“Gigantosaurus,” a series about big creatures for preschoolers and based on a best-seller, makes its debut.

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‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

Season 17 premiere of comedian and satirist Bill Maher’s Emmy-nominated talk show, covering the week’s news with an opening monologue and roundtable discussions and interviews with a variety of guests with a range of viewpoints, including actors, activists, politicians and comedians; 10 p.m. Friday on HBO.

Also on Friday

“Gigantosaurus,” 9 a.m. (DISNEY): Premiere of new animated dinosaur series for preschoolers, based on Jonny Duddle’s best-selling book about four dinosaur friends and their comedy-filled adventures.

“Dynasty,” 8 p.m. (KSTW): After a horrific accident, Culhane needs Fallon’s help and protection; Blake shows no shame in using family to promote his own self-interest.

“Fresh Off The Boat,” 8 p.m. (KOMO): When Eddie gets his driver’s license, he gets an endless list of errands to run for his mom; Honey tags along on Louis and Marvin’s boys’ weekend.

“Blindspot,” 8 p.m. (KING): Jane’s life is still threatened by ZIP; the team tracks down a scientist Roman worked with to find a cure; Zapata comes clean with Reade.

“MacGyver,” 8 p.m. (KCPQ): MacGyver takes Riley and Bozer into the wilderness for survival training, where they run into a violent group of criminals; Jack and Matty go on a road trip to place Matty’s ex-husband and his family in witness protection.

“Hawaii Five-0,” 9 p.m. (KIRO): Adam, Junior and Tani travel to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean when a murder takes place in a remote underwater lab; the killer may still be on board.

“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” 11 p.m. (FOOD): Repeat of episode including Guy’s visit to a Seattle restaurant smoking ribs and dishing out brisket chili; and an Oakland, California, spot serving fried chicken, oxtails and collards.

“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” 11:35 p.m. (KIRO): Guest actor William H. Macy.

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