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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – Melissa McCarthy on SNL

When Melissa McCarthy hosted Saturday Night Live last season it was one of the best, definitely very memorable. She's back again for a return engagement. I see an entry into the 5-Timers Club sometime in the next few years. Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

Friday

1. Undercover Boss. The Fatburger CEO goes undercover behind his own business. 7:00 PM CT CBS

2. Fashion Star. The designers need to work together to create separate pieces for one cohesive look. 7:00 PM CT NBC

3. Happy Endings. In the first half hour, Max hears gossip from the hairdresser about Alex and Jane, and Dave and Penny try find out who took the Steak Me Home truck. In the second half hour, Penny reaches out to her estranged dad, and Mail falls for the enemy's son when Brad and Max sabotage a rival food truck. 7:00 PM CT ABC

4. Nikita. Michael could be back to his old self with a prosthetic hand, yet at a steep cost, and blood is shed during a Division mutiny. 7:00 PM CT CW

5. Return to Nim's Island. 7:00 PM CT Hallmark Channel

6. Police Women of Dallas. Yvette takes care of a home robbery in progress, Tracy tries to calm a naked man, Cheryl responds to a self-inflicted shooting, and Angela investigates an aggravated robbery. 7:00 PM CT OWN

7. Four Weddings. A tortoise greets guests, costumed Greek dancers entertain guests, a bling and blue theme, and a mustache cut-out. 7:00 PM CT TLC

8. NBA Basketball.Miami Heat at Charlotte Bobcats. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

9. Vegas. FBI Agent Byrne hopes to get info on Savino and prevents Lamb from pressing charges against a pimp, and Dixon falls for an actress. 8:00 PM CT CBS

10. Grimm. Rosalee asks Hank, Nick, and Monroe to help when a defense attorney tries to overturn a murder case using Wesen wiles, and Juliette has memories rush back when she returns to the trailer. 8:00 PM CT NBC

11. Shark Tank. Presented ideas include a gourmet meat business, LED lighting inside a cooler, a full-body spandex suit, and a water bottle with an advanced filter. and a followup to the play and party space for kids idea. 8:00 PM CT NBC

12. Cult. Jeff gets a copy of Sakelik's police personnel file that includes info about her past, and Stuart keeps trying to make friends with Roger 8:00 PM CT CW

13. Touch. Jake uses the cipher to locate Amelia, Martin is led by a bloody path to Guillermo who is stalking Dr. Plimpton, and lives are lost as shocking events unfold. 8:00 PM CT Fox

14. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. In the first half hour, a bride doesn't agree with her cheap grandma, a bride wants a gown that matches her unique accessories, and looking for approval from a sister. In the second half hour, A bride wants to look like Princess Leia, a Southern belle wants a vintage hippie dress, and a challenging fitting. 8:00 PM CT TLC

15. Tanked. Brett and Wayde work on a Cleopatra-inspired tank for a Catskill Mountains boutique hotel and a lava lamp tank for spencer's Gifts headquarters. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

16. Spartacus: War of the Damned. Crassus finds out that another prominent Roman is trying to steal the glory of defeating Spartacus, and Spartacus tries to get a bargaining chip he can use against the Romans. 8:00 PM CT Starz

17. Blue Bloods. A devout young woman is murdered, leading DAnny to question her family, and a secret relationship is revealed. 9:00 PM CT CBS

18. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Stories include a rock critic's prank about a band including John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, and Bob Dylan, two former Narconon execs with claims against the center and the Church of Scientology, and adults with ADHD. 9:00 PM CT NBC

19. Something Borrowed, Something New. Monika's mother-in-law's gown from the 70s fits her idea of a long-sleeved dress. 9:00 PM CT TLC

20. The Dead Files. Paranormal activity is reported at a home in Wabash, IN. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

21. Real Time with Bill Maher. The panelists include Sebastian Junger, Zack Kopplin, Abby Hunstman, Steve Moore, and Sen. Bernie Sanders. 9:00 PM CT HBO

22. NBA Basketball.Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers. 9:30 PM CT ESPN

23. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests tonight include Julie Scardina, Demetri Martin, and Gin Wigmore. 10:35 PM CT NBC

Saturday

1. PGA Tour Golf. Third Round of Valero Texas Open from San Antonio. 2:00 PM CT NBC

2. The Final Four Show. A preview of the NCAA basketball tournament semifinals, aka the Final Four. 3:00 PM CT CBS

3. MLB Baseball. St. Louis Cardinals at San Francisco Giants. 3:00 PM CT Fox

4. 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. First semifinal, Wichita State vs. Louisville. 5:00 PM CT CBS

5. NBA Basketball. Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat. 6:30 PM CT ESPN

6. My Cat From Hell. A deaf and blind cat stops using the litter box and acts mean towards the owners when a new kitten is added to the mix, and couple puts their plans for a family on hold between of the fighting between their dog and cat. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

7. 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. First semifinal, Michigan vs. Syracuse. 7:30 PM CT CBS

8. Smash. Liza Minnelli helps Tom plan a surprise for Ivy, as tensions between Jimmy, Karen, and Derek explode as Hit List rehearsals wind down, and Richard wants Eileen to spend more time with him. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. 20/20. Behind the scenes at GEneral Hospital as it celebrates fifty years. Interviews with Tony Geary, Genie Francis, Maurice Benard, Jack Wagner, Frank Valentini, and Rick Springfield. 8:00 PM CT ABC

10. Dateline: Real Life Mysteries. In the first hour, a murderer is sought out in an apartment building where everyone is friends. In the second half hour, After fifteen years, the cold case of David Jackson disappearing from Pembroke Pines, FL, is reopened. 8:00 PM CT TLC

11. My Cat from Hell: Scratch Tracks. An aggressive cat interrupting it's owner's romantic relationship, and a mean who has had it with his fiancée's cats. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

12. Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best. Joan has more tests after her x-ray and conquers her bucket list. 8:00 PM CT WE

13. Total Recall. Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, and Bryan Cranston in a reimagining of the Schwarzenegger classic. 8:00 PM CT Starz

14. Unfaithful: Stories of Betrayal. Secret encounters complicate a swinger lifestyle, and Ed acts on his fantasies with another woman after his girlfriend cheats with his friend. 9:00 PM CT OWN

15. Saturday Night Live. Melissa McCarthy guest hosts, and Phoenix is the musical guest. 10:30 PM CT NBC

 

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