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Saturday Night Live
11:29/10:29c NBC
A "debut" theme surrounds tonight's show. Gabourey Sidibe, Best Actress Oscar nominee for her big-screen debut in the 2009 film Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, makes her first appearance on SNL. As host, Sidibe joins forces with the late-night troupe to satirically work over the previous week's political happenings and course of events. And it's congratulations to Brooklyn-based band MGMT. Supporting their recently released CD, Congratulations, the group take to the acoustically rich confines of the Studio 8H stage for the very first time. — Dean Maurer

You Don't Know Jack

9/8c HBO
The last time Al Pacino was on HBO, he won an Emmy for Angels in America (2003), and it won't be a surprise if he's in the running again for this cable movie. As Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the pathologist who was a lightning rod for controversy in the 1990s over right-to-die issues, Pacino drives a biopic that follows his legal battles and dealings with patients who wanted to end their suffering. Directed by Barry Levinson, the 2010 film also stars John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Brenda Vaccaro and Danny Huston. —  Joe Friedrich

Wanda Sykes Show
11/10c Fox
The funny and versatile Wanda Sykes was new to the talk-show circuit this season, and she managed to stay out of the late-night drama thanks to having a show that airs only once a week on Saturdays. Her chatfest ends its freshman year tonight, and she has an elective group of guests on hand: sitcom star-turned-dramatic actor Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad); film star Regina Hall (Death at a Funeral); and rocker Tommy Lee. — Jennifer Sankowski

Outrageous Food
10/9c Food Network
Picky eaters may not find this show as tempting as those who love to try unusual eats, as it follows Big Daddy's House host Aaron McCargo Jr. as he visits restaurants across the country that serve up some very strange food, like the Terrible Garbage Burger at McGuire's Irish Pub in Pensacola, Fla., which the menu describes as "absolutely disgusting." — Karen Andzejewicz

The Wild Girl
8/7c Hallmark Movie Channel
Hallmark Channel's sister network gets into the original-movie business with the debut of this 2010 adventure film based on the novel by Jim Fergus. Brian Austin Green stars as a struggling depression-era photographer who decides to join a group of adventurers for a rescue mission in the Sierra Madre Badlands. The trip, already fraught with danger, takes a turn when the group comes across an orphaned Apache girl, a discovery that puts them in serious peril. — Brie Hearn