Friday TV Picks: ‘American Masters’ on KCTS
TV picks for Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, include PBS’ “American Masters” on KCTS, “Out There” on IFC and “Shark Tank” on ABC.
Tonight in Prime Time
The PBS series profiles Sister Rosetta Tharpe, an influential gospel singer and guitar player during the 1940s-1960s. The special features archival performances and interviews with fellow musicians, producers and friends. 10 p.m. Friday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Also on Friday
“Kitchen Nightmares,” 8 p.m. (Fox): A well-liked, retired couple ask Ramsay to help their son, who has taken over their restaurant, Nino’s, in Long Beach, Calif.
“Out There,” 8 p.m. (IFC): After Chad faints in sex-ed class, Chris makes it his mission to get Chad more comfortable with the female form.
“The Princess Bride” (1987), 8 p.m. (BBC America): A storybook stableboy turns pirate and rescues his beloved, who is about to marry a dreadful prince.
“Shark Tank,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Unique eyewear made of sustainable wood; a camouflage clothing line for duck hunters; a premium denim line; high-end bedding for girls.
“Merlin,” 10 p.m. (Syfy): Merlin has to leave Camelot to help a young Druid boy.
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