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Friday's TV Highlights: The ALMAs salute Latinos in the arts

Et-288-sep18-kq2v6lncEMCEES: George Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker host "The 2009 ALMA Awards" at 8 p.m. on ABC.

SERIES

Guiding Light: This long, long, long-running soap opera exits the airwaves after 70-plus years on radio and television (2 p.m. CBS).

Bump! This gay-themed travelogue visits Mexico City and Cancun in back-to-back installments (7 and 7:30 p.m. Logo).

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist George F. Smoot tries his luck on the quiz show's season finale (8 p.m. Fox).

The Troop: A trio of high school students are part of a super-secret organization keeping the world safe from monsters in this new live-action series (8, 8:30 and 9 p.m. Nickelodeon).

Bill Moyers Journal: The state of conservatism in American politics is considered in this new installment (9 p.m. KCET).

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Eureka: The sci-fi series set in a town full of research scientists presents its season finale (9 p.m. SyFy).

Monk: The obsessive-compulsive detective (Tony Shalhoub) matches wits with a theater critic in this new episode (9 p.m. USA).

24/7 Mayweather/Marquez: This documentary series tracking the fight preparations of boxing's Floyd Mayweather and Juan Manuel Marquez ends its run (9:30 p.m. HBO).

Crash: The multi-character drama based on the Oscar-winning 2004 film is back for another season (10 p.m. Starz).

SPECIALS

The Loch Ness Monster Revealed: This special seeks the elusive beastie said to hide in the depths of a massive Scottish lake (7 p.m. Discovery).

Mitch Fatel Is Magical: The comic is featured in a new stand-up special (11 p.m. Comedy Central).

MOVIES

Carmen Jones: Turner Classic Movies' salute to Harry Belafonte kicks off with the singer-actor opposite Dorothy Dandridge in this 1954 musical based on Bizet's opera (5 p.m. TCM)

The Mist: Thomas Jane and Marcia Gay Harden star in this eerie 2007 adaptation of a Stephen King story (8:45 p.m. Showtime).

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! The men are bad but the women are baddest in director Russ Meyer's 1966 camp classic (11 p.m. TCM).

SPORTS

Baseball: The Angels visit the Rangers (5 p.m. FSN) and the Dodgers host the Giants (7 p.m. FS Prime).

College football: Boise State battles Fresno State (6 p.m. ESPN).

Soccer: The Rapids challenge the Earthquakes (8 p.m. ESPN2).

Photo credit: Bob D'Amico / ABC

 
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