TV picks: Weekend, April 13-15

It’s still women and children first after the ship hits an iceberg on “Titanic.”

MINISERIES. “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes penned this four-part miniseries documenting the experiences of disparate passengers aboard the RMS Titanic, whose fates collide when the “unsinkable” ocean liner goes down. Parts one through three air Saturday night; the miniseries concludes Sunday at 9 p.m., on the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking.
Miniseries premiere, Saturday, 8 p.m., ABC

“NYC 22″
DRAMA. A field training officer nicknamed Yoda instructs six rookie cops (including stars Leelee Sobieski and Adam Goldberg) on their first days patrolling upper Manhattan’s 22nd precinct in this new cop drama that’s not afraid to show a little grit.
Series premiere, Sunday, 10 p.m., CBS

“Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids”
REALITY. The only thing more terrifying than a bridezilla is the dress she forces her bridesmaids to wear. And yes — the personalities are as outlandish as some of the gowns in this spinoff series’ second season.
Season premiere, Friday, 9 p.m., TLC


Pennsylvania police shooter manhunt near home of suspect's…

A police manhunt intensified on Friday for the gunman who killed an officer and wounded another in an ambush at a Pennsylvania police barracks a week ago.


MAP: New York City street closures, September 19,…

The Department of Transportation and NYPD said there may be residual delays near all of the street closures on September 19, 20 and 21. There will be many streets and…


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…


Kevin Smith makes peace with the Internet

I was thinking about Ain't It Cool News and Harry Knowles last night, wondering if anyone from Ain't It Cool had reviewed my new movie…


Art imitates life in 'Swim Little Fish Swim'

There's a certain comfort to be taken in finding that young artists are still moving to New York and trying to make it — and…


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.


Oday Aboushi ready for increased role, and to…

Oday Aboushi might feel comfortable enough to engage in some trash talk the next time he is on the field.


Giants vs. Texans: 3 things to watch

The Giants host the surprising Texans (2-0) in what may already be a must-win game for Big Blue.


Eric Decker misses practice again, could miss Monday

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker missed practice Thursday as he continues to rehab a hamstring injury suffered last Sunday.


Derek Jeter still focused on baseball as final…

Derek Jeter has effectively hid his emotions for 20 years in the Bronx.


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…