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Friday's TV Highlights: 'David Beckham into the Unknown'

SoccerDavid BeckhamReal Estate SellersMark ConsuelosJonah HillCarol LeiferEric Cantor
"VICE" ends its season with a look at high-tech police tactics, on HBO.
David Beckham heads to Brazil, not for the World Cup, but a motorcycle adventure in the Amazon, on Showtime.
Dennis Miller has a lot to say about a lot of things in a new comedy special on EPIX.

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This week's TV Movies


 

SERIES

No Limits In the first of two new episodes Eric visits the Alaskan wilderness. 8 p.m. Animal Planet. In the second episode (8:30), he fishes for sharks in the Gulf of Mexico from a rowboat.

Monumental Mysteries The second season of this series about curious landmarks kicks off in Margate, N.J., home of Lucy the elephant, a 65-foot-tall wood-and-tin pachyderm constructed in 1881 as a gimmick to sell real estate. 9 p.m. Travel

VICE In the season finale, the high-tech future of police work — which includes microphones that detect and locate gunshots and automatic license-plate readers — is on display in Camden, N.J., one of the country's poorest and most violent cities. 11 p.m. HBO

SPECIALS

Greta Investigates: O.J. Simpson The former criminal defense lawyer who covered the Simpson trial as a CNN legal analyist revists the double-murder case 20 years later. 4 and 11 p.m. Fox News

Dennis Miller: America 180 Degrees The comedian shares his opinions on the country and its leaders. 8 p.m. EPIX

David Beckham Into the Unknown The international soccer star travels to Brazil, not for the World Cup, but for an adventurous motorcycle tour through the Amazon with some of his closest mates. 9 p.m. Showtime

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Kara Walker. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Kristen Wiig; America Ferrera and Kit Harington; chef Jeff Mahin; Train performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Paramore performs; paleo diet. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Jim Lauderdale; Ricky Gervais ("Derek"); Lou Diamond Phillips ("Longmire"); Nicole Ari Parker ("Murder in the First"); cookbook author Debbie Matenopoulos ("It's All Greek to Me"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Gerard Butler; Josh Groban; chef Eric Ripert; co-host Mark Consuelos. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Edie Falco; "Little Women: L.A."; John Quinones. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Severe facial tumors; children with special needs. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Kendall and Kylie Jenner; Mary Wilson; chef Ben Ford. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill ("22 Jump Street"); Vanessa Hudgens; Cirque du Soleil performs. 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

Dr. Phil A woman says her nieces are angry, violent teens who abuse drugs. 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ethan Hawke; a little boy with a heart defect; Helio Castroneves; Lady Antebellum performs. 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Being overwhelmed impacts mental health and relationships; making the most out of down time. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

Charlie Rose — The Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.): John Harwood, the New York Times; Robert Costa, the Washington Post. Islamist group captures territory in Iraq and Syria: Nancy Youssef, McClatchy. Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel testimony on POW swap: Mark Mazzetti, the New York Times. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Real Time With Bill Maher Gina McCarthy, EPA; Carol Leifer; Richard Clarke; Krystal Ball; Tom Rogan. (N) 10 p.m. HBO

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 12:30 a.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Dave Chappelle; Body Count performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show Hugh Jackman. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Rob and Carl Reiner. (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night: Seth Meyers James McAvoy. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Max Greenfield; Ben and Ellen Harper perform. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

SPORTS

World Cup Soccer Group A: Mexico vs. Cameroon. 8:30 a.m. ESPN2; Group B: Spain vs. the Netherlands. Noon ESPN; Group B: Chile vs. Australia. 2:30 p.m. ESPN2

Stanley Cup Final The New York Rangers visit the Kings, Game 5. 5 p.m. NBC

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