Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on September 30, 2011

Saturday, October 1

Australian Rules Football
Grand Final
Collingwood vs. Geelong — ESPN2, midnight

Boxing
World Championship Boxing: Middleweights: Andy Lee vs. Brian Vera & Darren Barker vs. Sergio Martinez — HBO, 10 p.m.

CFL
Saskatchewan at Calgary — NFL Network, 4 p.m.

College Football Viewing Picks

English Premier League
Everton vs. Liverpool — ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
Blackburn vs. Manchester City — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:53 a.m.
Manchester United vs. Norwich City — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Wolverhampton vs. Newcastle — Fox Soccer, noon (same day coverage)
Sunderland vs. West Bromwich Albion — Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
Aston Villa vs. Wigan Athletic — Fox Soccer, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

Golf
Champions Tour: SAS Championship, 2nd round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, 3rd round — Golf Channel, 4 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson — Versus, 9 p.m.

MLB Postseason
MLB on Deck — TBS, 1:30 p.m.

American League Division Series
Game 2: Tampa Bay at Texas — TNT, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Detroit at New York Yankees — TBS, 8:30 p.m.

National League Division Series
Game 1: Arizona at Milwaukee — TBS, 2 p.m.
Game 1: St. Louis at Philadelphia — TBS, 5 p.m.

Inside MLB — TBS, midnight
MLB Tonight – Division Series Edition — MLB Network, midnight

MLS
Revolution vs. Seattle — Comcast SportsNet, 7:30 p.m.
Toronto vs. New York — Fox Soccer, 7:30 p.m.

NASCAR
Nationwide Series: OneMain Financial 300 — ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.

NHL
Detroit at Toronto — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
Edmonton at Vancouver  — NHL Network, 10 p.m.

Tennis
WTA Tour: Toray Pan Pacific Open, final– Tennis Channel, midnight
ATP Tour: Thailand Open, semifinals — Tennis Channel, 7 & 9 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
Easy Chinese: San Francisco: Wok Skills and Simple Stir Fries — Cooking Channel, 1 p.m.
Giada at Home: Have Food Will Travel — Food Network, 1:30 p.m.
Sabado Gigante — Univision, 8 p.m.
Doctor Who: The Wedding of River Song — BBC America, 9 p.m.
Weird Al Yankovic Live!: The Apocalypse Tour — Comedy Central, 9 p.m.
Bedlam: Cohabitants (series premiere) — BBC America 10 p.m.
Strike Back — Cinemax, 10 p.m.
Saturday Night Live with host Melissa McCarthy and musical guest Lady Antebellum — WHDH/WJAR, 11:29 p.m.

Sunday, October 2

College Volleyball
women’s
Texas at Iowa State — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
Ohio State at Wisconsin — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
Colorado State at San Diego State — CBS Sports Network, 3 p.m.
Vanderbilt at South Carolina — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
Mississippi State at Mississippi — ESPNU, 5 p.m.
Wisconsin at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m.

English Premier League
Bolton Wanderers vs. Chelsea — Fox Soccer Plus, 8:23 a.m.
Fulham vs. Queens Park Rangers — Fox Soccer Plus, 10:30 a.m. (same day coverage)
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal — Fox Soccer, 11 a.m.
Swansea City vs. Stoke City– Fox Soccer Plus, 12:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Golf
Champions Tour: SAS Championship, final round — Golf Channel, 7:30 p.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, final round — Golf Channel, 4 p.m.

IndyCar
Kentucky 300 — Versus, 2 p.m.

MLB Postseason
MLB on Deck — TBS, 4 p.m.

National League Division Series
Game 2: Arizona at Milwaukee — TBS, 4:30 p.m.
Game 2: St. Louis at Philadelphia — TBS, 8 p.m.

Inside MLB — TBS, 11:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight – Division Series Edition — MLB Network, 11:30 p.m.

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

NFL Viewing Picks

NHL
Chicago at Washington — NHL Network, 5 p.m.

Rugby World Cup
New Zealand vs. Canada — WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m. (same day coverage)

Tennis
ATP Tour: Thailand Open, Final — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
ATP Tour: Malaysian Open, Final — Tennis Channel, 8 p.m. (same day coverage)

WNBA Finals
Game 1: Atlanta at Minnesota — ESPN, 8:30 p.m.

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
Sandra’s Money Saving Meals: Going Global — Food Network, 9:30 a.m.
60 Minutes — WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
The Amazing Race 19: The Sprint of Our Life — WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
Prohibition: A Nation of Drunkards (premiere) — WGBH, 8 p.m.
Boardwalk Empire — HBO, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Linda Pedroza — Oxygen, 9 p.m.
Dexter (season premiere) — Showtime, 9 p.m.
Hung (season premiere) — HBO, 10 p.m.
Breaking Bad — AMC, 10 p.m.
Strike Back — Cinemax, 10 p.m.
Homeland (series premiere) — Showtime, 10 p.m.

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