friday best bets
7 p.m. on KARK $ Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector Based on Jeffery Deaver’s crime thriller “The Bone Collector,” this new drama stars Russell Hornsby as retired New York Police Department detective and forensics wizard Lincoln Rhyme, who is coaxed out of retirement after an elaborate murder suggests a notorious serial killer is back in action following three years of dormancy.
8 p.m. on LIFE Hopelessly in Love A new episode explores the volatile relationship between Faith Evans and the Notorious B.I.G., who had two of the biggest career starts in R&B and hip hop. What started out as young love was devastated by the pressures of fame for the couple. Some 20 years after the murder of the iconic rapper, Evans finally is ready to confront her pain and loss, opening up on some surprisingly intimate moments in their relationship.
9 p.m. on TRAV Ghost Loop A new episode called “Choking Up” takes paranormal investigator Sean Austin and his team to the tiny town of Jones, Ala., in response to a plea for help from a woman who wakes up every night to find a ghost choking her and pressing down on her chest. Exhausted and terrified, she confesses to her visitors that she fears the activity is connected to a decades-long family curse over moonshine and murder.
10 p.m. on COMEDY Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers Veteran comic Bill Burr is host, curator and producer of this new stand-up comedy series, which spotlights three rising comics each week. In every episode, Burr does a quick interview before each artist hits the stage, finding out their personal background and what inspires their comedic sensibility.