SNL, NFL Honors Show set Super Bowl stage

January 31, 2015 8:05 AM

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TONIGHT’S MUST-SEE: “Saturday Night Live Presents a Sports Spectacular” (8 p.m.) and “NFL Honors” (9-11 p.m.), NBC; red-carpet at 8 p.m. on NFL Network. On the eve of its Super Bowl telecast, NBC has lots of football, a smidgen of other sports and some good bursts of humor. There are old “Saturday Night Live” sketches at 8; then Seth Meyers — the wittty “SNL” alumnus, now a late-late-show host — leads the awards show. That peaks with Most Valuable Player. Others are for best offensive and defensive players, best offensive and defensive rookies, coach of the year, comeback of the year and more.

TONIGHT’S MIGHT-SEE: “Black Sails,” 9 p.m., Starz. The terrific season-opener (rerunning at 8 p.m.) found Captain Flint no longer a captain. He’d lied to his crew, killed the quartermaster and failed to get the treasure. Still, he insisted he’d be back in charge. His first plan was outrageous: Forge...

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