For Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, churning out sitcoms is child’s play. The creators of “Austin & Ally” are also the grown-ups behind “Cousins for Life,” a silly but harmless distraction for preteens who think there’s nothing more adorable than a pet pig and nothing more hilarious than a scoop of ice cream flying into your best friend’s face.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nick
I’ll drink to that
“Vice,” the satirical slam of former Vice President Dick Cheney, leads the field for the “76th Annual Golden Globe Awards,” the awards circuit’s most intoxicating pit stop. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” is the most nominated TV program in an evening that’s a lot looser — and a lot more unpredictable — than the Oscars.
7 p.m. Sunday, KARE, Ch. 11
Do you believe in magic
Harry Houdini believed it was impossible to communicate with the dead, but some modern-day admirers are hoping to pull off the next best thing. Each episode of “Houdini’s Last Secrets” will try to delve into the great magician’s mind as he prepared for one of his most memorable stunts, starting with his breath-defying escape from a water torture cell.
9 p.m. Sunday, Science