Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV tonight

Chupacabra vs. the Alamo


Chupacabra vs. the Alamo

Chupacabra vs. the Alamo 9 p.m., Syfy

Syfy, you are the best. This week’s crazy movie qualifies for greatness not just because it’s about the Alamo. It also stars Eric Estrada. Yup, Ponch. He plays a DEA agent holed up at the Alamo who winds up facing off against a pack of wild animals who drink the blood of their victims. To recap: Chupacabras, the Alamo, Estrada. Now go set your DVR. Pictured: Julia Benson with Estrada.


Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story Saturday at 8 p.m., Lifetime

You almost missed the opportunity to see this masterpiece, folks. Chris Porco, the 21-year-old from Delmar, N.Y., convicted of murdering his father and disfiguring his mother in an axe attack, claimed that the movie violates his right to his name and image. After some court wrangling, Lifetime finally got its way and voila. Eric McCormack (left) stars, but he can’t possibly be as showy as he was in “Who Is Clark Rockefeller?” He plays the persistent detective this time, and Matt Barr (right) from “Hatfields & McCoys” is Porco.

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Phil Spector Sunday at 9 p.m., HBO


Wicked Tuna Sunday at 9 p.m., National Geographic Channel



Catch My Killer Sunday at 9 p.m., ID


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