Friday TV: Jed Bartlet Genealogy; Feinstein Finds Music

Martin Sheen does the genealogy tour this time to kick off the third season of “Who Do You Think You Are?” (NBC, 8 p.m.. In his case, he finds a couple of relatives who have spent time in jail – and one who was a judge. (How does this affect Charlie Sheen, you keep wondering). Upcoming guests this season include Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Helen Hunt, Reba McEntire, Jerome Bettis, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Jason Sudeikis and Paula Deen.

The musical history in the series “Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings), back with a second season, make it worth while. But a whole lot of it seems to be Feinstein home movies, presenting his own performances or otherwise finding a way to massage his own ego.

Mike Daisey, Suze Orman, former Rep. Rick Lazio, Wes Moore and Michael Hastings are the scheduled guests on a new “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

“Kitchen Nightmares” (Fox, 8 p.m.) has just been renewed for a fifth season. Meanwhile tonight, Chef Ramsay hopes to save a place in Atlanta called Park’s Edge.

The police department gets a redesign on a new “Portlandia” (IFC, 10 p.m.).

Vince Vaughan abounds, in “Wedding Crashers” (TNT, 8 p.m.), “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” (ABC Family, 9 p.m.) and “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” (FX, 8 p.m.).

Possible lesson from “Confessions: Animal Hoarding” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m: Collecting pythons is probably not the most responsible hobby.

Oscar winners in movies set in India are on Turner Classic Movies, with “Gandhi” (8 p.m.), “A Passage to India” (11:30 p.m.), “The Rains Came” (2:30 a.m.) and “The Jungle Book” (4:30 a.m.).

In NBA action it’s Knicks at Celtics (ESPN, 8 p.m.) and Lakers at Nuggets (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa: Leo Laporte, D.L. Hughley. The View: Woody Harrelson, Carmen Wong Ulrich, Ian Drew. The Talk: Daniel Radcliffe, Guy Fieri, Kelly Osbourne. Ellen DeGeneres: Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton. Wendy Williams: Daniel Radcliffe, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Kevin Roberts. Rosie O’Donnell: Beth Behrs, Traci Lords.

Late Talk

David Letterman: Michelle Williams, Jake Johannsen, Ziggy Marley. Jay Leno: Debra Messing, Jean Dujardin, Bush. Jimmy Kimmel: Kiefer Sutherland, Bear Grylls, Yound the Giant (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O’Neal, Bob Costas, Fitz and the Tantrums. Craig Ferguson: Rachel Bilson, Jonathan Ames. Tavis Smiley: Connie Rice. Carson Daly: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Carrie Preston, Kellie Overbey, Anne Heche, M83. Chelsea Handler: Lisa VanderPump, Jo Koy, Sarah Colonna, Bill Bellamy, Ross Mathews.

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