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What to Watch This Weekend: Season 2 of Transparent, the Series Finale of Getting On, and the Season Finales of Please Like Me and The Amazing Race


What to watch on Friday, December 11...

SEASON 2 PREMIERE, 12:01am Pacific, Amazon
Sarah and Tammy’s wedding celebration kicks off the second season of Pfefferman fun. All 10 episodes are available today. (The series has already been renewed for Season 3.)

MOVIE PREMIERE, 12:01am Pacific, Netflix
The Ridiculous 6
This Western spoof is the first of four feature films from the Adam Sandler stable that are set to debut on Netflix. Terry Crews, Nick Nolte, Luke Wilson, and Steve Buscemi are among the grossly overqualified supporting cast.

The Amazing Race
The three remaining teams head to Long Island, where one of them will claim a $1 million prize and the other two will receive consolation slices of Famous Ray's pizza.

8pm, The CW
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade
Tinseltown gets extra tinsel-y for this nearly century-old tradition that I cannot recall ever hearing of before today. Penn & Teller serve as grand marshals, with Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain, and Montel Williams handling hosting duties.

8pm, Fox
MasterChef Junior
“When Life Gives You Lemons” serves up a seven-minute team challenge to make raspberry-mint lemonade for guest judge Christina Tosi. The losing cooks then must make dishes from the decade in which one of the judges was born.

8pm, NBC
The holiday episode "A Box of Puppies Walks Into a Bar" is poised to serve up tidings of comfort and joy, figgy pudding, some adoptable puppies, and likely a song or two.

8pm, A&E
A deli employee’s murder is connected to a criminal network that may be targeting the world’s financial markets in “Dollars and Scents.” And everybody knows you can’t destabilize the global economy without a good pastrami on rye.

Lidia Celebrates America
“Home for the Holidays” finds Lidia Bastianich commemorating Italian holiday traditions, along with the cultural and family traditions of guests including Christopher Walken, Rita Moreno, Padma Lakshmi, and more.

9pm, CBS
Hawaii Five-0
In “Ka Makau Kaa Kaua (The Sweet Science),” the team investigates when the brother of a rising local boxing star is slain. Could the reigning champ from the mainland have delivered the ultimate knockout blow?

9pm, NBC
Wesen-owned businesses are being targeted in coordinated attacks that leave one person dead, a friend of Monroe and Rosalee’s kidnapped, and Monroe potentially in the line of fire. Elsewhere in “Wesen Nacht,” Truble briefs Nick and Adalind on her recent history, and Capt. Renard endorses a political candidate.

SEASON 3 FINALE, 10pm & 10:30pm, Pivot
Please Like Me
Josh awaits the outcome of Ben’s surgery in “Champagne,” while he, Tom, Claire, Ella, and Arnold are stuck in the cabin of a giant observation wheel. Then “Trifle” closes the season with Christmastime cheer… and possibly some nausea.

10pm, Syfy
Z Nation
Arriving in the Golden State prompts the group to recollect the beginnings of the zombie apocalypse in “Day One.” Because one episode is probably enough to tell that story, y’know? You don’t need, like, a whole spin-off series about it. That’d be silly.

10pm, Cinemax
The Knick
“Do You Remember Moon Flower?” reveals how Thackery arrived at the Knick, as well as his connection to Capt. Robertson. Meanwhile, Cleary and Harriet team up for a business venture, Lucy opens up to her father, Cornelia and Henry manage a family crisis, and a medical board hearing about Gallinger’s vasectomies brings his conflict with Edwards to the boiling point.

– Will Smith, Kirsten Dunst, and Calvin Harris on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ike Barinholtz, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS

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