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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – Summer Saturdays

It looks like we're starting with the summer Saturday programming, which means a whole lot of not much. Lots of sports, 48 Hours, some reality TV, and that's about it. Perhaps this is the TV programmers way of telling us to get out there and enjoy the summer. Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.

Friday

1. Dateline NBC. A woman's body is found at the bottom of a staircase in her home, and the investigation tears her family apart. 7:00 PM CT NBC

2. Something Borrowed, Something New: Unveiled. In the first half hour, Lauren is used to pleasing her mo who wants her to wear her dress, but Lauren's group has their sights on a new dress. In the second half hour, Jaime's dad believes he's found the perfect dress when she tries on her mom's, but her mom thinks she needs a dress of her own. 7:00 PM CT TLC

3. Ultimate Treehouses. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

4. Bridezillas. Season premiere. 7:00 PM CT WE

5. What Would You Do? Season premiere. Situations include a street musician insulting passersby, drunk parents getting in a boat with their child, a transgender girl trying on prom dresses, and a woman going into a bar in a wedding dress, saying she's having cold feet. 8:00 PM CT ABC

6. Randy to the Rescue. Season premiere. A bridal magazine publisher wants to go unique, Melea wants her to have a Hollywood look, and Sara believes she should look like a star. 8:00 PM CT TLC

7. Tanked. An RV aquarium, and a large indoor tank for alligators and sharks. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

8. Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas. Series premiere. Five bridezillas and their husbands try one last shot to save their marriages. 8:00 PM CT WE

9. Rock Center with Brian Williams. Stories include Boston Marathon bombing survivors, the Cosmo editor-in-chief, artisanal products, and a photojournalism student who documents her pregnancy. 9:00 PM CT NBC

10. 20/20. New details of the Alabama kidnapping case that comes to a six-day standoff with authorities. 9:00 PM CT ABC

11. Merlin. Part 2 of the season finale. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

12. I Found the Gown. In the first half hour, Patricia comes to VOWS wanting to find a different dress other than three she bought impulsively, Sharifa is looking for a gown to show off her new figure, and Christine looks for specific designers. In the second half hour, a bargain hunter is pressured to spend ver little, another bride is looking for a bohemian-inspired dress, and a third is torn between two Lazaro dresses 9:00 PM CT TLC

13. Treehouse Masters. Series premiere. A ranch-style treehouse. 9:00 PM CT Animal Planet

14. The Dead Files. A hotel that was once a mental hospital claims there is paranormal activity, and vicious spirits look to attack the living. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

15. Pregnant & Dating. Series premiere. 9:00 PM CT WE

Saturday

1. 20213 French Open Tennis. Men's and Women's Third Round. 11:00 AM CT NBC

2. NASCAR Racing: Nationwide Series. 5-Hour Energy 200 from Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE. 1:30 PM CT ESPN

3. PGA Tour Golf. Third round of Memorial Tournament from Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, OH. 2:00 PM CT CBS

4. IndyCar Racing. Race 1 of Indy Dual in Detroit fro Belle Isle Race Park in Michigan. 2:30 PM CT ABC

5. Track and Field. Prefontaine Classic. 3:30 PM CT NBC

6. MLB Baseball. Arizona Diamondbacks at Chicago Cubs. 6:00 PM CT Fox

7. NHL Hockey. Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final, Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins. 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. My Cat from Hell. An expectant couple with worried by an aggressive cat, and a promising animal behaviorist struggles with two fighting cats of her own. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

10. NBA Basketball. Game 6 of Eastern Conference Final, Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers. 7:30 PM CT TNT

11. 48 Hours. In the first hour, searching for a dead woman's husband, who is a doctor. In the second hour, a preacher prays to find out what happened in the death of his actress girlfriend. 8:00 PM CT CBS

12. Raising Whitley. Wendell watches Joshua while Kym and The Opinion have a ladies' weekend in Palm Springs. 8:00 PM CT OWN

13. My Cat from Hell: Scratch Tracks. A troublesome cat is shared by friends, and a married couple disagree how to handle the aggressive behavior of their cat. 8:00 PM CT Animal Planet

14. Total Recall. A re-imagining of the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic. 8:00 PM CT Starz

15. Life with La Toya. La Toya wants to get back in the studio, and a music exec wants to get her dad to persuade her to do a demo. 8:30 PM CT OWN

16. Golden Sisters. In the first half hour, Josie wants to update the salon to bring in a younger clientele, and Teresa wants to shoot a commercial. In the second half hour, May finds out Englebert Humperdinck will be performing close by and plans a night out. 9:00 PM CT OWN

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