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.

Aquarius (NBC, Saturday 9:00/10:00 p.m.) — Manson recruits Bobby, Mary, and Sadie to get money from Gary Hinman. Elsewhere, Hodiak goes rogue and ends up face to face with a serial killer. Later, in the season two finale, a newly “retired” Hodiak hunts down the killer that’s been baiting him while Manson sends Tex, Sadie, Emma and Patty on a mission that ends with them being implicated in one of the country’s most notorious crimes.

Celebrity Family Feud (ABC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — The Season 2 finale features Garrett Morris and family vs. Alfonso Ribeiro, family and friends, including Rick Schroder; and Todd Chrisley and family vs. Sara Evans and family.

Lip Sync Battle (Spike, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — The show goes live tonight with an All-Star showdown that includes John Legend, Terry Crews, and Olivia Munn.

Big Brother (CBS, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Nominations for eviction are revealed.

Sunday Night Football: Patriots at Cardinals (NBC, Sunday 8:20 p.m.) — New England takes on Arizona. The Pats led the AFC in scoring, while the Cardinals finished first in total offense and second in points scored. Arizona won the last meeting in 2012.

BrainDead (CBS, Sunday 9:00/10:00 p.m.) — Laurel questions whether she really belongs in D.C. after recruiting Luke’s help after discovering that a senate bill is not what it appears. Later, in the season finale, Laurel figures out a way to drive the bugs out of people’s brains and tests it on her dad.

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Nick uses his newfound skills to tackle a new role at the colonia while Alicia and Madison try to unite two warring factions.

Ray Donovan (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — When the FBI nabs Ray after he tries to save Avi and square his debt with the mob, he sends Mickey to Vegas to place a hefty bet on the boxing bout between Hector and Whittaker.

The 2017 Miss America Competition (ABC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Chris Harrison and Sage Steele host the legendary pageant, which celebrates its 96th year, in Atlantic City at Boardwalk Hall. Judges include Mark Cuban, Gabby Douglas, Sara Foster, Laura Marano, Cole Swindell, and Sharlene Wells Hawkes.

The Last Ship (TNT, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — The battle for America begins and Chandler faces a life-altering test.

Ballers (HBO Sunday, 10:00 p.m.) — Spencer spends the day of his draft party trying to keep a lid on the firm’s private affairs, while Charles and Ricky have a major disagreement and Travis ponders his future.

The Strain (FX, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — The Occido Lumen is stolen and Setrakian and Fet search for it, and Quinlan’s true reason for vengeance finally comes to light.

Vice Principals (HBO, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — Gamby investigates how serious Amanda’s relationship with Bill is while he and Russell continue with their plan.


Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Eddie Murphy, Gaten Matarazzo, Schoolboy Q featuring E-40

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: James Spader, Mandy Moore, Jack White, Stewart Lindsey

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Tituss Burgess, Jeff Ross, Adam Richman

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Michelle Obama, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Corbin Maxey, Nate Morton