Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on December 16, 2011

Saturday, December 17

Boxing
World Boxing Classic: Super Six Final – Andre Ward vs. Carl Froch — Showtime, 9 p.m.

College Basketball Viewing Picks

College Football
NCAA Division I Semfinal
Georgia Southern at North Dakota State — ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.

NCAA Division II Championship, Florence, AL
Wayne State vs. Pittsburg State — ESPN2, 11 a.m.

New Mexico Bowl, Albuquerque, NM
Temple vs. Wyoming — ESPN, 2 p.m.

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Boise, ID
Utah State vs. Ohio — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.

New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans, NO
San Diego State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette — ESPN, 9 p.m.

College Volleyball
Women’s
National Championship, San Antonio, TX
UCLA vs. Illinois — ESPN2, 8:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Fulham vs. Bolton — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:53 a.m.
Everton vs. Norwich City — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Wigan Athletic vs. Chelsea — Fox Soccer, 12:30 p.m.
Blackburn vs. West Bromwich Albion — Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
Wolverhampton vs. Stoke City — Fox Soccer, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)

ESPN Sports Saturday
WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 4 p.m.

Golf
LPGA: Dubai Ladies Masters, Final Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m. (same day coverage)
Australian Masters, Final Round — Golf Channel, 8:30 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal — Showtime, 10 p.m.

NBA Preseason
New York at New Jersey — NBA TV, 2 p.m.
San Antonio at Houston — NBA TV, 8 p.m.
Sacramento at Golden State — NBA TV, 10:30 p.m.

NFL
Thursday Night Kickoff — NFL Network, 6 p.m.

Dallas at Tampa Bay — NFL Network, 8:20 p.m.

NHL
Bruins at Philadelphia — NESN, 1 p.m.
Vancouver at Toronto — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Hockey Tonight — NHL Network, 6:30 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 10 p.m.

Skiing
FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Val Gardena, Italy
Men’s Downhill — Universal Sports, 11 a.m. (same day coverage)

FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Courchevel, France
Women’s Giant Slalom — Universal Sports, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)

Swimming
Duel in the Pool: United States vs. Europe — WHDH/WJAR, 2:30 p.m.

Entertainment
Easy Chinese: San Francisco: Chinese Comfort Foods — Cooking Channel, 1 p.m.
America’s Most Wanted: U.S. Marshals Special Edition  — WFXT/WNAC, 8 p.m.
Primeval — BBC America, 9 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: Long Island Serial Killer — WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
The Graham Norton Show — BBC America, 10 p.m.
That Metal Show — VH1 Classic, 11 p.m.
Saturday Night Live with host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Michael Bublé — WHDH/WJAR, 11:29 p.m.

Sunday, December 18

College Basketball Viewing Picks

English Premier League
Queens Park Rangers vs. Manchester United — Fox Soccer Plus, 6:53 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Liverpool — Fox Soccer Plus, 9 a.m.
Manchester City vs. Arsenal — Fox Soccer, 11 a.m.

NBA Preseason
Celtics at Toronto — Comcast SportsNet, 1 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Dallas — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

NHL
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Skiing
FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Courchevel, France
Women’s Slalom — Universal Sports, 11 a.m. (same day coverage)

FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Alta Badia, Italy
Men’s Giant Slalom — Universal Sports, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
60 Minutes — WBZ/WPRI, approximately 7:15 p.m.
Survivor: South Pacific: Finale — WBZ/WPRI, approximately 8:15 p.m.
Hitler’s G.I. Death Camp — National Geographic Channel, 9 p.m.
Dexter (season finale) — Showtime, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Lisa Whedbee — Oxygen, 9 p.m.
Alaska State Troopers: Cowboy Fugitive — National Geographic Channel, 10 p.m.
Homeland (season finale) — Showtime, 10 p.m.
Survivor: South Pacific: Reunion — WBZ/WPRI, approximately 10:15 p.m.
Sexpo: Melbourne — G4, 11 p.m.

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