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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Muppets' on Starz

October 05, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Kermit and Miss Piggy are reunited in the 2011 comedy-fantasy "The Muppets," airing at 9 p.m. on Starz.
Kermit and Miss Piggy are reunited in the 2011 comedy-fantasy "The… (Scott Garfield / Disney )

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This week's TV Movies  


Home Made in America With Sunny Anderson: This new cooking series seeks out some of America's greatest home cooks and their best recipes (9:30 a.m. Food).

Bedlam: The horror and dread are back as the ghosts of Bedlam Heights take their revenge on new residents. Lacey Turner and Theo James star (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

Saturday Night Live: Daniel Craig hosts with musical guest Muse (11:29 p.m. NBC).

Austin City Limits: Radiohead performs in the season premiere (Midnight KOCE).


Abducted: The Carlina White Story:  In this remarkable true story, Joy White and Carl Tyson (Sherri Shepherd, Roger Cross) take their infant daughter to a Harlem Hospital in New York with a high fever. Shortly after the baby is admitted, she is abducted by a disturbed young woman (Aunjanue Ellis) posing as a nurse (8 p.m. Lifetime). The new special "Beyond the Headlines: The Carlina White Story" follows at 10 p.m.

50/50: After learning that he has malignant tumors along his spine, a young man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) vows to beat his illness in this 2011 comedy-drama, which writer Will Reiser based on his own bout with cancer. Bryce Dallas Howard, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick also star (8 p.m. Showtime).


College football: Navy at Air Force (8:30 a.m. CBS); Northwestern at Penn State (9 a.m. ESPN); Boise State at Southern Mississippi (9 a.m. FSN); Arizona at Stanford (noon Fox); Virginia at Duke (Noon FSN2); LSU at Florida (12:30 p.m. CBS); Oklahoma at Texas Tech (12:30 p.m. ABC); Georgia Tech at Clemson (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Illinois at Wisconsin or Oklahoma at Texas Tech (12:30 p.m. ESPN2); Iowa State at Texas Christian (12:30 p.m. FSN); West Virginia at Texas (4 p.m. Fox); Georgia at South Carolina (4 p.m. ESPN); Vanderbilt at Missouri (4 p.m. FSN); Miami vs. Notre Dame (4:30 p.m. NBC); Nebraska at Ohio State (5 p.m. ABC); Florida State at North Carolina State (5 p.m. ESPN2); Washington at Oregon (7:30 p.m. ESPN) College Football Navy at Air Force (8:30 a.m. CBS).

Baseball: MLB Playoffs: The Oakland Athletics visit the Detroit Tigers (3 p.m. TBS). The Cincinnati Reds visit the San Francisco Giants (6:30 p.m. TBS)

Soccer: Real Salt Lake visits the Galaxy (6 p.m. NBCSP).

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