Friday TV: James Corden’s Other Talent

Tristan Harris, Malcom Nance and Rosa Brooks are guests on a new post-election “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO, 10 p.m.). 

A spring-loaded cake stand is pitched on “Shark Tank” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

Meant as a one-shot special, “The Greatest #AtHome Videos” (CBS, 8 p.m.) has become a pandemic era mainstay, presenting its 10th episode. It plays opposite “World’s Funniest Animals” (CW, 9 p.m.). 

“Monster Quest” (History, 9 p.m.) goes after gators in New York City. 

Lorraine gets a setback to her renovation plans on “My Big Italian Adventure” (HGTV, 9 p.m.). 

This week’s finale of “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC, 8 p.m.) gets a rerun. 

The case of a missing woman in Utah is reviewed on “20/20” (ABC, 9 p.m.). 

“Warrior” (Cinemax, 10 p.m.) goes to a town owned by the host of a fight tournament. 

Turner Classic Movies begins a month long Friday night salute to movies set under the big top, starting with “The Greatest Show on Earth” (8 p.m.), “The Circus” (10:45 p.m.), “The Big Circus” (12:15 a.m.). Then the tone changes with two horror movies from the 1980s, “Slumber Party Massacre” (2:15 a.m.) and “Near Dark” (3:45 a.m.). 

During the day are films with Joel McCrea, born this week in 1905, with “The Silver Horde” (6 a.m.), “Kept Husbands” (7:30 a.m.), “The Lost Squadron” (9 a.m.), “The Sport Parade” (10:30 a.m.), “Woman Wanted” (11:45 a.m.), “Espionage Agent” (1 p.m.), “Primrose Path” (2:30 p.m.), “Stars in My Crown” (4:15 p.m.) and “Ride the High Country” (6 p.m.)

College football has Miami at North Carolina State (ESPN, 7:45 p.m.), San Jose State at San Diego State (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.) and BYU at Boise State (Fox Sports 1, 9:45 p.m.).

NASCAR runs its Lucas Oil 150 (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Diane Lane, Brian Kelly. The Talk: Scott Bakula, Chelsea Field, Dr. Ian Smith. Ellen DeGeneres: Lily Tomlin, Chelsea Handler. Drew Barrymore: Winnie Harlow, Justin Baldwin, Laura Sobiech. Kelly Clarkson: Fortune Feimster, Sara Bareilles, Guy Fieri. Tamron Hall: Matthew McConaughey, Omari Hardwick, Loretta Devine. Wendy Williams: Jeremy Meeks, Saul Montiel. The Real: Chris Bosh, Riley.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Alex Wagner, John Heinemann, Mark McKinnon, Charlamagne Tha God, Jena Freidman, Maz Jobrani, Arcade Fire (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Charlie Hunnam, Why Don’t We. Jimmy Fallon: Milo Ventimiglia, Marc Maron, Oneothrix Point Never. Seth Meyers: Bette Midler, Bryan Washington (rerun). James Corden: Henry Golding, Ella Mai. Lilly Singh: Phoebe Robinson (rerun).

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