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Weekend Preview: ‘Son Of Zorn’ And ‘Masters Of Sex’ Premiere

Son of Zorn (Fox, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — One of the weirdest, but most promising comedies to come from Fox this Fall premieres Sunday night. In this hybrid live-action/animated comedy, Jason Sudeikis voices the character Zorn, a cartoon Barbarian dad who travels from his fantasy homeland to the suburbs of California to reconnect with his human son.

Masters of Sex (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Season four kicks off with Masters and Johnson searching for purpose after their fallout and trying to find work to help distract them from the fallout of their personal lives.

Stand Up to Cancer (Bravo, HBO, Comedy, VH1, TBS, E!, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — The annual fundraiser for cancer research is happening on pretty much every TV channel and includes an all-star lineup. Look out for big names like co-organizer Katie Couric, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad, Viola Davis, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Matt Bomer, and… that younger Franco brother.

10th Annual ACM Honors (CBS, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — If you’re not into kicking cancer’s ass, you can listen to some country stars croon out their respective hits and give out acceptance speeches in this special event hosted by Lady Antebellum recognizing special honorees and off-camera-category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards.

Roots of Fight Presents… Ali: Birth of the Greatest (Spike, Friday immediately following Premier Boxing Champions) — Sugar Ray Leonard, LL Cool J, Mike Tyson, and many more share their thoughts on Muhammad Ali’s impact on the world. Check out the preview for Birth of the Greatest below…

College Football: BYU at Utah (Fox, Saturday 7:30 p.m.) — BYU heads to Utah to take on the Utes and their strong defense. Utah beat the Cougars at last year’s Las Vegas Bowl, so a bit of revenge is in order.

College Football: Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee (ABC, Saturday 8:00 p.m.) — Virginia Tech takes on Tennessee at Bristol. These teams last met in 2009, with Tennessee holding a 5-3 series advantage.

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