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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – NFL Playoffs Begin

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend, and as a die hard Chicago Bears fan, I’ll be forced to watch the Packers and Vikings instead. The only reason why it will be okay is that it should be a really good game if last week’s game was any indication. Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.


1. Undercover Boss. The CEO of Mood Media works behind the scenes of his own company. 7:00 PM CT CBS

2. Last Man Standing. Eve gets suspended for name-calling, and Ryan buys a motorcycle after getting a job. 7:00 PM CT ABC

3. College Football. AT&T Cotton Bowl, Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. NBA Basketball. Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

5. College Basketball. Memphis at Tennessee. 7:00 PM CT ESPN 2

6. Malibu Country. Reba tries to have June’s school bring back its music program, Cash becomes seen as a bad boy when he stands up to the most popular guy in school, and Lillie fights to keep her pot dispensary. 7:30 PM CT ABC

7. CSI: NY. The CSI team tries to solve the mystery of two victims linked by an unusual weapon. 8:00 PM CT CBS

8. Dateline NBC. A Nevada community is shaken by a teen’s murder, and two unlikely people make confessions. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. Shark Tank. Proposed idea include an enclosed tabletop food screen, a beer and arcade game cabinet, peel-off face paint transfer, and hair care products for children. Squirrel Nut Butter gets an update. 8:00 PM CT ABC

10. Killer Karaoke. An industrial-sized fan and a team of hair waxers accompany contestants singing karaoke. 8:00 PM CT truTV

11. Say Yes to the Dress. In the first half hour, Victoria needs her mom’s approval on her dress despite losing 100 pounds, Laura and her mom don’t agrees on dresses, and Vicki is also slimmed down, but has to contend with her mom. In the second half hour, Stephanie wants a Black Friday wedding, Katie wants an ice princess look for her winter wedding, and Megan is also going with a holiday theme. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Ghost Adventures. Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin profile the most haunted homes and mansions they have ever visited with infamous spirits, satanic worshippers, husband killers, civil war soldiers, and even Johnny Cash. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

13. Blue Bloods. The city believes a radical environmental serial killer is behind the killing of people driving gas-guzzling vehicles, and Danny’s son gets badly injured in a bike accident. 9:00 PM CT CBS

14. 20/20. Stories include People magazine profiling people who have lost half their body weight, long-term weight loss secrets, the overweight friends of thin celebrities, a weight-loss marketing scam, and Ruby Gettinger. 9:00 PM CT ABC

15. Merlin. Season premiere. See how the legend of Merlin & King Arthur culminates in the final season of the Syfy original series. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

16. Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best. Season premiere. In the first half hour, the top 10 Momma Dramas. In the second half hour, the top 10 budget-busting brides. 9:00 PM CT TLC

17. The Dead Files. Steve DiSchiavi and Amy Allan inspect claims of frightening paranormal activity at a Seattle restaurant. While DiSchiavi unearths evidence of a bloody massacre, Allan encounters several disturbing entities that want to harm the living. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

18. Teen Trouble. Josh has a 16-year-old spend a winter night on the streets with a homeless person. 9:00 PM CT Lifetime

19. NBA Basketball. Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers. 9:30 PM CT ESPN

20. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight are Courteney Cox, Joy Behar, and Youngblood Hawke. 10:35 PM CT NBC


1. College Football. BBVA Compass Bowl, Mississippi vs. Pittsburgh. 12:00 PM CT ESPN

2. College Basketball. NCAA FCS Division I: North Dakota State vs. Sam Houston State. 12:00 PM CT ESPN 2

3. College Basketball. North Carolina State at Boston College. 3:00 PM CT ESPN 2

4. NFL Football. AFC Wild-Card Game, Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans. 3:30 PM CT NBC

5. NFL Football. NFC Wild-Card Game, Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers. 7:00 PM CT NBC

6. Cops. A man flees the cops on a bike, Drugs are found hidden in car seats, and a man threatens his girlfriend. 7:00 PM CT Fox

7. 48 Hours. In the first hour, the son of a millionaire is kidnapped, and his family receives a ransom note. In the second hour, a father is accused of drugging his kids and killing his wife. 8:00 PM CT CBS

8. The Mob Doctor. Constantine tries to reunite with his son who’s indebted to the Nogales Cartel, and Grace has to diagnose the girlfriend of Trapani. 8:00 PM CT Fox

9. 48 Hours: Hard Evidence. In the first hour, it was first assumed boxer Arturo Gatti was the victim of a homicide, then it’s revealed he died by hanging. In the second hour, Anthony Graves is arrested for murdering the Davis family while they slept, despite maintained his innocence for years. 8:00 PM CT TLC

10. Pit Boss. Season premiere. Shorty is away on a book tour, leaving Ashley to keep a tight rein on Ronald and Sebastian, and a photo shoot with a python doesn’t go well. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

11. Think Like a Man. The women in the lives of four men buy a book by Steve Harvey and follow its advice, leading to the men turning the tables on the women and deciding to teach them a lesson. 8:00 PM CT Starz

12. Pit Bulls and Parolees. Tia has a fiery confrontation with Randy after addressing her parolees, and a dog is rescued from the scorching heat. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet


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