Friday Night Lights(Friday, 8/7c, NBC)
In their perfect (so far) season, it's now "rivalry week" as the East Dillon Lions take on their arch-rival Dillon Panthers (Coach Taylor's old team) — but the battle with the higher stakes may be the tug of war over star player Vince's future between the Coach and Vince's shady father Ornette. Meanwhile, Billy becomes Luke's personal trainer and puts the poor kid through the paces. Whatever helps you win.
National Memorial Day Concert(Sunday, 8/7c, PBS; check tvguide.com listings)
For an American Idol also-ran, Pia Toscano certainly gets around. She's one of the headliners for this year's musical salute to troops current and past from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna host one of the year's most moving outdoor concerts, with participants including past Idol winner Kris Allen, B.B. King, Hayley Westenra, Daniel Rodriguez, Yolanda Adams, Jason Ritter, Dianne Wiest and General Colin Powell.
Game of Thrones(Sunday, 9/8c, HBO)
We're more than halfway through this gripping adult fantasy series' first season, and events are churning on all fronts. Jon Snow takes his Night's Watch vows, still concerned over the MIA Benjen. While injured King Robert plans for the future of King's Landing, Ned Stark confronts the wicked Queen Cersei with his suspicions about the murder of the previous Hand of the King. And now that Daenerys is freed from her odious brother, she and Drago plot to lead the Dothraki onward.
The Killing(Sunday, 10/9c, AMC)
Stan's explosive rage, culminating in a brutal attack on the teacher he believed killed his daughter, has consequences this week, leaving poor distraught wife Mitch on her own to keep the family together. Pity those poor little boys. Meanwhile, as the police continue treading water (blame the rain), candidate Richmond's poll numbers begin to climb.