TV tonight: ’20/20′ recalls the Robert Blake murder case

TV picks for Friday, Jan. 11

“Last Man Standing” (8 p.m., Fox): Mandy nearly gives up on her dream of becoming a fashion designer when she is faced with rejection, sending her into a spiral. Vanessa is then forced to look back at her own career path, which stirs up regrets. Mike then steps in to help the women in his family realize their dreams.

“20/20” (9 p.m., ABC): Tonight’s installment features a new interview with actor Robert Blake, 14 years after he was acquitted of murdering his wife. In 2001, Blake became known for more than his roles in “In Cold Blood” and “Baretta.” He became the star suspect in a Los Angeles murder investigation that captivated the nation when he was arrested for the murder of his second wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. Blake was eventually acquitted and the murder was never solved. Blake sheds new light on the case and reflects on his past, his acting career, relationship with Bonny and life now. Also: new interviews with key players in the case.

“Blue Bloods” (10 p.m., CBS): After a former officer waits on Frank at a restaurant, he feels guilty about the circumstances surrounding why she was fired, and he tries to reinstate her. Also, Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a star college basketball player linked to sports betting, Erin seeks justice in an apparent DUI, and Jamie and Eddie pick a wedding venue.

“Dateline NBC” (10 p.m., NBC): Tonight’s installment delves into the homicide of private first class soldier and young mother Karlyn Ramirez. Titled “The Alibi,” the hourlong program features rare access inside the FBI’s crime lab in Quantico, Virginia, as well as an in-depth look at how multiple agencies uncovered a nefarious plot that spanned several states, involved dozens of witnesses and prompted suspicions of espionage.


“Future Man” (Hulu): Season 2 picks up in 2162, and Josh, Wolf, and Tiger learn that their mission to stop the cure from getting out didn’t work. In this timeline, Stu Camillo is now in power, having created the cure, and launched a plan to relocate humanity to Mars. A shadowy organization called the Pointed Circle seeks to recruit Josh to take Stu down – but are they the good guys, or is Stu? As Wolf quickly acclimates to the strange customs of this time, Tiger struggles with her Biotic identity and searches for an escape.

“Sex Education” (Netflix): Meet

Source:: East Bay – Entertainment


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