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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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Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton (16) carries the ball as New Mexico State defensive lineman Donte Savage defends during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)
This weekend on TV: BYU and USU kick off the football season

The first weekend of the college football season continues with a couple of big games featuring local teams on national networks.

First up is BYU at Connecticut (Friday, 5 p.m., ESPN). And then, on Sunday - yes, Sunday - it's Utah State at Tennessee (5 p.m., SEC Network).

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The Cougars are favored to beat the Huskies. And, while the Aggies are an underdog to the Volunteers, they're not a big underdog. A lot of the "experts" are picking USU to pull the upset.

Friday on TV ...

Women's college soccer (5 p.m., SEC Network): BYU at Tennessee

High school football: Jordan at East (7 p.m., Ch. 14); Toole at Grantsville (7 p.m., KMYU)

American Masters (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A profile of photographer Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), who captured iconic images of the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and WWII Japanese-American internment camps.

The Knick (10 p.m., Cinemax): There's a typhoid outbreak.

Saturday on TV ...

Doctor Who (6:15 p.m., BBC America): A Dalek fleet surrounds a rebel ship.

Unforgettable (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A corporate CEO is murdered.

Outlander (7, 8 and 9 p.m., Starz): Claire plots her escape.

Reckless (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Terry considers turning his back on Lee Anne when he's asked to testify against her.

Intruders (8 p.m., BBC America): Jack searches for Amy in Seattle.

MLS (8:30 p.m., Ch. 30): Real Salt Lake at San Jose Earthquakes

Cedar Cove (9 p.m., AMC): A woman from Jack's past appears.

Hell On Wheels (10 p.m., AMC): A stranger threatens Cullen's family.

Sunday on TV ...

Big Brother (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Nominations for eviction are announced.

Unforgettable (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Carrie conducts a secret investigation when Homeland Security takes over a bombing case from Major Crimes.

MDA Show of Strength Telethon (8 p.m., Ch. 4): The annual event.

Masterpiece Mystery! (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In Part 2 of "Breathless," a procedure going wrong for Otto.

Falling Skies (7 and 9 p.m., TNT): In the two-hour season finale, A mission to destroy the Espheni power core turns complicated when Lexi returns; Tom and Lexi desperately try to destroy the all-powerful Espheni power core.

Reckless (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jamie and Roy find themselves on opposing sides in civil court.

Ray Donovan (10 p.m., Showtime): Lee reneges on Ray's deal with Cookie.

The Strain (11 p.m., FX): Setrakian discovers a powerful new weapon.

Masters of Sex (11 p.m., Showtime): Masters privately treats a couple for infertility.

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