Friday's Highlights: 'Youth in Revolt' on Showtime
TEEN ROMANCE: Michael Cera embodies a young hero in “Youth in Revolt,” director Miguel Arteta’s take on C.D. Payne’s novel at 6:30 p.m. on Showtime.
Chuck: Chuck (Zachary Levi) reconnects with his hacker past and seeks help from Gertrude (Carrie-Anne Moss) when he tries to track down a computer supervirus while a new Buy More employee (Danny Pudi, “Community”) disrupts Jeff and Lester’s (Scott Krinsky, Vik Sahay) friendship in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC).
Grimm: A suspected case of arson leads Nick (David Giuntoli) to a long-standing family feud and forces Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) to confront some characters from his past and restrain his wild side (9 p.m. NBC).
Sweet Home Alabama: After one last romantic getaway Tribble must make his decision in the season finale of the unscripted relationship series (9 p.m. CMT).
Blue Bloods: Frank (Tom Selleck) is on the spot when one of the mayor-elect’s supporters is found dead and the mayor wants him to present it to the public as a random act of violence. Tony Bennett, Carrie Underwood and Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara guest star in this repeat (10 p.m. CBS).
Invention USA: In this new series two science and technology experts, Reichart Von Wolfsheild and Garrett Lisi, travel the U.S. looking for the next great thing in the haystack of prototypes presented to them by amateur inventors (10 and 10:30 p.m. History).
Boss: It’s Election Day, and both Tom Kane and Ezra Stone (Kelsey Grammer, Martin Donovan) work to turn the wheels of power in the ever-tightening race in the season finale (10 p.m. Starz).
Holiday animations: CBS is airing “Frosty the Snowman,” narrated by Jimmy Durante. 8:30 p.m., followed by its modern sequel “Frosty Returns,” narrated by Jonathan Winters, with John Goodman as the voice of Frosty at 8:30 p.m. At 9 p.m. Beatrice Miller, Neil Patrick Harris and Jennifer Love provide the voices for “Yes, Virginia” and at 9:30 it’s this year’s “The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story.”
A Princess for Christmas: A woman (Katie McGrath) escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather (Roger Moore), an English duke in this 2011 holiday treat (8 p.m. Hallmark).
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