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Friday's TV Highlights: 'Melancholia' on Showtime

September 20, 2012|By Matt Cooper
  • The world ends with a bang and some whimpering in director Lars von Trier's 2011 drama "Melancholia" at 8 p.m. on Showtime. With Kirsten Dunst.
The world ends with a bang and some whimpering in director Lars von Trier's… (Magnolia Pictures )

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This week's TV Movies  


Access 360: The Amazon rainforest and its fragile ecosystems are surveyed in the debut installment of this series (6 p.m. National Geographic).

XIII: XIII and Jones (Stuart Townsend, Aisha Tyler) travel to Montana in search of Max Serle (Matthew Bennet) on a new episode of the action drama (6 p.m. Reelz).

America's Next Top Model: Singer Alicia Keys has a proposition for the contestants in this new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).

The Mob Doctor: Fox encores the pilot episode of this new Monday night drama (9 p.m. Fox).

Boss: Kane (Kelsey Grammer) seeks alternative treatment for his worsening mental state in this new episode (9 p.m. Starz).

Haven: The supernatural drama based on a Stephen King novel and set in a small town in Maine returns (10 p.m. Syfy).

Secret Princes: Four lesser royals from assorted countries go incognito as they search for love in America in this new reality show (10 p.m. TLC).


2012 NCLR ALMA Awards: Eva Longoria and George Lopez host the ceremony celebrating Latinos in television, film and music (8 p.m. NBC).

From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts: Neil Patrick Harris is your host – and Carol King, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard , Jennifer Hudson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Savion Glover and Linda Eder are among the performers – at this gala in Las Vegas (9 p.m. KOCE).

Boston Metal: This new special spotlights a family-owned scrap yard in Beantown (9 p.m. National Geographic).


I'm Not There: Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett are among the actors portraying music legend Bob Dylan in this unusual 2007 bio-pic directed by Todd Haynes (10 p.m. Sundance).


Baseball: The Dodgers visit the Reds (4 p.m. FS Prime) and the Angels host the White Sox (7 p.m. FSN, WGN America).

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