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Arts on TV: Motown; Woody Allen; Herbie Hancock; Sam Gilliam

November 17, 2011 |  6:00 am

Woody Allen: American Masters

“In Performance at the White House” 10:30 p.m., Friday KOCE: "The Motown Sound": The Motown record label celebrates 50 years. Hosted by Jamie Foxx, performers include Natasha Bedingfield, Sheryl Crow, Gloriana, Nick Jonas, Ledisi, John Legend, Amber Riley, Smokey Robinson, Mark Salling, Seal and Jordin Sparks.

“AFI Master Class” 10:30 a.m., Saturday TCM: "The Art of Collaboration: Steven Spielberg and John Williams": Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams collaborate on movies.

“Justin Hines: Days to Recall” 1:30 p.m., Saturday KOCE: Folk singer Justin Hines performs original music and familiar tunes with a full orchestra.

“SoCal Connected” 7:30 p.m., Saturday KCET: "Herbie Hancock: All That's Jazz"

“The Artist Toolbox” 8:30 p.m., Saturday KLCS: Abstract artist Sam Gilliam.

“Woody Allen: American Masters” 9 p.m., Sunday KOCE: Woody Allen's childhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., his creative process and his career as director and writer. (Part 1 of 2)

“Woody Allen: American Masters” 9 p.m., Monday KOCE: Woody Allen's childhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., his creative process and his career as director and writer. (Part 2 of 2)

“The Layover” 9 p.m., Monday Travel: Singapore : (Series Premiere) A 24-hour tour of Singapore's food and architecture.

“Bulgarian Rhapsody: Pacific Symphony” 10:30 p.m., Monday KOCE; 12:30 p.m., Wednesday KOCE: The Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra performs in Bulgaria, homeland of its artistic director, Maxim Eshkenazy.

“Movie: Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage” (2008) 8 p.m., Tuesday Lifetime: (PG) Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden. Inspired by his mentor, a young artist paints a mural of his hometown.

 -- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: 'Woody Allen: American Masters' Credit: Brian Hamill / MGM

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