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TELEVISION

Saturday's TV Highlights: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson are featured in a new special

March 06, 2010

SERIES

Survivors: In this new episode, Abby (Julie Graham) leaves her new friends to visit a nearby mansion called Waterhouse, where she hopes to find her son (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back: In its 23rd season, the reality series that has led to the capture of more than 1,100 fugitives, marks its 1,000th episode. With host John Walsh (9 p.m. Fox).

SPECIALS

The First Australians: This one-hour special takes a comprehensive look at the tumultuous past of Australia, which has been marred by extensive conflict between the white man and the Aborigines (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic).

MOVIES

A Streetcar Named Desire: Marlon Brando stars in this 1951 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Broadway hit about the destruction of an emotionally fragile Southern belle (Vivien Leigh) at the hands of her brutal brother-in-law (Brando). Leigh and supporting players Karl Malden and Kim Hunter won Oscars for their performances. Brando and director Elia Kazan were nominated (5 p.m. TCM).

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Walt Disney made movie history with this 1937 animated adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, which the AFI named the greatest American animated film of all time in 2008 (8 p.m. ABC Family).

Uncorked: A businesswoman (Julie Benz) has a life-changing experience when she meets a famous chef (Scott Elrod) and his family while visiting wine country in this new TV drama. JoBeth Williams and Elliott Gould also star (9 p.m. Hallmark).

TODAY'S SPORTS

College Basketball: West Virginia at Villanova (9 a.m. CBS); UCLA at Arizona State (1 p.m. CBS); California at Stanford (3 p.m. FSN2).

Women's college basketball: Stanford at California (12:30 p.m. FSN).

Hockey: The Ducks visit the Phoenix Coyotes (5 p.m. KDOC); the Kings host the Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m. FSN).

Pro basketball: The Clippers visit the Utah Jazz (6 p.m. FSN2).

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