TV Watch List: Weekend, Jan. 20-22

Rob Lowe stars as suspected killer Drew Peterson in “Drew Peterson: Untouchable.”

‘Drew Peterson: Untouchable’
MOVIE. It is “literally” terrifying to watch “Parks and Recreation” star Rob Lowe play Chicago cop Drew Peterson, who is suspected of murdering his third and fourth wives (No. 4 played here by Kaley Cuoco).
Saturday, 8 p.m., Lifetime

‘Bayou Billionaires’
REALITY. When a massive natural gas deposit is discovered under their home, a simple Louisiana family adjusts to life in a much more posh tax bracket — like probably cutting down on the “gas” jokes.
Season premiere, Saturday, 9 p.m., CMT

‘An Idiot Abroad 2: The Bucket List’
REALITY. Karl Pilkington may be Ricky Gervais’ “idiot” friend, but now he also — begrudgingly — gets sent around the world to check things off of his “things to do before you die” list. To be clear, that’s Gervais’ list, not Pilkington’s.
Season premiere, 10 p.m., Science

‘Shark Tank’
REALITY. The shark bait in the Season 3 premiere includes an author looking for funds to kick-start his celebrity ghostwriting biz and an online venture that helps people plan their own funerals.
Season premiere, Friday, 8 p.m., ABC


FDNY debuts new fire simulator for blazes at…

The New York City Fire Department christened its newest, state-of-the-art, custom-built simulator at its training academy on Randall's Island Tuesday.


Bronx cop saves baby who stopped breathing

A Bronx police officer is credited with saving the life of a 2-month-old baby who stopped breathing Tuesday morning. Police Officer Johnny Castillo, 38, was…


Brewer celebrates Women's Equality Day with voter pledge

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer celebrated Women’s Equality Day Tuesday by pledging to register at least five women voters before the Oct. 10 deadline. Brewer…


NYPD looking for lewd D train rider

The NYPD is enlisting the public’s help to find a man they say performed a lewd act on the D train Saturday evening. The incident…


QUIZ: How many English words do you actually…

Are you as smart as you say you are? Are you a word nerd? Take this quick vocabulary test to find out if you're a true wordsmith. Good luck.


'Pretty Little Liars' recap: Season 5, Episode 12,…

If you've wondered whether Ali and Bethany knew each other, you got an answer tonight: Yes, and in a very tangled way. But many lingering…


Cymbals Eat Guitars Have Everything to 'LOSE'

At its most basic level, a rock band can be thought of as a family, a group of people selflessly devoted to a cause. When…


"Bachelor in Paradise" recap: Episode 4, 'Week Four'

Some things are hard to watch in a “Human Centipede” sort of way. Other things in an “American History X” sort of way. Does “Bachelor…


When are 2014 college football playoffs? (Schedule, date,…

When and where are 2014 college football playoffs? A look at the schedule, date, TV, time for the semi-finals at championship game.


Dimitri Patterson suspended only for rest of preseason…

Dimitri Patterson ended up getting just a slap on the wrist.


Eugenie Bouchard excited for 'rowdy' fans at US…

Eugenie Bouchard is sure to endear herself to New York's tennis faithful as she tries to win her first grand slam title across the next two weeks.


MLB Power Rankings: Angels and A's still at…

MLB Power Rankings: Angels and A's still at top, Nationals climb


Who is having the most orgasms?

  Single lesbians report having orgasms more often than heterosexual women but both gay and straight men still come out on top of the climax…


Jonathan Adler shares his tips for a great…

Jonathan Adler took a break from boogie boarding at his beach house to tell us how to keep that Labor Day party festive.


Most popular Labor Day weekend destinations released its Top 20 destinations for the end of summer, including Labor Day weekend. If you’re heading to any of these spots, expect a…


Working your way to type 2 diabetes: Job…

When it comes to type 2 diabetes, a stressful job can be as risky for your health as a bad diet and no exercise. A…