This weekend on Utah TV: Sadly, the Utes aren't playing the Cougars
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah's John White runs for a touchdown against BYU during the 2011 rivalry game in Provo.
Just a couple a years ago, there would have been local interest in the end of the college football games even if - as is the case this year - Utah was 4-7 and BYU was 6-5. We would have cared who won when they played each other this weekend.
But in the new college football
reality, we have a couple of game not much of anybody cares about. On Friday, it's Utah at Colorado
(1 p.m., FX).
And on Saturday, BYU at New Mexico State
(1:30 p.m.) isn't even on broadcast or cable TV. You'll have to watch it online at ESPN3.com.
The one local game that does mean something is Idaho at Utah State
(Saturday, 1:30 p.m., Altitude). A win gives USU an outright WAC championship, but Idaho is so dreadful the game is not expected to be competitive - USU is about a 40-point favorite.Friday on TV ...Men's college basketball
(5 p.m. P12N): Central Michigan at UtahWomen's college volleyball
(6 p.m., P12N): Colorado at UtahLast Man Standing
(7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Ed wants to get back together with his ex-wife.NBA
(7 p.m., ROOT): Sacramento Kings at Utah JazzMalibu Country
(7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Reba is furious with her ex-husband when he gives their son a sports car.It's a SpongeBob Christmas!
(8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): New stop-motion animation special.Jungle Gold
(11 p.m., Discovery): George risks it all in a dangerous gold hustle.Saturday on TV ...College basketball
: Cal State-Northridge at BYU (7 p.m., BYUtv); Wright State at Utah (7:30 p.m., P12N)Made in Jersey
(7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Nolan and Martina represent a woman who is acting as a surrogate for her comatose sister.NBA
(8 p.m., NBATV and ROOT): Utah Jazz at Sacramento KingsWedding Band
(8 and 9 p.m., TBS): Tommy is supposed to look after Eddie's children.The New Normal
(10 p.m., Ch. 30): Shania and Bryan adopt all the turkeys at the farm.Sunday on TV ...NFL
: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs (11 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints (2 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Green Bay Packers at New York Giants (6:20 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)The Amazing Race
(7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The teams race to Amsterdam.Once Upon a Time
(7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Cora tries to steal the compass from Emma and Mary Margaret.The Simpsons
(7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Lisa tries to win Homer a MyPad.The Walking Dead
(7, 8 and 10 p.m., AMC): A new guest at the prison forces Rick's hand.The Good Wife
(8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Alicia's mother (Stockard Channing) visits for Thanksgiving.Revenge
(8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): In a flashback, Victoria is visited by her mother (Adrienne Barbeau).Apollo Live
(8:30 p.m. Centric; 11:30 p.m. BET): Debut of this new singing talent show, taped at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.The Mentalist
(9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A real estate agent with gang ties is killed.Boardwalk Empire
(10 p.m., HBO): Nucky and Eddie seek refugre with Chalky.666 Park Avenue
(9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Jane disappears.Dexter
(10 p.m., Showtime): Dexter scrambles to track down Isaak.Sister Wives
(10 p.m., TLC): Kody and the wives all attend -parent-teacher conferences for their kids.Treme
(11 p.m., HBO): Davis says goodbye to the musician's life. (Season finale)Homeland
(11 p.m. Showtime): Carrie and the CIA are scrambling to locate Brody.
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