Friday TV Picks: 'The Ricky Gervais Show' returns to HBO
TV picks for Friday, April 20, 2012, include "The Ricky Gervais Show" on HBO; "Grimm" on NBC; and "The Singing Bee" on CMT.
Tonight in Prime Time
'The Ricky Gervais Show'
It's Season 3 for this animated talk show, based on the podcast from creators Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant ("The Office," "Extras"). If you've never experienced Gervais and Merchant talking with their colleague and friend, the truly unique Karl Pilkington, give this show a look. Tonight Pilkington opines on how museums procure their collections. 9 p.m. Friday on HBO (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Friday
"MLB Baseball," 7 p.m. (ROOT): Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners (Live).
"Nikita," 8 p.m. (CW): When a man Nikita once apprehended is released, he seeks revenge; Percy plays games with Sean, Alex and Michael.
"The Finder," 8 p.m. (Fox): When a father and husband disappears, his family seeks Walter's help; an attractive FBI agent seeking the same man tries to get information from Walter.
"Grimm," 9 p.m. (NBC): Nick discovers that Monroe and Rosalee are harboring a murder suspect (Neil Hopkins) whose crime spree began overseas.
"Primetimes: What Would You Do?," 9:01 p.m. (ABC): Beachgoers react when drinks are taken from a cooler they were asked to watch; a guy takes interest in a girl who has had too much to drink; a man criticizes his girlfriend as she tries on bikinis; women pressure a friend to get drunk.
"The Singing Bee," 8 p.m. (CMT): Watch as six contestants sing their hearts out for $10,000 and the much desired Singing Bee trophy; listen to music from Dolly Parton, Lady Antebellum and Josh Turner; host Melissa Peterman gets a surprise visit from her parents.
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