The second season of Jungle Gold was cut short. As was Utahns Scott Lomu and George Wright's search for gold. The men and the film crew had to make a quick retreat from Ghana when faced with an armed militia.
After a one-hour behind-the-scenes special on Friday at 9 p.m. on Discovery, the two-hour Season 2 finale airs at 10 p.m.
Friday on TV ...
Teach (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Celebrities honor teachers in this special, which also follows four public school teachers through the 2012-13 school year.
Women's college soccer (7 p.m., BYUtv): Utah at BYU
America's Next Top Model (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): One of the models is in a snit because of a prank.
Luther (8 p.m., BBC America): Luther has to clear his name after he's falsely accused of murder.
Saturday on TV ...
College football: Weber State at Utah (noon, P12N); Utah State at Air Force (1:30 p.m., CBSSN); Texas at BYU (5 p.m. ESPN2)
Tennis (5 p.m., Tennis Channel): The women's doubles finals at the U.S. Open
Hell on Wheels (7 and 8 p.m., AMC): Durant files an injunction against Union Pacific.
The White Queen (7, 8 and 9 p.m., Starz): Warwick plots to restore Henry VI to the throne.
Do No Harm (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): NBC finally burns off the last episode of this terrible, long-ago-canceled series.
Argo (9 p.m., HBO): This 2012 film about the effort to save several Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis won the best-picture Oscar. (Rated R)
Sunday on TV ...
Tennis (10:30 a.m., ESPN2): Men's doubles final at the U.S. Open
NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears (11 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers (2:25 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys (6:15 p.m. NBC/Ch. 5)
Tennis (2 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The women's final at the U.S. Open
Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Contestants face eviction.
Last Tango In Halifax (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid star in this British drama as a pair of older singles who reconnect several decades after they were almost an item in high school. It's charming, witty, funny and endearing - and Jacobi and Reid are absolutely fantastic.
Breaking Bad (7, 9:35 and 11:40 p.m., AMC): The heat is turned up on Walt.
Unforgettable (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): An urban explorer is murdered.
Masterpiece Mystery! (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In "Silk," Martha defends a repeat offender.
Copper (8 p.m., BBC America): Corcoran takes on Tammany Hall.
Low Winter Sun (8:04 and 10:40 p.m., AMC): A low-level murder is linked to McCann.
Devious Maids (8 p.m., Lifetime): Taylor and Michael are suspicious of Marisol.
Boardwalk Empire (10 p.m., HBO): Nucky tries to make peace with Joe Masseria. (Season premiere)
Dexter (10 p.m., Showtime): Someone important to Dexter is murdered right before his eyes.
Sister Wives (10 p.m., TLC): Kody and Meri make a decision about Robyn's surrogacy offer.
The Newsroom (11 p.m., HBO): On election night, he team considers holding off on a story that might influence a Senate race.
Ray Donovan (11 p.m., Showtime): Ray and the family attend Fite Nite at the Donovan Fite Club.
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