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Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Kennedy Center Honors' on CBS

December 25, 2012|By Matt Cooper
  • Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, left, with President and Mrs. Obama, is among those feted at "The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors" at 9 p.m. on CBS.
Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, left, with President and Mrs. Obama, is among… (John Paul Filo / CBS )

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This week's TV Movies  


Toddlers & Tiaras: A pageant in Lexington, Ky., is the setting for this new episode (9 p.m. TLC).

Cheer Perfection: Alisha brings in a super tough coach to whip the team into shape in this new episode of the reality series (10 p.m. TLC).

Fast Foods Gone Global: This new installment looks at how American-based restaurant chains alter their menus to please European palates (10 p.m. Travel).

Hot in Cleveland: Elka (Betty White) tries to teach Mamie (Georgia Engel) how to flirt in this new episode of the sitcom (10 p.m. TV Land).

Happily Divorced: Pop music's Cyndi Lauper guest stars on a new episode of the Fran Drescher sitcom (10:30 p.m. TV Land).

Money Barn: A 16th century ax and a painting from 1906 are among the items up for bid when this new auction series premieres with back-to-back episodes (11 and 11:30 p.m. Animal Planet).


Drive Thru Paradise: This new special maps out where to find the best meals while in your wheels (11 p.m. Travel).


Forty Guns: A batch of Barbara Stanwyck flicks kicks off with this 1957 western (5 p.m. TCM).

Escape From L.A.: Kurt Russell reprised the role of Snake Plissken for director John Carpenter's 1996 follow-up to his 1981 thriller "Escape From New York" (8 p.m. IFC).

Happy-Go-Lucky: Sally Hawkins is just that in this whimsical 2008 comedy (8 and 10:05 p.m. Sundance).


Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United FC versus Newcastle United FC (6:55 a.m. ESPN2).

College football: Central Michigan meets Western Kentucky in the Little Caesars Bowl, from Detroit (4:30 p.m. ESPN).

Basketball: The Lakers visit the Nuggets (6 p.m. TWSN).

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