TONIGHT’S MUST-SEE: “Hawaii Five-0,” 9 p.m., CBS.
Jorge Garcia and Daniel Dae Kim had lots of Hawaiian years, working
on “Lost.” Now they’re re-united for this episode.
Kim never had to leave the island; he co-stars on “Five-0” as
Chin Ho Kelly. Now Garcia guests as a conspiracy theorist whose notions may be
helpful as the team probes a double murder.
TONIGHT’S MUST-SEE II: “The Best Job in the World,” 8 p.m.,
National Geographic and NatGeo Wild.
At times, being a National Geographic photographer might
seem like the worst job in the world.
A prime example winds through this superb hour. We see Cory
Richards spend 15 frigid days scaling a treacherous Antarctic mountain, just so
he can get a shot no one has had before.
Still, there are moments with gorgeous vistas and great humanity.
Emory Kristof describes finding the Titanic … Steve McCurry tells of re-discovering
the woman who was in his “Afghan girl” photo. Bill Allard tells of a photo that
brought sympathy and money to a weeping Peruvian boy’s family and village.
TONIGHT’S ALTERNATIVE: “Great Performances,” 9 p.m., PBS
(check local listings).
After some swooping highs and lows, this ambitious series –
four Shakespearean dramas, filmed in epic movie fashion – ends powerfully.
The opener, focusing on King Richard II, was brilliant; the next
two (both on his successor, Henry IV) had meandering stories and an excess of
Sir John Falstaff. Still, they laid the groundwork for Henry IV’s son, superbly
played by Tom Hiddleston. Once a shallow playboy, he’s now a tough, taut
This “Henry V” film matches “Richard II.” It can grab even
Other choices include:
“MasterChef Junior,” 8 p.m., Fox. Few grown-ups would risk
dumping whipped cream on the foul-tempered Gordon Ramsay, but he’s
better-natured with kids. Tonight, they must tip their bowl over the judges’
heads; if they’re lucky, the cream will be thick enough to stay in the bowl.
“Last Man Standing,” 8 p.m., ABC. Back in the “Home
Improvement” years, Jonathan Taylor Thomas played Tim Allen’s son. Now he
returns to his guest role as the owner of the restaurant where Kristin (Allen’s
daughter) works. She can’t help comparing his ambition to her boyfriend’s
“The Michael J. Fox Show” and “Sean Saves the World,” 8-9
p.m., NBC. Both rerun their Thursday episodes. Mike clashes with his former
work nemesis (Anne Heche); Sean must choose his mother (Linda Lavin) or
colleague (Megan Hilty) to help his daughter.
Baseball, 8 p.m. ET, TBS. A new play-off round begins, with
the winners of the best-of-seven series reaching the World Series. TBS has the
National League; the American League starts Saturday on Fox.
“The Neighbors,” 8:31 p.m., ABC. It’s not easy being friends
with someone from another planet. Marty is injured; Debbie ends up with a
stylist (Wendy Williams) who specializes in African American hairdos.
“Sleepy Hollow,” 9 p.m., Fox. Lt. Abbie Mills, the cop, is
increasingly convinced that Ichapod Crane’s far-fetched, time-travel tale is
true. In this rerun, she pursues her sister, who fled from a mental asylum. We
get a flashback to the Boston Tea Party and a clearer picture of the Hollow’s
“Strike Back,” 10 p.m., Cinemax. Last week’s episode ended
with the slaying of an informant. In a messy episode tonight, the team must
find his daughter, convince her they’re the good guys and protect her.