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Scott D. Pierce writes about television for the Salt Lake Tribune. Vice president of the Television Critics Associationn, he's covered TV in Utah since 1990.

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Wyoming Republican state convention at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, Wyo. Saturday, April 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Miranda Grubbs)
This weekend on TV: Love him or hate him, you'll love/hate "The World According to Dick Cheney"

The World According to Dick Cheney (10 p.m., Showtime), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, is as polarizing as the man it's about.

Fans of the former vice president will think it's too hard on him; foes will think it's not hard enough on him. Cheney fans will enjoy his rise to power; Cheney foes will applaud when he's portrayed as a liar who led George W. Bush and America into the war in Iraq.

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Friday on TV ...

Mens college basketball: The surprising Utes are still alive in the Pac-12 tournament. Utah takes on Oregon (9:30 p.m., ESPN) in one semifinal; it's UCLA-Arizona (7 p.m. P12N) in the other.

Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The president of Tilted Kilt goes under cover.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Ryan impresses Mike.

Fashion Star (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The designers whip up sexy items for buyers.

Malibu Country (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Reba is asked to write a jingle for a commercial.

Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Jake asks an ex-Navy SEAL for help.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A tragedy strikes several seemingly unrelated people.

Grimm (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Members of the Wesen community have been robbing banks.

Saturday on TV ...

MLS (4 p.m., Ch. 4): Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake

NBA (8 p.m., NBATV and ROOT): Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz

College basketball: Pac-12 tournament final (9 p.m., ESPN);

Men in Black 3 (10 p.m., Starz): This sequel isn't bad. ("Men in Black" airs at 6:50 p.m.; "Men in Black 2" airs at 8:30 p.m.)

Sunday on TV ...

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A boy's obsession with the police dispatch scanner leads to an adult's multi-billion dollar idea - Twitter.

The Amazing Race (7 p.m. CBS/Ch. 2): One team quits - and speculation is that it's Utahns David and Connor O'Leary.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A man and his son find their way into Storybrooke.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Bart is falsely accused of pulling a prank on Easter.

The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10 p.m., AMC): A traitor tries to sabotage the Governor's plans.

Army Wives (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): The group comes together to say goodbye to a loved one.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Eli plots against Jordan.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily's past catches up with her.

The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): Evan takes Riley out on a date.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A female Army medic is found murdered near a military base.

Red Widow (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mike stages a robbery at his house.

The Bible (9 p.m., History): Daniel and the lions' den; the birth of Jesus.

Girls (10 p.m., HBO): Hannah has one day to write a book. (Season finale)

Shameless (10 p.m., Showtime): Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement.

House of Lies (11 p.m., Showtime): Doug and Clyde give depositions in a wrongful-death suit.

Californication (11:30 p.m., Showtime): Hank gets a taste of his own medicine.



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