TV Junkie: 15+ Season Finales This Weekend; 'Primeval' Returns
"Primeval" season premiere on BBC America, Saturday @ 9:00pm
Weekend EditionProgramming Notes for the Weekend: Saturday marks the return of "Primeval" on BBC America (@9:00pm). The well-produced science fiction series has been a major hit in the UK and today it's been reported that Warner Brothers will be taking the series to the big screen.
Later on Saturday night, the season finale of "Saturday Night Live" brings Will Ferrell back home and Green Day will perform. In addition to "SNL", there will be at least 14 other season finales from Friday through Sunday.
Be sure to check out late night TV tonight, it seems like all the networks want to end on a strong note. [Click through to see the full weekend listings]
The TV Junkie Plan: Tonight - Bill Maher, "The Soup", Letterman, Ferguson. Saturday - "Pimeval", "SNL". Sunday - "Sit Down, Shut Up", "In Treatment", "Breaking Bad".
7:00pm Real Time With Bill Maher HBO - Elizabeth Warren, TARP Overseer; David Simon, creator of HBO's "The Wire"; Amy Holmes , political commentator; Richard Brookhiser, journalist and historian
7:00pm SuperNews Current - Hookers, Strippers, Hair Gel?
8:00pm America's Funniest Home Videos ABC - Two-Hour Season Finale
8:00pm The Game The CW - Season Finale
8:00pm Don't Tell The Bride BBC America - Series Premiere.
8:00pm Ghost Whisperer CBS - Season Finale
8:00pm Prison Break FOX - Two-Hour Series Finale
9:00pm Flashpoint CBS - Season Finale
10:00pm The Soup E! - New with secret special guest
10:00pm NUMB3RS CBS - Season Finale
11:35pm Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Actor John Goodman; comic Tommy Tiernan (listen to LAist's interview from '08); Mastodon performs.
11:35pm The Tonight Show With Jay Leno NBC - Actor Kevin Bacon; animal handler Julie Scardina; Kings of Leon perform.
12:05am Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC - Eminem performs; retired boxer Mike Tyson.
12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actor Ewan McGregor; All-American Rejects perform.
12:35am Late Night With Jimmy Fallon NBC - Actor Shawn Wayans; actor Marlon Wayans; journalist Steve Kroft; Yusuf Islam performs.
9:00pm Primeval BBC America - Season Premiere
11:00pm MADtv FOX - Fred Willard, Alex Borstein, Mo Collins, Will Sasso and Debra Wilson Skelton make special appearances.
11:25pm Saturday Night Live NBC - Season Finale
7:00pm Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC - Two-Hour Season Finale
7:30pm King of the Hill FOX - Season Finale
8:00pm Survivor: Tocantins CBS - Two-Hour Season Finale
8:00pm The Simpsons FOX - Season Finale
8:30pm Sit Down, Shut Up FOX - Season Finale
9:00pm In Treatment HBO - Mia, April
9:00pm Desperate Housewives ABC - Two-Hour Season Finale
9:00pm The Tudors Showtime - France and Spain, with backing from Rome, align against England
9:00pm Family Guy FOX - Season Finale
9:30pm American Dad FOX - Season Finale
10:00pm Tracey Ullman's State of the Union Showtime - Dog walker; piano bar performer
10:00pm Breaking Bad AMC - Saul proposes a new business partner; Skyler makes a shocking discovery at work; Jesse tells Jane what he does.