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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – Stand Up to Cancer

This is an important one. Everyone knows someone who lost or won a battle with cancer. Many people know several. My father won his battle this summer. Celebrities are putting on Stand Up to Cancer tonight to support research, it’s being carried on all the major networks, as well as many of the cable channels. Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

Friday

1. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. Virginia 529 College Savings 250 from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA. 6:30 PM CT ESPN

2. Stand Up to Cancer. Celebrities supporting cancer research, with performances by Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, and Tim McGraw. 7:00 PM CT All Major Networks

3. America’s Next Top Model. Aspiring models get makeovers, and one refuses to pose in a nude photo shoot with photographer Tony Duran. 7:00 PM CT CW

4. 20/20. Discussions of Maureen Orth’s Vanity Fair article about Scientology and Tom Cruise, celebrity marriage and divorce, senior citizens who fight back, and life-altering moments caught on tape. 8:00 PM CT ABC

5. Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse. In the first half hour, Angela convinces Marcus to spend the weekend with her. In the second half hour, Angela starts driving Marcus crazy. 8:00 PM CT TBS

6. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. In the first half hour, Hannah’s sister thumbs her nose at her enjoyment of classic style, and Delaina’s sister wants her to find something conservative. In the second half hour, the staff runs in circles trying to meet Jessica’s list of demands, and Monique breaks the rules of the shop. 8:00 PM CT TLC

7. America’s Most Wanted. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

8. Boss. Watch tonight’s show live with T.I. and Kelsey Grammer on T.I.’s Facebook page. 8:00 PM CT Starz

9. Dateline NBC. A bitter feuud erupts between a stepmother and stepdaughter after their husband/father, a wealthy hotel heir, is murdered. 9:00 PM CT NBC

10. Lost Girl. Trick reveals to Bo his deepest secret, Bo finds out there’s no turning back and has to take on a battle that could decide Fae’s fate. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

11. I Found the Gown. In the first half hour, Florencia looks for the perfect dress, Devon looks for a vintage designer-label, and Lillie arrives for her fitting. In the second half hour, three brides look for dresses that meet with high standards and tight budgets. 9:00 PM CT TLC

12. Real Time with Bill Maher. Panelists include Steve Schmidt, Jim VandeHei, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Christine O’Donnell, and David Simon. 9:00 PM CT HBO

13. Strike Back. After stealing the nuclear triggers from Stonebridge and Scott in remote Algeria, Knox’s task man Karl Matlock and sniper Jessica Kohl resurface in a seemingly unrelated Capetown kidnapping. Section 20 discovers interesting information about Peter Evans, the victim’s father, who has mysteriously flown to Capetown. A new third party interferes with the mission and both Scott and Stonebridge make costly mistakes. 9:00 PM CT Cinemax

11. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Matthew Perry, Meghan McCain, and OneRepublic. 10:35 PM CT NBC

Saturday

1. 2012 U.S. Open Tennis. Men’s semifinals. 11:00 AM CT CBS

2. PGA Tour Golf. Third round of BMW Championship from Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, IN. 11:00 AM CT NBC

3. College Football. Penn State at Virginia. 11:00 AM CT ABC

4. College Football. Miami at Kansas State. 11:00 AM CT FX

5. College Football. Auburn at Mississippi State. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

6. College Football. Central Florida at Ohio State. 11:00 AM CT ESPN 2

7. College Football. Purdue at Notre Dame. 2:30 PM CT NBC

8. College Football. Air Force at Michigan. 2:30 PM CT ABC

9. College Football. Florida at Texas A&M. 2:30 PM CT ESPN

10. MLB Baseball. Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox. 3:00 PM CT Fox

11. College Football. Wisconsin at Oregon State. 3:00 PM CT FX

12. College Football. Washington at LSU. 6:00 PM CT ESPN

13. NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup Series. Federated Auto Parts 400 from Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA. 6:30 PM CT ABC

14. College Football. Nebraska at UCLA. 6:30 PM CT Fox

15. College Football. Georgia at Missouri. 6:45 PM CT ESPN 2

16. 2012 U.S. Open Tennis. Women’s Finals. 7:00 PM CT CBS

17. 9/11 Emergency Room. Emergency workers helping at the World Trace Center on 9/11. 7:00 PM CT TLC

18. My Cat From Hell. Two cats aptly named Bitten and Chompy, and a vicious cat who doesn’t like its owner’s home’s new addition. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

19. Puppy Love. When a single mom (Candace Cameron Bure) reluctantly adopts a puppy (Bug Z) for her lonely daughter, she finds herself in a custody battle with a handsome ballplayer (Victor Webster) who claims the dog was his first! 8:00 PM CT Hallmark

20. Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s: An Extra Slice. In the first hour, Tim and Jenae fight, Charles tries secure his place, and Robbie has to make a business decision. In the second hour, Robbie gets busy with the grand opening, Andre gets suspended again, and Tim worries about Charles’ girlfriend’s intentions. 8:00 PM CT OWN

21. Tanked. Memorable tank builds, and the crew talks about working alongside family. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

22. My Fair Wedding: Unveiled. Season premiere. Burlesque bride-to-be Sophia knows what she wants for her big day, which, among other things, includes tassels, feather fans and no compromises. Much like the red latex dress she intends on wearing at the ceremony, there is very little give. The man in her life is fully supportive of her non-traditional ideas; unfortunately, he’s not her fiancé. He’s Bobby, the Man of Honor, and he has decided to usurp David as wedding planner. 8:00 PM CT WE

23. The Vow. A newlywed’s wife awakes from a coma, and he tries to restore her lost memory to rebuild what they once had. 8:00 PM CT Starz

 

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