What To Watch: Weekend

by | March 25, 2011 at 7:34 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:Mildred Pierce‘ (Sunday at 9pm on HBO) **Miniseries Premiere**

The HBO Miniseries’ ‘Mildred Pierce,’ starring Kate Winslet in the title role, brings to life the memorable character introduced in James M. Cain’s classic 1941 novel. The five-part drama offers an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred’s unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter, Veda, as well as the complex relationships she shares with the indolent men in her life.

KEY EPISODE:Shameless‘ (Sunday at 10pm on Showtime) **Season Finale**

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WATCH:Fringe‘ (Friday at 9pm ET on Fox)

The intensity of life “over there” accelerates as Olivia finds herself in mortal danger in the all-new “Bloodline” episode.

DVR:The Amazing Race‘ (Sunday at 8pm ET on CBS)

DVR:CSI: Miami‘ (Sunday at 10pm ET on CBS)

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An escaped prisoner takes Natalia hostage and tells her a shocking secret about his crimes.

Friday’s Talk Show Listings:

The View: Kate Winslet

The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Jeff Gordon

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Jennifer Hudson

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Cut Copy

Tavis Smiley: Suze Orman