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This weekend on TV: 'I Love Lucy' returns to CBS

First Published      Last Updated Dec 20 2013 12:06 pm

Almost six decades after they first aired on CBS, a pair "I Love Lucy" episodes will be rebroadcast on the network.

Dubbed the I Love Lucy Christmas Special (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), the episodes will look different than they did when they first aired back in 1956. They've been colorized, so, yes, the Santa suits are red and not gray.

First up is "The Christmas Episode," which features Lucy, Ricky, Ethel and Fred getting ready for the holiday and reminiscing about Little Ricky's birth. Then it's the grape-stomping episode - actually titled "Lucy's Italian Movie" - in which Lucy got in a fight with an Italian woman in a vat full of grapes.


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Friday on TV ...

NBA (5:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Atlanta Hawks

The Carrie Diaries (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Carrie has a big interview.

Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): An investigation puts Chin's life in danger.

Nikita (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Ryan reveals a secret that could derail Nikita's plans.

Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny investigates an old friend who may have mob ties.

Saturday on TV ...

College football: New Mexico Bowl - Colorado State vs. Washington State (noon, ESPN); Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State vs. USC (1:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Buffalo vs. San Diego State (3:30 p.m., ESPN); New Orleans Bowl - Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Tulanc

NBA (5:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Charlotte Hornets

Women's college basketball (2 p.m., BYUtv): Utah State at BYU

Atlantis (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Ariadne asks Jason for help.

College basketball (8:30 p.m., P12N): BYU at Oregon State

Saturday Night Live (10:35 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Jimmy Fallon hosts; Justin Timberlake performs.

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