TV Watch list: Weekend, March 28-30. ‘Lindsay’, ‘SNL’, and more.

Louis C.K. is hosting 'Saturday Night Live' on NBC./Credits: Brian Ach/WireImage
Louis C.K. is hosting ‘Saturday Night Live’ on NBC./Credits: Brian Ach/WireImage


This thriller-horror series follows the adventures (or misadventures) of Hannibal Lecter before he became Anthony Hopkins (or at least before the actor portrayed him in “The Silence of the Lambs.”) This time around, Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen plays the murdering cannibal, and he’s just as scary as Mr. Hopkins.

Friday 10 P.M., NBC

‘Saturday Night Live’

Comedian Louis C.K. will host this episode of “SNL,” so let’s hope he’ll bring some of the awkward moments from his TV show ‘Louie’ with him. English singer-songwriter Sam Smith will be performing. He’s best known for being featured on Naughty Boy’s smash hit ‘La La La’ last year.

Saturday 11.30 P.M., NBC


The public gets an honest view of Lindsay Lohan’s life after her sixth stay in rehab in this docu-series she’s filming for Oprah. In Sunday’s episode she’s visiting Jimmy Fallon to do a sketch for his show, and her sober coach doesn’t know if she’s actually staying so.

Sunday 10 P.M., OWN

‘The Good Wife’

After last weeks shocker (we won’t spoil it here for those who haven’t seen it yet), Alicia (Julianna Margulies) tries to makes sense of the tragedy that just happened. Meanwhile Diane (Christine Baranski) has to deliver the bad news to the company’s partners.

Sunday 9 P.M., CBS

‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’

Thirty-four years ago the first season of “Cosmos” impressed audiences everywhere. Now Ann Druyan, the widow of the original creator Carl Sagan, is bringing back the show with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as host. Sunday, the journey goes back to 1809.

Sunday 9 P.M., FOX


California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

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North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia:…

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Going Out

'Friends' coffeehouse Central Perk coming to NYC —…

"Friends" is coming back for a one-off special: "The One with the Free Coffee." Warner Bros. is bringing a pop-up replica of Central Perk, the…


Interview: 'As Above, So Below' directors: 5 ways…

The fraternal directors of the found footage horror "As Above, So Below" dish on the best ways to frighten the bejesus out of audiences.


Criterion's new Jacques Demy box mixes the light…

Jacques Demy, the most effervescent of French New Wave filmmakers, gets a Criterion box all to himself, with classics like "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg."


Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, rushed to New York…

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Acerbic comedian and fashion critic Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on Thursday after she reportedly…


3 things we learned in the Giants preseason…

The final score didn’t matter — a 16-13 win by the Giants — but it would’ve been nice to finally see Big Blue’s new-look offense get on track.


NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, 49ers start…

NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots start at top

U.S. Soccer

5 facts about new England captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named as the new England captain by coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday.


Jets vs. Eagles: 3 things to watch

A win on Thursday night at the Eagles would give the Jets a 3-1 record and just their second winning preseason under head coach Rex Ryan.


Trend: White hot on the 2014 Emmy's red…

White was one of the big trends on the Emmy's red carpet.


Recipe: Samuel Adams beer-marinated grilled shrimp

Summer calls for two things: a cold beer and light food. Sam Adams' Latitude 48 IPA fairly bursts with citrus notes, making it an ideal marinade…


4 healthy ingredient swaps to make your meals…

When it comes to eating well, everyone knows they could be doing better. But cooking in an apartment on a busy schedule is a recipe…


Heart trumps brain when it comes to movies…

When you need a good cry, do you reach for the movie that’s “based on a true story”? Science says you’re giving your brain far…