What To Watch: Friday

by | May 7, 2010 at 7:17 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Friday Night Lights‘ (8pm ET on NBC)

It’s the best show on TV that you’re not watching. So tune in for the season premiere and get ready to be sucked into the world of Dillon, Texas.

Coach Taylor wonders how low his fortunes can sink as he struggles to pull the East Dillon Lions together while Tami navigates the new politics at West Dillon. Meanwhile, Matt gets a taste of life as a townie and Tim is inspired by a college lecture on “the hero’s journey.”

KEY EPISODE:Smallville‘ (8pm ET on The CW)

Finally! Martha Kent is back – and so is Perry White. But what has brought Mrs. Kent back to town?

Much to Clark’s surprise, Martha Kent (guest star Annette O’Toole) returns to Smallville with her new boyfriend, Perry White (guest star Michael McKean) in tow. Lois and Perry realize they are both working on the same story about the Red Queen, and decide to team up, which ultimately puts them in serious danger.

WATCH:Medium‘ (9pm ET on CBS)

A spooky good way to spend your Friday night.

A distressed Ariel begins to lose hours and then years of time in her life and must look to her future self to find out how to get back to the present.

DVR:Primetime: What Would You Do?’ (9pm ET on ABC)

This addicting series is back for another all-new season.

Will strangers intervene when a man is about to take advantage of a seemingly drunk woman? How will people react when young shoppers are followed and harassed by the proprietors of a chic clothing boutique – simply because of their race? Will anyone stop a bike thief? Using hidden cameras, ‘What Would You Do?’ sets up everyday scenarios and then captures people’s reactions.

Talk Show Listings:

  • The View: Mike Tyson
  • Live With Regis And Kelly: Russell Crowe
  • Late Show With David Letterman: Amanda Peet
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Don Cheadle
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Julie Bowen
  • Chelsea Lately: Brooke Shields