Also on Friday: ‘The Last Tycoon’

the-last-tycoonMatt Bomer, Kelsey Grammar and Lily Collins star in a lavish nine-episode adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last novel, “The Last Tycoon” (Amazon, streaming).

Jessica Williams the much-missed correspondent from “The Daily Show” returns, starring as a playwright dating Chris O’Dowd in Jim Strouse’s romantic comedy “The Incredible Jessica James” (Netflix, streaming).

Vanessa Roth’s four part documentary “Daughters of Destiny” (Netflix, streaming follows five girls from a poor Indian community going to a boarding school.4

Victoria Rowell, who once starred in “The Young and the Restless” created her own series about behind the scenes at a soap, “The Rich and the Ruthless” (Urban Movie Channel, streaming). It also stars Richard Brooks.

The elderly Brass sisters have an odd way to get into kitchens for culinary secrets — they flirt. So the first episodes of their show “Food Flirts” (PBS, 10 and 10:30 p.m., check local listings) have them getting into Indian and ramen noodle places.

“The Great British Baking Show” (PBS, 9 p.m.) tackles savory stuffed pie.

In shark programming, it’s “African Shark Safari” (Discovery, 9 p.m.), and “Lair of the Sawfish” (Discovery, 10 p.m.).

“Wynonna Earp” (Syfy, 10 p.m.) tries to undo her curse.

On “Killjoys” (Syfy, 8 p.m.), rebels clean house.

“Raven’s Home” (Disney, 8 p.m.) apparently isn’t big enough.

K.C. thinks somebody tampered with her SAT scores on “K.C. Undercover” (Disney, 8:30 p.m.).

Funny names on “Masters of Illusion” (The CW, 8 p.m.) include Xavier Mortimer and Chris Korn.

“Josh Gates’ Destination Truth” (Travel, 9 p.m.) goes to Romania and Chile.

“UFO Files: Revisited” (History, 10 p.m.) looks at Marine-related incidents.

Do we want to watch video gamers in competition? “ELeague: Valve’s Free to Play” (TBS, 10 pm.).

The month-long salute to Alfred Hitchcock on Turner Classic Movies concludes with his final films: “Marnie” (8 p.m.), “Torn Curtain” (10:30 p.m.), “Topaz” (1 a.m.), “Frenzy” (3:30 a.m.) and “Family Plot” (5:30 a.m.).

Baseball includes Cubs at Milwaukee (MLB, 8 p.m.) and San Francisco at Dodgers (MLB, 11 p.m.).

WNBA action has Connecticut at Washington (NBA, 7 p.m.) and Dallas at Seattle (NBA, 10 p.m.).

In golf, it’s the USGA Girls Junior Championship semifinals (Fox Sports 1, 3 p.m.).

The FINA World Aquatics Championships (NBC Sports, 11:30 a.m.) has its semifinals and finals.

Canadian football has British Columbia at Edmonton (ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Paula Patton, Laurie Gelman, Rhett & Link, Andy Cohen. The View: Tara Setmayer, Anthony Atamanuiik. The Talk: Niecy Nash, Jason Lewis, Nikki Glaser. Harry Connick: Jewel, Patrick Warburton (rerun). Ellen DeGeneres: Ben Affleck, Ruby Rose (rerun). Wendy Williams: Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds (Rerun). The Real: Cocoa Brown (rerun).

Late Talk

Jimmy Kimmel: Kit Harrington, Regina Hall, Trey Songz (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: David Spade, Desus & Mero, Penn & Teller. Seth Meyers: Patrick Stewart, Alison Brie, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Matt Johnson (rerun). James Corden: Goldie Hawn, Kevin Bacon, Dreamcar (rerun). Carson Daly: Hank Azaria, Jeff Rosenstock, Al Madrigal (rerun).

 

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