What To Watch: Friday

by | March 5, 2010 at 1:01 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Who Do You Think You Are?‘ (8pm ET on NBC)

This new series gives viewers an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today’s most beloved and iconic celebrities. Among the celebrities featured are Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields and Emmitt Smith. Tonight’s episode features SJP and with the help of Ancestry.com, Sarah Jessica’s story takes her on not one, but two awe-inspiring journeys first to Northern California and then to Salem, Massachusetts.

KEY EPISODE:Ghost Whisperer‘ (8pm ET on CBS)

A ghost who knows of a hidden munitions dump with unexploded bombs confides in Melinda that one of those bombs is missing and in the wrong hands, warning that someone will lose their life, on the landmark 100th episode.

WATCH:The Soup Awards‘ (10pm on E!)

With endless hours of entertaining clips and commentary, Joel McHale is in the house and handing out awards to honor the funniest, most shocking, most over-the-top TV moments and reality superstars that entertained and impressed ‘The Soup’ audience this past year. Joel is joined by ‘The Soup’ regulars like “Mankini” to pay tribute to the year’s most memorable moments in entertainment and showcase the unintentionally hilarious people and segments that have graced the pop-culture landscape. In addition, famous (and infamous) guests will drop by to give their own irrelevant commentary on this huge honor, and others will actually arrive to accept their own awards. Get ready to celebrate the best-of-the-worst in television.

DVR:Spartacus: Blood And Sand‘ (10pm on Starz)

Overcome by the pressure of Batiatus’s control, Spartacus must make a choice: leave his past behind and assume the mantle of a champion gladiator, or die.

DVR:Medium‘ (9pm ET on CBS)

After Allison is mugged, she decides to take charge by enrolling in self-defense classes. Also, Devalos investigates a teenager’s rape and an undercover cop’s possible murder, and the suspect may have very close ties to Scanlon.