TV This Week


Nostalgia, as the saying goes, ain't what it used to be… except at the "2011 TV Land Awards," which reunites the stars of such classic sitcoms as "Family Ties," "The Cosby Show," "The Facts of Life" and "Welcome Back, Kotter." (TV Land, 9 and 10:30 p.m.)

Bruce Campbell – the man, the myth, the legend – takes center stage in the new made-for-TV action movie "Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe," a prequel of sorts that fills in the back story of his character on the hit espionage drama. (USA, 9 and 11 p.m.)


Ben Cross and Camilla Luddington are "William & Kate," two crazy, mixed-up, soon-to-be-married kids – who will someday become king and queen of merry old England, doncha know – in this made-for-cable real-life romantic fable. (Lifetime, 9 p.m.)


First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby – but not necessarily in that order. The under-watched family drama "Parenthood" ends its second season, while the hit reality series "16 and Pregnant" launches its third. (NBC, 10 p.m.; MTV, 10 p.m.)


Get some Earth Day talking points – it's this Friday, people – with "Sprawling From Grace: The Consequences of Suburbanization" and "Saving Pelican 895," about the cleanup of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (CNBC, 7 and 10 p.m.; HBO, 9 p.m.)


The Tina Fey sitcom "30 Rock" celebrates its 100th episode with an expanded outing in which show-within-a-show "TGS" also marks its 100th episode. That's a whole lotta Liz Lemon! Congrats to Ms. Fey, Alec Baldwin and the rest of the gang. (NBC, 10 p.m.)


The Judds, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood take part in "Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country," and comedians Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis C.K. form their own boys' club and swap stories in the special "Talking Funny." (CBS, 9 p.m.; HBO, 9 p.m.)


Our favorite Time Lord (Matt Smith) returns to save the world yet again on the season premiere of the sci-fi series "Doctor Who," and our favorite Old Testament prophet (Charlton Heston) returns to lead the Hebrews out of Egypt in the 1956 biblical epic "The Ten Commandments." (BBC America, 6 and 9 p.m.; ABC, 7 p.m.)

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