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Saturday's Highlights: Wanda Sykes has a new show on Fox

November 6, 2009 | 11:00 pm
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This week's TV Movies

FUNNY LADY: Wanda sykes launches a new comedy/variety show "The Wanda Sykes Show" at 11 p.m. on Fox.


Legend of the Seeker: The fantasy-adventure series returns for a new season (1 p.m. WGN A).

Robin Hood: Robin (Jonas Armstrong) asks why Isabella (Lara Pulver) has made a pact with Prince John to become the new sheriff of Nottingham (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

Mercy: Having just announced to her family that she is trying to have a baby, Veronica (Taylor Schilling) tries to save a pregnant woman in the aftermath of a car wreck (8 p.m. NBC).

Austin City Limits: Elvis Costello performs songs from "Secret, Profane and Sugarcane" and the Band of Heathens performs (11 p.m. KLCS).

Saturday Night Live: Taylor Swift hosts and performs (11:29 p.m. NBC).

On the Rocks: Eight mixologists compete for the chance to be named America's Top Bartender in this new short-run unscripted series (1 a.m. NBC).


Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall: Marking 2009's 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, this new special reveals how a line of railway cars and barbed wire evolved into a fortified symbol of the Cold War (10 p.m. History).


Take the Money and Run: Woody Allen not only wrote, directed and starred in this 1969 comedy, playing a hapless criminal who can't seem to buy a break . . . or steal one. With Janet Margolin (5 p.m. TCM).

Drumline: Nick Cannon stars in this 2002 drama as a gifted drummer who must overcome self-doubts to help the rest of his musical team succeed. Orlando Jones, Zoe Saldana and Leonard Roberts also star (8 p.m. VH1).

Frost/Nixon: Skillfully directed by Ron Howard, Peter Morgan's adaptation of his own play stars Frank Langella as former President Richard Nixon as the ex-chief executive prepares to be interviewed by David Frost (Michael Sheen) about the Watergate scandal. Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt and Toby Jones also star in this 2008 historical drama (10 p.m. Cinemax).


English Premier League Soccer: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Sunderland (Live) (6:54 a.m. ESPN2).

College football: South Carolina at Arkansas (9 a.m. KDOC); Northwestern at Iowa (9 a.m. ESPN); Central Florida at Texas (9 a.m. FSN); Kansas at Kansas State (9:30 a.m. VS); Navy at Notre Dame (11:30 a.m. NBC); LSU at Alabama (12:30 p.m. CBS); Ohio State at Penn State (12:30 p.m. ABC); Ohio State at Penn State or Wake Forest at Georgia Tech (12:30 p.m. ESPN2); Oregon at Stanford (12:30 p.m. FSN); Washington at UCLA (12:30 p.m. FS Prime); Texas Christian at San Diego State (1 p.m. VS); Oregon State at California (4 p.m. FSN); Vanderbilt at Florida (4:15 p.m. ESPN2); Florida State at Clemson (4:45 p.m. ESPN); USC at Arizona State (5 p.m. ABC).

Horse racing: Breeders' Cup Championship (10:30 a.m. ABC; 12:30 p.m. ESPN).

NBA basketball: The Charlotte Bobcats visit the Chicago Bulls (5 p.m. WGN A); the Memphis Grizzlies visit the Clippers (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).

Hockey: The Phoenix Coyotes visit the Ducks (7 p.m. KDOC).

Photo: Chris Pizzello / AP