Austin City Limits

1976, TV Show


Tonight's TV Hot List for Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009

Alec Baldwin

NBA All-Star Saturday Night
8:30 pm/ET TNT
Before you see the fan-selected, all-around best of the best in tomorrow's All-Star Game, check out some of the best of various aspects of the game. Individual and team events include the skills challenge and shooting stars competition. Also, Toronto's Jason Kapono looks to three-peat in the three-point shootout against such long-shot specialists as Rashard Lewis of the Magic and Roger Mason of the Spurs. And Dwight Howard, take note: the slam dunk title has not been successfully defended since Jason Richardson won back-to-back in 2002-03. And he was the first since some guy named Jordan did it in 1987-88.

Read on for previews of Christopher Titus: Love Is Evol, Saturday Night Live, Austin City Limits and Before You Say 'I Do'. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009

Nathan Kress, Miranda Cosgrove and Jeanette McCurdy, iCarly

9 pm/ET Nickelodeon
Carly's Web show features a contest with a truly awesome prize: a new car!

Read on for previews of Saturday Night Live, Austin City Limits, Solitary and H2O. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008

The Naked Brothers Band, Alex Wolff, Nat Wolff

Naked Brothers Band
9 pm/ET Nickelodeon
Nat is down in the dumps about a photo of Rosalina kissing another guy, so Alex tries to cheer him up.

Read on for previews of Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, Austin City Limits, John Edward Cross Country and America's Most Wanted. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008

Jennette McCurdy and Miranda Cosgrove, iCarly

8 pm/ET Nickelodeon
In a special 90-minute episode, Carly and her friends go on a trip to Japan when her show is nominated for a Web award, and it turns out to be quite an adventure!

Read on for previews of iCarly, Austin City Limits, Mail Order Bride, True Jackson, VP and Taxicab Confessions: New York, New York 3. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008

James Murray, Primeval

9 pm/ET BBC America
The second season of this hit sci-fi series comes to a close with an action-packed finale that finds Cutter and crew trapped inside an abandoned Ministry of Defense base filled with an army of prehistoric and futuristic beasts that the devilish Leek is planning to unleash across Britain.

Read on for previews of Saturday Night Live, Cops, Austin City Limits and My Big Redneck Wedding. read more

Austin City Limits Brings Live Music Back to the Forefront

Norah Jones, Austin City Limits

For more than three decades, Austin City Limits (Saturdays, 9 pm/ET, PBS) has been providing an outlet for something increasingly rare on television: live music. Saturday night, the series kicks off its 33rd season with versatile singer-pianist Norah Jones, making her second appearance in front of the iconic Austin skyline backdrop — which misleads some viewers into believing the concerts are filmed outdoors. "We get e-mails asking if this is a park outside Austin," says ACL's producer Terry Lickona. "Someone even asked if it had RV hookups." With a rich history of showcasing acts as disparate as country outlaw Merle Haggard and indie-rock ensemble Arcade Fire (wh read more

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Premiered: 1976, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Stirring concerts, country and otherwise, drive this series filmed in Austin, Texas. The long-running program consistently features critically acclaimed performers, many of whom are seldom seen on television, and successfully charms viewers with an atmosphere like that of the city's famed music venues.


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