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THE SIMPSONS: A psychic force tells Lady Gaga (guest-voicing as herself) that someone in the town of Springfield needs her help in the "Lisa Goes Gaga" season finale episode of THE SIMPSONS airing Sunday, May 20 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. THE SIMPSONS ™ and © 2012 TCFFC ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Utah TV this weekend: It's Mick Jagger vs. Lady Gaga (sort of)

A pair of music icons from different generations appear on television this weekend.

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Mick Jagger, 68, is both the host and the musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live (Saturday, 10:30 p.m., Ch. 30), marking his fourth time as the musical guest on the show and first time doing the hosting thing.

And Lady Gaga, 26, appears in the season finale of The Simpsons (Sunday, 7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) - in animated form, of course. Gaga is actually 11 years younger than "SNL" and only about three years older than "The Simpsons."

Elsewhere on Friday ...

College baseball (6 p.m., BYUtv): Santa Clara at BYU

Who Do You Think You Are? (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Paula Deen learns about her family history. (Series finale - NBC canceled this show.)

Nikita (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Michael and Nikita infiltrate Division. (Season finale)

Whale Wars: Viking Shores (7 and 8 p.m.; 9 and 10 p.m., Animal Planet): In the last two episodes of this short series, the Sea Shepherds try to save the pilot whales from being slaughtered.

Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Nick investigates a series of murders. (Season finale)

Great Performances at the Met (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Lovers from Shakespeare's ''A Midsummer Night's Dream'' are shipwrecked on an other-worldly island in ''The Tempest.''

Supernatural (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Castiel, Meg and Bobby help Sam and Dean as they do battle with the evil Dick Roman. (Season finale)

Magic City (11 p.m., Starz): Ike has to make a deal after he is caught in a lie.

Elsewhere on Saturday ...

College baseball (1 p.m., BYUtv): Santa Clara at BYU

Horse racing (2:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The Preakness - and the post time is 4:18 p.m. MDT.

Arena Football (7:30 p.m., Ch. 2.2): Arizona Rattlers at Utah Blaze

The Firm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mitch's client is hiding a dangerous secret.

Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Mike Jagger both hosts and performs.

Elsewhere on Sunday ...

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A billionaire's program to pay students with promising ideas to drop out of college is attracting students and critics

America's Funniest Home Videos (6 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): The $100,000 winner is announced. (Season finale)

2012 Billboard Music Awards (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): These meaningless awards originate from Las Vegas. (Tape-delayed)

Harry's Law (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Harry has to plan her ex's funeral. (Series finale - NBC canceled this show.)

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Lisa teams up with Lady Gaga. (Season finale)

The Killing (7 and 11:08 p.m., AMC): Richmond helps with the investigation.

American Ninja Warrior (7 p.m., G4): Contestants from the Southwest try to qualify.

Bob's Burgers (7:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Gene steals Bob's spotlight. (Season finale)

Jess Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jesse (Tom Selleck) investigates to mob-related murders in this TV movie.

The Celebrity Apprentice (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A winner is declared. (Season finale)

Masterpiece Mystery! (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In the third and final installment of Season 2 of "Sherlock," Holmes and Moriarty face off.

Family Guy (8 and 8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Brian and Stewie answer viewer mail; Peter battles an angry chicken. (Season finale)

Mad Men (8 and 10:04 p.m., AMC): Christmas wishes come true.

Game of Thrones (10 p.m., HBO): Robb is betrayed; Dany ignores Jorah's advice.

Nurse Jackie (10 p.m., Showtime: Jackie's lawyer tells her she's got to be tough.

Sister Wives (10 p.m., TLC): Kody tries to keep all his wives happy.

Girls (10:30 p.m., HBO): Hannah goes home to Michigan for her parents' 30th anniversary.

The Big C (10:30 p.m., Showtime): Cathy and Adam are overly generous.

Veep (11 p.m., HBO): Selina is obsessed with her nicknames.

The Borgias (11 p.m., Showtime): Alexander plans to lay siege to Sforza's castle.

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