XXII Winter Olympics
Thursday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m., CBC
As the competition continues in Sochi, one of the most anticipated events (in this country, anyway) gets underway as the Canadian men's hockey team opens its schedule with a round-robin matchup with Norway. Preliminary matches against Austria and Finland follow on Friday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 16.
Friday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m., Super Channel
This new swashbuckling pirate drama comes from U.S. cable's Starz network (home of Spartacus and Da Vinci's Demons), so viewers can expect equal measures of skull-splitting swordplay and steamy shipboard sex. Toby Stephens stars as the notorious pirate Capt. Flint, in stories that take place 20 years prior to the tale in Robert Louis Stevenson's literary classic Treasure Island.
48 Hours Presents: The Whole Gritty City
Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m., CBS
Three New Orleans marching bands prepare for Mardi Gras celebrations in this new feature documentary. In a city still dealing with flood fallout and street violence, thousands of the city's kids are turning to these bands to escape the violence.