TV Watch List: Weekend, April 15-17

From left, Karen Gravano, Drita D’Avanzo, Carla Facciolo and Renee Graziano are the “Mob Wives.”

‘Mob Wives’
REALITY. Four Staten Island ladies hope to show the world that the mob wife lifestyle isn’t all Carmela Soprano-style luxury as cameras follow their attempts to step out of the shady shadows of the mafia-tied men in their lives.
Series premiere, Sunday, 8 p.m., VH1

‘Friday Night Lights’
DRAMA. For DirecTV-less fans of East Dillon football (or those not savvy or unscrupulous enough to find leaked episodes online), the fifth and final season of television’s best family drama kicks off Friday.
Season premiere, Friday, 8 p.m., NBC

‘Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe’
MOVIE. “Burn Notice” scene-stealer Bruce Campbell, aka Sam Axe, basks in
the spotlight in this prequel (written by series creator Matt Nix and
directed by its leading man, Jeffrey Donovan) that explains how the
former Navy SEAL commander got caught up in a career-ending mission in
Colombia.
Premiere, Sunday, 9 p.m., USA



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