Saturday TV: Final Four, ‘Bridesmaids,’ Redneck Finales

His kids shared an award last year, so he gets to be the host this year: Will Smith presides over the 25th “Kids Choice Awards” (Nickelodeon, 8 p.m.), which brings out an impressive array of stars to be showered by kids’ love and slime. Katy Perry and One Direction are among the performers; presenters include Chris Rock, Cee Lo Green, Big Time Rush, Miranda Cosgrove, Zac Efron, Heidi Klum, Emma Stone and Victoria Justice. What, no Bieber?

Here they are: Your Final Four: Kentucky vs. Cardinals (CBS, 6 p.m.) and Ohio State vs. Kansas (CBS, 8:30 p.m.).

Woody Allen’s delightful “Midnight in Paris” (Starz, 9 p.m.), which won him an Oscar for best original screenplay, makes its debut on premium cable. Owen Wilson stars as the addled writer who finds a way to meet Paris idols like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein.

Another comedy Oscar contender makes its own splashy bow: “Bridesmaids” (HBO, 8 p.m.). Elsewhere is Matt Damon in “The Adjustment Bureau” (Cinemax, 10 p.m.).

If you thought the “Bayou Billionaires” (CMT, 9 p.m.) were like “The Beverly Hillbillies,” the first season ends with the ladies going off to Beverly Hills (the guys go camping). An even closer twin to Ellie Mae and company may be “My Big Redneck Vacation” (CMT, 9:30 p.m.) in which the drawling family in question are named the Clampets. Today, they end their Hamptons vacation and head back to Shreveport.

New on Oprah’s network is a reality show following model Beverly Johnson, the designer who opens her house to her daughter, plus-size model Anansa Sims and her husband, former football player David Patterson on “Beverly’s Full House” (OWN, 10 p.m.). A new season starts for the reality cast of “Texas Women” (CMT, 10 p.m.).

A UFO causes some especially bad weather in the new “Seattle Superstorm” (Syfy, 9 p.m.).

Oops, Annie accidentally kills a neighbor on a new “Being Human” (BBC America, 9 p.m.).And Hal goes on his first date in quite a while: A half century.

The former actor ends his season building a house by adding a library on “The Bronson Pinchot Project” (DIY, 10:30 p.m.).

It’s always entertaining to watch “Pot Calls Kettle Black,” which is also known as “Fox News Watch” (Fox News, 11 p.m.).

Seduction is the theme on Turner Classic Movies with F.W. Murnau’s silent “Sunrise” (8p.m.), “Hallelujah” (10 p.m.), “Born to Kill” (midnight), “Human Desire” (1:45 a.m.) and “Ah, Wilderness” (3:30 a.m.).

Sonic Youth and The Black Keys play a repeat of “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) Another rerun on “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with Katy Perry hosting and Robyn doing the singing.

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