Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV this weekend

Mel Brooks, an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner.

Chris Pizzello/Invision/Ap

Mel Brooks, an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner.

AFI Lifetime Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks Saturday, 9 p.m., TNT

He’s a member of the EGOT club. (That is, he’s won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award.) He’s a Kennedy Center honoree. He’s responsible for such side-splitters as “Blazing Saddles,” “The Producers,” and “Young Frankenstein,” and worked on classics like “Get Smart” and “Your Show of Shows.” And he’s still sharp, and sharply funny. At the Television Critics Association press tour this past winter, Brooks brushed off being called a “comedy giant.” “I’m not such a comedy giant, I’m five-six,” he quipped. “There are guys not as funny, but they are bigger, and I think that counts.”

Continue reading below

Oprah’s Master Class Sunday, 10 p.m., OWN

Speaking of giants, Ms. Winfrey sits down with Berry Gordy Jr. (pictured) who holds forth on his extraordinary career building Motown — and the careers of artists like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, and many more — and no doubt, about the recent Broadway musical he launched based on that amazing tale.

Zero Hour Saturday, 8 p.m., ABC

Remember this show? Here’s your chance to say goodbye.

Redneck Island Saturday, 9 p.m., CMT

Human slingshots, mon.

The 2013 Miss USA Competition Sunday, 9 p.m., NBC

Sashes, bikinis, Jonas Brothers.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com