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Saturday's TV highlights

October 15, 2011


Welcome to Sweetie Pie's: Robbie Montgomery, one of the original backup singers for Ike and Tina Turner, runs Sweetie Pie's, St. Louis' iconic and wildly popular soul food restaurant with her son in this new series (9 p.m. OWN).

Live From Daryl's House: Eli "Paperboy" Reed performs in this new episode (11 p.m. KTLA).

Saturday Night Live: Anna Faris hosts with musical guest Drake (11:29 p.m. NBC).


Craig Ferguson: Does This Need to be Said? The "Late Late Show" host takes to the stage in Nashville for this new comedy special, featuring the types of jokes and storytelling he can't do on network TV (10 p.m. Comedy Central).

Margaret Cho: Cho Dependent: The comedian offers her uncensored views on politics, reality television, sexting, her mother and more (10 p.m. Showtime).


The Bicycle Thief: Considered a masterpiece of Italian neorealism, Vittorio De Sica's 1948 drama stars Lamberto Maggiorani — not a professional actor at the time — as a poor man in postwar Rome whose new job putting up posters is put in jeopardy when his bike is stolen (5 p.m. TCM).


College football: South Carolina at Mississippi State (9 a.m. KDOC); Michigan at Michigan State (9 a.m. ESPN); Indiana at Wisconsin (9 a.m. ESPN2); Miami at North Carolina (9:30 a.m. MyNet); Florida State at Duke (noon FSN); LSU at Tennessee (12:30 p.m. CBS); Oklahoma State at Texas (12:30 p.m. ABC); Ohio State at Illinois or Oklahoma State at Texas (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Alabama at Mississippi (3 p.m. ESPN2); Florida at Auburn (4 p.m. ESPN); Kansas State at Texas Tech (4 p.m. FSN2); Oklahoma at Kansas (6:15 p.m. ESPN2); Arizona State at Oregon (7:15 p.m. ESPN).

Hockey: The Kings visit the Philadelphia Flyers (4 p.m. FSN).

Baseball: American League Championship Series, Game 6: The Detroit Tigers visit the Texas Rangers (4:30 p.m. Fox).

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