Friday's TV Highlights: 'Smallville' on KTLA
MOTHER'S DAY: Clark's mother (Annette O'Toole) returns to Smallville with her new boyfriend in a new episode of “Smallville” at 8 p.m. on KTLA.
Ghost Whisperer: After three teenagers wind up in danger during what started out as a fun night, a boy's ghost leads Melinda (Jennifer Love Hewitt) to an unsolved kidnapping in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).
Friday Night Lights: As Season 4 gets under way, Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) has difficulty uniting his new team, the East Dillon Lions, and Matt (Zach Gilford) lives as a townie for the first time, while Tim (Taylor Kitsch) finds his calling in the season premiere (8 p.m. NBC).
Live From Abbey Road: Mika; Bloc Party and La Roux perform in this new episode (8 p.m. Sundance).
Medium: Ariel (Sofia Vassilieva) starts to lose hours and even years of time in her life and must figure out how to get back to the present in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).
Primetime: What Would You Do? This behavior series returns with a look at how people react to an intoxicated woman in a bar who cannot get herself home (9 p.m. ABC).
Need to Know: This new magazine series premieres with reports on the economy, environment and energy, health, national security, and culture (9 p.m. KCET).
Private Chefs of Beverly Hills: The chefs try to showcase a client's sustainable produce in a meal to impress organic buyers, while a German businessman hires them to cook authentic cuisine for his Indian in-laws in this new episode (10 p.m. Food).
Quantum of Solace: This 2008 sequel to “Casino Royale” picks up shortly after the previous film ended, Daniel Craig's second round as James Bond is largely a straight-ahead action machine that puts Agent 007 on the trail of the organization behind his true love's death. Mathieu Amalric, Olga Kurylenko and Gemma Arterton also star (6 p.m. Showtime).
Basketball: NBA playoffs: The Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Boston Celtics (4 p.m. ESPN); the Phoenix Suns visit the San Antonio Spurs (6:30 p.m. ESPN).
NASCAR racing: Darlington 200 (4:30 p.m. ESPN2).
Baseball: The Angels visit the Seattle Mariners (7 p.m. FSN); the Colorado Rockies visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. FS Prime).
Photo: Michael Courtney The CW