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Saturday, Feb. 11

Saturday Night Live: “Alec Baldwin/Ed Sheeran”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
Alec Baldwin makes his record-breaking 17th appearance as guest host tonight, and it seems pretty likely that he’ll bring out his well-received impression of President Donald Trump. Musical guest Ed Sheeran is back for his second appearance on SNL.

“Frozen Planet” Marathon
BBC America, beginning at 11am
Ahead of the Feb. 18 premiere of Planet Earth II, BBC America airs the 2011 nature documentary series Frozen Planet, which presented stunning footage of life in Earth’s polar regions. The marathon begins with “The Making of Frozen Planet,” and includes “To the Ends of the Earth,” “Spring,” “Summer,” “Autumn,” “Winter,” “The Last Frontier,” “On Thin Ice” and “The Epic Journey.”

College Basketball: Kentucky at Alabama
CBS, 1pm Live

A Saturday afternoon college basketball matchup in the SEC has the Kentucky Wildcats in Tuscaloosa’s Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on CBS.

College Basketball: Villanova at Xavier
FOX, 2:30pm
Live
A big college hoops matchup in the Big East today has the Villanova Wildcats heading to Cincinnati’s Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on FOX.

48th Annual NAACP Image Awards
TV One, 7:30pm Live
The event begins with a 90-minute special in which celebrities including multi-nominees Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Nate Parker strut the red carpet and strike a pose. The awards ceremony follows, celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and honoring individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Anthony Anderson hosts this year’s ceremony.

Ransom: “Celina”
CBS, 8pm
The clock is ticking in the new episode “Celina” when a French couple hires Eric (Luke Roberts) and his team to rescue their kidnapped baby surrogate who has a dangerous condition and needs immediate medical care.

NBA Basketball: Golden State at Oklahoma City
ABC, 8:30pm Live

This Saturday primetime NBA matchup on ABC has the Golden State Warriors visiting the Oklahoma City Thunder in a homecoming game for former Thunder star Kevin Durant.

A Dash of Love
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!
Love, and the culinary world, is whisk-y business when an aspiring chef (Jen Lilley) lands a job at her idol’s restaurant. After a rocky start, she befriends the kitchen’s handsome executive chef (Brendan Penny), but her joy is short-lived. When she discovers her idol is stealing recipes, both she and her hunky new friend are fired to protect the secret. Together, they set out to create their own pop-up restaurant and discover that the most important ingredient is love.

Sunday, Feb. 12

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards
CBS, 8pm Live
The Late Late Show’s James Corden hosts The Recording Academy’s annual awards ceremony, recognizing all disciplines of music, including recording artists, songwriters, producers and engineers. Of course, the biggest stars of the night are the artists, and Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, who have each earned nominations in eight categories.

The Missing
Starz, 8pm
Season Premiere!
Told over eight episodes, Season 2 of the anthology series features an all-new case and characters and tells the heart-wrenching story of what happens to a family and community when an abducted child returns home after being held captive for 11 years.

The Walking Dead
AMC, 9pm
New Episodes!
As Season 7 of AMC’s zombie phenom returns, most of the Grimes Gang has reunited to gather ranks for the war on Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Will pacifist loner Carol, deliciously played by Melissa McBride, abandon her solitary ways to join the fight if and when she learns the depths of Negan’s evil? “Knowing Carol the way I do, and the way you do, I think it’s pretty sure that she’s going to find out about Abraham and Glenn, what happened,” McBride tells us, “but to see how that makes her react, I’m very excited for that.”

While You Were Dating
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!
Billy Baldwin and Stefanie von Pfetten star as a divorced couple who meet online and end up going on a blind date together. After an awkward reunion, they decide to set each other up with their friends, but find that old habits are hard to break.

An Uncommon Grace
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
Original Film!
Grace Connor (Jes Macallan), a military nurse formerly stationed in Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm will help her recover from the ravages of war. Levi Troyer (Sean Faris) is a pacifist who finds his beliefs challenged when he discovers his stepfather has been killed and his mother (Kelly McGillis) wounded by an intruder. Their lives unexpectedly intersect when Grace saves Levi’s mother.

Bob’s Burgers: “Bob Actually”
FOX, 9:30pm
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Tina, Gene and Louise each find themselves wrapped up in love-caused chaos. Meanwhile, Bob tries to impress Linda with a romantic gesture.

Girls
HBO, 10pm
Season Premiere!
The girls have grown up. Lena Dunham’s comedy about the triumphs and TMI travails of a group of 20-something ladies enters its sixth and final season tonight.

Talking Dead
AMC, 10:10pm
New Episodes!
You can’t have The Walking Dead without Talking Dead after. Chris Hardwick, TWD cast and execs, and celebrity superfans laugh, cry, hypothesize and hash out the latest episode, mourn those we may have lost, celebrate the best zombie kills, and take questions from callers and a live studio audience.

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
HBO, 11pm
Season Premiere!
John Oliver’s Emmy-winning follow-up to his Daily Show duties returns for a fourth season. You may celebrate … now!

Monday, Feb. 13

The New Celebrity Apprentice
NBC, 9pm
Season Finale!
Tonight Arnold Schwarzenegger announces the first “new” Celebrity Apprentice winner.

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party: “Something Fishy/They Got Game”
VH1, 9pm
New Episodes!
In the first of back-to-back new episodes, Mike Epps, Kathy Griffin, Iron Chef Morimoto and chef Abe Hiroki get raw with Martha and Snoop as they prepare sushi, then D.R.A.M. performs his hit single “Broccoli.” In the second tasty episode, Snoop’s personal chefs join Snoop and Martha to fix up their famous pineapple bowls, Martha cooks turkey burgers for the big game, and local kids from Snoop’s football league make a cameo.

Humans
AMC, 10pm
Season Premiere!
AMC’s spine-tingling artificial intelligence drama Humans returns for its second season with Niska (Emily Berrington), Mia (Gemma Chan) and the rest of their synth family scattered, the Hawkins family fractured and new additions to the cast. Among them — The Matrix star Carrie-Anne Moss as Dr. Athena Morrow and Marshall Allman as tech renegade Milo Khoury.x “She lives and breathes her work,” Moss explains of her intense character, a brilliant American A.I. scientist. “She isn’t one to be lured by money or prestige, but ultimately decides to join Milo’s company and goes to London to further the process. She is guarded and fierce about what she does and, as the story unfolds, we discover that her personal journey is the driving factor in her decision to work with Milo, [even though] he represents so much that Athena does not hold value in.”

Scorpion: “Keep It in Check, Mate”
CBS, 10pm
In the new episode “Keep It in Check, Mate,” Walter (Elyes Gabel) and Sylvester (Ari Stidham) enter an international chess competition under cover on foreign soil for Team Scorpion in order to extricate a U.S. spy before her identity is exposed.

Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)
HBO, 10pm
Directed by longtime Eagles of Death Metal fan Colin Hanks, this HBO Documentary Films presentation shines a spotlight on the quirky American band as they discuss life before and after a terrorist attack at their Nov. 13, 2015, concert in Paris claimed 89 lives. The film spotlights founding members Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme’s unshakable friendship and devotion to their fans that inspired them to return to Paris in February of last year to perform with U2.

Timeless: “Public Enemy No. 1”
NBC, 10pm
Lucy (Abigail Spencer), Wyatt (Matt Lanter), and Rufus (Malcolm Barrett) decide to take matters into their own hands, but are caught off guard when Flynn (Goran Visnjic) lands in 1931 Chicago to call in a favor from notorious gangster Al Capone (guest star Cameron Gharaee).

Independent Lens: “Accidental Courtesy”
PBS, 10pm
Meet African-American musician Daryl Davis, who has a peculiar passion — meeting and befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan in an attempt to change their minds and forge racial conciliation, one racist at a time.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

The Mindy Project
Hulu
New Episodes!
Season 5 continues, picking up where things left off after the midseason finale. The new episodes see Mindy (Mindy Kaling) reeling from getting dumped by Ben (Bryan Greenberg). She finds herself with a magical chance to make things right. But it’s not just her love life that’s up in the air, as the Shulman and Associates staff members are all back for more drama.

NCIS: “Pandora’s Box, Part I”
CBS, 8pm
The new episode “Pandora’s Box, Part I” is the first half of tonight’s crossover event with NCIS: New Orleans. After Abby’s (Pauley Perrette) Homeland Security think tank is compromised and she is found in possession of a real bomb, the NCIS team discovers the leader of the group has been murdered and a theoretical terror playbook has been stolen. The conclusion airs later tonight on NCIS: New Orleans.

Tough Mudder: The Challenge Within
The CW, 8pm
A group of everyday heroes comes together to overcome their personal challenges and complete a Tough Mudder obstacle course race. The grueling experience will test their teamwork skills, push their physical abilities and measure their mental grit.

New Girl: “Operation: Bobcat”
FOX, 8pm
Guest Star Alert!
Gordon Ramsay guest-stars as himself in special Valentine’s Day episode where Jess (Zooey Deschanel) tries to convince the gang that she is content being single, Schmidt (Max Greenfield) competes for a big promotion, and Winston’s (Lamorne Morris) proposal plans are expedited.

Love at First Glance
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!
After a disappointing breakup, a young woman (Amy Smart) finds herself trading glances with a handsome stranger (Adrian Grenier) on the train. When he leaves his phone behind, she endeavors to return it, and finds herself on a journey of self-discovery.

American Housewife: “Time for Love”
ABC, 8:30pm
Katie (Katy Mixon) isn’t a fan of Valentine’s Day — despite Greg’s (Diedrich Bader) romantic gestures. Oliver (Daniel DiMaggio) buys an expensive gift for his crush. Taylor (Meg Donnelly) tries to pull one over on her parents so she can go to a party.

Fresh Off the Boat: “Neighbors With Attitude”
ABC, 9pm
Jessica (Constance Wu) is excluded from the neighborhood watch for not being a team player, but when Ann’s (guest star Courtney Thorne-Smith) son goes missing, Jessica proves her methods work. Meanwhile, Eddie (Hudson Yang) sets the stage for a perfect first kiss with Alison (Isabella Alexander).

This Is Us: “Jack Pearson’s Son”
NBC, 9pm
As Kevin (Justin Hartley) stresses about the premiere of his play, he receives support from an unexpected source. Randall (Sterling K. Brown) struggles under the pressure of both his work and ailing father. Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Jack’s (Milo Ventimiglia) Valentine’s Day doesn’t go as planned. Toby (Chris Sullivan) and Kate (Chrissy Metz) decide to dig deep and get to know each other’s biggest secrets.

American Experience: “Ruby Ridge”
PBS, 9pm
Examine the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge that helped launch the modern militia movement, and hear eyewitness accounts, including Randy Weaver’s daughter and federal agents involved in the deadly confrontation.

Face Off: All Stars: “Snow Queens”
Syfy, 9pm
In the second elimination challenge of the season, the All-Star teams work to create beautiful snow queens inspired by a series of unique snowflakes.

NCIS: New Orleans “Pandora’s Box, Part II”
CBS, 10pm
The new episode “Pandora’s Box, Part II” is the conclusion of tonight’s crossover event with NCIS. NCIS agents McGee (Sean Murray) and Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) travel to New Orleans to partner with Pride (Scott Bakula) and his team in the search for a missing Homeland Security theoretical terror playbook.

Chicago Fire: “Trading in Scuttlebutt”
NBC, 10pm
When truck and squad are summoned to the scene of a dangerous accident, Chief Boden (Eamonn Walker) makes a split-second decision that overrides Chief Anderson (guest star Michael Hanrahan), the incident commander whose house was the first to respond to the call. Feeling his authority was undercut and his reputation damaged, Anderson uses his power to make things miserable for Boden, and all of House 51 feels the repercussions.

Independent Lens: “Tower”
PBS, 10pm
Explore the deadly Aug. 1, 1966, mass shooting at the University of Texas that left 16 dead, and examine the events of that day via the perspectives of those who lived through it. The program also studies the effects of the shooting over the last 50 years.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

Blindspot: “Borrow or Rob”
NBC, 8pm
A tattoo points the team toward a powerful collegiate secret society, but they can’t infiltrate it without the help of one of its alumni: Rich Dotcom (Ennis Esmer).

Spy in the Wild: “Friendship”
PBS, 8pm
Cameras known as Spy Creatures and their new wild friends rely on each other to look out for predators. A Spy Meerkat babysits meerkat pups while a Spy Cobra pretends to attack the mob. Spy Crocs witness a convenient partnership between real crocodiles and birds.

Speechless: “T-H—THE C-L—CLUB”
ABC, 8:30pm
Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) plays peacekeeper when JJ (Micah Fowler) and Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) get into an argument. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to join a country club for a week.

Star: “Mama’s Boy”
FOX, 9pm
Guest Star Alert!
During a neighborhood block party fundraiser, Hunter surprises Star by inviting superstar recording artist/producer Pumpkin (guest star Missy Elliott) to the event. Alexandra reevaluates her dreams of stardom when her mother, Rose Spencer (guest star Naomi Campbell), shows up with an irresistible proposal. Meanwhile, Jahil explores a new opportunity and Cotton agrees to meet with Pastor Harris (guest star Tyrese Gibson) in hopes of mending her relationship with her mother.

NOVA: “The Origami Revolution”
PBS, 9pm
The ancient art of paper folding is sparking scientific advances, and affecting drug development and future NASA space missions. Discover how the art of origami is reshaping the world around us as scientists uncover the power of folding.

The Magicians: “The Flying Forest”
Syfy, 9pm
Quentin (Jason Ralph) and Penny (Arjun Gupta) embark upon a quest; Margo (Summer Bishil) works on a way to help Eliot (Hale Appleman); Julia (Stella Maeve) seeks out an old friend’s help.

black-ish: “I’m a Survivor”
ABC, 9:30pm
When Dre (Anthony Anderson) goes back to Compton for a funeral, he is reunited with his old crew and struggles with survivor’s remorse for the friends he left behind. Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) becomes self-conscious when Ruby (Jenifer Lewis) criticizes her parenting style.

Doubt
CBS, 10pm
New Series!
Brilliant attorney Sadie Ellis (Katherine Heigl) starts to fall for her charismatic client, Billy Brennan (Steven Pasquale), an altruistic pediatric surgeon recently accused of murdering his girlfriend 24 years ago. Sadie is hiding her growing feelings from everyone, including her close friend and colleague Albert Cobb (Dulé Hill), who thinks he knows everything about her. The series also stars Laverne Cox, Elliott Gould, Dreama Walker and Kobi Libii.

Murder Chose Me
Investigation Discovery, 10pm
New Series!
Retired Shreveport, La., homicide detective Rod Demery reflects on the career he was destined for since the age of 3, when his own mother was murdered. Vowing to ensure that no family would be denied justice the way his family was, Demery served 14 years as a detective in the violent crimes unit, with an unprecedented 100 percent confession and solve rate as lead investigator. Intimate first-person storytelling meets a gritty Southern backdrop in this series.

Chicago P.D.: “Seven Indictments”
NBC, 10pm
When a charred body is found in a torched house, Intelligence must work to identify the victim, as well as a young boy who is found badly injured inside. As they look to determine the cause and who may have been involved, they are faced with a web of secrets and lies.

City in the Sky: “Airborne”
PBS, 10pm
Examine the hidden army that keeps planes safe, and explore just what it takes to keep the “city in the sky” functioning between takeoff and landing. Learn why flying has become safer than ever.

The Expanse: “Godspeed”
Syfy, 10pm
Miller (Thomas Jane) devises a dangerous plan to eradicate what’s left of the protomolecule on Eros.

Suits: “Admission of Guilt”
USA Network, 10pm
Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and Mike (Patrick J. Adams) walk a fine line when they partner on a class action; Louis (Rick Hoffman) needs Rachel’s (Meghan Markle) help impressing a client during an annual presentation; Donna (Sarah Rafferty) and Benjamin (David Reale) refine their product.

Thursday, Feb. 16

Grey’s Anatomy: “It Only Gets Much Worse”
ABC, 8pm
The warring attendings put a damper on the residents’ excitement for Eliza’s (Marika Dominczyk) next phase of instruction. April (Sarah Drew) has a challenging first day in her new role at the hospital.

“Life” Marathon
BBC America, beginning at 8pm

If you can’t wait for Saturday’s premiere of Planet Earth II on BBC America, enjoy this marathon of the 2009 nature documentary series Life, a visually spectacular examination of the plant and animal kingdoms. Tonight’s marathon begins with “Challenges of Life” and is followed by “Reptiles and Amphibians,” “Mammals,” “Fish,” “Birds,” “Insects,” “Hunters and Hunted,” “Creatures of the Deep,” “Plants” and “Primates.”

NBA Basketball: Boston at Chicago
TNT, 8pm Live

In the final game before the NBA breaks for All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls host Al Horford and the Boston Celtics.

Superstore: “Super Hot Store”
NBC, 8pm
The storewide heater malfunction magnifies angry tensions between Amy (America Ferrera), Jonah (Ben Feldman) and the back warehouse employees after everyone refuses to clean up a spill. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) find a way to pass the time, and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Glenn (Mark McKinney) through an existential crisis as he tries to fix the heater himself.

Scandal: “The Belt”
ABC, 9pm
Cyrus (Jeff Perry) stops at nothing to prove his innocence. Olivia (Kerry Washington) and the gladiators uncover shocking new evidence about the night Frankie (Ricardo Chavira) was shot.

Mom: “Roast Chicken and a Funny Story”
CBS, 9pm
A heartbroken Bonnie (Allison Janney) drives everyone crazy and Christy (Anna Faris) begs Adam (William Fichtner) to take her back in the new episode “Roast Chicken and a Funny Story.”

Swamp People
History, 9pm
Season Premiere!
In the two-hour season premiere, as he faces the prospect of buyer shutting down early this year, Troy promotes Chase to captain of his own boat. Daniel Edgar calls in his son to help fill tags, while RJ and Jay Paul hunt on separate boats for the first time ever.

Chicago Med: “Cold Front”
NBC, 9pm
The doctors and nurses of Chicago Med brace for an influx of trauma patients when a multi-vehicle accident during a blizzard finds the hospital in full scramble mode.

Bringing Up Bates: “Shakeups, Steaks, and Showtime!”
UP TV, 9pm

Lawson’s hard work has finally paid off! He’s finally releasing his CD of original songs and gearing up for his first big tour, but faces the pressure of a big charity concert. Meanwhile, Zach and Whitney get a much deserved date night, but the other Bates kids struggle with their babysitting responsibilities.

How to Get Away With Murder: “It’s War”
ABC, 10pm
Annalise (Viola Davis) makes it her mission to take down Denver and Atwood. Meanwhile, Nate (Billy Brown) makes a shocking discovery and Asher (Matt McGorry), Connor (Jack Falahee), Michaela (Aja Naomi King), Laurel (Karla Souza) and Oliver (Conrad Ricamora) continue to wrestle with the weight of Wes’ murder.

Training Day: “Trigger Time”
CBS, 10pm
The rift between Kyle (Justin Cornwell) and Frank (Bill Paxton) grows when Kyle refuses to adhere to one of Frank’s morally ambiguous rules in the new episode “Trigger Time.” But the pair must put aside their differences when they learn the notorious hitman known as “El Cucuy” is targeting members of the Russian mob in Los Angeles.

The Blacklist: “The Architect”
NBC, 10pm
Aram (Amir Arison) goes undercover as a hacker in order to identify a notorious criminal (guest star Brent Spiner) who, for a price, will design, construct and execute the perfect crime. Tom (Ryan Eggold) expands his search for missing details about his childhood, while Red (James Spader) takes action to locate the source of his compromised business operations.

Colony: “Fallout”
USA Network, 10pm
When the Resistance reaches out to Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies), Will (Josh Holloway) chooses to help his wife bury her past. The labor camp gets a visit from Maddie (Amanda Righetti) and Nolan (Adrian Pasdar).

Friday, Feb. 17

“Star Trek: The Original Series” Marathon
BBC America, beginning at 4pm

BBC America presents a six-episode stunt of the original 1960s Star Trek TV series, including favorites like “A Taste of Armageddon,” “The Devil in the Dark,” “Errand of Mercy” and “The City on the Edge of Forever.”

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
ESPN, 7pm Live
Celebs from the worlds of film, television, music and sports take the court at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and show off their hoops skills.

Grimm: “Blind Love”
NBC, 8pm
Rosalee (Bree Turner) surprises Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) with a getaway for his birthday and invites most of the gang to join them. Things take a shocking turn when a hotel employee targets Nick (David Giuntoli) in an effort to avenge his father.

Emerald City: “Lions in Winter”
NBC, 9pm
When Dorothy (Adria Arjona) and Lucas (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) arrive at Glinda’s (Joely Richardson) castle, she reclaims something for which she has been searching. Meanwhile, the Wizard (Vincent D’Onofrio) heads to the Kingdom of Ev to build his weapons arsenal.

Great Performances: “New York City Ballet in Paris”
PBS, 9pm
Thrill to the company’s all-Balanchine program of ballet masterpieces, including the Walpurgisnacht Ballet and La Valse, set to music of Gounod and Ravel, respectively, recorded in the City of Light.

BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge
TNT, 9pm Live
The NBA’s top rookies and sophomores hit the hardwood when Team USA takes on Team World.

Blue Bloods: “Hard Bargain”
CBS, 10pm
Guest Star Alert!
Kevin Dillon guest-stars as Danny’s (Donnie Wahlberg) brother-in-law Jimmy in the new episode “Hard Bargain.” Jimmy gets into trouble with the mob, and he begs Danny to help him stay safe until it blows over. Also, Frank (Tom Selleck) faces a public relations nightmare when a lawyer demands that NYPD officers’ disciplinary records be made public.

Saturday, Feb. 18

College Basketball: Kansas at Baylor
CBS, 1pm Live

A big college basketball clash between top Big 12 powers is in store today at Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas, as the Kansas Jayhawks visit the Baylor Bears.

Ransom: “Regeneration”
CBS, 8pm
In the new episode “Regeneration,” Eric (Luke Roberts) and other guests at an annual retreat are taken hostage by the fanatical leader of a militia group.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Clash at Daytona
FS1, 8pm Live

Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway begin tonight with The Clash at Daytona (formerly known as The Unlimited), featuring a field of elite Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (formerly known as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series) drivers competing in a 75-lap non-points race.

State Farm All-Star Saturday 2017
TNT, 8pm Live
Catch three of the premier events of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend — the skills challenge, 3-point shootout and high-flying dunk contest.

Planet Earth II
BBC America, 9pm
New Series!
Originally scheduled to premiere on Jan. 28, this six-part series is the long-awaited sequel to the groundbreaking 2007 nature documentary series Planet Earth. Renowned natural history filmmaker Sir David Attenborough narrates, with a score composed and produced by Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding Fingers Music. Tonight’s premiere is “Islands,” followed next Saturday by “Mountains.” Other future episodes are “Jungles,” “Deserts,” “Grasslands” and “Cities.”

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Devotee of Star Wars. Builder of LEGO. Observer of televised sports. Member of the Television Critics Association. Graduate of the University of Wisconsin. Connoisseur of beer. Consumer of cheese. Father of two. Husband of one. Scourge of the Alaskan Bush People. Font of Simpsons knowledge. Son of a Stonecutter.