What To Watch: Weekend

by | October 15, 2010 at 8:44 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Mad Men‘ (Sunday at 10pm on AMC) **Season Finale**

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It’s been the season of Peggy Olson, and with the firm facing uncertain times, all bets are off in the sure-to-be-classic season finale. A surprising opportunity arises for Don and Peggy, leaving them with life-altering decisions to make.

SEASON PREMIERE:Sanctuary‘ (Friday at 10pm on Syfy)

Season three picks up from the adrenaline-fueled action of season two, which raised the stakes for the brilliant scientist Dr. Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) and her team, who use their unique combination of instinct, medicine and cutting-edge science and technology to find and aid a clandestine population of beings that the world refuses to believe exist. In season three, the team will face a host of new and daunting abnormals, embark on adventures with both new and familiar faces and unravel some of the secrets woven through the Sanctuary’s rich past.

WATCH:School Pride‘ (Friday at 8pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere**

From executive producers Cheryl Hinesa and Denise Cramsey, ‘School Pride’ tells the stories of communities coming together to renovate their aging and broken public schools, while restoring their sense of value and school pride. The cameras follow students, teachers and parents as they roll up their sleeves and rebuild their own schools, concluding with the unveiling of a brand new, completely transformed school, starting with Enterprise Middle School in Compton, Calif.

DVR:Smallville‘ (Friday at 8pm ET on The CW) **200th Episode**

an attempt to cheer up Clark (Tom Welling), Lois (Erica Durance) convinces him to attend their five-year high school reunion. A visit back to the home of the Crows has Clark remembering old times with Lana (Kristin Kreuk) and Chloe (Allison Mack), while Losi is furious that no one remembers her five days as a student. Brainiac 5.0 (James Marsters) uses his Legion ring to visit from the future and takes Clark through his past, present and future.

DVR:Luther‘ (Sunday at 10pm on BBC America) **Series Premiere**

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A brilliant detective tormented by the darker side of humanity, Luther shines a light into the hearts and minds of psychopaths and killers, and the shadowy spaces of his own soul. Starring ‘The Wire’s’ Idris Elba (Russell ‘Stringer’ Bell), Luther is a gripping, psychological thriller driven by a brilliant and emotionally impulsive detective. A self-destructive near-genius, Luther might just be as dangerous as the depraved criminals he hunts.

Friday’s Talk Show Listings:

  • The View: Gabriel Byrne
  • Live With Regis And Kelly: Elisabeth Moss
  • Late Show With David Letterman: David Duchovny
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Eva Longoria Parker
  • Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson: Julie Chen
  • Late Night With Jimmy Fallon: Edward Norton
  • Last Call With Carson Daley: Johnny Knoxville