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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – SNL Season Premiere

It ought to be a wild season premiere for Saturday Night Live this weekend. Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane is guest host. Oh, the parodies they could do! Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

Friday

1. Shark Tank. Season premiere. Business ideas include a ticket-free coat check system, a combination belt buckle/beverage holder, and a bedbug solution. 7:00 PM CT ABC

2. America's Next Top Model. The aspiring models dress outrageously and interact with pedestrians, as Tyler Perry directs them from a surveillance van, and also dress as zombies for a shoot. 7:00 PM CT CW

3. Touch. Martin ends up in the town where he initiated his reporting career and begins to suspect his mentor could be involved in illegal activity. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. Primetime: What Would You Do? An interviewee is told she won't be hired because of gender, a homeless man is denied service, a lemonade stand overcharges for its wares, a teen in a dress shop throws a fit, and a kid is punished by wearing a sandwich board. 8:00 PM CT ABC

5. Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse. In the first half hour, Joseph suspects Leslie of cheating and confronts her. In the second half hour, the guys suspect Richard of spending company funds when checks start bouncing. 8:00 PM CT TBS

6. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. In the first half hour, a bride's body art brings up conflicting opinions, and a bride's desired dress is beyond her budget. In the second half hour, Shaina gets put in the middle of a family feud, and Kimberly sees finding the perfect dress a grand experiment. 8:00 PM CT TLC

7. Ghost Adventures. Zak, Nick & Aaron head to the recently closed Central Unit Prison in Texas to be the first and only investigators to document the spirits of former inmates. Things take a turn when Nick is forced to leave the lockdown in fear. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

8. America's Most Wanted. 8:00 PM CT Lifetime

9. Boss. Kane's hold over the City Council is threatened by his war against political corruption, and he's unable to tell the difference between reality and hallucinations because of his worsening mental symptoms. 8:00 PM CT Starz

10. Dateline NBC. A suspected serial killer's secrets could be exposed by a risky undercover operation in a rough prison. 9:00 PM CT NBC

11. 20/20. Season premiere. Stories of some of the more nasty neighbors. 9:00 PM CT ABC

12. Lost Girl. Bo and her friends are forced by battle their enemy, and Dyson gives Bo ammunition. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

13. I Found the Gown. In the first half hour, Four brides with budgets want designer threads that will wow, but not break the bank. In the second half hour, three more brides look for discount dresses. 9:00 PM CT TLC

14. Real Time with Bill Maher. Panelists include John Feehery, Chris Hayes, Zanny Minton Beddoes, John Legend, and Bob Costas. 9:00 PM CT HBO

15. Strike Back. Stonebridge and Scott confide in each other about their mistakes – Stonebridge’s desire for revenge on Craig Hanson, who has appeared in Capetown, and Scott’s connection with Rebecca, a Mossad agent tracking their case, but with very different orders from theirs. Knox takes Evans to a secret facility, where he reveals how he plans to make Africa a world power. Stonebridge befriends Knox’s idealistic daughter, Ava, who runs their foundation and weapons decommissioning program. 9:00 PM CT Cinemax

Saturday

1. College Football. California at Ohio State. 11:00 AM CT ABC

2. College Football. Texas Christian at Kansas. 11:00 AM CT FX

3. College Football. Wake Forest at Florida State. 11:00 AM CT ESPN

4. College Football. Arkansas State at Nebraska. 11:00 AM CT ESPN 2

5. College Football. Alabama at Arkansas. 2:30 PM CT CBS

6. College Football. Navy at Penn State. 2:30 PM CT ABC

7. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series: Dollar General 300. From Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL. 2:30 PM CT ESPN

8. MLB Baseball. Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians. 3:00 PM CT Fox

9. College Football. Portland State at Washington. 3:00 PM CT FX

10. College Football. Florida at Tennessee. 5:00 PM CT ESPN

11. College Football. USC Stanford. 6:30 PM CT Fox

12. College Football. Arizona State at Missouri. 6:30 PM CT ESPN 2

13. College Football. Notre Dame at Michigan State. 7:00 PM CT ABC

14. Welcome to Sweetie Pie's. Season premiere. Tim won't help Miss Robbie with the opening party, and Charles wants a bartending gig at the new restaurant. 8:00 PM CT OWN

15. Dateline: Real Life Mysteries. 8:00 PM CT TLC

16. Tanked. Neil Patrick Harris is looking for a tank based on the Houdini water escape, and Wayde has plans for his 15-year anniversary. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

17. My Fair Wedding: Unveiled. The groom loves the 40’s and the bride mermaids. But even the beautiful bridesmaids don’t understand why the bride, who’s even taking hair pills to look more like a mermaid on the big day, won’t let go of her tacky mermaid ideas. The couple’s ring bearer is a lap dog that can barely make it down the aisle, and the groom insists on serenading his bride at the reception. But the kicker is that this quirky couple is hiding a very big secret, which threatens to enrage the bride’s dad and upset the entire wedding. 8:00 PM CT WE

18. A Dangerous Method. Using the methods of his mentor, Sigmund Freud, Dr. Darl Jung treats a beautiful, unbalanced patient, but the two doctors eventually form a rivalry over her attentions. 8:00 PM CT Starz

19. 48 Hours Mystery. A look at the new details surrounding Natalie Wood's death from the incident's tapes and the boat captain. 9:00 PM CT CBS

20. Iyanla, Fix My Life. Iyanla visits with Evelyn Lozada. 9:00 PM CT OWN

21. Saturday Night Live. Season premiere. Seth MacFarlane is the guest host, and Frank Ocean the musical guest. 10:30 PM CT NBC

 

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