TV Watch List: Weekend, March 9-11

Dominick Cruz, left, and Urijah Faber face off — as coaches — on "The Ultimate Fighter: LIVE."

‘The Ultimate Fighter: LIVE’
REALITY. Ultimate Fighting makes for the ultimate reality series when at any moment one of the contestants could put one of the other guys into the hospital. Thirty-two fighters compete for 16 spots in this contest for a UFC contract. The bad blood even extends to the coaches this season, as mentors Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber are top fighters with a feud that’s been brewing for years.
Season premiere, Friday, 9 p.m., FX

‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’
ANIMATED. In the mind of many “Star Wars” fans, “Episode I — The Phantom Menace” was tolerable thanks only to the introduction of big bad Sith apprentice Darth Maul. And then he got sliced in two. But thanks to some supernatural awesomeness, the double-bladed lightsaber-wielding warrior returns to the “Star Wars” realm scarier than ever in the animated series’ epic four-part season finale, kicking off Friday.
Friday, 8 p.m., Cartoon Network

‘Bob’s Burgers’
COMEDY. The kids set out to find treasure at a taffy factory. The fatal flaw in that plan: the factory is about to be demolished.
Season premiere, Sunday, 8:30 p.m., Fox

‘Shahs of Sunset’
REALITY. Persian Americans in Los Angeles flaunt their wealth and gaudy taste in, well, everything, in the latest “look at how rich I am” reality show.
Series premiere, Sunday, 10 p.m., Bravo



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National

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National

Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

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Movies

Review: Brett Ratner's big 'Hercules' movie is small…

The latest "Hercules," starring Dwayne Johnson as the half-god beefcake of Greek myth, strips its hero and tale of most of its fantastical elements.

Arts

Scientists recreate world's smallest Monet copy

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Television

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Going Out

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U.S. Soccer

Orlando City takes shot at NYCFC over Frank…

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NBA

Jeremy Lin says 'Linsanity' is over as he…

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NFL

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U.S. Soccer

NYCFC announce signing of Frank Lampard

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Tech

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Tech

Weather app Climendo might be the most accurate…

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Tech

Napkin Table puts focus off the phone and…

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Style

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Essie launches high-tech kiosks at major airports and malls across the country.