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Friday TV Picks: CNN’s ‘Stroumboulopoulos’
TV Picks for Friday, July 12, 2013, include the new talk show “Stroumboulopoulos” on CNN, “Treehouse Masters” on Animal Planet and “What Would You Do?” on ABC.
Tonight in Prime Time
Looking for a different sort of talk show? Then you might want to check out Canadian broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos (take that, spell-checker!) and his new talk show on CNN. Scheduled guests this week are Larry King, Aisha Tyler and UFC president Dana White. 8 p.m. Friday on CNN (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Friday
“MLB Baseball,” 7 p.m. (ROOT): Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“Treehouse Masters,” 10 p.m. (Animal Planet): Pete’s lavish treehouse for a family in Bedford, N.Y., contains a barbecue patio, a living room and a chalkboard-covered playroom.
“Jessie,” 8:30 p.m. (Disney): Jessie invites Bertram’s mom to visit as a surprise for his birthday but Bertram and his mom do not get along; Ravi and Luke compete in a school egg-drop competition.
“What Would You Do?,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Hidden cameras capture reactions to a woman taking her son for a manicure, unusual drive-thru experiences, a bakery refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, and a comic insulting audience members.
“Cult,” 9 p.m. (CW): Jeff promises to help Skye find answers about her missing father; Nate talks Jeff into solving the mystery once and for all.
“72 Hours,” 10 p.m. (TNT): Three teams are dropped off in the frigid Alps of New Zealand; the teams endure extreme temperatures while crossing snow-covered valleys to reach the briefcase.
The New York Times