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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Robin Hood' learns he has a half-brother

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BROTHERS: Gisborne and Robin (Richard Armitage, left, Jonas Armstrong, right) work together to save their half-brother (Clive Standen, center) on a new episode of 'Robin Hood' at 6 and 9 p.m. on BBC A

SERIES

Celebrity Ghost Stories: Jay Thomas mistakenly used a tombstone in a home renovation (7 p.m. Biography).

America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back: John Walsh travels to Eastern Europe to hunt down a drug lord who has led authorities on an international cat-and-mouse game, then partners with some of the best crime busters in the United Kingdom to track down some criminals there. He also examines new CSI technology developed in England that gives detectives a powerful tool to help identify suspects (9 p.m. Fox).

Austin City Limits: Alternative rockers Pearl Jam perform (11 p.m. KLCS).

Saturday Night Live: Joseph Gordon-Levitt ("G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra"); the Dave Matthews Band performs (11:29 p.m. NBC).

Sit Down, Shut Up: Given an ultimatum to turn around the drama department, Andrew writes a musical starring the teachers in the season finale (midnight Fox).

SPECIALS

When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs: This new special looks at evidence that ancient crocodilian behemoths lived with and preyed on dinosaurs (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic).

Pauly Shore and Friends: Comics performing with Shore include Iliza Shlesinger, Steve Rannazzisi, Carl LaBove and Sammy Shore (9 p.m. Showtime).

MOVIES

Tom Jones: In this 1963 adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel, the title character's (Albert Finney) enjoyment of the earthly delights of 18th-century England almost get him hanged. Susannah York also stars (5 p.m. TCM).

Personal Effects: While working for a wedding planner, a young man (Ashton Kutcher) struggles to overcome the loss of his sister, who died shortly before her wedding in the 2009 drama (9 p.m. Lifetime). Michelle Pfeiffer also stars.

Notorious: Angela Bassett and Derek Luke star in this 2009 biography of Christopher Wallace, who rose from the streets of Brooklyn as rap artist Notorious B.I.G., and was shot to death in 1997 (10 p.m. Cinemax).

SPORTS

College football: Ohio State at Michigan; (9 a.m. ABC); UT-Chattanooga at Alabama (9 a.m. KDOC); Minnesota at Iowa (9 a.m. ESPN); Harvard at Yale (9 a.m. VS); Oklahoma at Texas Tech (9:30 a.m. FSN); Connecticut at Notre Dame (11:30 a.m. NBC); LSU at Mississippi (12:30 p.m. CBS); Penn State at Michigan State (12:30 p.m. ABC); Penn State at Michigan State or Virginia at Clemson (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Arizona State at UCLA (1 p.m. FS Prime); San Diego State at Utah (1 p.m. VS); California at Stanford (4:30 p.m. VS); Kentucky at Georgia (4:45 p.m. ESPN2); Oregon at Arizona (5 p.m. ABC).

Hockey: The Calgary Flames visit the Kings (1 p.m. FSN).

NASCAR racing: Nationwide Series: Ford 300 (1:30 p.m. ESPN2).

UFC 106: preliminaries: From Las Vegas (6 p.m. Spike).

NHL hockey: The San Jose Sharks visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime).

Girls high school volleyball: CIF-SS Division I Championship: (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Tiger Aspect / BBC

 
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