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Wednesday's TV Highlights: Gustavo Dudamel on 'Great Performances'

October 20, 2009 | 11:00 pm

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This week's TV Movies

'Great Performances' features Gustavo Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducting Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 and John Adams' 'City Noir,' at 8 p.m. on KCET


The New Adventures of Old Christine: Christine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) begins a complicated relationship a doctor (Eric McCormack) (8 p.m. CBS).

America's Next Top Model: The girls interview Jessica Lowndes ("90210"). Kim Kardashian is a guest judge in the new episode (8 p.m. KTLA).

So You Think You Can Dance: The dancers compete in the third and final part of the Las Vegas round (8 p.m. Fox).

Great Performances: Gustavo Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic includes Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 and John Adams' "City Noir." (8 p.m. KCET).

Lock 'n Load: In this new six-part unscripted series, Josh Ryan meets a variety of colorful customers at a family-owned gun store in Colorado (8 p.m. Showtime).

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: After the shocking rape of a boy (Cruz Santiago), Detectives Benson and Stabler find out that a chief suspect, the victim's stepfather (Jim True-Frost), is a member of a civil rights group that supports adult-child relationships (9 p.m. NBC).

CSI: NY: Mac (Gary Sinise) and his team turn their attention to a lengthy list of rival dancers when an unidentified shooting victim turns out to be a rising star in the underground world of hip-hop dance competition. Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo and Hill Harper costar (10 p.m. CBS).

South Park: After attending a WWE match, the boys sign up for wrestling at school but soon learn that it is not at all the same (10 p.m. Comedy Central).


Dodsworth: William Wyler directed this 1936 adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel about an industrialist and his frivolous wife who retire to Europe, where their marriage ends. Walter Huston, Maria Ouspenskaya and Ruth Chatterton star (5 p.m. TCM).

Disclosure: Michael Douglas and Demi Moore star in this 1994 drama based on a novel by Michael Crichton. Douglas plays a white-collar family man sexually harassed by a former lover who is his new boss (Moore) (9 p.m. Lifetime).


College football: Tulsa at Texas-El Paso (5 p.m. ESPN).

Baseball: National League Championship Series, Game 5: the Dodgers visit the Philadelphia Phillies (5 p.m. TBS).

Hockey: The Dallas Stars visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Chris Christodoulou / PBS