What to Watch Friday: Merlin Reappears, Happy Endings Finale, Maron Trolls for Laughs and More

May 3 2013, 7:17am CDT | by

What to Watch Friday: Merlin Reappears, Happy Endings Finale, Maron Trolls for Laughs and More
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On TV this Friday: Merlin returns for its final run of episodes, Happy Endings wraps (forever?) with babies and a bride, the Reagans are Blue indeed after tragedy and Marc Maron gets going on IFC. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Nikita (The CW) | Cyrus returns to help Nikita, Michael and Alex try to regain control of Division’s full-of-secrets black box, which is now (naturally) in Amanda’s evil little hands.

8 pm Undercover Boss (CBS) | The president of Orkin’s parent company finds out what bugs his employees as he tackles a major cockroach infestation (ick) and swarming bees.

8 pm Happy Endings (ABC) | Double-episode season finale: First up, Penny’s mom (returning guest star Megan Mullally, Will & Grace) and Dave’s dad (returning guest star Michael McKean, Laverne & Shirley) announce they’re adopting a baby together, while Max joins Brad and Jane’s tennis club. Then, Law & Order: SVU‘s Stephanie March (finally!) shows up as the third Kerkovich sister, who’s in town for her Jane-planned wedding (to Las Vegas‘ James Lesure). (Check out a preview photo!) Not yet renewed; find out its current status. (Might USA save it?)

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9 pm Vegas (CBS) | Sheriff Lamb’s investigation into the death of Porter Gainsley’s attorney triggers an attack that puts Katherine in the hospital and leaves Lamb without a badge.

9 pm Touch (Fox) | Martin has an intense encounter with Aster Corps enforcer Tanner; Trevor Wilcox goes undercover to prevent more innocent test subjects from being harmed.

9 pm Shark Tank (ABC)  | This may be the weirdest/best ep yet: Entrepreneurs hawk a frozen gumbo brick, a bird feeder that shocks squirrels and an artisan coffee subscription business.

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10 pm Merlin (Syfy) | The fifth and final season resumes as Merlin risks everything to put an end to Morgana’s control over Gwen.

10 pm Blue Bloods (CBS) | Lotsa loss tonight: Danny takes it hard when a young woman he promised to help commits suicide, and the project gangs deal the Reagans a terrible blow. Kamar de los Reyes (One Life to Live) and Joanna Gleason (The West Wing) guest-star.

10 pm XIII: The Series (Reelz) | To secure a Tesla letter, XIII crashes an ultra-exclusive party hosted by a psychotic Russian oligarch.

10 pm Maron (IFC) | Series premiere: Comedian Marc Maron stars in this scripted comedy based on his life and podcasts. Judd Hirsch (Taxi) plays his father and Nora Zehetner (Grey’s Anatomy) is his girlfriend; Andy Kindler (Everybody Loves Raymond) and Josh Brener (Glory Daze) co-star. Tonight, Marc and guest Dave Foley (NewsRadio) go on a mission to hunt down an Internet troll.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!


Source: TV Line

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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