Today’s Top 5 TV Picks – Friday December 28

Today’s Top 5 Picks



8 p.m. ET on MAX – Premiere

A good cast struggles to coax an uneven script to life in Jonathan Watson’s 2018 black comedy, which only got a limited release in theaters. Rosemarie DeWitt stars as struggling and recently divorced real estate broker Cassie Fowler, who finds her life driven off the rails after she witnesses the apparent murder of her boss (an uncredited Seth Rogen) at the hands of an enraged client (Danny McBride). Luke Wilson, Kaitlin Olsen, Elizabeth Gillies and David Alan Grier co-star.


Popstar’s Best of 2018

9 p.m. ET on CW

Hosts Elizabeth Stanton and James Maslow take a look back at the good, the bad and the downright weird highlights of 2018, a year that — whatever else you might say about it — was rarely boring. Topics for this new one-hour special were selected via polls with the readers of Popstar! Magazine, a celebrity-centric publication aimed mainly at teenagers.


Z Nation

9 p.m. ET on SYFY – Season Finale

Season 5 comes to a close with a finale called “The End of Everything,” although no decision has been announced about whether a Season 6 will follow. In the story, humans, Talkers and Blends join Warren (Kellita Smith) and the heroes to help George (Katy M. O’Brian) defeat Estes and Pandora (Jack Plotnick, Lydia Hearst). Newmericans finally are given the right to vote, but before Warren can take a well-deserved break, Cooper (Mario Van Peebles) reappears with something important to tell her.


Extreme Love

10 p.m. ET on WE – Series Premiere

Adapted from a wildly popular digital series of the same title, this new eight-episode program presents stories of relationships that reinvent traditional notions of romance in the 21st century. The Season 1 premiere, “New Additions; Grandma Fetish,” introduces Shawna, whose fiance, Dave, is completely obsessed with sex dolls. Another segment features Kyle, who dates sexy grandmothers, as he introduces his 91-year-old girlfriend to his startled mother.


Van Helsing

10 p.m. ET on SYFY - Season Finale

In the Season 3 finale, "Birth Ritual," Scarlett, Axel and Mohamad (MIssy Peregrym, Jonathan Scarfe, Trezzo Mahoro) find themselves caught in the potentially lethal crossfire as Vanessa and Sam (Kelly Overton, Christopher Heyerdahl) face off in a bitter confrontation to see who will be the first to find the Last Elder. Elsewhere, Julius (Aleks Paunovic) has his hands full fighting the deadly Sisterhood, while Doc (Rukiyah Bernard) slowly unlocks the secrets hidden in the blood of the Dark One.

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