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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hard Rock Calling' on VH1

August 24, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Before they pulled the plug, Bruce Springsteen, left, and Steven Van Zandt performed at the annual "Hard Rock Calling" at 9 p.m. on VH1.
Before they pulled the plug, Bruce Springsteen, left, and Steven Van Zandt… (Jim Dyson / Getty Images )

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This week's TV Movies



Home by Novogratz: Courtney and Bob head to Mammoth to meet Tony Hawk, whose 1970s ski lodge is severely outdated and in desperate need of their designer's touch in this new episode (7 p.m. HGTV).

Redneck Island: The unscripted competition with a Southern flair wraps its first season (10 p.m. CMT).


Katt Williams: Kattpacalypse: Doomsday prophecies, President Obama and other hot-button topics are in the comic's sights in this stand-up special, taped on New Year's Eve at the Nokia Theatre (10 p.m. Showtime).

Larry Wilmore's Race, Religion & Sex: Wilmore ("The Daily Show With Jon Stewart") hosts a town hall and discusses concerns of citizens in this new comedy special (11 p.m. Showtime).


Fatal Honeymoon: When a young bride (Amber Clayton) drowns on her honeymoon in Australia, her father (Harvey Keitel) suspects that her new husband (Billy Miller) might be responsible. Australian authorities have similar suspicions. Brad McMurray also stars in this new docudrama (8 p.m. Lifetime).


Tennis: U.S. Open: Winston-Salem Open, Men's Final (9:30 a.m. CBS); New Haven Open at Yale, Final (Noon ESPN2).

Little League baseball: World Series, International Championship: Japan vs. TBA (9:30 a.m. ABC). U.S. Championship: Goodlettsville (Tenn.) vs. TBA (12:30 p.m. ABC).

Lacrosse: Playoff: Denver Outlaws vs. Long Island Lizards (10 a.m. ESPN2).

Golf: The Barclays, third round (Noon CBS).

Baseball: The Atlanta Braves visit the San Francisco Giants (1 p.m. Fox); the Angels visit the Detroit Tigers (4 p.m. FSN); the Miami Marlins visit the Dodgers (6 p.m. FS Prime).

Preseason football: The Detroit Lions visit the Oakland Raiders (4 p.m. KTLA); the Houston Texans visit the New Orleans Saints (5 p.m. CBS).

Soccer: The Seattle Sounders FC visit the Club Deportivo Chivas USA (7:30 p.m. FSN).

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