What's On This Weekend: January 7-9

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This weekend's pick: Saturday Night Live (11:30pm, NBC)

There's not a lot going on over the weekend to get excited about. Even Sunday nights, which have a full slate like Monday through Thursday, don't have the kinds of shows that personally interest me. So this weekend, I'm going with SNL, because the last time Jim Carrey hosted (way back in 1996) was one of those great classic episodes. I'm hoping Carrey will bring his older zany self to the show and take it over, like the best hosts always do. Anyway, here's one of my favourite sketches from that 1996 show:

Friday, January 7

8:00 PM

CBS / CTV Medium
ABC / CITY Supernanny
DISNEY The Suite Life on Deck

8:30 PM

CARTOON Star Wars: Clone Wars
DISNEY Wizards of Waverly Place

9:00 PM

CBS / CTV CSI: New York
NBC Dateline NBC
ABC What Would You Do?
BBCA Law & Order: UK
TLC Say Yes to the Dress (Season Premiere)

9:00 PM

TLC Say Yes to the Dress

10:00 PM

ABC 20/20
SYFY Merlin
TLC Four Weddings
E! The Soup

Saturday, January 8

8:00 PM

FOX Change of Plans (Original Movie)
NBC / CTV AFC Wild Card Game: Jets @ Colts

9:00 PM

BBCA Primeval
HALLMARK Perfectly Prudence (Original Movie)
PBS Austin City Limits

10:00 PM

CBS 48 Hours Mystery
BBCA The Graham Norton Show (Cher, Dawn French, The Script)

11:30 PM

NBC Saturday Night Live (Jim Carrey, The Black Keys)

Sunday, January 9

7:00 PM

CBS 60 Minutes
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos
FOX Dateline NBC

8:00 PM

CBS / CTV CSI: Miami
ABC / CITY Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
FOX / GLOBAL The Simpsons
TLC Sarah Palin's Alaska (Special Time)
VH1 Basketball Wives

8:30 PM

FOX / GLOBAL Bob's Burgers (Series Premiere)

9:00 PM

NBC / CITY The Cape (2-hr Series Premiere)
FOX / GLOBAL Family Guy
ABC / CTV Desperate Housewives
CBS Undercover Boss
SHOWTIME Californication (Season Premiere)
TLC Sarah Palin's Alaska (Season Finale)
CBC Doc Zone: Crazed Cat

9:30 PM

FOX / GLOBAL The Cleveland Show
SHOWTIME Episodes (Series Premiere)

10:00 PM

ABC Brothers & Sisters (10:01)
SHOWTIME Shameless (Series Premiere)
FOOD Iron Chef America
BRAVO The Real Housewives of Atlanta

11:45 PM

ADULT SWIM Robot Chicken (Season Premiere)

Paul Little is the founder and Managing Editor of ShowbizMonkeys.com. When not interviewing his favourite musicians and comedians, he can also be found putting on and promoting music and comedy events with The Purple Room in Winnipeg, or co-producing the live comedy game shows Pants on Fire and The Great Patio Showdown. (@comedygeek)

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