This weekend on Utah TV: Utah father-son team takes off on "The Amazing Race"
Published: February 15, 2013 09:58AM
Updated: February 15, 2013 10:37AM
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Courtesy photo In this Active Route Marker, father-son team David (left) and Connor must assemble a Polynesian outrigger canoe and then paddle down the shore line until they reach the Pit Stop on ìThe Amazing Race.î

And they're off! Eleven teams - including Utahns David and Connor O'Leary - race from Los Angeles to Bora Bora in the season premiere of The Amazing Race (Sunday, 7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2).

I like the O'Leary's. I'm rooting for them. And I remain a fan of this show.

Friday on TV ...
The Job (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Contestants vie for a job at Cosmopolitan.
Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Kristin, Mandy and Eve make a Valentine's Day music video.
Malibu Country (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A neighbor makes a surprising confession.
CSI: New York (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The team investigates three tales of love gone wrong.
Shark Tank (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Kevin O'Leary makes a $1 million offer.
Live from Lincoln Center (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Joel Grey, Chita Rivera, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley honor the music of John Kander and Fred Ebb.
Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Martin's mission to expose Aster Corp. has major consequences.
Merlin (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Morgan plots to murder Arthur.
Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny freaks out when a 10-year-old boy is killed.

Saturday on TV ...
Men's college basketball: Portland at BYU (7 p.m., BYUtv); New Mexico State at Utah State (9 p.m., ESPNU)
Hockey (7 p.m., KMYU): Alaska Aces at Utah Grizzlies
Ripper Street (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Drake is confronted by a spectre from his past.
History of the Eagles (9 p.m., Showtime): The group is profiled in this documentary.
Beyoncé: Life Is but a Dream (10 p.m., HBO): The singer is profiled in this documentary.
Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Christoph Waltz hosts; Alabama Shakes perform.

Sunday on TV ...
Men's college basketball (1 p.m., P12N): Arizona at Utah
60 Minutes (6 p.m. CBS/Ch. 2): Maggie Smith is interviewed - and it turns out the "Downton Abbey" star has never watched the show.
NBA All-Star Game (6 p.m., TNT): Live from Houston.
Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emma, Henry and Mr. Gold search for Gold's son in New York.
The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Marge tries to save Maggie from the dangers of children's TV.
The Walking Dead (7, 9, 10 and 11 p.m., AMC): Rick searches for a lost friend; Daryl and Merle question their choices.
The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Will and Diane ask Cary and Alicia to face them in a mock trial.
Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Somebody is going to die on Jack's boat.
Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Whoops. Last week wasn't the Season 3 finale after all. This week is, I promise. There's a trip to Scotland, a birth and a shocking conclusion.
The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A case involves a graduate student at a natural history museum.
Killing Lincoln (9 and 11 p.m., National Geographic Channel): Tom Hanks narrates and Billy Campbell stars as Lincoln in this documentary/re-creation of his assassination. Yes, this is based on Bill O'Reilly's book, but they've cleaned up all those annoying little historical errors O'Reilly included.
Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah signs a deal to write an e-book.
Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): Frank needs to move Aunt Ginger's remains out of the back yard before the city starts digging.
Enlightened (10:30 p.m., HBO): Levi returns from rehab.
House of Lies (11 p.m. Showtime): Marty hits it off with a fellow consultant.
Californication (11:30 p.m., Showtime): Marcy makes a decision about Stu.