Friday TV: Grammy Salute to Legends

DiamondNeil Diamond, Tina Turner, Queen, The Meters, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, composer John Williams and Hal Blaine will all be honored at the all-star concert saluting the 2018 Grammy Lifetime Achievement winners on “Great Performances” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings).

Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn star as a New York couple hoping to conceive in Tamara Jenkins’ newest film “Private Life” (Netflix, streaming). Kayli Carter and Molly Shannon also appear.

“Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC, 8 p.m.) returns for its fifth season with the release of Jessica’s book and the birth of Honey and Marvin’s baby.

“Speechless” (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) starts its third season with a trip to London.

That weird game show hybrid “Child Support” (ABC, 9 p.m.) returns for its second season.

Warren recovers from the drone crash on the fifth season premiere of “Z Nation” (Syfy, 9 p.m.).

Erin navigates office politics in “Blue Bloods” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

The new horror anthology “Into the Dark” (Hulu, streaming) organizes its stories by holiday, beginning with Halloween.

As online is a series about the competitive dance studio run drag queen Alyssa Edwards, “Dancing Queen” (Netflix, streaming).

The Spanish import “Elite” (Netflix, streaming) is a teen thriller about murder and a private school.

The documentary series “Empire Games” (Netflix, streaming) surveys history’s greatest empires.

A new “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO, 10 p.m.) has Doris Kearns Goodwin and Jeff Bridges as interview guests and Soledad O’Brien, Andrew Sullivan and David Jolly on the panel.

“Last Man Standing” (Fox, 8 p.m.) did well in its season premiere last week.

On “MacGyver” (CBS, 8 p.m.), one of Jack’s old Delta buddies is accused of terrorism in a foreign country.

Vanessa is resurrected once again on the third season premiere of “Van Helsing” (Syfy, 10 p.m.).

“The Man in the High Castle” (Amazon Prime, streaming) returns for its third season.

The Indian series about young people in Mumbai, “Little Things” (Netflix, streaming) drops its second season.

Margaret turns 65 on “The Cool Kids” (Fox, 8:30 p.m.), which is on the young end at an assisted living facility.

The animated “Big Mouth” (Netflix, streaming) returns with a second season of Nick Kroll and John Mulaney lending voices to characters trying to navigate puberty.

A vacationing dad is kidnapped en route to Hawaii on “Hawaii Five-0” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

“Hell’s Kitchen” (Fox, 9 p.m.) orders a new risotto.

The season of the animated “Animals” (HBO, 11:30 p.m.) ends with a music festival organized by rats.

“Masters of Illusion” (CW, 8 p.m.) ends its season.

Devin Field Emmy Blotnick are on “Stand-Up Presents” (Comedy Central, 11 and 11:30 p.m.).

The English actress Margaret Lockwood is featured tonight on Turner Classic Movies in “Night Train to Munich” (8 p.m.), “The Lady Vanishes” (10 p.m.) and “The Wicked Lady” (midnight). Then comes a couple of movies about the intersection of computers and humans in “Deadly Friend” (2 a.m.) and “Demon Seed” (3:45 a.m.).

It’s full tilt for the baseball divisional series with Cleveland at Houston (TBS, 2 p.m.) and Colorado at Milwaukee (Fox Sports 1, 4:15 p.m.) in the American League and Yankees at Boston (TBS, 7:30 p.m.) and Atlanta at Dodgers (Fox Sports 1, 9:30 p.m.) in the National League.

Hockey has Carolina at Columbus (NHL, 7 p.m.).

Preseason basketball includes Philadelphia vs. Dallas (NBA, 7:30 a.m.), Atlanta at Memphis (NBA, 8 p.m.) and Sacramento vs. Golden State (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

College football has Dartmouth at Yale (ESPNU, 6 p.m.), Georgia Tech at Louisville (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Middle Tennessee at Marshall (CBS Sports, 7:30 p.m.) and Utah State at BYU (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Tom Selleck, Chelsea Clinton. The View: Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore. The Talk: Tracee Ellis Ross, Carrie Ann Inaba. Steve Harvey: Carrie Keagan, Venus “Dr. V” Nicotine, Nia Riley. Ellen DeGeneres: Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Cher, Nicki Minaj, Kristen Bell (rerun). Wendy Williams: Mario, Ali Wentworth, Dr. Darrin Porcher, Stephanie Ruhle. The Real: Keith David.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Ellie Kemper, Sam Elliott. Jimmy Kimmel: Riz Ahmed, Brad Garrett, Avril Lavigne (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Mark Ruffalo, Parkland students, Travis Scott, Jaboukie Young-White. Seth Meyers: Kevin Hart, Kristen Bell, Hari Nef, Ben Sesar (rerun). James Corden: Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Hayley Attwell, Snow Patrol (rerun). Carson Daly: Rob Riggle, Aquilo, Terence Nance (rerun).

 

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