurse; a woman fakes cancer for money; a store manager is fired for foiling a robbery. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Brooke Shields (“Flower Shop Mystery”); Dr. Gadget. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Joel Kinnaman; author Lesley Stahl; Carnie Wilson. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Ice Cube (“Barbershop: the Next Cut”); Hill Harper (“Limitless”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Milk choices; Dr. Ken Jeong; Kenya Moore (“The Real Housewives of Atlanta”). (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil Parents say their lazy, angry 32-year-old son has forced them to put their retirement plans on hold. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

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

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Reactions to New York presidential primary results; next week’s primaries: Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Dan Balz, the Washington Post. U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia, England and Germany: Carol Lee, the Wall Street Journal. Changes to U.S. currency: Eamon Javers, CNBC. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Girls and sex. (N) 10 p.m. KVCR

Real Time With Bill Maher Author Lawrence Wright (“Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David”); Thomas Middleditch; Charles Cooke; Lesley Stahl; Van Jones. (N) 10 p.m. HBO

Tavis Smiley Breakthrough medical treatments; from Los Angeles. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Bryan Cranston; Demi Lovato; the Weeknd performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Julia Louis-Dreyfus; Nikolaj Coster-Waldau; Sam Morril. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie and Paul Rudd. 11:35 p.m. KABC

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

 


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