TV Watch List: Weekend, Feb. 24-26

Seth Rogen hosts the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards.

The 2012 Independent Spirit Awards
SPECIAL. Call the 2012 edition of this celebration of indie film the Oscars preshow — top nominees “The Artist” and “The Descendents” are likely to take home statues at Saturday’s Seth Rogen-hosted fete and at the big show on Sunday.
Saturday, 10 p.m., IFC

‘Witchslayer Gretl’
MOVIE. In this update on the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale, Shannen Doherty plays a witch. That’s witch with a “w.”
Saturday, 9 p.m., Syfy

‘The Walking Dead’
DRAMA. At this point, would it be more satisfying to see Shane shot, or turned into a zombie? Or, shot and left as zombie bait, a la the fate he handed to Otis? Discuss, because we’re getting close to the season’s end.
Sunday, 9 p.m., AMC

‘The Celebrity Apprentice’
REALITY. The teams head to the Garden State to see who can put on the best show at Medieval Times, which just made us think of the movie “Garden State,” which really makes us wonder what Zach Braff’s up to lately.
Sunday, 9 p.m., NBC


MTA announces service changes for Sunday

The MTA has announced service changes ahead of Sunday's People's Climate March, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Riders using…


NYPD launches Twitter account for L train

The NYPD recently launched a Twitter handle dedicated to the L train and its riders. According to @NYPDLtrain, officers went underground Thursday morning to hand…


Bushwick community space offers activists a place to…

A new Bushwick community space offers community activists to meet, create, learn and throw back a few cold ones. MayDay, located 214 Starr Street in Bushwick,…


Activists gearing up for Sunday's "historic" People's Climate…

If all goes according to plan, more than 100,000 people will gather near Central Park West on Sunday morning and march through midtown to raise…


Review: Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem' is better…

Terry Gilliam's latest, "The Zero Theorem," concerns a reclusive malcontent (Christoph Waltz) struggling with the search for the meaning of life.


Esperanza Spalding and a being called Emily get…

Esperanza Spalding is about to spiral off in a brand new direction that may or may include an alter ego named Emily.


Review: Bickering family dramedy 'This is Where I…

A talented cast sits Shiva in the bickering family dramedy "This is Where I Leave You," although it's more sap than yuks.


Review: Desert-walking movie 'Tracks' would be better as…

Mia Wasikowska walks 1700 miles across Australia's deserts in "Tracks," in a story that defies triumph-of-the-spirit cliches but gets some of them anyway.


J.J. Watt poses unique challenges to struggling Giants…

Watt, arguably the best defensive player in the league, is the leader of a surprising Texans (2-0) team that has already matched last season’s win total.


Eric Decker 'unlikely to play' against Bears: Source

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker's status for Monday night’s game against the Bears is in doubt after he missed practice again Wednesday.


Preston Parker, not Odell Beckham, will replace Jerrel…

Tom Coughlin noted the next man up will be unheralded veteran Preston Parker.


NFL Week 3 full schedule (kickoff time, TV)

NFL Week 3 full schedule (kickoff time, TV)


A sneaky way to serve kids fruits and…

"My First Juices and Smoothies" gives smoothie recipes for kids.


3 things we love from Day 1 of…

The highlights from Day 1 of Milan Fashion Week.


Why don't more couples use condoms?

  Call it the “condom moment.” That’s the name the authors of a new study have given to the pivotal conversation every couple should be…


Need an idea for a first date? Here's…

Picture your idea of a nice first date. Is it dinner and a movie? A visit to an interesting museum exhibit? Instead, an expert on…