• "Masters of Illusion" (8 p.m., The CW): Can this reality show whip up some ratings magic? It's a glitzy showcase of comedic tricks, daring escapes, grand illusions and more.

  • "Redwood Kings" (9 p.m., Animal Planet): This new series combines the majesty of nature with master craftsmanship as it follows twin brothers Ron and John Daniels who turn pieces of redwood into amazing works of art.


  • "The Killing" (12:01 a.m., Netflix): The fourth and final season of this moody mystery series picks right up from the Season 3 finale. As detective Linden (Mireille Enos) and Holder (Joel Kinnaman) struggle to manage the fallout from their rash actions, they are assigned a gruesome new case: An entire family has been murdered, except for the son (Tyler Ross), who was shot during the massacre. All six episodes will be available simultaneously.

    Also on Friday:

  • "Dateline NBC" (8 p.m., NBC)

  • "Charlie Rose: The Week" (8:30 p.m., PBS)

  • "Cold Justice" (9 p.m., TNT)

  • "What Would You Do?" (9 p.m., ABC)


  • "Great Performances" (9 p.m., PBS)

  • "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" (10 p.m., Food Network)

  • "20/20" (10 p.m., ABC)

  • "Real Time With Bill Maher" (10 p.m., HBO)

  • "The Almighty Johnsons" (10 p.m., Syfy)

  • "Crossbones" (10:01 p.m., NBC)

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