What To Watch: Weekend

by | January 21, 2011 at 11:04 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena‘ (Friday at 10pm on Starz) **Series Premiere**

The six-part series centers around the story of Gannicus, the charismatic gladiator aspiring to become Champion of Capua, played by Australian actor Dustin Clare, and his master, Quintus Batiatus, played again by John Hannah, itching for the chance to rise in status in the Roman outpost town. The prequel will feature returning cast members including: Lucy Lawless as Batiatus’ equally ambitious wife Lucretia; Peter Mensah as Oenomaus before he becomes the gladiator trainer Doctore; and Manu Bennett as the gladiator Crixus, in addition to Hannah.

KEY EPISODE:Medium‘ (Friday at 8pm ET on CBS) **Series Finale**

Watch Episodes On Demand

When Allison becomes a lawyer and Joe starts a new job, the Dubois family is forever changed, on the series finale.

WATCH:Kourtney & Kim Take NY‘ (Sunday at 10pm on E!) **Series Premiere**

You saw the girls take Miami, but wait’ll you see what they do to the Big Apple. Watch out, New York!!

DVR:Fringe‘ (Friday at 9pm ET on Fox)

In the midseason premiere, an Observer makes contact with the Fringe Team to help rectify a mistake. Meanwhile, Walter befriends Roscoe Joyce (guest star Christopher Lloyd), keyboardist for Walter’s favorite 1970s band, “Violet Sedan Chair.” Walter will learn the real reason the band broke up, and realize that the lives of these two men, who have never met before, overlap in strange and unexpected ways.

DVR:Holly’s World‘ (Sunday at 10:40pm on E!)

This season, Holly reveals intimate details of her budding new romance with her singer/boyfriend Jack Barakat from the band All Time Low. Professionally, Holly is at the top of her game, but is thrown for a loop when a mandate comes down from the Peepshow producers for her to lose weight, prompting the star to go to battle against the choreographer about promoting a healthy body image to her fans.

Friday’s Talk Show Listings:

  • The View: Ed Harris
  • The Talk: Maria Bello
  • Live With Regis And Kelly: Jason Statham
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Minnie Driver
  • Late Show With David Letterman: Nathan Lane
  • The Tonight Show With Jay Leno: Kathie Lee Gifford
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Terry Bradshaw
  • Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson: Jeff Bridges
  • Late Night With Jimmy Fallon: David Duchovny