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Saturday's TV highlights

January 08, 2011


Celebrity Ghost Stories: This spooky-story series ends its season (6, 8 and 10 p.m. Biography).

The Bachelor: ABC encores the season premiere of the latest edition of the romance-and-reality series (9 p.m. ABC).

Austin City Limits: Monsters of Folk, the alt-rock supergroup featuring M. Ward, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Bright Eyes' Connor Oberst and Mike Mogas, performs in this new installment (9 p.m. KLCS).

Independent Lens: An all-male synchronized-swimming team is featured on a new installment of the documentary series (11 p.m. KLCS).

Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey hosts, with musical guests the Black Keys (11:29 p.m. NBC).


Change of Plans: "American Idol's" Brooke White stars in this made-for-TV melodrama (8 p.m. Fox).

True Grit: Oscar winner John Wayne, Kim Darby and Glenn Campbell star in the original 1969 version of this recently-remade western (8 p.m. AMC).

Perfectly Prudence: Jane Seymour reunites with "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" costar Joe Lando in this made-for-cable follow-up to 2008's "Dear Prudence" (9 and 11 p.m. Hallmark).

Death at a Funeral: Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence star in this so-so 2010 remake of director Frank Oz's superior 2007 comedy (9 p.m. Starz).

Cop Out: Bruce Willis and "30 Rock's" Tracy Morgan star in director Kevin Smith's 2010 action-comedy (10 p.m. Cinemax).


Football: The Super Bowl champion Saints meet the Seahawks in the NFC Wild Card Game (1:30 p.m. NBC) and the Jets face the Colts in the AFC Wild Card matchup (5 p.m. NBC).

Basketball: The Celtics battle the Bulls (5 p.m. WGN America).

Hockey: The Kings welcome the Blue Jackets (7:30 p.m. FSN).

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