Here are selected primetime television highlights for Friday, February 11, 2012;
7:30 P.M. (WLIW) Consuelo Mack WealthTrack “Great Investors:Charles Royce” This week Consuelo Mack WealthTrack presents an exclusive interview with legendary “Great Investor” Charles “Chuck” Royce, who pioneered investing in small stocks with his Royce mutual funds. He explains why small is still beautiful for investors. He is President, Co-Chief Investment Officer, The Royce Funds.
8 P.M. (WNYW FOX) KITCHEN NIGHTMARES Chef Gordon Ramsay heads to Spin a Yarn, a 50-year-old steakhouse and banquet center in Fremont, Calif., in hope of revitalizing its menu and ambience.
9 P.M. (WCBS) CSI: NY Two seemingly unrelated deaths — one resulting from a fall down the stairs, the other from an arrow to the chest — lead the team to a surprising conclusion.
9 P.M. (WABC) PRIMETIME: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? John Quiñones reports on the reactions of people as they confront situations that seem to cry out for action. Among them: a mother who tries to persuade strangers to listen to her baby through a monitor while she “takes a break”; a child from a vegan family who asks customers in a restaurant if he can try their meat when his mother steps away; a makeup artist who insists on offering products to cover a woman’s birthmark instead of showing her the lipstick she has requested; and a therapist who tells a gay teenager that he can change his sexuality by “praying it away.” Remember CANDID CAMERA?
9 P.M. (WNET 13) Michael Feinstein’s AMERICAN SONGBOOK Lost and Found-Feinstein attempts to verify the authenticity of an undocumented, unknown song by a pop music star.
10 P.M. (WNET 13) LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN The Fray performs hits like “How to Save a Life,” “Over My Head” and “You Found Me,” as well as its current single “Heartbeat,” at the Angel Orensanz Center on the Lower East Side.
10 P.M. (HBO) REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Zanny Minton Beddoes, the economics editor of The Economist; Reihan Salam, a writer and policy analyst for The Daily and National Review; and the Rev. Al Sharpton are seated at the round table.
10 P.M. (WLIW) NEW TRICKS Blood Is Thicker Than Water- A new witness comes forward claiming a high-profile riverboat collision on the Thames was the result of sabotage, rather than an accident. The case means investigating DAC Strickland’s wealthy sailing chums.