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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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(Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Real Salt Lake forward Jou Plata (8) and Portland Timbers defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste (35) get into a fight during the first half of the game at Rio Tinto Stadium Friday August 30, 2013.
This weekend on TV: Real Salt Lake has a HUGE game on Saturday night

Real Salt Lake plays what is arguably their biggest regular-season MLS match since the end of the 2009 season. If RSL can come up with a win in Portland (Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Ch. 30), they will reclaim first place in the Western Conference with one game to go.

If the Timbers win, that conference title will be out of RSL's reach.

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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): Buffets, Inc. CEO Anthony Wedo goes under cover.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Vanessa cooks up some scary ideas for Halloween.

MasterChef Junior (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Creating dishes with foods kids generally don't like.

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

The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Larry invents a holiday that combines Chanukah and Halloween.

Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Did a runaway bride commit murder?

Great Performances (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Julie Andrews, Audra McDonald, Don Henley, Josh Groban, Itzhak Perlman and Michael Bublé are among those saluting the 40th anniversary of "Great Performances."

America's Next Top Model (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): An outdoor shoot in Bali.

Haven (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Someone is turning townspeople into statues.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A teenage girl is pushed in front of a train on a subway platform.

Saturday on TV ...

College football: BYU at Houston (1:30 p.m., ESPN News); Utah State at New Mexico (7 p.m., ROOT); Utah at Arizona (8 p.m., P12N)

Baseball playoffs: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox (2:30 p.m. Fox/Ch. 13); Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals, if necessary (6:30 p.m. TBS)

Women's college soccer (7 p.m., BYUtv): Loyola Marymount at BYU

The White Queen (7, 8 and 9 p.m., Starz): It's the end for Anne, Margaret and Queen Elizabeth, but their successors continue to battle for the throne.

Sunday on TV ...

Women's college volleyball (2 p.m., P12N): Utah at Oregon

NFL: New England Patriots at New York Jets (11 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs (2:25 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts (6:25 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)

60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): What's widely known in Washington may come as a surprise to the public - members of Congress can use funds donated to their political action committee for private trips and to hire family members.

Baseball playoffs: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox, if necessary (6 p.m. Fox/Ch. 13)

The Amazing Race (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Teams travel to Norway where racers plunge into freezing water.

Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mr. Gold confronts Pan.

The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10:30 p.m., AMC): The group faces a threat from within.

Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11:02 p.m., Lifetime): Jane defends a woman who was forced to go into witness protection.

The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The firm is sued by one of its employees.

Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily's latest takedown goes awry.

Masterpiece Classic (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In "The Paradise, " Denise and Clara's rivalry intensifies.

Witches of East End (8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime): Wendy teaches Ingrid and Freya how to use their powers.

Instant Mom (8 p.m., Nick): Stephanie tries to help Aaron when he runs into trouble at school.

The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jane's list of fake Red John suspects is stolen.

Betrayal (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Sara has to explain where she's been.

Boardwalk Empire (10 p.m., HBO): Eli confronts Nucky.

Homeland (10 p.m., Showtime): Dana disappears.

Eastbound & Down (11 p.m., HBO): Kenny follows through on a threat.

Masters of Sex (11 p.m., Showtime): Masters and Johnson recruit new participants for the study.

Hello Ladies (11:30 p.m., HBO): Stuart and Jessica go to a club.



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