TV picks: Weekend, April 27-29

Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd crew are on a mission to save the pilot whales of the Faroe Islands in "Whale Wars."

“Whale Wars: Viking Shores”
REALITY. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society turns their attention — and their eco-crusading ships — to the Faroe Islands, a Danish territory that is home to a brutal fishing tradition known as “The Grind,” an event in which residents herd pilot whales to shallow shores to be killed for meat.
Series premiere, Friday, 8 p.m., Animal Planet

“The Good Wife”
DRAMA. Michael J. Fox and Martha Plimpton return as Louis Canning and Patti Nyholm, who team up to take down the firm. Meanwhile, Alicia and Peter face a crisis of their own. And Kalinda? Well, we’ll find out at least a little more about the secretive investigator before episode’s end.
Season finale, Sunday, 9 p.m., CBS

“With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story”
DOCUMENTARY. Stan Lee, creator of superheroes including Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four is 90-years-old. His own awesome powers of longevity aren’t necessarily revealed, but the adoration he invokes from such celebrity admirers as Tobey Maguire and Kevin Smith certainly is.
Friday, 8 p.m., Epix

“TV Land Awards”
SPECIAL. Kelly Ripa hosts the 10th edition of this celebration of classic television. This year’s ceremony includes cast reunions of “Laverne & Shirley” and “One Day at a Time”; honorees include “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” and “In Living Color.”
Sunday, 9 p.m., TV Land


New statue of Penn State's Paterno set for…

By David DeKokHARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Fundraising for a new statue depicting Joe Paterno "as the man he was and not Joe the football coach"…


On newly released tape, 'Squeaky' Fromme says was…

Manson Family member Squeaky Fromme told a mental health examiner in newly released interview the "X" she carved in her forehead was meant to separate her from "the system."


New York-based Century 21 store coming to The…

The former Strawbridge & Clothier building will once again host a department store. City officials on Thursday announced New York-based Century 21 Department Stores will…


Electric Zoo tickets on sale Tuesday as festival…

Electric Zoo tickets go on sale Tuesday. The festival announced plans to amp up security after two attendees died last year from apparent drug overdoses.


Tribeca: 'Goodbye to All That' star Paul Schneider…

Paul Schneider talks about his new film "Goodbye to All That," not acting too much and how he'd rather indulge in simple pleasures than play the scene.

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Taylor Swift battles paparazzi daily at Tribeca penthouse

We're entranced by these photos of poor Taylor Swift leaving her Tribeca apartment.


Tribeca: Nikki Reed on going funny for a…

"Intramural" star Nikki Reed talks about being the straight person in a broad comedy, spending time in Austin and how "Thirteen" was a "miracle."


Interview: 'The Quiet Ones' star Sam Claflin on…

"Hunger Games" co-star Sam Claflin talks about his new horror film "The Quiet Ones," plus how technology connects him with fans.


The return of Cole Hamels brings optimism

Cole Hamels’ quality start Wednesday was a nice change of pace from his recent season debuts.


Tony Gwynn Jr. a nice surprise for Phillies

Tony Gwynn Jr. has been a plus in every way for the Phillies.


2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April 24…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated, new April 24 version


5 infamous pitcher ejections for cheating

Never fear Yankees fans, Michael Pineda is far from the first MLB pitcher to be thrown out of a game for cheating.


Hai Street Kitchen opening in Rittenhouse May 22

Japanese cuisine will get a Chipotle-style twist at Hai Street Kitchen & Co., a new casual, quick-food restaurant opening near Rittenhouse Square on May 22.…


New study: Inside the wage gap between boys…

According to a new study, there's a wage gap between boys and girls, with boys earning more allowance for less chores.


From Apple TV to Fire TV, big changes…

Apple is set to launch a new generation of it's Apple TV, which grossed over $1 billion in 2013. But competition from Amazon and Google looms.


Katy Perry releases a new Claire’s collection

Katy Perry expands her empire by releasing an accessories collection at Claire's.