What to Watch on Friday: ‘Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana’ celebrates musical melting pot

Posted by Brooke Cain on November 22, 2013 

The Carolina Chocolate Drops appear in the PBS documentary “Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana.”

COURTESY OF DEBORAH FEINGOLD/PBS

Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana (9pm, UNC-TV) - A look at the Americana music genre featuring the Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Roseanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Mumford & Sons, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, the Civil Wars and many others. This will be a good one.

Also on . . .

The Carrie Diaries (8pm, CW) - Carrie and Weaver spend the day together in the city, while Samantha finds work as a nude art model.

The Neighbors (8:30pm, ABC) - Thanksgiving at the Weavers is a homecoming, of sorts, for Marty’s dad, who arrives with a suitcase and says he and Marty’s mom are getting a divorce -- and that he’s moving in. Jackie’s parents also show up and get a lesson in human relationships.

Where Were You: The Day JFK Died (9pm, NBC) - Tom Brokaw looks back at Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The report includes archival footage and first-person stories, and includes the impact of JFK’s death on the country and the world.

Raising Hope (9pm, Fox) - Sabrina plans a vacation for Hope after she learns that Burt and Virginia never took Jimmy anywhere when he was a kid. Later, Virginia gets new glasses, but her improved vision allows her to see every imperfection around the house.

Hawaii Five-0 (9pm, CBS) - Five-0 investigates the murder of a secret service agent just as the president travels to Oahu.

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