Say Yes to the Dress 9 p.m., TLC
Allie wants to find the perfect dress. So it’s a good thing that the fashion po-po are in the house, to tell her which dresses are criminal. In the season 9 premiere, Joan Rivers (above) helps a friend’s daughter shop for her beach wedding. Allie, listen up — except when it comes to your face.
She Made Them Do It Saturday at 8 p.m., Lifetime
She is married to the “Sexiest Man Alive,” too. Jenna Dewan-Tatum stars in this ripped-from-the-headlines story of a charismatic woman who get thrown into jail for murder, then uses a guard (Mackenzie Phillips) to help her escape. If you don’t want to know what happens, don’t look at the Sarah Jo Pender entry on Wikipedia.
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas 8:30 p.m., Channel 25
Never too early to start celebrating Christmas ’13.
Haunted Encounters: Face to Face 10 p.m., Biography
“The North Adams Witch Project.”
Back to the Beginning 9 p.m., Channel 5
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