This weekend on TV: CBS looks back at the Beatles
On the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's first appearance on "The Ed Sullian Show," CBS airs The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (Sunday, 7 p.m., Ch. 2).
And it is the exact 50th anniversary - day, date, time, network.
The 2½-hour special also includes David Letterman interviewing Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr on the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater where they performed half a century ago. And the two surviving Beatles also perform, and contemporary artists sing the Beatles' greatest hits.
Friday on TV ...
NBA (6:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Dallas Mavericks<
American Masters (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A profile of Alice Walker, the first black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature.
Enlisted (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Cody asks Jill for help with a private matter.
Helix (8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m., Syfy): Alan and Jordan make progress in decoding the virus.
Raising Hope (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Virginia takes Burt to a dude ranch.
Saturday on TV ...
Atlantis (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Jason is reminded of his promise to Circe.
NBA (7 p.m., ROOT): Miami Heat at Utah Jazz
Black Sails (7, 8:05 and 9:10 p.m., Starz): Silver and Billy tackle a morale problem.
Men's college basketball: Boise State at Utah State (4 p.m., CBSSN); Washington State at Utah (6 .m., P12N); San Francisco at BYU (7 p.m., BYUtv)