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Weekend Preview: Danny McBride And Walton Goggins Wreak Havoc On ‘Vice Principals’

Vice Principals (HBO, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — If you knew nothing else about this new comedy series from HBO, the names attached to it are reason enough to watch. Eastbound & Down star Danny McBride, Justified‘s Walton Goggins and Bill Murray, the man worshiped by pretty much all of the internet, are on board for this new show that follows a three-way power struggle between rival school administrators. McBride has gotten pretty good at playing the white, whiny man-child on TV, and it looks like Goggins steps into that role easily as well, which means plenty of laughs for us.

Power (Starz, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — After last season’s mind-blowing cliffhanger, Starz’s most-watched series is moving to Sunday nights for season three and the season premiere is going to be all kinds of crazy.

Ballers (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Season two of Ballers begins with Spencer reluctantly agreeing to appear on Jay Glazer’s talk show before clashing with an old enemy on the air. The televised brawl results in some bad publicity for the company and ruins Spencer’s reputation. Meanwhile, Ricky’s hit with bad news before his 30th birthday party and Charles finds himself in the spotlight again.

Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (ABC, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — In case you need a little more Daisy Ridley and BB-8 in your life, ABC’s offering an hour’s worth of behind-the-scenes footage, interviews and clips from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Let’s be real, you had nothing better to do anyway.

Killjoys (Syfy, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — The Killjoys embark on a rescue mission to the Badlands, but things go terribly wrong when they cross paths with an unexpected enemy in an abandoned mine.

Dark Matter (Syfy, Friday 10:00 p.m.) — The crew’s stuck hiding out in an empty space to avoid detection by the GA, but when the neutral link triggers a dangerous glitch, everyone begins turning on each other.

Angel From Hell (CBS, Saturday 8:00/8:30 p.m.) — Allison isn’t looking forward to Thanksgiving after reflecting on last year’s celebrations brings back painful memories of her mother’s death. Amy hopes to cheer her up by planning a “Funsgiving” complete with games and lots of nontraditional food. Later, Allison helps Amy find a job when Allison can’t pay her rent.

Nitro Circus World Games: From Salt Lake City (NBC, Saturday 8:00 p.m.) — If you’re into extreme sports, this might interest you. The world’s top action athletes are gathering in Salt Lake City to compete in the first Nitro Circus World Games. Though it sounds like something a five-year-old would make up, this is a legit competition with athletes taking part in events like FMX, BMX, skate, inline and something called scooter.

Hell on Wheels (AMC, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) — The race to finish the railroad is on and, with only a few inches left to go, everyone begins contemplating what the future holds at the end of the line.

The American West (AMC, Saturday 10:00 p.m.) — Jesse James reemerges from years of hiding; Wyatt Earp questions his abilities as a lawman; and Billy the Kid avenges the death of a close friend.

Celebrity Family Feud (ABC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — A couple of professional boxers square off as Joely Fisher takes on Tony Hawk.

Big Brother (CBS, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Someone’s getting the boot tonight.

Preacher (AMC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Tulip goes to extreme lengths to save a friend while Jesse faces off against Quincannon and the Meat Men in a gun-slinging battle to save his church.

Ray Donovan (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Mickey tries to get back in with the family as Ray looks for a way to get the Russian mob off his back and Lena and an ex-girlfriend take Abby out on the town to help her confront fears over a recent health diagnosis.

The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Tony Hale takes on Justin Long and Scandal‘s Bellamy Young faces off against “Weird Al” Yankovic.

The Last Ship (TNT, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Chandler prepares to enact the final part of his plan while Michener worries about the fate of his presidency.

The Night Of (HBO, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Naz gets some much-needed legal advice from his attorney as Detective Dennis Box continues his murder investigation.

Match Game (ABC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Cheryl Hines; Leslie Jones; Josh Charles; Leah Remini; Ike Barinholtz; and Jack McBrayer are the celebrity panelists tonight.

Ride With Norman Reedus (AMC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Season one ends with Reedus traveling with Peter Fonda from Naples to Key West, Florida.

Roadies (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — While Bill and Shelli look for the band’s missing bassist, the rest of the crew complete some strange tasks in order to break a mythical rock and roll cures they believe themselves to be victims of.

The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Land, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Jim flies out to L.A. after a movie star shows an interest in him.

 

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