Today’s Top 5 TV Picks – Friday February 1


Today’s Top 5 Picks


1

MacGyver

8 p.m. ET on CBS

An international crime boss (guest star Roberto Sanchez) offers an irresistible deal to Matty (Meredith Eaton): He’ll surrender himself into her custody, if she allows him to return to the United States and attend his daughter’s wedding. She accepts, but dispatches Mac (Lucas Till) and the team to attend the event and make sure the father of the bride doesn’t do a runner. Once there, they discover they’re not the only ones quietly embedded at the nuptials in the new “Father + Bride + Betrayal.”


2

Dynasty

8 p.m. ET on CW

Reeling from a devastating rejection, Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) fights to prove she is still very much on top of her game in the new episode “Filthy Games.” Back to her usual tricks, Alexis (Nicollette Sheridan) schemes to drive a wedge between Blake (Grant Show) and Cristal (Ana Brenda Contreras), while Sam (Rafael de la Fuente) tries to become a better person, hoping to save his faltering relationship with Steven (James Mackay). Robert Christopher Riley also stars.


3

Last Man Standing

8 p.m. ET on FOX

A new episode called “Cabin Pressure” finds Mike and Vanessa (Tim Allen, Nancy Travis) taking the girls for a weekend at the family cabin, where Mike challenges them to unplug and stay off their phones for the duration of their stay. Meanwhile, Jen (guest star Krista Marie Yu) shadows Kyle (Christoph Sanders) at work for a school assignment. Hector Elizondo, Amanda Fuller and Molly McCook star.


4

Mary Shelley

8 p.m. ET on SHOW – Premiere

Elle Fanning shines in the title role of this handsome period drama from Haifaa al-Mansour, which mainly follows her passionate romance with poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, which helped inspire her to write her own masterpiece, “Frankenstein.” The fine ensemble also includes Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”), Joanne Froggatt (“Downton Abbey”), Douglas Booth (“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”) and Ben Hardy (“Bohemian Rhapsody”).


5

Strike Back: Revolution

10 p.m. ET on MAX

Hoping to track down that stolen nuclear warhead in Kuala Lumpur, the members of Section 20 form a tenuous alliance with covert Russian operative Katrina Zarkova (Yasemin Allen) in the new “Episode 2.” The team is frustrated when Police Inspector Amy Leong (Ann Truong) — who has ties to Triad leader Godfather Kim (Lim Teik Leong) and his henchman Laoshu (Tom Wu) — abruptly pulls them off the job after a false alarm. Novin (Alin Sumarwata) defies Coltrane’s (Jamie Bamber) orders to settle a score.

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