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Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

June 28, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Ten years later "Great Performances" features Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman play about the beating of Rodney King and the Los Angeles riots at 10 p.m. on KOCE
Ten years later "Great Performances" features Anna Deavere… (Adger W. Cowans / WNET/ PBS )

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This week's TV Movies


SERIES

My Babysitter's a Vampire:  Ethan Morgan, his half-vampire babysitter and pals battle against creatures from their nightmares in the series premiere (8 p.m. Disney).

Whale Wars:  In this new episode, the Brigitte Bardot's crew evacuates its damaged boat, and the Sea Shepherds openly engage a Japanese government vessel for the first time (9 p.m. Animal Planet).

Celebrity Vacation Homes:  This new episode visits Barack Obama's Oahu vacation home (9 p.m. HGTV).

Chasing UFOs:  In this new series team investigates reports of strange lights in the skies over two Texas towns (9 p.m. National Geographic). A second new episode investigates reports in central California at 10 p.m.

Louisiana Lockdown: In this new episode a new inmate who's just arrived to serve a life sentence, meets his grandfather, also a lifer, for the first time (10 p.m. Animal Planet).

Flying Wild Alaska:  The Iditarod dog sled race begins and a search is launched for lost snow-machiners (10 p.m. Discovery).

SPECIALS

Mariachi High — PBS Arts: PBS' Summer Arts Festival kicks off with this film that follows a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School in South Texas (9 p.m. KOCE).

SPORTS

Track & Field Finals: (7 a.m. and 3 p.m. NBCSP). Men's Gymnastics :(9 a.m. NBCSP). Women's Gymnastics (9 p.m. NBC). Swimming: (11:30 a.m.; 1:30; 9;10:30 p.m. NBCSP); (8 p.m. NBC).

Baseball: The Houston Astros visit the Chicago Cubs (11:10 a.m. WGN A); the Angels visit the Toronto Blue Jays (4 p.m. FSN); the New York Mets visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. FS Prime).

Softball: World Cup: Australia vs. United States (4 p.m. ESPN).

NASCAR: Nationwide Series: Feed the Children 300 (4:30 p.m. ESPN2).

X Games: (6 p.m. ESPN).

Wimbledon Championships: Early round (Saturday 5 a.m. ESPN).

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