TV Watch List: Weekend, July 29-31

Andy Samberg, Chief Shark Officer, hosts Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week.”

‘Great White Invasion’
FILM. It’s Shark Week! The annual celebration of all things Jaws kicks off with this documentary following scientists as they try to figure out why great whites are swimming dangerously close to shores populated by vacationers. Andy Samberg serves as Chief Shark Officer and hosts programming throughout the week.
Premiere, Sunday, 9 p.m., Discovery

ANIMATED. The most kick-ass animated cats of the ’80s are back in this update of the classic cartoon. Sorry, “Heathcliff.”
Series premiere, Friday, 8 p.m., Cartoon Network

‘The Lady with 700 Cats’
REALITY. Just don’t tell the subject of this Jane Lynch-narrated special how cool the ThunderCats are — Lion-O would never tolerate that kind of feline hoarding.
Saturday, 10 p.m., Nat Geo Wild

‘MTV2’s 120 Minutes with Matt Pinfield’
MUSIC. Settling back into “120 Minutes” with original host Matt Pinfield is as comfy as a well-worn flannel and perfectly broken-in Doc Martens. The “alternative rock” video showcase from the ’90s continues its tradition of highlighting musicians largely unheralded by the mainstream.
Series premiere, Saturday, 1 a.m.



Memorial held for Sean Collier, MIT police officer…

More than 1,600 people gathered at MIT on Friday for a memorial service for Sean Collier, the police officer shot to death a year ago in the aftermath of the…


Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.


Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.


OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…


Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

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Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

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Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."


'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…


MLB video highlights: Red Sox defeat Orioles, 4-2

Brock Holt the difference in the Red Sox' win


NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump…

NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump Bruins in Game 1


MLB video highlights: Orioles top Red Sox, 8-4…

John Lackey roughed up for second straight outing


MLB video highlights: Red Sox score two in…

Lester shines in Red Sox win over White Sox


VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.


#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.


Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.


Why is dance cardio taking off in NYC?

Instructors at some of the city's hottest classes explain why.