This weekend on TV: ‘Red Rock Serenade’ is just plain gorgeous
KUED turns its lenses on national parks, delivering stunning images of Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon in Red Rock Serenade (Sunday, 12:30 and 7 p.m.) It’s accompanied by music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Puccini, Schubert and Tchaikovsky.
Friday on TV ...
The Knick (8, 9 and 10 p.m., Cinemax): There might be a good drama hiding inside this new series about a forward-thinking, drug-addicted doctor in 1900 New York City, but it’s obscured by the incredibly gruesome scenes of horrific surgical procedures.
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Funniest Wins (8 p.m., TBS): Contestants have to shoot a commercial parody and create a comedy short.
Saturday on TV ...
Golf (noon, CBS/Ch. 2): The third round of the PGA Championship.
Outlander (7, 8:10 and 9:20 p.m., Starz): Debut of this series about a WWII nurse who’s transported back in time to 1743 Scotland. Based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon.
MLS (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): D.C. United at Real Salt Lake
Hell On Wheels (10 p.m., AMC): Cullen challenges the Swede while planning his exit from Fort Smith.
Sunday on TV ...
Golf (noon, CBS/Ch. 2): The final round of the PGA Championship.
Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Nominations for eviction are announced.
Rising Star (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): It’s the quarterfinals.
Teen Choice Awards 2014 (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Can you believe that this is the 16th time these meaningless awards have been presented? Tyler Posey ("Teen Wolf") is the host.