TV

What to Watch on Friday: Howie Mandel gets ‘Tanked’

Howie Mandel commissions a fish tank for his production office in the Season 5 premiere of “Tanked” on Animal Planet.
Howie Mandel commissions a fish tank for his production office in the Season 5 premiere of “Tanked” on Animal Planet. Mark Davis/Animal Planet

Tanked (10 p.m., Animal Planet) – In the Season 5 premiere, Howie Mandel hires Wayde and Brett to design a tank for his production office, but the guys get no guidance because Howie can’t make up his mind.

Also on tonight . . .

The Messengers (9 p.m., CW) – While racing to stop the next Horseman, the messengers uncover a cyber scheme to kill thousands.

Strange Empire: Rise of the Women (9 p.m., Lifetime) – The premiere of a new series about three women who join forces to seek a new way of life in the dangerous world of the North American Frontier of the 1860s. It stars Cara Gee, Melissa Farman and Tattiawna Jones. A second new episode airs at 10.

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (9 p.m., WeTV) – Season 5 starts with a “shotgun wedding” drill for Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett. This show looks ridiculous, but Jordan Lloyd (a Raleigh native who currently lives in Los Angeles) and Jeff Schroeder, an engaged couple who met on the 11th season of “Big Brother” (which Lloyd won) and went on to compete together on “The Amazing Race,” are here.

  Comments