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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – Mr. Hockey

Saturday night Hallmark will air a television movie, Mr. Hockey, based on the life story of Gordie Howe, the only NHL player to compete in five different decades. That's pretty impressive! Hallmark has great timing, too, airing this right as the NHL is reaching the playoffs. Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

Friday

1. NBA Basketball. Game 6 of Eastern Conference First Round, New York Knicks at Boston Celtics. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

2. NBA Basketball. Game 6 of Eastern Conference First Round, Indiana Pacers at Atlanta Hawks. 7:00 PM CT ESPN 2

3. Undercover Boss. Rollins, Inc. president goes undercover behind his own business. 7:00 PM CT CBS

4. Fashion Star. The designers take dated trends and transform then into something current, and some struggle with last-minute adjustments. 7:00 PM CT NBC

5. Happy Endings. Season finale. In the first half hour, Penny's mother and Dave's father decide to adopt a baby together, leaving the older children to react irrationally, and Brad and Jane hope to get some time to themselves at an exclusive tennis club. In the second half hour, Jane is asked to plan the perfect wedding for her sister, and Dave and Alex hide a big secret. 7:00 PM CT ABC

6. Nikita. A mutinous agent with Amanda's guidance steals the black box from Division's wreckage, and an arms dealer helps Nikita, Alex, and Michael perform a daring operation hoping to regain control of the box. 7:00 PM CT CW

7. Kitchen Nightmares. Gordon lends his expertise to Chappy's in Nashville. 7:00 PM CT Fox

8. Four Weddings. A circus-themed wedding, a garden reception, a space observatory wedding, and a cruise ship wedding. 7:00 PM CT TLC

9. Vegas. Sheriff Lamb investigates a local attorney's death, Katherine lands in the hospital and Lamb loses his badge because of retaliation attacks, and Lamb finds out new information that could lead to the truth about his wife's death. 8:00 PM CT CBS

10. Dateline NBC. A love triangle that includes an attorney and his paralegal leads to a deadly confrontation. 8:00 PM CT NBC

11. Shark Tank. Ideas include a frozen concentrated gumbo brick, a squirrel-shocking bird feeder, an artisan coffee subscription, and wooden home and kitchen items. An update is given on ECreamery 8:00 PM CT ABC

12. Touch. Martin and Trevor go undercover to protect the Righteous 36 after a run-in with an Aster Corps enforcer. 8:00 PM CT Fox

13. Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta. In the first half hour, Mallory can't decide between trendy and conservative, and Lori has lost over 100 pounds, but doesn't feel comfortable in this body. In the second half hour, a young widow wants to get remarried at a Train concert, and a virgin bride goes to the bridal shop for the first time. 8:00 PM CT TLC

14. Tanked. Wayde and Brett create a tank for Dwyane Wade, the basketball star, and a North Carolina restaurant asks for a burger and sushi-filled aquarium. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

15. Da Vinci's Demons. Bechhi stands accused of spying for Rome, and Leonardo shows off his latest weapon as the Rome and Florence armies face off. 9:00 PM CT Starz

16. NBA Basketball. Game 6 of Western Conference First Round, Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets. 8:30 PM CT ESPN

17. NBA Basketball. Game 6 of Western Conference First Round, Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies. 8:30 PM CT ESPN 2

18. Blue Bloods. Danny becomes upset after a woman he was supposed to help ends her own life, and the REagan family experiences a loss due to a gang. 9:00 PM CT CBS

19. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Stories include Stephanie Holten discussing her ex threatening her after he was service an order of protection, Boston bombing victims, Ecuadorians wanting to save the rainforest, and author Jennifer Finney Boylan. 9:00 PM CT NBC

20. 20/20. Stories include a burglar sharing secrets, a hairstylist discussing pricing and product markups, a doctors discusses botched surgeries and unnecessary procedures, mothers with dark secrets, and window washers discussing what they've seen. 9:00 PM CT ABC

21. Merlin. Season premiere. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

22. Clipped! A poodle is transformed into a Vegas showgirl for a bachelorette party, and a socialite's dog is turned into a bumblebee. 9:00 PM CT TLC

23. The Dead Files. The property's history includes death and despair, and several dangerous spirits. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

24. Real Time with Bill Maher. The panelists include Jeremy Scahill, Marc Maron, Mattie Duppler, Pete Hegseth, and Lawrence O'Donnell. 9:00 PM CT HBO

25. Jimmy Kimmel Live. The guests tonight include Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Morrison, and New Order. 10:35 PM CT ABC

Saturday

1. NHL Hockey. Game 2 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinal, New York Rangers at Washington Capitals 11:30 AM CT NBC

2. PGA Tour 2013: Seven Days. A look at the lives of the stars on the tour. 1:00 PM CT CBS

3. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. Aaron's 312 from Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega. 2:00 PM CT ESPN

4. MLB Baseball. St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers. 3:00 PM CT Fox

5. 139th Kentucky Derby. 3:00 PM CT NBC

6. NHL Hockey. Game 2 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinal, Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins. 6:00 PM CT NBC

7. Smash. An unexpected event bonds Bombshell and Hit List. 7:00 PM CT NBC

8. Bet on Your Baby. Parents try to guess what their babies will do. 7:00 PM CT ABC

9. Cops. Season finale. Police help stop an unruly suspect and stop a woman from soliciting, a woman accuses a friend of hitting her and tossing a brick at her car, fighting neighbors, and a suspect hiding in the yard of a neighbor. 7:00 PM CT Fox

10. NBA Basketball. Game 7 of Eastern Conference Final, Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets. 7:00 PM CT TNT

11. My Cat From Hell. A cat bully makes like difficult for another cat, and urinating on everything seems to be the problem for another cat. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

12. 20/20. 8:00 PM CT ABC

13. The Ultimate Fighter. Gilbert Smith vs. Bubba McDdaniel, Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Travis Browne, Cat Zingano vs. Miesha Tate, Kelvin Gastelum vs. Uriah Hall, and Scott Jorgensen vs. Urijah Faber. 8:00 PM CT FX

14. Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story. The legendary Gordie Howe is arguably one of the greatest all around hockey players in history, serving as the only player to have ever competed in the NHL in five different decades. Now his legacy will be reignited. Based on the true story of the legendary Howe, the film includes original footage from his extraordinary career. 8:00 PM CT Hallmark

15. Iyanla, Fix My Life. A pair of sisters who want to fix their relationships with their mom. 8:00 PM CT OWN

16. My Cat from Hell: Scratch Tracks. A kitten who was once cuddly grows into an older cat who seems demonic, and a new kitten arrives and upsets the existing family cat. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

17. Looper. A mob hit man that travels through time to perform his duties realizes his latest assignment is his older self. Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star. 8:00 PM CT Starz

18. 48 Hours. A califiornia chef with a missing wife jumps off a cliff. 9:00 PM CT CBS

19. Raising Whitney. Kym wants to start dating again, and plans to date other ethnicities. 9:00 PM CT OWN

20. America's Cutest. Cats get stuck in tight spots, spend time with unusual friends, and demonstrate their athletic prowess. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

21. Life with LaToya. LaToya has her first date with a firefighter. 9:30 PM CT OWN

22. Saturday Night Live. Zach Galifianakis guest hosts, and Of Monsters and Men is the musical guest. 10:30 PM CT NBC

 

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