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

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48 Hours  Saturday at 10 p.m., CBS

This episode of the newsmagazine may be of special interest locally, since it uses the case of Wayland teenager Lauren Astley as a way into discussing the larger issue of dating and breakup violence. Astley was killed in July 2011 by her ex-boyfriend, who was convicted of first-degree murder in March. Lauren’s parents (pictured) and friends appear in the episode, which is reported by Tracy Smith.

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Dracula  10 p.m., NBC

No matter what role Jonathan Rhys Meyers is playing, he always seems to bring a hint of glam. In this new series, built to follow NBC’s “Grimm,” he plays the vampire of vampires in Victorian London. No, not Barnabas. Dracula! He’s pretending to be an American entrepreneur, but he has revenge in his heart. Also, he falls in love with a woman who looks just like dead wife. It’s rehash, but I’ll watch until someone puts a stake through my remote.

The Carrie Diaries  8 p.m., The CW

Samantha Jones, pre mole.

The Good Wife  Sunday at 9 p.m., CBS


The Husband She Met Online  Saturday at 8 p.m., Lifetime

Sounds “Catfish”-ish.

Matthew Gilbert can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.
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