Weekend Viewing Picks

by Ken Fang on April 27, 2012

Saturday, April 28

Boxing
World Championship Boxing: Bernard Hopkins vs. Chad Dawson II & Seth Mitchell vs. Chad Witherspoon — HBO, 10:15 p.m.

24/7 Mayweather/Cotto — HBO, 9:45 p.m.

College Baseball
Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga — ESPNU, 10 p.m.
Indiana at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.
Oklahoma State at Kansas State — Fox College Sports Central, 7:30 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Men’s
Syracuse at Notre Dame — ESPNU, 5 p.m.
Cornell at Princeton — ESPNU, 7 p.m.

Women’s
Rutgers at Georgetown — CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m.

College Softball
Illinois at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 3:30 p.m.
Colorado State at UNLV — the mtn., 4 p.m.
Illinois at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m.

English Premier League
West Bromwich Albion vs. Aston Villa — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:53 a.m.
Stoke City vs. Arsenal — ESPN2, 9:55 a.m.
Wigan Athletic vs. Newcastle United — Fox Soccer, 10 a.m.
Norwich City vs. Liverpool — Fox Soccer, 12:30 p.m.
Everton vs. Fulham — Fox Soccer, 5 p.m. (same day coverage)
Swansea City vs. Wolverhampton — Fox Soccer Plus, 6 p.m. (same day coverage)

Equestrian
Rolex Championships — NBC Sports Network, 1:30 p.m.

Golf
European Tour: Ballentine’s Championship, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. (same day coverage)
LPGA Tour: Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.
PGA Tour: New Orleans Classic, 3rd Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

MLB
American League
Red Sox at Chicago White Sox — NESN, 7 p.m.

National League
Milwaukee at St. Louis — WFXT/WNAC, 1 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia — MLB Network/WGN America, 7 p.m.

MLB Player Poll — WFXT/WNAC, noon
Fox Saturday Baseball Pregame — WFXT/WNAC, 12:30 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 5 p.m.
Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 10 p.m.
MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m.
Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight

MLS
New York vs. Revolution — NBC Sports Network, 3:30 p.m.

NASCAR
Sprint Cup Series: Richmond 400 — WFXT/WNAC, 7 p.m.

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1: Philadelphia at Chicago — TNT, 1 p.m.
Game 1: New York at Miami — WCVB/WLNE/WJAR, 3:30 p.m.
Game 1: Orlando at Indiana — ESPN, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1: Dallas at Oklahoma City — ESPN, 9:30 p.m.

NFL
2012 NFL Draft: Rounds 4 – 7 — ESPN/NFL Network, noon

2012 NFL Draft Kickoff — NFL Network, 10 a.m.
SportsCenter Special: On the Clock — ESPN, 10 a.m.
ESPNU Draft Coverage Day 3 — ESPNU, 10 a.m.
The Top 100: Players of 2012 – 100-91 — NFL Network, 8 p.m.
The Top 100: Players of 2012 – Reactions — NFL Network, 9 p.m.

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 1: Washington at New York Rangers — WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m.

Western Conference Semifinals
Game 1: Los Angeles at St. Louis — NBC Sports Network, 7:30 p.m.

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 p.m.

Tennis
ATP Tour: Barcelona Open, Quarterfinals — Tennis Channel, 2:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. (same day coverage)
WTA Tour: Porsche Grand Prix, Semifinals– Tennis Channel, 8 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Track & Field
USA vs. The World at the Penn Relays — WHDH/WJAR, 1 p.m.

Entertainment
French Food at Home: Vegetarian — Cooking Channel, noon
Kelsey’s Essentials: Pickling Class — Cooking Channel, 4 p.m.
Indiana Jones and the Laqst Crusade — Bravo, 8 p.m.
2012 White House Correspondents Dinner — CSPAN, 8 p.m./CNN/MSNBC, 9:30 p.m.
Shark Men: Tiger Bait — National Geographic Channel, 8 p.m.
Killing bin Laden — Discovery, 9 p.m.
My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera — Biography, 9 p.m.
48 Hours Mystery: Death Wish — WBZ/WPRI, 10 p.m.
Flipped Off: I Smell A Rat — A&E, 10 p.m.
My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera — Biography, 10 p.m.
Scorned: Love Kills — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
The Graham Norton Show — BBC America, 11 p.m.
That Metal Show — VH1 Classic, 11 p.m.
Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show — BBC America, 12:40 a.m. (Sunday)

Sunday, April 29

College Baseball
Oklahoma State at Kansas State — ESPNU, 1 p.m.
Georgia at LSU — ESPN2, 2 p.m.
Arkansas at Florida — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.
Iowa at Minnesota — Big Ten Network, 4 p.m.

College Lacrosse
Men’s
Patriot League Championship, Hamilton, NY

CBS Sports Network, 3 p.m.

Women’s
Atlantic 10 Championship, Richmond, VA
CBS Sports Network, 1 p.m.

College Softball
Minnesota at Penn State — Big Ten Network, noon
Michigan State at Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 2 p.m.

English Premier League
Chelsea vs. Queens Park Rangers — Fox Soccer, 8:30 a.m.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Blackburn Rovers — Fox Soccer, 10:30 a.m.

Equestrian
Rolex Championships — WHDH/WJAR, 2 p.m.

Golf
European Tour: Ballentine’s Championship, Final Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. (same day coverage)
LPGA Tour: Mobile Bay LPGA Classic, Final Round — Golf Channel, 3 p.m.
PGA Tour: New Orleans Classic, Final Round — Golf Channel, 1 p.m./WBZ/WPRI, 3 p.m.

MLB
American League
Detroit at New York Yankees — TBS, 1 p.m.
Red Sox at Chicago White Sox — NESN, 2 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Texas — ESPN, 8 p.m.

National League
Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia — WGN America, 1:30 p.m.

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.

NBA Playoffs
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1: Celtics at Atlanta — Comcast SportsNet/TNT, 7 p.m.

Western Conference Quarterfinals
Game 1: Utah at San Antonio — ESPN, 1 p.m.
Game 1: Denver at Los Angeles Lakers — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 3:30 p.m.
Game 1: Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis — TNT, 9:30 p.m.

Inside the NBA — TNT, midnight

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Game 1: New Jersey at Philadelphia — WHDH/WJAR, 3 p.m.

Western Conference Semifinals
Game 2: Nashville at Phoenix — NBC Sports Network, 8 p.m.

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

Scottish Premier League
Celtic vs. Rangers — Fox Soccer Plus, 7:40 a.m.
St. Mirren vs. Hibernian — Fox Soccer Plus, noon (same day coverage)

Tennis
ATP Tour: Barcelona Open, Final– Tennis Channel, 10 a.m.
WTA Tour: Porsche Grand Prix, Final — Tennis Channel, noon

Entertainment
CBS News Sunday Morning — WBZ/WPRI, 9 a.m.
60 Minutes — WBZ/WPRI, 7 p.m.
The Amazing Race 20: I Need Hair To Be Pretty — WBZ/WPRI, 8 p.m.
Once Upon A Time — WCVB/WMUR/WLNE, 8 p.m.
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Samuel L. Jackson, Condeleeza Rice & Ruth Simmons — WGBH, 8 p.m.
Nurse Jackie — Showtime, 9 p.m.
The Killing — AMC, 9 p.m.
Game of Thrones — HBO, 9 p.m.
Snapped: Clara Schwartz — Oxygen, 9 p.m.
The Big C — Showtime, 9:30 p.m.
Veep — HBO, 10 p.m.
Mad Men: At the Codfish Ball — AMC, 10 p.m.
Unusual Suspects: Hotel Homicides — Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.
The Borgias — Showtime, 10 p.m.
Girls — HBO, 10:30 p.m.

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