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Wednesday's TV highlights

January 26, 2011


Nova: Nano-circuits, micro-robots and other tiny technologies are explored in this new installment (9 p.m. KOCE).

Sons of Guns: A Louisiana gun shop is the setting for this new docu-series (9 and 9:30 p.m. Discovery).

Nova scienceNow: The efforts of science to forestall the aging process are examined in this new installment (10 p.m. KOCE).

Desert Car Kings: Vintage-auto restorers ply their trade in this new series (10 p.m. Discovery).

Face Off: Aspiring special-effects makeup artists go head-to-head in this new reality competition (10 p.m. Syfy).


When Women Kill: A rogues' gallery of felonious femmes are featured in this new special (10 p.m. E!).


Mad Max: Mel Gibson stars in director George Miller's apocalyptic 1979 action tale, followed by the 1981 sequel "The Road Warrior" and 1985's "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" (8, 9:35 and 11:10 p.m. Encore).


Tennis: Play continues at the Australian Open (4 p.m. Tennis; 6:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. ESPN2).

Hockey: The Devils visit the Red Wings (4:30 p.m. VS) and the Kings host the Sharks (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Basketball: The Clippers challenge the Rockets (5:30 p.m. FS Prime) and the Spurs face the Jazz (6:30 p.m. ESPN).

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