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This weekend on Utah TV: The Munsters return — briefly

Published October 26, 2012 1:14 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Mockingbird Lane (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5) is producer Bryan Fuller's ("Pushing Daisies") much-anticipated update of "The Munsters." But keep your enthusiasm in check.

Fuller produced this hour as a pilot for a possible series. NBC execs weren't happy with it, and decided not to order it as a series.

However, the "Mockingbird Lane" pilot cost a reported $10 million, so NBC is airing it as a Halloween special to try to make back some of those costs.

Friday on TV ...

College basketball (7 p.m., BYUtv): Southeastern Oklahoma at BYU in an exhibition game

CSI: NY (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Mack reopens a 20-year-old case.

All Access Nashville with Katie Couric (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Couric interviews country music stars Taylor Swift, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride and Jason Aldean.

Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A series of child kidnappings bears a striking resemblance to a legend.

Fringe (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The team runs into Phillip Broyles.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Henry accompanies Jamie on a ride-along.

Jungle Gold (11 p.m., Discovery): A pair of Utahns take on great risks to mine gold in West Africa.

Saturday on TV ...

Women's college soccer (1 p.m., BYUtv): St. Mary's at BYU

College football: BYU at Georgia Tech (1 p.m., ROOT Sports); Cal at Utah (7:45 p.m., Pac-12 Network)

World Series (6 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Game 3 - San Francisco Giants at Detroit Tigers

MLS (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Vancouver Whitecaps at Real Salt Lake

The New Normal (10 p.m., Ch. 30): David and Bryan look for godparents for their baby.

Bedlam (10 p.m., BBC America): Ellie divulges a shocking secret.

Sunday on TV ...

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs (2 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos (6:20 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

World Series (6 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Game 4 - Detroit Tigers at San Francisco Giants

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A North Carolina town battling to come back from the recession; stolen historical American documents; the popular owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who's an immigrant from Pakistan.

The Amazing Race (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The heat of Bangladesh puts everyone on edge.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Regina tries to stop using magic in an effort to win back Henry's trust.

Call the Midwife (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Frank is diagnosed with cancer.

The Walking Dead (7, 8 and 10 p.m., AMC): Andrea and Michonne find a different group of survivors.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The firm's big client - drug dealer Lemond Bishop - looks to be in trouble when his accountant is arrested.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): People from the past show up in the Hamptons.

Masterpiece Classic (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): The rift between Sir Hallam and Lady Agnes grows wider - and leads to a terrible decision.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): In this flashback episode, we see the first time Jane met the CBI team.

666 Park Avenue (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The spirit from the suitcase goes after Jane.

Mythbusters (9 p.m., Discovery): Busting a bunch of Halloween myths.

Boardwalk Empire (10 p.m., HBO): Eli tries to get back into Nucky's good graces.

Dexter (10 p.m., Showtime): There are new leads in the Wayne Randall case.

Treme (11 p.m., HBO): Sonny misses the boat.

Homeland (11 p.m. Showtime): Brody is imprisoned again - this time in the United States after he's outed as a terrorist.