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What to Watch on Friday: Vivian Howard on ‘NC Now,’ ‘Austin City Limits’ looks back

Vivian Howard roams among free range chickens on an upcoming episode of her Peabody Award-winning series “A Chef’s Life.”
Vivian Howard roams among free range chickens on an upcoming episode of her Peabody Award-winning series “A Chef’s Life.” Courtesy of Josh Woll

North Carolina Now (7:30pm, UNC-TV) - Heather Burgiss interviews chef Vivian Howard, co-owner of Kinston’s Chef and the Farmer restaurant and star of the Peabody Award-winning PBS series “A Chef’s Life.” The interview takes place at the Brothers Farm Experience Bed & Breakfast in La Grange, an occasional shooting location for “A Chef’s Life.” The second season of “A Chef’s Life” premieres at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on UNC-TV.

Last Man Standing (8pm, ABC) - In the Season 4 opener, Eve becomes the first female kicker of her school’s football team, which elates Mike and worries Vanessa. Later, Ryan disapproves of the violent movies and video games Mike is exposing Boyd to.

Austin City Limits (9pm, UNC-TV) - The music series’ 40th anniversary is celebrated with clips of classic performances, including those by Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Alabama Shakes, Foo Fighters, Lyle Lovett and many others. Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow and Matthew McConaughey host.

The Knick (10pm, Cinemax) - A drug-deprived Thackery fears that a prominent inventor-surgeon will overshadow his accomplishments at the upcoming New York Surgical Society event. Also, staff members go to court to keep Typhoid Mary in quarantine.

Blue Bloods (10pm, CBS) - Jamie refuses to shun a cop who testified against her partner, earning him disapproval from Eddie and other officers. Also, Erin and Danny get into a dispute when a closed case leads to a new murder.

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