TV preview: Ellen returns to host the Oscars
Seven years after she first hosted the Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres returns to headline Hollywood’s biggest event. Why? Because she did a pretty good job the last time, and she’s unlikely to spark controversy. After the weird (and unsuccessful) effort to bring in lots of young viewers with Seth MacFarlane a year ago, we’re back to somebody safe.
Watch » 6:30 p.m. Sunday, ABC/Ch. 4
Utah Jazz CEO Greg Miller goes undercover — including a stint on the dunk team. Brave man!
Watch » 7 p.m., Friday, CBS/Ch. 2
Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) has a new boyfriend (Tommy Chong).
Watch » 8:30 p.m. Friday, Fox/Ch. 13
Deion’s Family Playbook
Deion Sanders and his family star in this new reality show.
Watch » 8 p.m. Saturday, OWN
The Amazing Race
The teams, including Utahns Dave and Connor O’Leary, continue to race through China.