Off the Wall: Seth MacFarlane, crooner
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Off the Wall loves a good croon.
'FAMILY GUY' FILM FUN Yes, kids, that is, indeed, "Family Guy" creator/voice Seth MacFarlane, channeling his inner Frank Sinatra in "A Celebration of Classic MGM Film Musicals" (7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, PBS/13). The new pledge special has him crooning songs like "Singin' in the Rain" and "You're Sensational." MGM clip at tinyurl.com/bqc5793.
LOCAL FOOTBALLER GETS TANKED (IN A GOOD WAY) Who needs a bi-level koi pond with waterfalls and lighting? Jets linebacker Bart Scott, that's who. See if he gets it on the latest episode of super-aquarium showcase "Tanked" (9 p.m. Saturday, Animal Planet). Fishy video at animalplanet.com/tanked.
LOCAL GIRL MAKES GOOD (IN A NAUGHTY WAY) Another Long Island-raised comic gets a standup showcase in "Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff" (11 p.m. Saturday, Comedy Central). And if you missed Schumer helping roast Roseanne last week, Saturday night's 9:20 encore is her lead-in. Official site at amyschumer.com.
SEXY SATIRE(S) Mariska Hargitay's mom, Jayne Mansfield, wasn't just a babe -- she was also the star of two classic 1950s show-biz spoofs from director Frank Tashlin, a master of cartoonish live-action lampoons. Set the DVR for Tony Randall co-starring in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" (7:45 a.m. Sunday, Fox Movie Channel), as an ad man who becomes Mansfield's "lover doll" so she'll do TV ads for his client's lipstick. "The Girl Can't Help It" (9:20 a.m. Sunday, FMC) casts Tom Ewell of "The Seven Year Itch" as an agent asked to turn mob moll Mansfield into a singing sensation, alongside real-life '50s faves Little Richard, Fats Domino and Gene Vincent.
AIR ACE AMELIA Does interest never end in the disappearance of the Depression-era aviatrix? You heard about the recent expedition seeking fresh evidence. Now see what the team discovered (or didn't) in "Finding Amelia Earhart: Mystery Solved?" (10 p.m. Sunday, Discovery). Sneak peeks at discovery.com/findingamelia.
CELEBS GET REAL Unscripted arrivals spotlight newlywed music brother Kevin Jonas in "Married to Jonas" (tomorrow at 10 p.m., E!) and comeback singers like Faith Evans in "R&B Divas" (Monday at 10 p.m., TV One). Then Jeff Foxworthy gets yet another game gig, hosting "The American Bible Challenge" (Thursday at 8 p.m., GSN). Video preview at gsntv.com.
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST It's a weirdly festive confluence of vintage-series scheduling on Antenna TV -- ho-ho-ho happenings on "Good Times" (early Monday at 3:30 a.m.), "Adam-12" (Monday at 5 p.m.), "Dragnet" (Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.), "The Burns and Allen Show" (late Wednesday night at 1:30 a.m.) and "Hazel" (Friday at 2:30 p.m.). Full schedule at antennatv.tv.
SOAP STARS RETURN! Been missing "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns" or "All My Children"? Their dudes and divas are back on-screen in what the TV biz calls their "daypart." Supercouple Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman of "GL" kick off ID's new "Days of Our Knives" block of afternoon reality shows by hosting Tainted Love Week (Monday-Friday 1-4 p.m.). See soap stars to come at investigation.discovery.com/tv/id-daytime.