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Friday's TV Highlights: 'Mildred Pierce' on TCM

August 15, 2013
  • Joan Crawford won an Oscar in "Mildred Pierce" at 5 p.m. on TCM. With Ann Blyth.
Joan Crawford won an Oscar in "Mildred Pierce" at 5 p.m. on TCM.… (TCM )

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America's Next Top Model Supermodels Alessandra Ambrossio and Rob Evans join the contestants for a photo shoot in this new episode, then, after they get makeovers some of the guys make don't care for their new looks. 9 p.m. KTLA

Say Yes to the Dress Kristin Chenoweth brings her bride-to-be assistant to find the perfect dress. 9 p.m. TLC

Ghost Adventures In the season premiere, Zak, Nick and Aaron are in the Nevada desert to check out a 100-year-old saloon where mysterious figures, voices and even plumes of cigarette smoke from nowhere have been reported. They learn that notorious card cheat Paul Coski was murdered at the saloon, which is near the site of the 1942 plane crash that killed actress Carole Lombard. 9 p.m. Travel

Strike Back Kamali (Zubin Varla) escapes to Bogota while Scott and Stonebridge (Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester) are fighting off Miguel Gomez's (Raoul Trujillo) forces. Roger Nevares, Rhona Mitra, Martin Clunes and Robson Green also star in this new episode. 10 p.m. Cinemax

PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments


Mildred Pierce When her second husband, Monte (Zachary Scott), is murdered, and her first (Bruce Bennett) becomes the prime suspect, businesswoman Mildred Pierce (Joan Crawford) sets the police straight in flashback in this 1945 film noir classic. Jack Carson and Ann Blyth also star. 5 p.m. TCM

Sunset Strip Filmmaker Hans Fjellestad tells stories of the iconic Hollywood boulevard in this 2012 documentary. Dan Aykroyd, Phyllis Diller, Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper share their memories. 8 p.m. Showtime


CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Luke Bryan performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Cuba Gooding Jr.; co-host Whitney Cummings. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Oprah Winfrey; Forest Whitaker; Cuba Gooding Jr.; Lenny Kravitz; David Oyelowo. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Backstreet Boys perform; numerologist Glynis McCants. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Doctors Waterborne illnesses; trampoline workout. 2 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Boosting energy and mood; losing weight and stopping overeating. 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A couple who lost custody of their young son say they have turned their lives around. 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie Aging gracefully: Iman, Paulina Porizkova and Veronica Webb. 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Steve Harvey; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform. 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose — The Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Egypt: Indira Lakshmanan, Bloomberg. Mandatory sentencing changes for drug crimes; New York's stop and frisk policy: Pete Williams, NBC. Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential prospects; controversies surrounding two proposed movies about her life continue; Vice President Joe Biden's 2016 prospects: Jeff Zeleny, ABC. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; midnight KOCE

The Tonight Show Aaron Paul; Selena Gomez performs. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show Michael Cera; Martha Stewart; Ra Ra Riot performs. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Hayden Panettiere; Justin Timberlake performs. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Steven Tyler; Olga Kurylenko. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Eva Mendes. 1 a.m. KOCE

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