What to Watch This Weekend: Louis C.K. on SNL, Walking Dead Finale, Kids' Choice and More

Saturday Night LiveOn TV this this weekend: Louis C.K. returns to Studio 8H, the Kids’ Choice Awards promise a really good slime time, Call the Midwife births a new season, Tyrion Lannister hangs out with Family Guy and The Walking Dead takes a break. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 15 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm Kids’ Choice Awards 2014 (Nickelodeon) | It’s slime time again! This year’s lighthearted, kid-centric, 90-minute ceremony will be attended by the likes of The Big Bang Theory‘s Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Andy Samberg and Veronica Mars‘ Kristen Bell.

9 pm Da Vinci’s Demons (Starz) | Leonardo uses his genius to restore order to Florence, while Pope Sixtus unites powers against them.

9 pm Ripper Street (BBC America) | Reid enlists the help of a Jewish mathematician to find out why Whitechapel’s churches and synagogues are being desecrated.

9 pm When Calls the Heart (Hallmark) | Season finale: Abigail begins to look toward the future with Bill Avery; Jack and Elizabeth take an important step in their relationship. (Not yet renewed.)

11:30 pm Saturday Night Live (NBC) | Louis C.K. (Louie) hosts, with musical guest Sam Smith.

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8 pm Call the Midwife (PBS) | Season 3 premiere: The nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House move to their new premises; Chummy decides she wants to return to midwifery.

8:30 pm Family Guy (Fox) | Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) guest-voices an advertising executive who approaches new smoker Peter to be the face of an anti-cigs campaign – provided that he doesn’t quit puffing. Cary Elwes (Psych) and Marlee Matlin (Switched at Birth) also lend their voices.

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9 pm Mr. Selfridge (PBS) | Two-hour Season 2 premiere: Everyone’s back! Rose, Anges and Lord Loxley all return around the time of the store’s fifth anniversary.

9 pm The Walking Dead (AMC) | Season finale: As multiple paths collide, Rick comes face-to-face with sheer brutality. (Already renewed.) Note: The season finale of Talking Dead follows at 10 pm.

9 pm Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) | General Hospital alum/’80s pop star Rick Springfield guest-stars as a rocker who needs legal help after his irresponsible behavior (stalking Jesse’s girl, perhaps?) puts his next big tour at risk.

9 pm Shameless (Showtime) | In the season’s penultimate episode, Fiona is thrown in a correctional facility, and Amanda’s parents bribe Lip.

9 pm Cosmos (Fox) | Neil visits the event horizon of a black hole; Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart lends his voice to the episode.

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10 pm Crisis (NBC) | The White House Chief of Staff (played by Michael Bunin, My Boys) is the next parent sent on a mission; at the mansion, the mastermind teaches a lesson to a hostage that tries to escape.

10 pm Revenge (ABC) | Newly single Emily unravels a mystery from the past; Pascal tries to get closer to Victoria.

10 pm House of Lies (Showtime) | In the season’s penultimate episode, Marty and Jeannie deal with the aftermath of a tragic event.

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from the weekend’s lineup!




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  1. Joey Padron says:

    Satuday: SNL. Sunday: The Simpsons, Family Guy, Walking Dead, Talking Dead, and Comic Book Men.

  2. Tran 2.0 says:

    Saturday: SNL with Louis C.K. and Kids Choice Awards on Nickelodeon hosted by Mark Wahlberg (Transformers: Age Of Extinction). Sunday: Believe, Crisis & Total Divas.

  3. Leigh says:

    Cosmos…Make it So!

  4. Brandy says:

    Once Upon a Time,Drop Dead Diva

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Once Upon a Time, Drop Dead Diva, Believe, Cosmos, and Revenge.

  6. Huba Buba says:

    Call the Midwife (PBS) all the way!!

  7. If it’s a new tragic event… Clyde overdose?

  8. Anna says:

    The Walking Dead, of course.

  9. Alex L. says:

    The good wife!

  10. Tessa says:

    Once Upon A Time

  11. LAwoman says:

    SNL, Simpsons, Family Guy, Walking Dead, Talking Dead

  12. azu says:

    Walking dead!!!!!!

  13. Patti says:

    Believe on sunday at 9pm nbc

  14. Georgia says:

    Fabulous night of TV! Grateful for my DirecTV Geneie so i can record 10 great shows as I watch some live: : Those Who Kill now moved to Lifetime Move Channel,, Drop Dead Diva, Call the Midwife, Masterpiece: Mr. Selfridge, Good Wife Believe, Resurrection, Revenge, Crisis and Mentalist.

  15. Jason says:

    The Good Wife and Drop Dead Diva

  16. Anna keck says:

    Revenge @10PM Emily is back on track on her mission to end and destroy the grayson family …..including Charlotte