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This weekend on TV: 'I Love Lucy' returns to CBS

Published December 20, 2013 12:03 pm

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Almost six decades after they first aired on CBS, a pair "I Love Lucy" episodes will be rebroadcast on the network.Dubbed the I Love Lucy Christmas Special (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2), the episodes will look different than they did when they first aired back in 1956. They've been colorized, so, yes, the Santa suits are red and not gray.First up is "The Christmas Episode," which features Lucy, Ricky, Ethel and Fred getting ready for the holiday and reminiscing about Little Ricky's birth. Then it's the grape-stomping episode - actually titled "Lucy's Italian Movie" - in which Lucy got in a fight with an Italian woman in a vat full of grapes.Friday on TV ...NBA (5:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Atlanta HawksThe Carrie Diaries (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Carrie has a big interview.Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): An investigation puts Chin's life in danger.Nikita (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Ryan reveals a secret that could derail Nikita's plans.Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Danny investigates an old friend who may have mob ties.Saturday on TV ...College football: New Mexico Bowl - Colorado State vs. Washington State (noon, ESPN); Las Vegas Bowl - Fresno State vs. USC (1:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - Buffalo vs. San Diego State (3:30 p.m., ESPN); New Orleans Bowl - Louisiana-Lafayette vs. TulancNBA (5:30 p.m., ROOT): Utah Jazz at Charlotte HornetsWomen's college basketball (2 p.m., BYUtv): Utah State at BYUAtlantis (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Ariadne asks Jason for help.College basketball (8:30 p.m., P12N): BYU at Oregon StateSaturday Night Live (10:35 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Jimmy Fallon hosts; Justin Timberlake performs.Sunday on TV ...NFL: Denver Broncos at Houston Texans (11 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Somebody at Somebody (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens (2:20 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles (6:25 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)College basketball (5 p.m., P12N): Weber State at UCLA60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Coaching 8- and 9-year-old quarterbacks who are, believe it or not, NFL prospects.The Sound of Music (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Classic 1965 movie musical. (Repeat)Treme (10 p.m., HBO): McAlary celebrates a birthday; Bernette gets a break in her case.