Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on October 19, 2012

Saturday, October 20

Boxing
Championship Boxing: Unified Super Lightweight World Championship, Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales — Showtime, 8 p.m.

CFL
Montreal at Saskatchewan — ESPN3, 3:30 p.m.
Hamilton at Calgary — ESPN3, 7 p.m.

College Football Viewing Picks

College Hockey
BU at UNH — WBIN, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Michigan Tech — NESN, 7 p.m.

English Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Chelsea — ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester City — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:53 a.m.
Manchester United vs. Stoke City — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Fulham vs. Aston Villa — Fox Soccer Plus, noon (same day coverage)
Norwich City vs. Arsenal — Fox Soccer, 12:30 p.m.
West Ham United vs. Southampton — Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
Liverpool vs. Reading — Fox Soccer, 3:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
Swansea City at Wigan Athletic — Fox Soccer Plus, 4 p.m. (same day coverage)

Golf
European Tour: Perth International, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 1:30 a.m.
LPGA Tour: KEB HanaBank Championship, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: McGladrey Classic, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 2 p.m.
Web.com Tour: Jacksonville Open, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

MLS
Houston vs. Philadelphia — NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.
Revolution vs. Chicago — Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series: Kansas Lottery 300 — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

NBA Preseason
San Antonio at Miami — NBA TV, 3:30 p.m.
Celtics vs. New York at Albany, NY — Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Clippers at Utah — NBA TV, 9 p.m.

Miami Heat Team Preview — NBA TV, 6 p.m.
Toronto Team Preview — NBA TV, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit Pistons Team Preview — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
Miami Heat 2012 NBA Champions — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.

Scottish Premier League
St. Mirren vs. Celtic — Fox Soccer Plus, 7:25 a.m.

Soccer
Women’s Friendly
United States vs. Germany — Fox Soccer, 7 p.m.

Sports Talk
SportsNation — ESPNU, 10 a.m.

Tennis
WTA Tour: Kremlin Cup, Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 5 a.m. & 7 a.m.
ATP Tour: Kremlin Cup, Semifinals — Tennis Chanel, 11 a.m. & 1 a.m. (same day coverage)
ATP Tour: Stockholm Open, Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. (same day coverage)
WTA Tour: Luxembourg Open, Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
Rehab Addict: Tile Terrors — DIY Network, 9 a.m.
Rehab Addict: Kitchen Countdown — DIY Network, 9:30 a.m.
Home Made in America With Sunny Anderson: Pancakes and Pierogi — Food Network, 9:30 a.m.
Giada at Home: Oodles of Noodles — Food Network, 11:30 a.m.
Flipping Boston: Stinks to High Heaven — A&E, noon
The Perfect 3: Mac N Cheese — Cooking Channel, 3 p.m.
Too Cute!: Jungle Kitties & Baby Skunks — Animal Planet, 8 p.m.
Creepshow — IFC, 8 p.m.
Kelsey’s Essentials: Lean and Mean — Cooking Channel, 8:30 p.m.
Bedlam: Unfaithful — BBC America, 9 p.m.
Carnage — Starz, 9 p.m.
Dateline: Real Life Mysteries: Strangers on a Train, Part 1 — TLC, 9 p.m.
Family Under Construction: Living in Chaos — DIY Network, 10 p.m.
How the States Got Their Shapes: Great Lakes, Big Stakes — H2, 10 p.m.
48 Hours: The Preacher’s Passion — WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
Deadly Affairs: Killer Ambition — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
Doomsday Preppers Bugged Out: The End of the World as We Know It — National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
Dateline: Real Life Mysteries: Strangers on a Train, Part 2 — TLC, 10 p.m.
Family Under Construction: Move In Madness — DIY Network, 10:30 p.m.
How the States Got Their Shapes: Battle of the Bible Belt — H2, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday Night Live with host and musical guest Bruno Mars — WHDH/WJAR, 11:29 p.m.

Sunday, October 21

College Soccer
Men’s
Wisconsin at Michigan State — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m.
Washington at Stanford — Pac-12 Network, 6 p.m.

Women’s
Arkansas at Mississippi State — ESPNU, 4 p.m.
Washington at Stanford — Pac-12 Network, 8;30 p.m.

College Volleyball
Women’s
Florida at Texas A&M — ESPNU, 2 p.m.
Oregon State at Arizona — Pac-12 Network, 2 p.m.
Iowa at Northwestern — Big Ten Network, 3 p.m.
Nebraska at Illinois — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
Cal at Washington — Pac-12 Network, 4 p.m.

English Premier League
Sunderland vs. Newcastle United — Fox Soccer, 8:25 a.m.
Queens Park Rangers vs. Everton — Fox Soccer, 10:30 a.m.

Being: Liverpool — Fox Soccer, 1 p.m.
Goals on Sunday — Fox Soccer, 2 p.m.

Figure Skating
ISU Grand Prix
Skate America: Ladies and Men’s Free Skate — WHDH/WJAR, 4 p.m.

Golf
European Tour: Perth International, Final Round — Golf Channel, 1:30 a.m.
LPGA Tour: KEB HanaBank Championship, Final Round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: McGladrey Classic, Final Round — Golf Channel, 2 p.m.
Web.com Tour: Jacksonville Open, Final Round — Golf Channel, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

MLB Postseason
National League Championship Series
Game 6: San Francisco Giants at St. Louis — WFXT/WNAC, 4:30 p.m. (if necessary)

MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight: League Championship Series Edition — MLB Network, 7:30 p.m.

MLS
San Jose vs. LA Galaxy — Galavision, 7 p.m.
Seattle vs. Dallas — ESPN, 9 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series: Hollywood Casino 400 — ESPN, 2 p.m.

NBA Preseason
San Antonio at Orlando — NBA TV, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Celtics — Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Los Angeles Lakers — NBA TV, 9:30 p.m.

Chicago Bulls Team Preview — NBA TV, 5 p.m.
Indiana Pacers Team Preview — NBA TV, 5:30 p.m.
Los Angeles Lakers Team Preview — NBA TV, 9 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks
Patriots Game Day — WBZ, 11:30 a.m.
NFL Pregame Live — Comcast SportsNet, 2:30 p.m.
Patriots 5th Quarter — WSBK, 7:30 p.m.
Patriots Wrap — WPRI, 11:45 p.m.

Scottish Premier League
Heart of Midlothian vs. Motherwell — Fox Soccer Plus, 7:40 a.m.

Sports Talk
Outside the Lines  — ESPN2, 10 a.m.
The Sports Reporters — ESPN2, 10:30 a.m.
SportsCenter 5 OT — WCVB, 11:35 p.m.
Sports Xtra — WHDH, 11:55 p.m.
Sports Final — WBZ, 12:05 a.m. (Monday)

Tennis
WTA Tour: Kremlin Cup, Final — Tennis Channel, 5 a.m.
ATP Tour: Bank Austria Tennis Trophy — Tennis Channel, 3 p.m. (same day coverage)
ATP Tour: Stockholm Open, Final — Tennis Channel, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)
ATP Tour: Kremlin Cup Final — Tennis Channel, 7 p.m. (same day coverage)
WTA Tour: Luxembourg Open, Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 9 p.m. (same day coverage)

WNBA Finals
Game 4: Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever — ESPN2, 8 p.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
Raising House: Blackburg — DIY Network, 9 a.m.
Sandra’s Restaurant Remakes: Rich and Dreamy Dishes — Food Network, 10 a.m.
Sandwich King: Sweet Eats — Food Network, 11 a.m.
The Best Thing I Ever Made: Rise and Shine — Food Network, 11:30 a.m.
60 Minutes — WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
Once Upon a Time — WCVB/WMUR/WCVB, 8 p.m.
Call the Midwife — WGBH, 8 p.m.
Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs — Comedy Central, 8 p.m.
48 Hours on ID: Screenplay for Murder — Investigation Discovery, 8 p.m.
Cocaine Wars: Drug Speedboats — National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
The Amazing Race 21: Funky Monkey — WBZ/WPRI, 8:30 p.m.
Mega Dens: Melt With You — DIY Network, 8:30 p.m.
House Crashers: Sophisticated Asian Living Room — DIY Network, 9 p.m.
The Walking Dead: Sick — AMC, 9 p.m.
Boardwalk Empire — HBO, 9 p.m.
Sins & Secrets: Iaeger — Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.
Drugs, Inc.: High Stakes Vegas (season premiere) — National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Kara Lounsbury — Oxygen, 9 p.m.
Dexter — Showtime, 9 p.m.
Copper — BBC America, 10 p.m.
America’s Most Secret: Structures — Discovery, 10 p.m.
Treme — HBO, 10 p.m.
House Hunters Renovation: From Spanish Fixer to Spanish Fantasy — HGTV, 10 p.m.
Unusual Suspects: A Bike Ride to Murder — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
Alaska State Troopers: Shotgun Showdown — National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
Homeland — Showtime, 10 p.m.
Talking Dead — AMC, 11 p.m.
Comic Book Men: My Big Fat Geek Wedding — AMC, 11:30 p.m.

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Friday’s Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on October 19, 2012

CFL
Edmonton Eskimos at BC Lions –  NBC Sports Network, 10 p.m.

College Football
UConn at Syracuse — ESPN, 8 p.m.

CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
This Week in SEC Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m.
College Football Live — ESPN, 7:30 p.m.
Lemming Report — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m.

College Soccer
Men’s
Washington at Cal — Pac-12 Network, 4 p.m.
North Carolina at Maryland — ESPNU, 6 p.m.

Women’s
Arizona State at Oregon State — Pac-12 Network, 6:30 p.m.
Portland at San Diego — ESPNU, 11 p.m.

College Volleyball
Women’s
Indiana at Wisconsin — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m.
Stanford at Washington — Pac-12 Network, 9 p.m.
Oregon at Arizona State — Pac-12 Network, 11 p.m.

Golf
European Tour: Perth International, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 1:30 a.m.
LPGA Tour: KEB HanaBank Championship, 1st Round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: McGladrey Classic, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 2 p.m.
Web.com Tour: Jacksonville Open, 2nd Round — Golf Channel, 5 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
Bellator Fighting Championships 77 — MTV2, 8 p.m.
The Ultimate Fighter: One Mission — FX, 10 p.m.

MLB Postseason
National League Championship Series
Game 5: San Francisco Giants at St. Louis — WFXT/WNAC, 8:10 p.m. (St. Louis leads series, 3-1)

The Rundown — MLB Network, 4 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 6 p.m.
NLCS Pregame — WFXT/WNAC, 7:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight: League Championship Series Edition — MLB Network, 11 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, midnight

NBA Preseason
Philadelphia at Brooklyn — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.
Golden State at Portland — NBA TV, 10 p.m.

Phoenix Suns Team Preview — NBA TV, 6 p.m.
Golden State Warriors Team Preview — NBA TV, 6:30 p.m.
New Orleans Hornets Team Preview — NBA TV, 7 p.m.

NFL
NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m.
Around the League Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m.
Patriots All Access — WBZ, 7 p.m.
Patriots Football Weekly — Comcast SportsNet, 8 p.m.
Playbook AFC — NFL Network, 8 p.m.
Playbook NFC — NFL Network, 9 p.m.
Patriots This Week — Comcast SportsNet, 9:30 p.m.
Top 10 Joe Montana Games — NFL Network, 10 p.m.

OHL
Erie Otters at London Knights — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Sports Talk
NFL AM — NFL Network, 6 a.m.
The ‘Lights — NBC Sports Network, 6 a.m.
Morning Drive — Golf Channel, 7 a.m.
The Dan Patrick Show — Audience Network (DirecTV), 9 a.m.
Tim Brando Show — CBS Sports Network, 10 a.m.
The Box Score — Audience Network (DirecTV)/DanPatrick.com, noon
SVP & Russillo — ESPNews, 1 p.m.
Felger & Mazz — Comcast SportsNet, 2 p.m.
Outside the Lines First Report — ESPN, 3 p.m.
Pardon the Interruption — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
ROME — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m.
CNBC Sports Biz: Game On! — NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m.
The Nick & Artie Show — Audience Network (DirecTV), 10 p.m.
UNITE — ESPNU, 1 a.m. (Saturday)

Tennis
WTA Tour: Kremlin Cup, Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 5 a.m., 7 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
WTA Tour: Luxembourg Open, Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 4 p.m. (same day coverage)

UFL
Sacramento Mountain Lions at Virginia Destroyers — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m.

WNBA Finals
Game 3: Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever — ESPN2, 8 p.m. (Series tied 1-1)

Entertainment
Shark Tank — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 8 p.m.
Gold Rush: The Long Road — Discovery, 8 p.m.
Family Guns: One Shot, One Kill — National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
The Adjustment Bureau — HBO, 8 p.m.
King of Dirt: Fireplace Surprise — DIY Network, 9 p.m.
Nikita (season premiere) — WLVI/WLWC, 9 p.m.
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team — CMT, 9 p.m.
Yukon Men: Last Chance (season finale) — Discovery, 9 p.m.
Boss (season finale) — Starz, 9 p.m.
Primetime: What Would You Do? — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 9:01 p.m.
Men in Black — Encore, 9:50 p.m.
Mystery Diners (season premiere) — Food Network, 10 p.m.
Man Caves: Lifeguard Cave — DIY Network, 10 p.m.
20/20 — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 10 p.m.
Dateline NBC — WHDH/WJAR, 10 p.m.
Hunted (series premiere) — Cinemax, 10 p.m.
Deadly Women: Too Close for Comfort — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
Dead Files Revisited: Surrounded and Hotel Hell — Travel Channel, 10 p.m.
House Hunters International: Huatulco, Mexico — HGTV, 10:30 p.m.

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Thursday’s Viewing Picks

October 18, 2012

College Football Hampton at North Carolina Central — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. New Haven at Stonehill — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. Houston at SMU — Fox Sports Net, 8 p.m. Oregon at Arizona State — ESPN, 9 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Inside College Football — [...]

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Wednesday’s Viewing Picks

October 17, 2012

College Basketball College Basketball Live: Media Day Special — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. College Soccer Men’s Louisville at South Florida — ESPNU, 7 p.m. College Volleyball Women’s Oklahoma at Texas Tech — Fox College Sports Central, 7 p.m. Penn State at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, [...]

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Tuesday’s Viewing Picks

October 16, 2012

College Football Louisiana-Lafayette at North Texas — ESPN2, 9 p.m CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Daily — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. The Tony Barnhart Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m. Golf Big Break Greenbrier: Bombs Away — Golf Channel, 9 p.m. Chasing the [...]

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Weekend Viewing Picks

October 12, 2012

Saturday, October 13 Boxing Boxing After Dark: Jr. Featherweights, Nonito Donaire vs. Toshiaki Nishioka — HBO, 10 p.m. CFL Calgary at Winnipeg — ESPN3, 12:30 p.m. Saskatchewan at Edmonton — ESPN3, 4 p.m. College Football Viewing Picks College Hockey Ice Breaker Tournament, Kansas City, MO NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. College Soccer Men’s St. John’s [...]

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Friday’s Viewing Picks

October 12, 2012

College Basketball ESPNU Midnight Madness: Indiana Practice — ESPNU, 5 p.m. ESPNU Midnight Madness — ESPNU,  9 p.m. College Football Navy at Central Michigan — ESPN2, 8 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Lemming Report — CBS Sports Networik, 6:30 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 7:30 [...]

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Thursday’s Viewing Picks

October 11, 2012

College Football Western Kentucky at Troy — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. Wayne State at Saginaw Valley State — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. UTEP at Tulsa — Fox Sports Net, 8 p.m. Arizona State at Colorado — ESPN, 9 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Inside College Football [...]

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Some Quick Wednesday Linkage

October 10, 2012

Let’s do some links now. Austin Karp at Sports Business Daily says the MLB TV partners saw record low ratings this season. Sports lllustrated’s Richard Deitsch reviews ESPN2′s first foray into pro hockey since losing the NHL in 2005. Michael Hiestand of USA Today notes that Bob Costas is back calling postseason baseball for the [...]

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Wednesday’s Viewing Picks

October 10, 2012

College Football CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. Lemming Report — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Tackling the Trends — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. College Volleyball Women’s Illinois at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m. Tennessee at LSU — ESPNU, 8 p.m. USC at Stanford — [...]

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