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Saturday's TV highlights

April 30, 2011

Saturday's TV Highlights

SERIES

Book TV: The series offers coverage of select events at the 16th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (11 a.m. C-SPAN2).

SPECIALS

White House Correspondents Dinner: President Obama and "SNL's" Seth Meyers participate in the annual bash (3:45 p.m. C-SPAN, 6 p.m. MSNBC).

Walking the Great Wall: Take a tour of ancient China's architectural marvel in this special (5 and 8 p.m. National Geographic).

Genesis Awards 2011: Stars and others who raise awareness of animal welfare issues are saluted at the annual ceremony (7 p.m. Animal Planet).

The uneXplained: A 5-year-old Oklahoma boy recalls a past life in 1930s Hollywood in this special (8 and 8:30 p.m. Biography).

Nick DiPaolo: Raw Nerve: The easily agitated comic performs in this new stand-up special (9 p.m. Showtime).

Too Cute! Kittens: Some of the more adorable hallmarks of felinity will be on display in this special (10 p.m. Animal Planet).

MOVIES

Batman Begins: Christian Bale plays the Caped Crusader in director Christopher Nolan's 2005 reboot (8 p.m. ABC).

The Karate Kid: Jaden Smith learns kung fu from costar Jackie Chan in this 2010 remake (9 p.m. Starz).

SPORTS

Baseball: The Angels face the Rays (10 a.m. Fox); the White Sox play the Orioles (4 p.m. WGN America); and the Dodgers host the Padres (7 p.m. FS Prime).

Hockey: NHL playoffs: The Boston Bruins visit the Philadelphia Flyers (Noon NBC). The Nashville Predators visit the Vancouver Canucks (6 p.m. VS).

NASCAR: The Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400 takes place in Richmond, Va. (4 p.m. Fox).

Soccer: Chivas USA welcomes the Revolution (7:30 p.m. FSN).

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