TV picks: Thursday, April 26

Tina Fey stars as Liz Lemon — live! — on "30 Rock."

“30 Rock”
COMEDY. Live, from New York, it’s “30 Rock”! The sitcom from “Saturday Night Live” vet Tina Fey takes a cue from her late-night days and once again broadcasts live (the comedy also went live in 2010 during Season 5). Ironically, tonight’s plot finds Kabletown ordering “The Girlie Show” to start pre-taping episodes.
8:30 p.m., NBC

“The Conversation with Amanda De Cadenet”
TALK. British television personality Amanda De Cadenet invites her famous friends — in the premiere episode, Jane Fonda, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Silverman and Zoe Saldana — for frank discussions on issues affecting women that go way beyond “who are you wearing.”
Series premiere, 11 p.m., Lifetime

“Don’t Be Tardy for the Wedding”
REALITY. The lead up to the wedding of “Real Housewife” Kim Zolciak and football player Kroy Biermann is chronicled in this new special, which could surely double as an episode of “Bridezillas.”
Series premiere, 9 p.m., Bravo

“The Mentalist”
DRAMA. Jane’s latest case is a drag — literally — when a charred body is discovered outside of a club where drag queens perform.
10 p.m., CBS



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Police seek man accidentally released a year early…

Cops are keeping an eye out for a Bronx man who was reportedly let out of Rikers Island a year before his released date.

National

Pioneers for domestic violence push on

Reporter was commissioned to write this in-depth article. Two decades have passed since the O.J. Simpson trial captivated the country. But in the 20 years…

Local

Newest java joint in bastion of hipness is…

Little may represent the change the neighborhood is undergoing right now like the arrival of the first Starbucks. The chain which is ubiquitous in Manhattan, opened a Williamsburg store at…

National

Black and white are the new orange at…

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Music

Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks more accessible than Animal…

Believe it or not, Avey Tare — the man in the mustachioed mask pictured here in the pool of blood — may have made the poppiest music of his career.

Entertainment

‘The Leftovers’ recap: Season 1, Episode 4, ‘B.J.…

Last week’s episode of “The Leftovers” was apparently a fluke, because this week’s episode returns to focusing on the Garveys and it is so boring.…

Movies

Interview: Luc Besson says 'Lucy' is very different…

Filmmaker Luc Besson talks about his new film "Lucy," how it's different than "Limitless" and his crazy first conversation with Egyptian actor Amr Waked.

Music

Weezer releases first new song since 2010

Weezer releases "Back to the Shack," their first new song in almost six years.

NFL

'Vicktory dogs' travel road to rehabilitation seven years…

Of the dozens of dogs groomed by Bad Newz Kennels, 48 were rescued and 22 of the pit bull terriers have emerged at Best Friends Animal Society.

MLB

Yankees looking at trade for Cliff Lee, according…

Yankees looking at trade for Cliff Lee, according to report

NFL

Giants lineman Chris Snee to retire: Reports

The Giants report to training camp on Tuesday, but Chris Snee may not be there when they do.

NBA

Carmelo Anthony talks about his charity work in…

As he is used to doing every year, NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony is going to visit Puerto Rico to do work for his foundation.

Tech

RocketSkates let users roll with a motor

Los Angeles company Acton has raised funds on Kickstarter to roll out a nifty alternative – motor-powered "RocketSkates."

Tech

Knicks star Carmelo Anthony becomes a tech entrepreneur

He's been an All-Star, an Olympian, and a celebrity spokesperson. Now NBA player Carmelo Anthony is adding the position "tech entrepreneur" to his resume. Along…

Tech

Ulises 1 is the world's first singing satellite

A group of artists and engineers in Mexico have unveiled Ulises 1, the world's first opera-singing satellite.

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