Trekkies, unite. The second installment of the rebooted “Star Trek” franchise “Star Trek: Into Darkness” is heading your way this weekend, with Zoe Saldana picking up where Nichelle Nichols left off. But that’s not the weekend’s only blockbuster. Prince will perform on the Billboard Music Awards this Sunday night, while also picking up a much-deserved Billboard Icon award. Here’s what else is happening this weekend.
HOT ON TV:
All Times Eastern
Friday, May 17
BET, 7:30 p.m.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson helps a group of youth offenders became a winning football team
Saturday, May 18
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
HBO, 9 p.m.
Public Enemy, Quincy Jones and Donna Summer are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
“Iyanla, Fix My Life”
OWN, 9 p.m.
The Pace Sisters struggle with obesity and family secrets
Sunday, May 19
ABC, 8 p.m.
Prince performs and receives the Icon Award in a special tribute; Tracy Morgan hosts
”Little Green” by Walter Mosely
If you thought Easy Rawlins was gone for good after the last book, think again…
BACK ON TREK
“Star Trek: Into Darkness”
Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto in the second film reboot of the “Star Trek” franchise
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