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This week's TV Movies



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CREEPY: David Anders stars in the new made-for-TV remake of Stephen King's chilling short story 'Children of the Corn,' at 9 p.m. on SyFy.

SERIES

The Real Cities: Three New Yorkers tour their favorite local spots in the premiere of this travel series (7 a.m. BBC America).

Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition: Elijah Wood ("9") is profiled in the premiere of the children's entertainment series (7:30 a.m. KCAL).

Robin Hood: After the sheriff (Keith Allen) blackmails the Abbot of Kirklees (David Hayman) into accusing Robin (Jonas Armstrong) of stealing from the church, Tuck (David Harewood) vows to clear Robin's name. Sam Troughton and Joe Armstrong also star in the new episode (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

48 Hours Mystery: The crime series premieres with Gotti family members talking about life inside the mob (10 p.m. CBS).

Saturday Night Live: Megan Fox hosts the season premiere with musical guest U2 (11:29 p.m. NBC).

MOVIES

Ben-Hur: Eleven Oscars went to this 1959 epic of childhood friends, a Jew (Charlton Heston) and a Roman (Stephen Boyd), who become enemies during the time of Christ. William Wyler took the director's chair for this remake and won an Oscar for his efforts (5 p.m. TCM).

Finding Nemo: A neurotic clownfish (Albert Brooks) teams up with a cheerful but scatterbrained blue tang fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) to search for his son (Alexander Gould), who has been captured by a diver in this 2003 Oscar-winning animated feature. Other voices include Geoffrey Rush, Allison Janney and Willem Dafoe (7 p.m. Disney).

First Blood: The Rambo series began with this violent 1982 thriller starring Sylvester Stallone as an emotionally shattered Vietnam veteran who's bullied by a redneck sheriff (Brian Dennehy) as he drifts through a Northwestern town. Richard Crenna and David Caruso also appear (7 p.m. Spike).

Homecoming: Mischa Barton and Matt Long star in this 2009 TV drama (9 p.m. Lifetime).

Cadillac Records: Adrien Brody and Beyoncé Knowles star in this 2008 historical drama that boasts terrific musical performances -- including Beyoncé performing the Etta James tune "At Last." With Mos Def and Jeffrey Wright (9 p.m. Starz).

SPORTS

College football: LSU at Mississippi State (9 a.m. KDOC); Michigan State at Wisconsin (9 a.m. ESPN); Indiana at Michigan (9 a.m. ESPN2); Southern Mississippi at Kansas (9 a.m. FSN); Arkansas at Alabama (12:30 p.m. CBS); California at Oregon (12:30 p.m. ABC); Illinois at Ohio State or Miami at Virginia Tech (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Texas-El Paso at Texas (12:30 p.m. FSN); Tennessee State at Florida A&M (12:30 p.m. VS); Florida at Kentucky (3 p.m. ESPN2); Arizona at Oregon State (4:30 p.m. VS); Iowa at Penn State (5 p.m. ABC); Notre Dame at Purdue (5 p.m. ESPN); Texas Tech at Houston (6:15 p.m. ESPN2); Washington State at USC (7:15 p.m. FSN).

PGA Tour Golf: The Tour Championship. (11 a.m. NBC).

Baseball: The Boston Red Sox visit the New York Yankees (1 p.m. Fox); the Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (4 p.m. FS Prime); the Oakland Athletics visit the Angels (6 p.m. MyNet).

Soccer: The Galaxy visits the Columbus Crew (4:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Ben Easter / SyFy

 
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