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Friday TV Highlights: 'Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church' on Showtime

"Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church" documents a performance at the Atlanta Pop Music Festival in July 1970.

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SERIES

American Masters This new episode profiles tennis pro Althea Gibson, who first crossed the color line with her Wimbledon win in 1957. Filmmaker Rex Miller traces her path from her early years as a South Carolina sharecropper's daughter to her elevation as queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. 9 p.m. KOCE

SPECIALS

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church John McDermott's new concert documentary chronicles the rock legend's largest U.S. performance at the Atlanta Pop Music Festival in July 1970, dubbed "the Southern Woodstock." With color footage of Hendrix's never-before aired set, the film features interviews with Paul McCartney and Hendrix's Experience bandmates Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell. Songs include "Hey Joe," "Voodoo Child," "Purple Haze," "Room Full of Mirrors" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." 9 p.m. Showtime

MOVIES

Home Sweet Hell Katherine Heigl stars as a suburban housewife with a cheating husband (Patrick Wilson). Jordana Brewster, Kevin McKidd, Jim Belushi, A.J. Buckley and Bryce Johnson also star in this 2015 dark comedy. 9 p.m. Starz

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Salman Rushdie. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Justin Bieber; Brad Paisley performs; Steve Harvey. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Florida Georgia Line performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Abby Lee Miller ("Dance Moms"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Adam Sandler; Kit Harington ("Game of Thrones"); Science Bob brings fun experiments; Instagram. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Kelly Rutherford; Dan Abrams; ballet dancer Misty Copeland; Charlie Wilson. 10 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Garcelle Beauvais; Nigel Lythgoe ("So You Think You Can Dance"); Darius Rucker. 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors Nine-year-old Honey Boo Boo gets a health intervention; Vicki Gunvalson. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Ed Helms; Peri Gilpin; Carnie Wilson; chef David LeFevre. 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachel Ray First lady Michelle Obama; Oprah Winfrey; Gayle King; Cat Deeley; chef Jacques Pépin; Regis Philbin. 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Unusual sleep habits; liquid meal replacements; best new products; plus-size models. 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil A woman says her ex-husband calls her 100 times a week, watches her and sneaks into her house. 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Kym Whitley. 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kanye West; Justin Bieber; Sam Smith performs; Drew Brees. 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose — the Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Iran nuclear deal: Peter Baker, the New York Times. 2016 election; GOP loyalty pledge; debate rules; Trump vs. Bush in the media; release of Clinton emails: Jeanne Cummings, the Wall Street Journal; Karen Tumulty, the Washington Post. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Director Peter Bogdanovich. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Steve Harvey; Alison Brie; Florida Georgia Line performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Jimmy Kimmel Live Miley Cyrus; Ali Wentworth; Andy Grammer performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show Christina Applegate; Christian Slater; Elle King performs. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Keegan-Michael Key; Tony Hale; MS MR; Jimmy Chamberlin. 12:37 a.m. KNBC

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

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