Real Salt Lake plays what is arguably their biggest regular-season MLS match since the end of the 2009 season. If RSL can come up with a win in Portland (Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Ch. 30), they will reclaim first place in the Western Conference with one game to go.
If the Timbers win, that conference title will be out of RSL’s reach.
Friday on TV ...
Baseball playoffs (6:30 p.m. TBS): Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals
Undercover Boss (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Buffets, Inc. CEO Anthony Wedo goes under cover.
Last Man Standing (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Vanessa cooks up some scary ideas for Halloween.
MasterChef Junior (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Creating dishes with foods kids generally don’t like.
Women’s college volleyball (7 p.m., P12N): Utah at Oregon State
The Neighbors (7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Larry invents a holiday that combines Chanukah and Halloween.
Hawaii Five-0 (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Did a runaway bride commit murder?
Great Performances (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): Julie Andrews, Audra McDonald, Don Henley, Josh Groban, Itzhak Perlman and Michael Bublé are among those saluting the 40th anniversary of “Great Performances.”
America’s Next Top Model (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): An outdoor shoot in Bali.
Haven (8 and 10 p.m., Syfy): Someone is turning townspeople into statues.
Blue Bloods (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A teenage girl is pushed in front of a train on a subway platform.
Saturday on TV ...
College football: BYU at Houston (1:30 p.m., ESPN News); Utah State at New Mexico (7 p.m., ROOT); Utah at Arizona (8 p.m., P12N)
Baseball playoffs: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox (2:30 p.m. Fox/Ch. 13); Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals, if necessary (6:30 p.m. TBS)
Women’s college soccer (7 p.m., BYUtv): Loyola Marymount at BYU
The White Queen (7, 8 and 9 p.m., Starz): It’s the end for Anne, Margaret and Queen Elizabeth, but their successors continue to battle for the throne.
Sunday on TV ...
Women’s college volleyball (2 p.m., P12N): Utah at Oregon
NFL: New England Patriots at New York Jets (11 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles (11 a.m., Fox/Ch. 13); Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs (2:25 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts (6:25 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)
60 Minutes (6 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): What’s widely known in Washington may come as a surprise to the public - members of Congress can use funds donated to their political action committee for private trips and to hire family members.
Baseball playoffs: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox, if necessary (6 p.m. Fox/Ch. 13)
The Amazing Race (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Teams travel to Norway where racers plunge into freezing water.
Once Upon a Time (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mr. Gold confronts Pan.
The Walking Dead (7, 9 and 10:30 p.m., AMC): The group faces a threat from within.
Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11:02 p.m., Lifetime): Jane defends a woman who was forced to go into witness protection.
The Good Wife (8 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): The firm is sued by one of its employees.
Revenge (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Emily’s latest takedown goes awry.
Masterpiece Classic (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): In “The Paradise, ” Denise and Clara’s rivalry intensifies.
Witches of East End (8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime): Wendy teaches Ingrid and Freya how to use their powers.
Instant Mom (8 p.m., Nick): Stephanie tries to help Aaron when he runs into trouble at school.
The Mentalist (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Jane’s list of fake Red John suspects is stolen.
Betrayal (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Sara has to explain where she’s been.
Boardwalk Empire (10 p.m., HBO): Eli confronts Nucky.
Homeland (10 p.m., Showtime): Dana disappears.
Eastbound & Down (11 p.m., HBO): Kenny follows through on a threat.
Masters of Sex (11 p.m., Showtime): Masters and Johnson recruit new participants for the study.
Hello Ladies (11:30 p.m., HBO): Stuart and Jessica go to a club.