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Jan. 31 TV Picks: Christopher Plummer in ‘Barrymore’
TV picks for Friday, Jan. 31, include PBS’ “Barrymore” on KCTS, “Shark Tank” on ABC and “Blue Bloods” on CBS.
Tonight in Prime Time
For your Friday-night viewing, PBS’ “Great Performances” series offers this 2011 filmed version of a stage performance of William Luce’s play, adapted and directed by Erik Canuel. Christopher Plummer (pictured) won both Tony and Drama Desk awards for his performance as actor John Barrymore. 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Friday
“The Time Machine” (1960), 7 p.m. (TCM): H.G. Wells’ time traveler journeys through time, experiencing several civilizations. Oscar-winning special effects.
“The Carrie Diaries,” 8 p.m. (The CW): The tension grows between Carrie and Tom; Larissa drops an unexpected bomb on Carrie and Sebastian decides he, too, needs to come clean about something; Larissa’s wedding to Harlan is out of this world.
“Shark Tank,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Guest judge Steve Tisch; one product has all the Sharks interested; gourmet edible cookie dough; organic flavored milk; an app that produces hands-free panoramic picture taking; interactive workout technology; Pro-NRG follow-up.
“Enlisted,” 9 p.m. (Fox): In an effort to impress a woman, Derrick mistakenly promises to bring her son’s father home from war; Pete and Jill lead the platoon in a flag football game against the Marines.
“Blue Bloods,” 10 p.m. (CBS): A popular drag queen and reality-TV star is found dead in a park; the mother of an accused man abducts Erin.
“Helix,” 10 p.m. (Syfy): Suspicion and death stalk the base; team members begin to realize that no one is quite who they seem to be.
The New York Times