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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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Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) and Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) in AMC's "The Walking Dead." Courtesy Frank Ockenfels | AMC
This weekend on TV: Zombies rise again on 'Walking Dead'

In the season premiere of The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10:30 p.m. Sunday, AMC), things are going well for the group at the prison ... until things go terribly wrong.

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Friday on TV ...

Baseball playoffs (6:30 p.m.,TBS): Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals

Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Donato's chairwoman Jane Grote Abell goes under cover.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Eve goes to sniper/hunter training.

MasterChef Junior (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): There's a beef Welling challenge.

Women's college volleyball (7 p.m., P12N): Utah at Stanford

The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Jackie and Debbie get makeovers.

Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jorge Garcia ("Lost") guest stars as a conspiracy theorist who gets involved in a murder investigation.

Great Performances (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): "The Hollow Crown" continues with a performance of Shakespeare's "Henry V."

America's Next Top Model (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): The remaining contestants model swimwear in Bali.

Haven (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Something is changing the personalities of people in town.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny is the lead negotiator when Erin is held hostage.

Saturday on TV ...

Baseball playoffs: Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals (2 p.m., TBS); Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox (6 p.m., TBS)

College football: Stanford at Utah (4 p.m., P12N); Georgia Tech at BYU (5 p.m., ESPNU); Boise State at Utah State (6 p.m., CBSSN)

The White Queen (7, 8 and 9 p.m., Starz): In the penultimate episode, the princes in the tower are in serious trouble.

Saturday Night Live (10:35 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Bruce Willis hosts; Katy Perry performs.

Sunday on TV ...

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Baltimore Raves (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Jacksonville Jaguars at Denver Broncos (2 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers (2:25 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Washington at Dallas Cowboys (6:25 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

Women's college soccer (noon, P12N): Utah at Washington State

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): In 1975, a young assistant bank manager in Saigon risks his life to save 105 Vietnamese, spiriting them out of the besieged city by duping the American military into thinking they were his own family.

Baseball playoffs (6 p.m.,TBS): Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox

The Amazing Race (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Contestants have to don suits of armor for one challenge.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Captain Hook suggests they hunt down Tinker Bell in hopes she will lead them to Peter Pan.

Last Tango in Halifax (7 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Celia and Alan call off their wedding ... or do they? (Finale)

Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11:02 p.m., Lifetime): Paul sets Jane up on a blind date.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Alicia receives a stunning offer that causes her to reconsider leaving the firm.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A showdown at Nolan's party shocks everyone.

Masterpiece Classic (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A baby was found at the Paradise.

Witches of East End (8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime): Ingrid tries to resurrect her Aunt Wendy

Instant Mom (8 p.m., Nick): Stephanie tries to bond with the kids by forcing them to play an instrument.

Women's college volleyball (8 p.m., P12N): Utah at Cal

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Rigsby and Van Pelt get married.

Betrayal (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Sara tries to resist her attraction to Jack.

Boardwalk Empire (10 p.m., HBO): Nucky heads to Tampa to work out details of his land deal.

Homeland (10 p.m., Showtime): Brody returns to his faith.

Eastbound & Down (11 p.m., HBO): Kenny takes his family and friends to a local water park.

Masters of Sex (11 p.m., Showtime): Research at the brother produces inaccurate date.

Hello Ladies (11:30 p.m., HBO): Stuart goes on a date and, surprisingly, it goes well.

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