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What to Watch This Weekend: The Winter Premiere of Sleepy Hollow, the Series Debut of HBO's Animals, and Super Bowl 50

What to watch on Friday, February 5...

 

12:01am Pacific, Netflix
Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado
The comedian addresses the ramifications of his Bill Cosby routine among other topics in his latest stand-up special.

WINTER PREMIERE/NEW NIGHT, 8pm, Fox
Sleepy Hollow
In the wake of Abbie’s sacrifice, Ichabod links up with a surprising ally while Jenny goes up against a familiar foe in “One Life.”

8pm, The CW
The Vampire Diaries
“Things We Lost in the Fire” finds Damon still a bit addled from his Phoenix stone ordeal, so Stefan tries to help him get back to normal (or at least to what passes for normal on The Vampire Diaries). Meanwhile, Tyler returns for Alaric’s baby shower, and Julian and his cronies take over Mystic Falls, because Mystic Falls.

8pm, ABC
Last Man Standing
Mike encourages Kristin and Ryan to buy a home, but no sooner do they find the perfect place than Ryan develops second thoughts. Apparently a house designed with non-Euclidean geometry is a bad thing now! Elsewhere in “Home Sweet Loan,” Mandy wants to bar Eve from the basement, but Kyle pushes back.

8:30pm, ABC
Dr. Ken
Ken helps Dave get a date to a school dance in “Dave’s Valentine.” But he’s nonplussed to learn who the girl’s father is: a high-priced malpractice lawyer and Ken’s frequent nemesis (Joel McHale). In other complications involving former Community co-stars, Damona and Clark provide moral support when Julie’s ex (Danny Pudi) shows up.

DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE, 9pm, Showtime
Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall
Spike Lee directs this profile of Jackson’s accession to the pop music throne, with a focus on his debut solo record Off The Wall. The film features archival footage and interviews with other members of the Jackson family.

9pm, CBS
Super Bowl’s Greatest Halftime Shows
A look back at some of the most memorable halftime performances (Non-Up-With-People Division) from the previous 49 years of Super Bowls, narrated by Chris O’Donnell.

9pm, NBC
Grimm
In “A Reptile Dysfunction,” Nick and Hank investigate a tourist’s death that could be a lake monster’s handiwork (flipperiwork?). Also keeping Nick busy this week is a grand tour of a super-secret government agency, while Rosalee deals with past demons and Capt. Renard deals with present ones (i.e., politicians).

9pm, PBS
Live From Lincoln Center
Andrea Bocelli, Renée Fleming, and 2015 Richard Tucker Award winner Jamie Barton are among the opera stars headlining the annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation gala, recorded in November 2015 at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall.

9pm, The CW
The Originals
Elijah forms an uneasy alliance with Aya in “Wild at Heart,” because 1) she may possess some key intel about an Original-offing weapon, and 2) forming uneasy alliances is simply what onedoes on this show. Lacking many allies herself at the moment, Davina receives a tempting offer that could help her reunite with Kol.

9pm, Fox
Second Chance
Duval investigates a spate of murders involving young prodigies in “Admissions,” and in the process raises some questions about Pritchard’s true identity.

11pm, Cartoon Network
Childrens Hospital
With newfound job security and leverage, Sy sets his sights on building a jetpack in “Sy’s Tenure.” Having a harder go of things is Owen, who struggles as hospital DJ.

SERIES PREMIERE, 11:30pm, HBO
Animals
Various nonhuman critters navigate various human-y troubles in this animated comedy produced by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass. In the opener, a rat learns the ways of courtship, a pair of police horses envy a successful comrade, and a bedbug endures a midlife crisis. Voices includeKatie Aselton, Rob Corddry, Jason Mantzoukas, and other known Duplass associates.
LATE-NITE:
– Rebel Wilson, Jack Huston, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Bobby Cannavale, Donny Deutsch, and Charles Kelley on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Leslie Mann, Joshua Jackson, Benjamin Walker, and Russell Simins on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35am, NBC

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