TV picks: Weekend, Jan. 11-13

Amy Poehler, left, and Tina Fey host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards
SPECIAL. Sure, favorites like “Homeland” and “Argo” are nominated, but we’re guessing the performance most deserving of a statue on Sunday night comes from co-host — and former “Weekend Update” co-anchors — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (both nominated for Best TV Comedy Actress to boot).
Sunday, 8 p.m., NBC

DRAMA. Cinemax continues its foray into scripted television with this drama about a deceptively sleepy town in Pennsylvania with an ex-con sheriff who is hunted by the head of a Ukrainian gang.
Series premiere, Friday, 10 p.m., Cinemax

“Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual”
REALITY. The quirky singer seems made for reality television; here the 59-year-old pop star is followed by cameras as she appears on “The Voice” and works on an autobiography.
Series premiere, Saturday, 9 p.m., WEtv

2013 Miss America Competition
SPECIAL. “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison presides over the annual celebration of big hair and bikinis.
Saturday, 9 p.m., ABC


Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio's New…

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Sprint and T-Mobile offer further price discounts

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Hundreds pay it forward at Florida Starbucks in…

The spontaneous chain of kindness continued for about 11 hours, totaling 457 transactions by the time it ended.


Weather system east of Caribbean could turn into…

An area of low pressure located east of the Caribbean Sea has a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm in the next 48 hours, U.S. forecasters…




Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall' is both…

The high school football saga "When the Game Stands Tall" fumbles around for a focus while Jim Caviezel offers the most low-key coach in history.


Girlfriend in a coma: Chloe Grace Moretz

Chloe Grace Moretz is the best cheerleader "If I Stay" could ask for. As the star of the film adaptation of the successful YA novel…

The Word

The Word: Summer lovin' for Zac Efron and…

Ah, the summer romance. So intense, so fleeting. With Labor Day fast approaching, it should come as little surprise that the incredibly surprising romance between…


Fantasy football draft guide: How to draft your…

Many are wondering if we’re entering a new age in fantasy football drafting — one where running backs take a backseat.


Jets vs. Giants: 3 Giants storylines to watch

The Giants have plenty to work on as they reach the dress rehearsal preseason game Friday night against the rival Jets.


Jets vs. Giants: 3 Jets storylines to watch

Metro looks at three Jets storylines to watch as they play the Giants Friday.


Giants expected to work Corey Washington into first-team…

The day of reckoning for the Giants' fringe players will fall upon them Friday night against the Jets.


Big weddings may lead to long-term happiness

Dreaming of a big wedding? A new study indicates that the longer your guest list, the happier you’ll be in the long run. l A…


Online dating for every generation

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Going green could be the key to getting…

If we could just pursue the things that would actually make us happy, we could help the environment too, according to a New York researcher.…


Siren: A new dating app that puts women…

Online dating can be brutal, especially for single women. Noting that many women hate wading through inappropriate messages and photos, two tech entrepreneurs decided to…