‘The Blacklist’

Two-episode event, with the second hour telling the story of Liz’s mother, Katarina Rostova, and her turbulent spy history, providing answers to some of the series’ persistent mysteries; alone in a foreign country after a mission goes terribly wrong, Katarina Rostova is on the run, seeking the only person she trusts, a man who has vowed to always protect her; 8-10 p.m. Friday on KING.

Also on Friday

“Animals Doing Things with Howie Mandel,” 6 p.m. (NATGEOWILD): An all-dog episode, part of BarkFest, a day of dog and puppy programming on National Geographic Wild.

“MacGyver,” 8 p.m. (KIRO): Two American tourists go missing in a dangerous country, and the team goes undercover to find them and bring them home alive.

“Dynasty,” 8 p.m. (KSTW): Fallon uses a misconception to boost sales of Liam’s book; Adam unveils the “new” Alexis to the family.

“State of the Art,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): Curators of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art visit 1,000 destinations across America to assess what’s happening in art.

“Hawaii Five-O,” 9 p.m. (KIRO): Adam investigates the murder of an undercover FBI agent; Noelani is held hostage and forced to operate on a criminal.

“International Jazz Day,” 10 p.m. (KCTS): An all-star global concert celebrating International Jazz Day features performances by The Manhattan Transfer, Fatoumata Diawara and Hassan Hakmoun.

“Portals to Hell,” 10 p.m. (TRAVEL): Premiere; executive producer Jack Osbourne and paranormal researcher Katrina Weldman explore historic locations that may have gateways to the spirit world, starting with the investigation of a historic hotel in Juneau, Alaska, with a reputation for demonic activity because of its criminal past.

“Blue Bloods,” 10 p.m. (KIRO): Erin persuades Frank to back a new State Police bill; a cop killer comes up for parole.

Madeline McKenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com. Program times may vary depending on your cable provider or service.