Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at 7:30 p.m. on NBC. The Olympiad will be the only concern on television for much of the rest of the month.

If you have no interest in winter sports, you can check out “Famous Crime Scene” on VH1 at 9 p.m., which premieres tonight also. CBS has “The Amazing Race” premiering a new season on Sunday at 8 p.m. HBO has “How to Many It in America” at 10, and VH1 has “Tool Academy” premiering at 9.

The high school football drama “Friday Night Lights” will end after five seasons. The satellite-exclusive show just ended up its fourth season, which will finally air on NBC starting April 30. Season five is in production and will air on DirecTV in the fall.

Here’s this weekend’s Olympic schedule:

Saturday:
NBC: 2-6 p.m. – Ski Jumping, Speed Skating, Biathlon
NBC: 8-11 p.m. – Speed Skating Short Track, Alpine Men’s Downhill, Women’s Moguls
CNBC: 3-5:30 p.m. and 8-10:30 p.m. – Women’s Hockey
Universal Sports: 12:30-3 p.m. – Highlights

Sunday:
NBC: 12-4:30 a.m. – Luge, Primetime Replay
NBC: 1-6 p.m. – Nordic Combined, Speed Skating, Luge, Biathlon
NBC: 7-11 p.m. – Women’s Combined, Figure Skating
NBC: 11:30 p.m. to midnight – Late Night Recap
USA: 3-530 p.m. – Women’s Hockey
MSNBC: 3 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. – Women’s Hockey
CNBC: 7:30-10 p.m. – Women’s Hockey
Universal Sports: 10 a.m. to noon – Highlights

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John Guilfoil is the editor-in-chief of Blast: Boston’s Online Magazine and the Blast Magazine Network. He can be reached at guilfoil.j@blastmagazine.com. Tweet @johnguilfoil.

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