Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on August 19, 2011

Saturday, August 20

Cycling
Vuela a España, Stage 1 — Universal Sports, 11 a.m.

English Premier League
Arsenal vs. Liverpool — ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
Everton vs. Queens Park — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Chelsea vs. West Bromwich — Fox Soccer, 12:30 p.m.
Aston Villa vs. Blackburn — Fox Soccer, 2:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
Swansea City vs. Wigan Athletic — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Golf
Champions Tour: Senior Players Championship, 3rd round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.
LPGA Tour: Safeway Classic, 2nd round — Golf Channel, 6:30 p.m.
PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship, 3rd round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

Gymnastics
U.S. Championships, Women’s Final — WHDH/WJAR, 8 p.m.

Horse Racing
Summer at Saratoga
Alabama Stakes — WHDH/WJAR, 5 p.m.

Little League World Series
Group Play
ESPN, noon
WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3 p.m.
ESPN, 6 p.m.
ESPN/ESPN 3D, 8 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
Bellator Fighting Championships 48 — MTV2, 9 p.m.

MLB
American League
Red Sox at Kansas City — NESN, 7 p.m.
New York Yankees at Minnesota — MLB Network, 7 p.m.
Texas at Chicago White Sox — WGN America, 7 p.m.

National League
Milwaukee at New York Mets — WFXT/WNAC, 4 p.m.

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

MLS
Revolution vs. New York — Comcast SportsNet New England, 7:30 p.m.
Portland vs. Vancouver — Fox Soccer, 10 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series: NAPA Auto Parts 200 — ESPN, 2:30 p.m.

NFL
New Orleans at Houston — NFL Network, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Seattle — NFL Network, approximately 11 p.m. (joined in progress)

Soccer
U-20 World Cup
Third Place Match
France vs. Mexico — ESPNU, 4:45 p.m.

Final
Brazil vs. Portugal — ESPNU/Galavision, 8:45 p.m.

Tennis
U.S. Open Series

ATP Tour: Western and Southern Open, semifinals — ESPN2, 1 p.m.
WTA Tour: Western and Southern Open, semifinals — ESPN2, 7 p.m.

WNBA
Chicago at Washington — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
San Antonio at Phoenix — NBA TV, 10 p.m.

Entertainment
Aarti Party: Mumbai Italiano — Food Network, 9 a.m.
Giada at Home: Weeknight Meals — Food Network, 1:30 p.m.
Kelsey’s Essentials: My Trip to Spain — Cooking Channel, 2:30 p.m.
HGTV Green Home Giveaway 2011 — HGTV, 8 p.m.
Doctor Who: Best of the Monsters — BBC America, 9 p.m.
From Spain With Love: A Pig’s Tale — Cooking Channel, 9:30 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: Hannibal Revisited — WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m
That Metal Show: Tony Iommi — VH1 Classic, 11 p.m.
Outnumbered — BBC America, 11 p.m.
Friday Night Dinner — BBC America, 11:30 p.m.
Big Brother After Dark — Sho2, midnight

Sunday, August 21

Cycling
Vuela a España, Stage 2 — Universal Sports, 10 a.m.

English Premier League
Norwich City vs. Stoke City — Fox Soccer Plus, 8:23 a.m.
Wolverhampton vs. Fulham — Fox Soccer, 9 a.m.
Bolton vs. Manchester City — Fox Soccer, 11 a.m.

Golf
Champions Tour: Senior Players Championship, final round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.
LPGA Tour: Safeway Classic, final round — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.
PGA Tour: Wyndham Championship, final round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

Gymnastics
U.S. Championships, Men’s Final — WHDH/WJAR, 4:30 p.m. (tape)

Little League World Series
Group Play
ESPN2, noon
WCVB/WMUR/WLNE/ESPN 3D, 2 p.m.
ESPN2, 6 p.m.
ESPN2/ESPN 3D, 8 p.m.

MLB
American League
Red Sox at Kansas City — NESN, 2 p.m.
New York Yankees at Minnesota — TBS, 2 p.m.

National League
St. Louis at Chicago Cubs — ESPN, 8 p.m.

MLB Tonight Live — MLB Network, 4:30 p.m.
Baseball Tonight, live from Chicago — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch Live — MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Plays of the Week — MLB Network, 9 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series: Michigan 400 — ESPN, 1 p.m.

NFL
San Diego at Dallas — WHDH/WJAR, 8 p.m.

Soccer
WPS
Super Semifinal
Philadelphia vs. magicjack — Fox Soccer, 6 p.m. (tape from Saturday)

 

Tennis
U.S. Open Series
ATP Tour: Western and Southern Open, Final — WBZ/WPRI, 12:30 p.m.
WTA Tour: Western and Southern Open, Final — ESPN2, 4 p.m.

WNBA
Washington at Indiana — NBA TV, 6 p.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
10 Dollar Dinners with Melissa D’Arabian: Southwest Steak Supper — Food Network, 9 a.m.
Sandra Lee’s Money Saving Meals: Flash in the Pan (season premiere) — Food Network, 9:30 a.m.
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction: Barbe-Cucina — Food Network, 11 a.m.
60 Minutes — CBS, 7 p.m.
Pizza Outside the Box — Cooking Channel, 8 p.m.
Big Brother 13 — WBZ/WPRI, 8:01 p.m.
20/20: Letters from the Grave — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 9 p.m.
American Ninja Warrior — G4, 9 p.m.
True Blood — HBO, 9 p.m.
Ice Road Truckers: No More Mr. Nice Guy — History Channel, 9 p.m.
The Liquid Bomb Plot — National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
Curb Your Enthusiasm — HBO, 10 p.m.
Breaking Bad — AMC, 10 p.m
American Ninja Warrior — G4, 10 p.m.
Top Gear — History Channel, 10 p.m.
Entourage — HBO, 10:30 p.m.
Big Brother After Dark — Sho2, midnight

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