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Saturday's TV highlights

August 20, 2011


Celebrity Ghost Stories: Loretta Lynn is featured in the season finale (6, 7 and 10 p.m. Biography).

Friday Night Dinner: Jackie (Tamsin Greig) coerces her husband (Paul Ritter) to throw away his old science magazines, but he plans to keep them in this new episode (8:30 p.m. BBC America).


The Italian Job: Mark Wahlberg plays the mastermind behind a Venice gold robbery that goes like clockwork — until one team member (Edward Norton) turns traitor in director F. Gary Gray's energetic 2003 update of a 1969 heist tale. Charlize Theron also stars (8 p.m. AMC).

Unstoppable: Denzel Washington stars in this fact-inspired 2010 thriller as an engineer who's training a newcomer (Chris Pine) when they become the only hope of stopping a chemical-laden runaway train hurtling toward a town (8 p.m. HBO).

Deadly Sibling Rivalry: A vengeful woman steals the identity of her comatose twin sister in this 2011 TV movie starring Charisma Carpenter and Kyle Richards (9 p.m. Lifetime).


Little League baseball: World Series (9 a.m.; 3 and 5 p.m. ESPN; Noon ABC).

Tennis: U.S. Open Series: Western and Southern Open Semifinals (10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ESPN2).

Golf: Wyndham Championship, Third Round (Noon CBS).

Baseball: The St. Louis Cardinals visit the Chicago Cubs (1 p.m. Fox); Regional coverage (4 p.m. MLB); the Texas Rangers visit the Chicago White Sox (4 p.m. WGN A); the Baltimore Orioles visit the Angels (6 p.m. FSN).

NFL exhibition football: The Vikings visit the Seahawks (8 p.m. NFL).

Soccer: The Club Deportivo Chivas USA visit the Colorado Rapids (6 p.m. KDOC); the San Jose Earthquakes visit the Galaxy (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).

Gymnastics: 2011 Visa Championships (8 p.m. NBC).

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