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

Bruce Willis hosts SNL this weekend.

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Bruce Willis hosts SNL this weekend.

Saturday Night Live 11:30 p.m., NBC

It’s the return of Bruno. The last time Bruce Willis hosted the show it was 1989. Paula Abdul was “Straight Up” at the top of the charts, “Roseanne” was tops in TV, and Indiana Jones was taking his last crusade. (Musical guest Katy Perry would’ve been about 5 years old then.) Hopefully, the comedy won’t feel dated, but it seems a sure bet we’ll get some “Die Hard” jokes. And maybe a few more of the new kids will get a chance to strut their stuff. But with such a stuffed cast of main and featured players, standing out is going to be a challenge this season. (Pictured: Cecily Strong, left, and Bruce Willis.)


The Walking Dead 1 p.m., AMC

Miss part of season 3? No worries, AMC is running a marathon of the entire shuffling shebang to get viewers caught up on all of the goings on with the Governor, Rick (Andrew Lincoln, above), Andrea, Michonne, and the gang in time for the season 4 premiere on Sunday at 9 p.m.

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The White Queen 9 p.m., Starz

Game of throne.

The Blacklist 9 p.m., NBC


So, he’s her dad, right?

Pearl Jam Twenty 10 p.m., VH1

Still alive, and, coincidentally playing the DCU Center Tuesday and Wednesday.

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