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Monday's TV Highlights: 'Stars Earn Stripes' on NBC

August 19, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • A Drop From A Helicopter is in store for the celebrities in a new episode of "Stars Earn Stripes" at 9 p.m. on NBC. With Laila Ali and Todd Palin.
A Drop From A Helicopter is in store for the celebrities in a new episode of… ( Trae Patton / NBC )

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This week's TV Movies


Remodeled: Eva and Andrea, the sisters discovered in St. Louis, are in New York in hopes of getting a photo shoot with Seventeen, but the magazine only wants one of them in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).

Bunheads:  Michelle and Fanny (Sutton Foster, Kelly Bishop) may have their differences, but they find themselves on the same page — or at least the same stage — when they work together on the studio's upcoming production of "The Nutcracker" in the season finale (9 and 10 p.m. ABC Family).

Bizarre Foods America:  In the new episode Andrew Zimmern travels from Memphis, Tenn., to Jackson, Miss., sampling the food and the music of the Mississippi Delta, including pork rinds and deep-fried chicken livers (9 p.m. Travel).

The Glass House: This new series premiered under a cloud of controversy, with CBS claiming it was a blatant rip-off of "Big Brother," ends tonight with the announcement of which contestant will be taking home the grand prize (10 p.m. ABC).

Beyond Scared Straight: The hard-hitting unscripted series returns for another season of putting at-risk youth into programs where they interact with hardened convicts in hopes of keeping them from a life behind bars. In the season premiere, girls — including a street brawler and a thief — get a taste of life in a women's jail in Boston, Mass. (10 p.m. A&E).

The Inbetweeners: Based on a British hit show, this new series revolves around friends facing the sometimes awkward and often humiliating world of being a teenager (10:30 p.m. MTV).


Taken Back: Finding Haley:  Moira Kelly and David Cubitt star in this 2012 TV movie about a woman who takes drastic action when she finds her abducted daughter (8 p.m. Lifetime).


Little League baseball: World Series (9 a.m. ESPN2; 11 a.m.; 1 p.m. ESPN; 3 and 5 p.m. ESPN2).

Cycling: USA Pro Challenge, Stage 1 (1 p.m. NBCSP).

Exhibition football: The Philadelphia Eagles visit the New England Patriots (5 p.m. ESPN).

Baseball: The San Francisco Giants visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. ESPN2; FS Prime).

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