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This weekend on TV: The Tonys will be a really big Broadway show!

First Published      Last Updated Jun 09 2017 11:18 am

For those of us who enjoy live theater but can't make the trek to New York City every year, the Tony Awards (Sunday, 7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) offer us a glimpse inside Broadway.

This year's show will feature performances by the casts of Tony-nominated shows "Bandstand," "Come From Away," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Falsettos," "Groundhog Day The Musical," "Hello, Dolly!," "Miss Saigon," "Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812" and "War Paint."


There will also be performances by Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and the Radio City Rockettes.

Kevin Spacey is hosting, and the list of stars scheduled to appear includes Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Orlando Bloom, Rachel Bloom, Glenn Close, Stephen Colbert, Brian d'Arcy James, Cynthia Erivo, Tina Fey, Sally Field, Sutton Foster, Josh Gad, Whoopi Goldberg, Josh Groban, Jonathan Groff, Mark Hamill, Taraji P. Henson, Chris Jackson, Allison Janney, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key, Nick Kroll, John Legend, John Lithgow, Bette Midler, Patina Miller, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Mulaney, David Oyelowo, Chaz Palminteri, Sarah Paulson, Ben Platt, Lea Salonga, Tom Sturridge, Tommy Tune and Olivia Wilde.

We'll be seeing the Tonys on a one-hour tape-delay in this time zone, so if you want to be surprised by who wins, stay off social media.

• And on Friday (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4), the 2017 NBA Finals could come to an end. Golden State leads Cleveland three games to none in the best-of-seven series.

If the Warriors win, they'll finish the 2017 postseason an unprecedented 16-0.

• Also on Friday, the fifth season of "Orange Is the New Black" starts streaming on Netflix. The 13 episodes all take place over three days during a prison riot.

Friday on TV …

• "The Originals" (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): The Hollow puts Kol at odds with his siblings;.

• "Reign" (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Mary struggles with childbirth; Elizabeth discovers that someone in her inner circle betrayed her.

• "Stuck In the Middle" (9 p.m., Disney Channel): Harley and Suzy volunteer at a retirement community.

• "Andi Mack" (9:30 p.m., Disney Channel): Andi and Bex struggle to get comfortable in their new apartment; Cyrus thinks Iris has dumped him.

Saturday on TV …

• "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" (7 and 7:30 p.m., OWN); The ladies share a big secret. (Season premiere)

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