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TV This Week: April 7 - 13 'Louis C.K.: Oh My God' on HBO

April 05, 2013|By Ed Stockly
  • "Louis C.K.: Oh My God" The comedian is featured in a new HBO comedy special
"Louis C.K.: Oh My God" The comedian is featured in a new HBO comedy… (Kevin Mazur / HBO )

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Yee-haw and amen! Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan host "The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" and Steve Harvey is master of ceremonies for "Celebration of Gospel 2013." 8 p.m. CBS; 8 p.m. BET

The ad men of "Mad Men" are back for a sixth season, but the bad men of "Shameless," "House of Lies" and "Californication" sign off for now with those series' respective season finales. 9 p.m. AMC; 9, 10 and 10:30 p.m. Showtime

PBS marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with "Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance," a 2012 documentary about a band of Jewish musicians in a Nazi concentration camp during WWII. 10 p.m. KOCE


Stop boohooing over those busted brackets, and prepare for the end of "March Madness" — in April, which never seems to bother anyone but us — with the men's final of the "2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament." 6 p.m. CBS

Unsung heroes: The little-known story of a Jewish couple from Philadelphia and their 1939 journey to Nazi-controlled Vienna is revealed in the new documentary "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus." 9 p.m. HBO

On a new "Independent Lens," the war on drugs is examined in the exposé "The House I Live In" and a young African American man tours his impoverished Memphis neighborhood in the impressionistic short film "As I Am." 10 p.m. KOCE


Local girl makes good: Hollywood High grad and legendary TV actress Carol Burnett is celebrated on "American Masters." 8 p.m. KOCE

A Miami-based matchmaker helps single ladies looking to put a ring on it in the new unscripted dating series "Find Me My Man" and eligible bachelors have women falling at their feet in the new reality series "Ready for Love." 9 p.m. Oxygen; 9 p.m. NBC

Wars and rumors of wars: The newsmagazine "Frontline" takes a look at the religious and sectarian aspects of the ongoing crisis in Syria. 10 p.m. KOCE


"Nova" surveys the biological wonders of the Land Down Under — from the primordial to the prehistoric to the present day, and whatever the heck a platypus is — in the multi-part special "Australia's First 4 Billion Years." 9 p.m. KOCE

Boo, y'all! The new unscripted series "Deep South Paranormal" sends a team of good-old-boy ghost hunters in search of things that go bump in the night in backwoods and backwaters from Alabama to Florida. 10 p.m. Syfy


Gentlemen, start your golf clubs: The game's best will vie for the coveted green jacket when the "2013 Masters Tournament" tees off in Augusta, Ga. Noon ESPN

They've been seen as characters in fantastical sequences using stop-motioned animation, Japanese-style anime and 8-bit computer-game graphics. What's next? Puppets! The study group gets rendered in felt on a new episode of "Community." 8 p.m. NBC

Lindsay Lohan is Lindsay Lohan — the role she was born to play — on a new episode of Charlie Sheen sitcom "Anger Management." And that's all we're gonna say about it. 9:30 p.m. FX

Oh, deer! Hunters try to bag the biggest bucks while culling suburban Connecticut's white-tailed deer population in the new reality series "Chasing Tail." 10 and 10:30 p.m. History

"There are no second acts in American lives," said F. Scott Fitzgerald. But everyday folks will get a second shot at career dreams deferred in the new unscripted series "The Moment." 10 p.m. USA


Wooly bully! The new documentary special "Mammoth: Back From the Dead" sends scientists to Siberia in search of a single viable cell from which to clone the long-extinct prehistoric pachyderms. 8 p.m. Nat Geo

Local boy makes good: Native Angeleno and still-boyish Josh Groban shares new songs and performs fan favorites on a new edition of "Live From Lincoln Center." 9 p.m. KOCE

After the series finale of "Spartacus: War of the Damned," it's the debut of "Da Vinci's Demons" — but he's not the bald, bearded Renaissance man you thought you knew. He's a hunky twentysomething (Tom Riley) up to his puffy sleeves in intrigue in this new period drama. 9 and 10 p.m. Starz


Don't call child protective services, it's just a game show: Toddlers take part in challenges like stacking cookies and putting toys away while their parents wager on the outcome in "Bet on Your Baby." 8 and 9 p.m. ABC

A police detective (Drea de Matteo) and a prosecutor (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe) are out to put a stop to "Stalkers" in this new made-for-cable thriller. Mena Suvari also stars. 8 p.m. Lifetime

May the best man win: Will Ferrell's incumbent battles Zach Galifianakis' insurgent in the 2012 satire "The Campaign." Jason Sudeikis, John Lithgow, Dan Aykroyd and Brian Cox also star. 8:30 p.m. HBO

A real stand-up guy: The new special "Louis C.K.: Oh My God" finds our favorite comic-actor-auteur, pictured, doing the one-man-one-microphone thing before a live audience in Phoenix. 10 p.m. HBO

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