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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Smart Cookies' on Hallmark

August 17, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • A volunteer (Jessalyn Gilsig) hoping to advance her career helps with a cookie drive in the new comedy-drama "Smart Cookies" at 9 and 11 p.m. on Hallmark.
A volunteer (Jessalyn Gilsig) hoping to advance her career helps with a… (Chris Large / Hallmark )

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This week's TV Movies


My Cat From Hell: In a new episode titled "My Cat Eats Everything!" a couple would like to have children, but emergency trips to the vet don't fit into that plan (8 p.m. Animal Planet).


Wedding: Impossible:  In this new special "Restaurant: Impossible" star Robert Irvine takes a break from rescuing restaurants to plan his own wedding a spectacular Napa Valley event (10 p.m. Food).


The Devil Wears Prada: A recent college graduate (Anne Hathaway) gets a job working for the most demanding boss on Earth (Meryl Streep) in this enjoyable 2006 comedy, adapted from Lauren Weisberger's bestseller. Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci and Simon Baker also star (8 p.m. ABC).

Real Steel:  Hugh Jackman is the star, but the main attraction in this involving 2011 combination of parent-child reunion tale and fantasy-adventure is a fighting robot. Dakota Goyo and Evangeline Lilly star (8 p.m. Showtime).

Daybreakers: In this 2009 horror tale Earth is ravaged by a phenomenon that turns the population into vampires. Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill and Willem Dafoe star (9 p.m. Syfy).


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

Tennis: Western & Southern Open, Men's Semifinals (10 a.m. ESPN2); Women's Semifinals (4 p.m. ESPN2).

Golf: PGA Tour Golf Wyndham Championship, Third Round (Noon CBS). U.S. Amateur, Semifinals (1 p.m. NBC).

Baseball: The Boston Red Sox visit the New York Yankees (1 p.m. Fox); the Dodgers visit the Atlanta Braves (4 p.m. FS Prime); the Chicago White Sox visit the Kansas City Royals (4 p.m. WGN A); the Tampa Bay Rays visit the Angels (6 p.m. FSN).

Soccer: Club Deportivo Chivas USA visits the Colorado Rapids (6 p.m. KDOC).

Women's basketball: The Sparks visit the Seattle Storm (8 p.m. KDOC).

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