Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on April 15, 2011

Saturday, April 16

Boxing
World Championship Boxing/Andre Berto vs. Victor Ortiz and Amir Kahn vs. Paul McCloskey – HBO, 9:45 p.m.
Fight Camp 360: Pacquaio vs. Mosley – Showtime, 10 p.m.
Championship Boxing/WBO Featherweight Championship, Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Orlando Salido – Showtime, 10:30 p.m.

College Baseball
Michigan State at Ohio State – Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
Purdue at Penn State – Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.
Oklahoma at Oklahoma State – Fox College Sports, 8:30 p.m.
TCU at San Diego State – CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m.

College Lacrosse
men’s
Virginia at Duke – ESPNU, noon
Army at Navy – CBS Sports Network, 2 p.m.
Johns Hopkins at Maryland – ESPNU, 8 p.m.

women’s
Syracuse at Georgetown – CBS Sports Network, noon

College Softball
Tennessee at LSU – ESPN2, noon

English Premier League
West Brom vs. Chelsea – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.
West Ham United vs. Aston Villa – Fox Soccer Plus, 10 a.m.
Birmingham City vs. Sunderland – Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
Everton vs. Blackburn – Fox Soccer Channel, 9:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

FA Cup
Semifinal
Manchester City vs. Manchester United – Fox Soccer Channel, noon

Golf
Champions Tour/Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, 2nd round – WHDH/WJAR, 4 p.m.
PGA Tour/Texas Open, 3rd round – Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
Bellator Fighting Championships 41 – MTV2, 9 p.m.

MLB
American League
Toronto at Red Sox – NESN, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Tampa Bay – WFXT/WNAC, 4 p.m.

National League
San Diego at Houston – MLB Network, 7 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Colorado – WGN America, 8 p.m.

Baseball Tonight – ESPN2, 10 p.m.
MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 10 p.m.

MLS
Toronto FC vs. DC United – Fox Soccer Channel, 7 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series/Aaron’s 312 – ESPN2, 3 p.m.

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1/Indiana at Chicago – ESPN, 1 p.m.
Game 1/Philadelphia at Miami – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3:30 p.m.
Game 1/Atlanta at Orlando – ESPN, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1/Portland at Dallas – ESPN, 9:30 p.m.

NHL Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 2/Montreal at Bruins – NESN, 7 p.m. (Montreal leads series 1-0)

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 2/Phoenix at Detroit – WHDH/WJAR, 1 p.m. (Detroit leads series 1-0)
Game 2/Los Angeles at San Jose – Versus, 10 p.m. (San Jose leads series 1-0)

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 6 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/Monte Carlo Masters, Semifinals – Tennis Channel, 7 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.

Entertainment
5 Ingredient Fix: Adults Only Dinner – Food Network, 10:30 a.m.
Giada at Home: Spring Has Sprung – Food Network, 1:30 p.m.
Filthy Cities: Midieval London – Discovery, 8 p.m.
Filthy Cities: New Stinking York – Discovery, 9 p.m.
48 Hours: Only Casey Knows – WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
That Metal Show – VH-1 Classic, 11 p.m.
Duff McKagan’s Loaded – VH-1 Classic, midnight

Sunday, April 17

College Softball
Wisconsin at Indiana – Big Ten Network, noon
Northwestern at Iowa – Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
South Carolina at Arkansas – ESPNU, 3 p.m.

English Premier League
Arsenal vs. Liverpool – Fox Soccer Channel, 11 a.m.

FA Cup
Semifinal
Bolton vs. Stoke City – Fox Soccer Plus, 10:55 a.m.

Formula 1
Grand Prix of Communist China – Speed, 2:30 a.m.

Golf
Champions Tour/Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, final round – WHDH/WJAR, 1 p.m.
PGA Tour/Texas Open, final round – Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

IndyCar Racing
Grand Prix of Long Beach – Versus, 3:30 p.m.

MLB
American League
Toronto at Red Sox – NESN, 1:30 p.m.
Texas at New York Yankees – ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Chicago Cubs at Colorado – WGN America, 3 p.m.

MLB Tonight Live – MLB Network, 5 p.m.
Baseball Tonight live from Bronx, NY – ESPN, 7 p.m.
MLB’s 20th Greatest Games: Number 5: 1986 NLCS Game 6 – MLB Network, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch Live – MLB Network, 9 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series/Aaron’s 499 – WFXT/WNAC, noon

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1/New York at Celtics – Comcast SportsNet, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1/Memphis at San Antonio – TNT, 1 p.m.
Game 1/New Orleans at Los Angeles Lakers – WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3:30 p.m.
Game 1/Denver at Oklahoma City – TNT, 9:30 p.m.

Inside the NBA – TNT, midnight

NHL Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 3/Washington at New York Rangers – WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m. (Washington leads series 2-0)

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 3/Vancouver at Chicago – Versus, 8 p.m.

NHL on the Fly – NHL Network, 6 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour/Monte Carlo Masters, Finals – Tennis Channel, 8 a.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning – WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
10 Dollar Dinners with Melissa: Flawless Flavor – Food Network, 10 a.m.
Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee: Brunch for a Bunch – Food Network, 11:30 a.m.
60 Minutes – WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business: I Cannot Deal with Your Psycho Behavior – WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
Game of Thrones (series premiere) – HBO, 9 p.m.
TV Land Awards 2011 – TV Land, 9 p.m.
Breakout Kings – A&E, 10 p.m.
The Killing – AMC, 10 p.m.
Shark Men: Surfing with Sharks – National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
The Borgias – Showtime, 10 p.m.

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