What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Billy Elliot the Musical Live’, ‘Reign’, ‘The Amazing Race’ on Friday

Billy Elliot the Musical Live will air as the season premiere of Great Performances on PBS! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Friday 10/23/2015:

8:00 PM ET

Last Man Standing (“The Road Less Driven”) – Mike looks forward to spending alone time in the garage with his new 1967 Impala, but the car’s previous owner keeps showing up with uninvited advice; Vanessa lets Eve go to a music festival, angering Mandy. (ABC)

The Amazing Race (“King of the Jungle”) – The racers’ adrenaline is racing in Zambia, Africa, when they feed crocodiles and walk with lions in the jungle. (CBS)

Reign (“Extreme Measures”) – When King Antoine makes an unexpected return, Mary and Francis turn to an unlikely ally to help hide Francis’ condition and secure his family’s future. (The CW)

Undateable [LIVE] (“A Truth Hug Walks Into a Bar”) – An all-new live episode of the sitcom. (NBC)

8:30 PM ET

Dr. Ken (“Kevin O’Connell”) – Ken is asked to speak at a banquet honoring Kevin O’Connell — Allison’s attractive and successful ex-boyfriend; a school assignment requires Molly to figure out what she wants to be when she grows up. (ABC)

Truth Be Told (“Adult Content”) – When Russell scores tickets to the Adult Film Awards, Tracy and Angie say they’re okay with the guys going; Angie is shocked at what she finds when she starts following Russell on Twitter. (NBC)

9:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Billy Elliot the Musical Live – A performance of Elton John’s Tony Award-winning musical “Billy Elliot,” based on the 2000 film. (PBS)

Shark Tank – The Sharks start bidding more than the asking price for a product; a pitch prompts a harsh brush-off; managing excess Halloween candy with a children’s book and gifts; premium beef jerky; a mirror designed to build self-esteem. (ABC)

Hawaii Five-0 (“Ka ‘alapahi Nui”) – The team questions members of a stunt biker gang when a killer escapes by jumping his motorcycle from roof to roof; the team prepares for Tough Mudder. (CBS)

America’s Next Top Model (“And Then That Happened”) – Behind-the-scenes footage from Cycle 22. (The CW)

Kendra on Top (“Kendra’s Time Out”) – Kendra’s wild night out with her friends takes a turn for the worse; Kendra breaks her promise to Hank. (WE TV)

Dateline NBC – Investigative journalism. (NBC)

Step It Up (“Play Less, You Hot Mess”) – The dancers are scheduled for back-to-back performances at Busch Gardens and the Little Haiti Cultural Center; Jakirah worries she won’t make the cut after Traci criticizes her lack of technique. (Lifetime)

9:30 PM ET

Kendra on Top (“Hankless in Seattle”) – Kendra pushes Hank over the edge after partying; Hank gives Kendra an ultimatum; Kendra surprises Hank in Seattle. (WE TV)

10:00 PM ET

20/20 – Investigative reporting. (ABC)

Blue Bloods (“Backstabbers”) – Danny joins the search for two escaped convicts after learning that one is someone he helped wrongfully imprison. (CBS)

The Knick (“You’re No Rose”) – Dr. Thackery sets his sights on a return to the Knick; Cornelia enlists Cleary to do a dirty job; Bertie makes a change; Robertson pushes a new subway initiative; Barrow drives up construction costs; an unexpected visitor surprises Lucy. (Cinemax)

The Enfield Haunting (“The Reckoning”) – Guy and Maurice work to free Janet from the grip of the poltergeist as the case reaches its conclusion. (A&E)

The Jacksons: Next Generation (“The Mother of All Confrontations”) – The brothers travel to Las Vegas to record a song with their father and come to terms with their mother’s death; Tanay’s DNA test results are revealed. (Lifetime)

Z Nation (“Down the Mississippi”) – While crossing the Mississippi, the team splits up after a boating accident; 10K is drawn into a scam; Escorpion sentences 10K, Sketchy and Skeezy to death. (Syfy)

Satisfaction (“…Through Risk”) – Neil and Grace delve further into the escort business; a ghost from Simon’s past shows at his front door. (USA Network)

11:00 PM ET

Black Jesus (“Taco Sundays”) – “Black Jesus” spotlights Jesus living in modern-day Compton, Calif., trying to spread love and kindness throughout his neighborhood on a daily basis. Mostly assisting in his mission is a small-but-loyal group of downtrodden followers.

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)


The Wendy Williams Show (“According to Alex”) – Whoopi Goldberg (“The View”) and daughter Alex Martin (“According to Alex”); how to make spooky Halloween decor. (BET)


Jimmy Kimmel Live is joined by Radio personality Howard Stern; Public Enemy performs. (11:35 PM, ABC)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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