Today’s Top 5 TV Picks – Friday May 17

Today’s Top 5 Picks


Meghan and Harry Plus One

8 p.m. ET on CBS

“CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King anchors this new one-hour news special marking the first anniversary of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, as well as the imminent arrival of their first baby, who will be the first British-American child to be part of the line of succession to the British throne. It’s obviously been a year of dramatic changes for the former American TV star, and both royal insiders and Markle’s personal acquaintances offer their insights into her new life as the Duchess of Sussex.


The Blacklist

8 p.m. ET on NBC – Season Finale

As the true16800313 endgame of the president (guest star Benito Martinez) finally comes into focus, Liz (Megan Boone) and the members of the Task Force rush to avert utter disaster in the Season 6 finale, “Robert Diaz.” Elsewhere, Red (James Spader) takes a clandestine meeting with a man who holds information about his past. Jennifer Ferrin, Deirdre Lovejoy and Coy Stewart guest star.


No Exit!

9 p.m. ET on CBS

Jane Pauley and several of her team of correspondents from “CBS Sunday Morning” explore how Americans currently are struggling to cope with commutes that seem to grow harder every day in this new one-hour special. Taking a big-picture look at the past, present and future of transportation in America, the program also highlights some of the country’s most scenic drives and the rapidly growing popularity of scooters as alternative modes of transportation. Featured correspondents include Lee Cowan, Mo Rocca, Tracy Smith and Margaret Teichner, as well as many others.


All About Eve

9:30 p.m. ET on TCM

“Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night.” Bette Davis gives a bravura performance as Margo Channing, an aging grande dame of Broadway who is cagily upstaged by a seemingly wide-eyed fan (Anne Baxter) who becomes her protegee. The film earned six Oscars, including best picture, director (Joseph L. Mankiewicz) and supporting actor (George Sanders). Celeste Holm, Thelma Ritter and Marilyn Monroe also star.


Hawaii Five-0

10 p.m. ET on CBS – Season Finale

In the Season 9 finale, “Hana Mao ‘ole ka ua o Waianae” (Hawaiian for “Endlessly Pours the Rain of Waianae”), the Five-0 team is on a clock as they pursue escaped criminal Aaron Wright (guest star Joey Lawrence), determined to catch him before he has the chance to sell some dangerous cyber-weapons to the highest bidder. Elsewhere, the lives of McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) and his crew are imperiled when a visitor comes to their headquarters, ostensibly to make amends. Musician Jimmy Buffett guest stars.

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