What To Watch Tonight – Friday, December 13, 2019

What To Watch Tonight? Mel Brooks: Unwrapped, a look at the funny man’s career, is our Top Pick To Watch Tonight! Also, the midseason finale of The Blacklist and a new Van Helsing. Check out all of our picks for the night below. What are you watching tonight?

Photo: Mel Brooks (Credit: Courtesy of HBO).

8pm Hour:

(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

1st Choice: The Blacklist. Fall Finale. “Red and the Task Force pay a visit to a former blacklister, as an explosive confrontation leads Liz to make a critical choice. Laila Robins, Brian Dennehy, Aida Turturro, Michael Cerveris, Rade Serbedzija, and Brett Cullen guest star.” NBC

2nd Choice: Hawaii Five-0. “Five-0 investigates a tourist helicopter that was shot down by a missile. They trace the stolen artillery to a ghost from McGarrett’s past, Wo Fat. Also, after Adam’s ordeal in rescuing Tamiko and reconnecting with the Yakuza, he makes a bold decision about his future with Five-0.” CBS

3rd Choice:  88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. “The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade with a mix of marching bands, floats and celebrities.” The CW

9pm Hour:

Photo: Mel Brooks, Alan Yentob (Credit: Courtesy of HBO).

1st Choice:  Mel Brooks: Unwrapped. “The HBO comedy special features award-winning actor, writer, producer and director Mel Brooks in interviews past and present with Alan Yentob, former creative director for the BBC. Since 1981, Yentob has filmed the inimitable Brooks for a number of candid conversations and mock interviews, many of which showcase a more reserved Alan as “straight man” to Mel’s high-energy, quick-witted, unsparingly sarcastic persona. Combining Yentob’s archival material with present-day interviews and verité footage of the now 93-year-old Brooks, the special is filled with the venerated comedian’s hilarious anecdotes about his life and illustrious career.” HBO

2nd Choice: Magnum P.I. “Magnum is called up from the reserves for a top secret mission, but his friends are stunned when they learn that the mission is a lie and Magnum has been set up.” CBS

3rd Choice: Live PD. “A live look is provided at police across the country as they work the night shift in real-time.” A&E

10pm Hour:

(Photo by: Dan Power/Nomadic Pictures Inc./SYFY)

1st Choice:   Van Helsing. “As the sisters prepare to open the portal to the Dark One, Hansen makes the ultimate sacrifice.” Syfy

2nd Choice: UFOs: Secret Missions Exposed. “Exploring the possibility that the government has been hiding top-secret space missions involving the Moon and even Mars, if there is something dangerous that NASA and the government have been covering up, and what will it take for these secret space missions to be exposed.” History

3rd Choice: Live PD. Continues on A&E.

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