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This weekend on TV: Hurrah! ‘Devious Maids’ is back!

First Published      Last Updated Apr 28 2014 12:37 pm

Here's a radical TV thought -- Devious Maids (Sunday, 8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime) might be better than writer/producer Marc Cherry's previous series, "Desperate Housewives." The two shows are very similar, with large casts and lots of plotlines centering on murder. But Cherry learned from the mistakes he made on "Housewives," so the plotting is better on "Maids." And it's hilarious.

Oh, and former "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria - who is an executive producer of "Devious Maids" - directed Sunday's episode.

Friday on TV ...

College softball (5 p.m. BYUtv): Weber State at BYU

Stanley Cup playoffs: Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning (5 p.m,. CNBC); Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins (5:30 p.m., NBCSN); Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks (8 p.m., NBCSN)

College baseball (5 p.m., P12N): UCLA at Utah

College softball (6 p.m., BYUtv): Weber State at BYU

Unforgettable (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A recently paroled criminal is out for revenge.

Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Vanessa's freeloading sister visits.

Kitchen Nightmares (7 and 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Gordon Ramsay goes to Colorado n the first episode and to New York in the second.

Peter Pan from the Milwaukee Ballet (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): An adaptation of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan."

Continuum (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Carlos is troubled when he learns about time travel.

Saturday on TV ...

NBA playoffs: Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors (10:30 a..m., ESPN); Golden State Warriors at L.A. Clippers (1:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers (5 p.m., ESPN); Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder (7:30 p.m., ESPN)

Stanley Cup playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues (1 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5); Columbus Blue Jackets at Pittsburgh Penguins (5 p.m., NBCSN); Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche (7:30 p.m., NBCSN)

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