Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on April 20, 2012

Saturday, April 21

Boxing
Championship Boxing: WBC Super Bantamweight Championship, Abner Mares vs. Eric Morel — Showtime, 9:30 p.m.

24/7 Mayweather/Cotto — HBO, 10 p.m.
Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out — HBO, 10:30 p.m.

College Baseball
TCU at San Diego State — the mtn., 9 p.m.

College Football
Notre Dame Blue & Gold Spring Scrimmage — NBC Sports Network, 1:30 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Men’s
Air Force at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, 11 a.m.
Johns Hopkins at Navy — CBS Sports Network, noon
Georgetown at Syracuse — ESPNU, 3 p.m.
Notre Dame at Villanova — ESPNU, 5:30 p.m.

Women’s
Notre Dame at Syracuse — CBS Sports Network, 2:30 p.m.
Florida at Northwestern — Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.

College Softball
Kentucky at Mississippi State — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
San Diego State at New Mexico — the mtn., 5 p.m.

English Premier League
Arsenal vs. Chelsea — ESPN2, 7:30 a.m.
Aston Villa vs. Sunderland — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:53 a.m.
Newcastle United vs. Stoke City — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Queens Park Rangers vs. Tottenham Hotspur — Fox Soccer, 12:30 p.m.
Blackburn vs. Norwich City — Fox Soccer Plus, 2 p.m. (same day coverage)
Fulham vs. Wigan Athletic — Fox Soccer, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)
Bolton vs. Swansea City — Fox Soccer Plus, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

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

Golf
Champions Tour: Legends of Golf, 2nd Round — WBZ/WPRI, 1 p.m.
European Tour: Communist China Open, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. (same day coverage)
LPGA Tour: LOTTE Championship, Final Round — Golf Channel, 7 p.m.
PGA Tour: Texas Open, 3rd Round — WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 145 Prelims — FX, 8 p.m.
UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans — Pay Per View, 10 p.m.

MLB
American League
New York Yankees at Red Sox — WFXT/WNAC, 4 p.m.
Baltimore at Anaheim Angels — MLB Network, 9 p.m.

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

MLB Player Poll — WFXT/WNAC, 3 p.m.
Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame Show — WFXT/WNAC, 3:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 7 p.m.
The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins (sneak preview) — Showtime, 9 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.

MLS
Toronto vs. Chicago — NBC Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.

NBA
Denver at Phoenix — ESPN, 5:30 p.m.
Dallas at Chicago — ESPN, 8 p.m.
Orlando at Utah — ESPN, 10:30 p.m.

NHL
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: Washington at Bruins — WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m. (Series tied 2-2)
Game 5: New Jersey at Florida — NHL Network, 6:30 p.m. (Series tied 2-2)
Game 5: Ottawa at New York Rangers — NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m. (Series tied 2-2)

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: San Jose at St. Louis — CNBC, 7:30 p.m. (Nashville leads series, 3-1)
Game 5: Chicago at Phoenix — NBC Sports Network, 10 p.m. (Phoenix leads series, 3-1)

NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 6 p.m.
NHL Live Postgame — NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 9:30 p.m.
NHL Live Postgame — NBC Sports Network, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday)

Tennis
ATP Tour: Monte-Carlo Masters, Semifinals — Tennis Channel, 7 a.m.

Federation Cup
Ukraine vs. United States, singles match #1 — Tennis Channel, noon
Ukraine vs. United States, singles match #2 — Tennis Channel, 2 p.m.

Czech Republic vs. Italy, singles match #1 — Tennis Channel, 4 p.m. (same day coverage)
Czech Republic vs. Italy, singles match #2 — Tennis Channel, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
French Food at Home: Celebratory Chocolate Desserts — Cooking Channel, noon
Kelsey’s Essentials: Restaurant Inspiration — Cooking Channel, 4 p.m.
America’s Most Wanted: World’s Most Wanted Special Edition — WFXT/WNAC, 8 p.m.
Sport Science: 2012 Draft Special — ESPN2, 8 p.m.
Shark Men: Tiger Escape — National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
20/20: Sunset Boulevard — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 9 p.m.
Deadly Sins: Reckless Abandon (season finale) — Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: Mystery on Twin Peaks Drive — WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
Patton Oswalt: Finest Hour — Comedy Central, 10 p.m.
Scorned: Love Kills: ‘Til Debt Do Us Part — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
That Metal Show — VH1 Classic, 11 p.m.

Sunday, April 22

Beach Volleyball
FIVB Brasília Open, Brasília, Brazil
Women’s Grand Slam Final — Universal Sports, 5 p.m.

College Baseball
Georgia Tech at North Carolina — ESPNU, noon
Georgia at Florida — ESPN2, 6 p.m.
TCU at San Diego State — the mtn., 4 p.m.

College Lacrosse
ACC Tournament, Charlottesville, VA
Championship
ESPNU, 3 p.m.

College Softball
Iowa at Michigan State — Big Ten Network, noon
Northwestern at Indiana — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.
Missouri at Oklahoma — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
Northwestern at Indiana — Big Ten Network, 4:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Manchester United vs. Everton — Fox Soccer, 7:30 a.m.
Wolverhampton vs. Manchester City — Fox Soccer, 11 a.m.
Liverpool vs. West Bromwich Albion — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m.

Formula One
Grand Prix of Bahrain — Speed, 7:30 a.m.

Golf
Champions Tour: Legends of Golf, Final Round — WBZ/WPRI, 1 p.m.
European Tour: Communist China Open, Final Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. (same day coverage)
PGA Tour: Texas Open, Final Round — WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

MLB
American League
Texas at Detroit — TBS, 1 p.m.
New York Yankees at Red Sox– ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs — WGN America, 2:20 p.m.

Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, noon
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 1 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN, 7 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, 8 p.m.
Plays of the Week — MLB Network, 9 p.m.

MLS
DC United vs. New York — ESPN2, 6 p.m.

NASCAR
STP 400 — WFXT/WNAC, 12:30 p.m.

NBA
New York at Atlanta — ESPN, 1 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Los Angeles Lakers — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3:30 p.m.
Houston at Miami — NBA TV, 6 p.m.
New Orleans at Los Angeles Clippers — NBA TV, 9:30 p.m.

NHL

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 6: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia — WHDH/WJAR, noon (Philadelphia leads series, 3-2)
Game 6: Bruins at Washington — WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles at Vancouver — NBC Sports Network, 8 p.m. (Los Angeles leads series, 3-1)

NHL Live — NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m.
NHL on the Fly — NHL Network, 7 p.m.
NHL Tonight — NHL Network, 10 p.m.
NHL Live Postgame — NBC Sports Network, 10:30 p.m.

Running
London Marathon — Universal Sports, 1 p.m. (same day coverage)

Tennis
ATP Tour: Monte-Carlo Masters, Final — Tennis Channel, 8 a.m.

Federation Cup
Ukraine vs. United States, singles match #3 — Tennis Channel, 10:30 a.m.
Ukraine vs. United States, singles match #4 — Tennis Channel, 12:30 p.m.
Ukraine vs. United States, doubles — Tennis Channel, 2:30 p.m.

Czech Republic vs. Italy, doubles — Tennis Channel, 4:30 p.m. (same day coverage)

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
Sandwich King: Bigger, Better Burgers — Food Network, 11 a.m.
Married with Children: Pilot — WFXT/WNAC, 7 p.m.
60 Minutes — WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
Once Upon A Time — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 8 p.m.
The Amazing Race 20: Bollywood Travolta — WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
Fox’s 25th Anniversary Special — WFXT/WNAC, 8 p.m.
Frozen Planet: On Thin Ice — Discovery, 8 p.m.
Light the Ocean — National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
Nurse Jackie — Showtime, 9 p.m.
Game of Thrones — HBO, 9 p.m.
The Killing — AMC, 9 p.m.
The Making of Planet Earth — BBC America, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Tracey Frame — Oxygen, 9 p.m.
The Big C — Showtime, 9:30 p.m.
Veep (series premiere) — HBO, 10 p.m.
Mad Men — AMC, 10 p.m.
The Borgias — Showtime, 10 p.m.
Girls — HBO, 10:30 p.m.

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