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Originally published Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:16 AM

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Jan. 31 TV Picks: Christopher Plummer in ‘Barrymore’

TV picks for Friday, Jan. 31, include PBS’ “Barrymore” on KCTS, “Shark Tank” on ABC and “Blue Bloods” on CBS.

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For your Friday-night viewing, PBS’ “Great Performances” series offers this 2011 filmed version of a stage performance of William Luce’s play, adapted and directed by Erik Canuel. Christopher Plummer (pictured) won both Tony and Drama Desk awards for his performance as actor John Barrymore. 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, on KCTS (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Friday

“The Time Machine” (1960), 7 p.m. (TCM): H.G. Wells’ time traveler journeys through time, experiencing several civilizations. Oscar-winning special effects.

“The Carrie Diaries,” 8 p.m. (The CW): The tension grows between Carrie and Tom; Larissa drops an unexpected bomb on Carrie and Sebastian decides he, too, needs to come clean about something; Larissa’s wedding to Harlan is out of this world.

“Shark Tank,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Guest judge Steve Tisch; one product has all the Sharks interested; gourmet edible cookie dough; organic flavored milk; an app that produces hands-free panoramic picture taking; interactive workout technology; Pro-NRG follow-up.

“Enlisted,” 9 p.m. (Fox): In an effort to impress a woman, Derrick mistakenly promises to bring her son’s father home from war; Pete and Jill lead the platoon in a flag football game against the Marines.

“Blue Bloods,” 10 p.m. (CBS): A popular drag queen and reality-TV star is found dead in a park; the mother of an accused man abducts Erin.

“Helix,” 10 p.m. (Syfy): Suspicion and death stalk the base; team members begin to realize that no one is quite who they seem to be.

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