Mega Python vs. Gatoroid, Saturday Night Live, and the SAG Awards

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 28

8 p.m., CW

SmallvilleAfter the VRA finally releases Clark (Tom Welling), Lois (Erica Durance), Oliver (Justin Hartley), and Dinah (Alaina Huffman), the group debates whether or not Chloe (Allison Mack) had something to do with their capture. Due to a last-minute programming change, Smallville won't be back until next week.

9 p.m., FOX

Fringe

Walter (John Noble) turns to Nina (Blair Brown) for more information about Peter’s (Joshua Jackson) mysterious relationship to the Doomsday machine.

10 p.m., STARZ

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

While Oenomaus (Peter Mensah) is busy trying to earn back his arena ranking, Batiatus (John Hannah) convinces Gaia (Jaime Murray) and Lucretia (Lucy Lawless) to join his devilish scheme to make his new business profitable.

Also on the airwaves...
Kitchen Nightmares, 8 p.m., FOX
Dog Whisperer, 8 p.m., NGC
Star Wars: The Clone Wars, 8:30 p.m., CARTOON
Supernatural, 9 p.m., CW
Law & Order: UK, 9 p.m., BBC America
The Ricky Gervais Show, 9 p.m., HBO
The Soup, 10 p.m., E!
Real Time with Bill Maher, 10 p.m., HBO
Onion News Network, 10 p.m., IFC
Portlandia, 10:30 p.m., IFC
NBA Basketball: Celtics v. Suns
NCAA Men’s Basketball: Niagara v. Canisius, Detroit v. Wisconisn Milwaukee
NCAA Women’s Basketball: Manhattan v. Canisius

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29

9 p.m., SyFy

Mega Python vs. Gatoroid

'80s pop princes Debbie Gibson and Tiffany star in SyFy's latest ridiculously over-CGI'd creature feature.

10 p.m., BBC America

The Graham Norton Show

Graham welcomes Vince Vaughn and P. Diddy—or Diddy Dirty Money, or whatever his name is now. Interesting combination, right?

10 p.m., COMEDY

Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool

The League’s Nick Kroll performs a standup special that addresses dating, the Cheesecake Factory, and other mockable topics. Plus, Fabrice Fabrice and Bobby Bottleservice both make appearances.

11:30 p.m., NBC

Saturday Night Live

The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg hosts. I hope he does a skit with Nicki Minaj, the musical guest.

Also on the airwaves...
NBA Basketball: Pacers v. Bulls
NCAA Men’s Basketball: St. Joseph’s v. Temple, Georgetown v. Villanova, Xavier v. Richmond, Norfolk State v. Morgan State, North Carolina State v. North Carolina, Bradley v. Wichita State, Syracuse v. Marquette, Georgia v. Kentucky, Towson v. Old Dominion, BYU v. New Mexico, Kansas v. Kansas State, St. Mary’s v. Portland, Missouri v. Texas
Figure Skating: U.S. Championships

SUNDAY, JANUARY 30

8 p.m., TBS

The Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 17th annual SAG Awards ceremony honors achievements in film and television. This year, Ernest Borgnine receives the Lifetime Achievement Award and Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler, and Betty White are among the presenters.

9 p.m., HBO

Big Love

It may be Christmas, but the Henrickson households are not full of holiday cheer: Margene (Ginnifer Goodwin), Barb (Jeanne Tripplehorn), and Adaleen (Mary Kay Place) are sitting on big secrets, and Cara Lynn (Cassi Thomson) is still curious about the disappearance of her father. On the bright side, Heather (Tina Majorino) pays a visit to Ben (Douglas Smith).

Season 3 finale, 10 p.m., BRAVO

The Real Housewives of Atlanta

As Season 3 comes to a close, Cynthia becomes nervous about her approaching wedding day, Paedra goes back to work, and Sheree auditions for a movie role.

Check local listings

Australian Open Tennis

The men’s final airs today. Novak Djokovic already beat Roger Federer in the semifinals—can he go all the way?

Also on the airwaves...
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, 8 p.m., ABC
Jerseylicious, 8 p.m., STYLE
Bridalplasty, 9 p.m., E!
Worst Cooks in America, 9 p.m., FOOD
Californication, 9 p.m., SHO
Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, 9 p.m., STYLE
Episodes, 9:30 p.m., SHO
Kourtney and Kim Take New York, 10 p.m., E!
Iron Chef America, 10 p.m., FOOD
Shameless, 10 p.m., SHO
Holly’s World, 10:30 p.m., E!
NFL Football: Pro Bowl
NBA Basketball: Jazz v. Warriors, Celtics v. Lakers, Heat v. Thunder (a battle of the elements!)
NHL Hockey: All-Star game
NCAA Men’s Basketball: Duke v. St. John’s, Central Michigan v. Akron, Northern Iowa v. Mississippi State
NCAA Women’s Basketball: Florida v. Mississippi State, Georgia v. LSU, West Virginia v. DePaul
Figure Skating: U.S. Championships

What are you watching this weekend?


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