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(Courtesy photo) Jeff Probst awards Dawn Meehan with the Immunity Idol during the thirteenth episode of "Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites."
This weekend on TV: Will Utahn win on "Survivor"?

Will Dawn Meehan become the second Utahn to win the million dollars on Survivor?

Well, she's one of five remaining contestants as we head into the two-hour season finale on Sunday at 7 p.m. on CBS/Ch. 2. Win or lose, she'll be on hand for the reunion show that follows at 9 p.m.

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And if you've forgotten, Todd Herzog was the first Utahn to win on "Survivor" back in 2007.

Friday on TV ...

College baseball (6 p.m., BYUtv): San Francisco at BYU

Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Revisiting employees from past episodes.

Fashion Star (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): A winner is declared. (Season finale)

Vegas (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Lamb teams up with Savino to take down Porter Gainsley. (Season finale - and it's looking really iffy for a second season. We'll know next week.)

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Outstanding documentary about an amazing ukulele player.

Touch (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Martin and Trevor race to save Amelia and Jake. (Series finale - Fox canceled this show.)

Merlin (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Finna offers to help Arthur, who's in serious danger.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The Reagans band together to catch a killer. (Season finale - and CBS has already ordered another season.)

Da Vinci's Demons (10 p.m., Starz): Lorenzo orders Piero da Vinci to defend Leonardo in court.

Saturday on TV ...

Smash (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): The cast of "Hit List" is rocked by betrayal. (Not officially canceled. But it will be.)

AFL (7 p.m., Ch. 14): Utah Blaze at Arizona Rattlers

MLS (noon., Ch. 30): Real Salt Lake at Montreal Impact

Orphan Black (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Sarah confronts the conspiracy.

Saturday Night Live (10:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Kristen Wiig hosts; Vampire Weekend performs.

Hannibal (midnight, Ch. 30): Jack believes the Chesapeake Ripper has returned. (Not canceled yet, but looks very iffy.)

Sunday on TV ...

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): An American recounts being rescued from her Somali kidnappers by Navy SEALS; Charlie Rose interviews Bill Gates.

Granite Flats (6 and 9 p.m., BYUtv): Frank tries to prove he's not crazy.

Survivor: Caramoan - Fans vs. Favorites (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 4): Somebody will be named sole survivor and win the million bucks in the season finale. And then everybody will get together to talk about the season on the Survivor Reunion (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2).

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Greg and Tamara activate the trigger within the curse. (Season finale)

Call the Midwife (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Cynthia administers insulin to a man who bullies his wife.

The Simpsons (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Home loses his last two hairs.

Mad Men (7, 9:04 and 10:08 p.m., AMC): An unexpected guest blindsides Pete.

Army Wives (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): Maggie bonds with Caroline.

Bob's Burgers (7:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Gene goes to baseball camp. (Season finale)

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A catastrophe and a death force Emily to re-evaluate her quest for revenge. (Two-hour season finale)

Masterpiece Classic (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): F.W. Woolworth tries to discount Harry in Part 7 of "Mr. Selfridge."

Family Guy (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Peter starts a drug business. Wow. Hilarious.

The Client List (8 p.m., Lifetime): Lacey is attacked.

American Dad (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Klaus steals Stan's body. (Season finale)

10 Buildings that Changed America (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A fascinating and eclectic mix.

Game of Thrones (10 p.m., HBO): Dany deals with a slave lord; Brienne faces a formidable foe.

Nurse Jackie (10 and 10:30 p.m., Showtime): Jackie is nervous about her date with Frank.

Breaking Amish: Brave New World (11 p.m., TLC): After revelations that much of what happened in Season 1 was faked, TLC ordered a second season of this series. Really.

Veep (11 p.m., HBO): Selina travels to Helsinki to finalize a trade agreement.

The Borgias (11 p.m., Showtime): King Ferdinand refuses to recognize Giovanni.

Family Tree (11:30 p.m., HBO): Christopher Guest ("This Is Spinal Tap," "Best In Show") brings his brand of satire to television in this series about a Brit (Chris O'Dowd) who decides to research his family tree and discovers it's full of nuts.



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