What To Watch: Weekend

by | April 1, 2011 at 10:03 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

TOP PICK:The Killing‘ (Sunday at 9pm on AMC) **Series Premiere**

‘The Killing’ tells the story of the murder of a teenage girl in Seattle and the subsequent police investigation. Based on the successful Danish television series “Forbrydelsen,” ‘The Killing’ weaves together three distinct stories around a single murder, including the detectives assigned to the case and their suspects, the victim’s grieving family, and the local politicians connected to the case.

SERIES PREMIERE:Camelot‘ (Friday at 10pm on Starz)

The 10-episode epic drama, redefines the classic medieval tale of King Arthur with an exciting ensemble cast including Joseph Fiennes reimagining the iconic role of Merlin, Jamie Campbell Bower as the young and reckless Arthur, and Eva Green in her television debut as the darkly powerful Morgan.

WATCH:Chaos‘ (Friday at 8pm ET on CBS) **Series Premiere**

‘Chaos’ is a comedic drama about a group of rogue CIA spies in the Clandestine Administration and Oversight Services (CHAOS) who combat threats to national security amidst bureaucratic gridlock, rampant incompetence and political infighting. The team tackles high-risk foreign intelligence missions using manipulation, deception and wit to succeed.

DVR:The Borgias‘ (Sunday at 9pm on Showtime) **Series Premiere**

This new Showtime drama stars Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia, the cunning, manipulative patriarch of The Borgia family who builds an empire through the corruption of the holy Catholic Church and orchestrates a relentless reign of power and flamboyant cruelty. The series begins as Rodrigo (Irons), bribes, buys and muscles his way into the papacy becoming Pope Alexander VI.

DVR:The Kennedys‘ (Sunday at 8pm on Reelz) **Mini-series Premiere**

The drama relives the public and private joys and tragedies of the most influential family in the world including fraternal rivalries, mob associations, the drugs and the women. The series recreates the political crisis that John F. Kennedy dealt with in the early days of his presidency including the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war and the Civil Rights Movement.

Friday’s Talk Show Listings:

The Talk: Blake Shelton

Late Show with David Letterman: James Franco

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Vin Diesel

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Paul Giamatti

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Magic Johnson