MDA Show of Strength Telethon Sunday, 9 p.m., ABC
The alphabet network takes over the hosting of this annual fund-raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year’s event takes on a slightly country flavor as the musical guests include Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, and Lee Ann Womack. Also on hand will be Backstreet Boys, Matthew Morrison, and ubiquitous “American Idol”/E! News host Ryan Seacrest.
TV’s Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special Sunday, 9 p.m., NBC
If you’re looking for a few laughs on what is usually the “serious” drama night for TV, look no further than this two-hour special that collects the “top 30” funniest bits of funny shows like “Seinfeld,” “I Love Lucy” (right), “Modern Family,” “The Simpsons,” and many more. Interspersed between the clips are interviews with some of the funny folks and other famous people amused by them.
ABC Fall Preview Presented by the Chew Sunday, 7 p.m., ABC
Does this mean it will be edible?
Do No Harm Saturday, 9 p.m., NBC
Too Cute: Puppies Growing Up Saturday, 9 p.m., Animal Planet
Everything you need to know is right there in the title.