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This weekend on TV: It's the 51st Super Bowl and the 10th season of '24'

Published January 31, 2017 12:27 pm
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Television biggest event airs this Sunday — live from Houston, it's the Atlanta Falcons vs. the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI (4:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13).

Fox's pregame programming starts at 9 a.m. Really.

After the Super Bowl postgame, it's the premiere of "24: Legacy" (approximately 8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13). It's a new adventure with a new hero — Jack Bauer is nowhere to be seen. But it feels very much like the same old formula.

(The show moves to its regular time slot on Monday at 7 p.m.)

Friday on TV ...

• "Santa Clarita Diet" (streaming, Netflix): Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant star in this dark comedy as husband-and-wife realtors Joel and Sheila — and their lives take a turn when Sheila bcomes a flesh-eating zombie.

• "MacGyver" (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Mac and Jack try to track down a corrupt FBI agent who has framed a man for murder.

• "Last Man Standing" (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Kyle and Mandy decide to have Ed's recently deceased dog stuffed. Ick.

• "Grimm" (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A new Wesen with a deadly hunger is unearthed after spending seven years dormant.

• "Rosewood" (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): A mysterious death in an empty high-rise leads Rosie and Villa to a former child star's inner circle.

• "The Vampire Diaries" (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Cade returns to Mystic Falls; Caroline and Matt try to protect the town from Cade; Bonnie and Enzo begin a romantic trip.

• Men's college volleyball (7 p.m., BYUtv): UCLA at BYU

• "Dr. Ken" (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Allison thinks a love poem Dave wrote for his girlfriend is for her.

• "Hawaii Five-0" (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The team discovers that a former Nazi war criminal may be hiding in an old leper colony.

• "Shark Tank" (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A cooler that keeps multiple drinks separated; stylish baby mats; portable pressurized shower kit; a folding smart-cart.

• "Emerald City" (8 and 9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Dorothy's confrontation with the wizard provides clues about her past.

• "Sleepy Hollow" (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): ADreyfuss' former partner returns to settle a score.

• "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Rebecca's father makes a surprising appearance; Josh takes a hard look at himself; White Josh and Darryl find themselves at an unexpected crossroads. (Season finale. And, yes, this has been renewed for a third season. Yay!)

• Women's college basketball (8 p.m. P12N): Washington at Utah

• "Blue Bloods" (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny and Baez investigate the murder of a gang leader.

Saturday on TV …

• Men's college basketball: Utah at Stanford (2 p.m., FS1); Portland at BYU (7 p.m., BYUtv); Utah Valley at Seattle (8 p.m., KMYU)

• "Ransom" (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The FBI brings Eric in to negotiate with an extremist from a racist group who's threatening to set off bombs all over New York City.

• "NFL Honors" (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Honoring the best athletes and performances of the 2016 season.

• NBA (7 p.m., ROOT): Charlotte Hornets at Utah Jazz

• "Saturday Night Live" (10:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Kristen Stewart hosts; Alessia Cara performs.

Sunday on TV …

• "Mercy Street" (7 and 11 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The Greens hide an ugly secret; McBurney sends Foster on a house call; Alice helps Frank escape.

• "Victoria on Masterpiece" (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Turns out that getting married can be very complicated if you're the Queen of England.

• "Sister Wives: Maddie's Wedding Story" (8 p.m., TLC): It's a wedding — but not a polygamous one — for the oldest daughter.

• "Secrets of the Six Wives" (9 p.m,. PBS/Ch. 7): Henry VIII's last three wives — Anne of Cleves, young Catherine Howard and Katherine Parr. (Finale)

• "Black Sails" (9 p.m., Starz): Flint gives in to Billy; Eleanor has a plan for Rogers.

• "The Young Pope" (10 and 11 p.m., HBO): Voiello ponders ways to take down Lenny; Sister Mary struggles with her conscience; Lenny is distracted by the possibility of a family reunion.






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