Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on August 27, 2010

Saturday, August 28

English Premier League
Blackburn vs. Arsenal – ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
Chelsea vs. Stoke City – Fox Soccer Plus, 9:55 a.m.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Wigan – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.
Manchester United vs. West Ham – Fox Soccer Channel, 12:30 p.m.
Wolverhampton vs. Newcastle – Fox Soccer Plus, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

FIBA World Championships
Greece vs. China – NBA TV, 9 a.m.
Croatia vs. USA – ESPN Classic, noon
France vs. Spain – NBA TV, 2 p.m.

Golf
LPGA Tour/Canadian Women’s Open, 3rd round – Golf Channel, 3 p.m.
PGA Tour/The Barclay’s, 3rd round – Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.
USGA/U.S. Amateur, 4th day – WHDH/WJAR, 4 p.m.

IndyCar
Peak Antifreeze Indy 300 – Versus, 7 p.m.

Little League World Series
International Championship/Taiwan vs. Japan – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 1 p.m.
United States Championship/Texas vs. Hawaii/Georgia – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 4 p.m.

MLB
American League
Red Sox at Tampa Bay NESN, 7 p.m.
New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox – MLB Network/WGN America, 7 p.m.

National League
Philadelphia at San Diego – WFXT/WNAC, 4 p.m.

Baseball Tonight – ESPN, 10 p.m.
MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 10 p.m.

MLS
Philadelphia at Revolution – Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado at Houston – Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 118/Edgar vs. Penn 2 – Undercard, Spike, 9 p.m./Main event, Pay per view, 10 p.m.

NFL
Cleveland at Detroit – NFL Network, 5 p.m.
Dallas at Houston -WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.

Tennis
US Open Series
WTA Tour/Pilot Pen Tennis, finals – WBZ/WPRI, noon
ATP Tour/Pilot Pen Tennis, finals – ESPN2, 7 p.m.

Entertainment
5 Ingredient Fix: It’s Easy Being Green – Food Network, 12:30 p.m.
Katrina: Riding It Out – Weather Channel, 8 p.m.
Bad Dog! (series premiere) – Animal Planet, 8 p.m.
America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back – WFXT/WNAC, 9 p.m.
Being Human – BBC America, 9 p.m.
Trouble The Water – National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
Remember The Titans – ABC Family, 10 p.m.
Big Brother After Dark – Sho2, midnight

Sunday, August 29

English Premier League
Bolton vs. Birmingham City – Fox Soccer Plus, 8:25 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Everton – Fox Soccer Channel, 11 a.m.

FIBA World Championships
USA vs. Slovenia – ESPN2, 9:30 a.m.
Puerto Rico vs. Greece – NBA TV, 11:30 a.m.
Spain vs. New Zealand – NBA TV, 2 p.m.

Golf
LPGA Tour/Canadian Women’s Open, final round – Golf Channel, 2 p.m.
PGA Tour/The Barclay’s, final round – Golf Channel, noon/WBZ/WPRI, 2 p.m.
USGA/U.S. Amateur, final day – WHDH/WJAR, 4 p.m.

Little League World Series
Consolation Game – ESPN, 11 a.m.
Championship Game – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3 p.m.

MLB
American League
New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox – TBS, 2 p.m.
Red Sox at Tampa Bay – ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati – WGN America, 1 p.m.

MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 5 p.m.
Baseball Tonight – ESPN, 7 p.m.
Plays of the Week – MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 11 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series/NAPA Auto Parts 200 – ESPN2, 2 p.m. 

NFL
Pittsburgh at Denver – WFXT/WNAC, 8 p.m.

Track & Field
IAAF Diamond League, Brussels, Belgium – WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
10 Dollar Dinners with Melissa: Spicy Spendthrift – Food Network, 12:30 p.m.
60 Minutes – WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
Big Brother 12 – WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
Rubicon – AMC, 9 p.m.
True Blood – HBO, 9 p.m.
Ice Road Truckers – History Channel, 9 p.m.
Mad Men: Waldorf Stories – AMC, 10 p.m.
Entourage – HBO, 10:30 p.m.
Big Brother After Dark – Sho2, midnight

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