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Sunday's TV Highlights: Rebecca's wedding plans take a turn for the worse on 'Brothers & Sisters'

December 5, 2009 |  8:00 pm
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This week's TV Movies

BROTHERS & SISTERS: Rebecca's (Emily VanCamp, left) beach-side wedding plans take a shocking turn at 10 p.m. on ABC. With Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig.


Shatner's Raw Nerve: Radio personality Rush Limbaugh talks about his family background, his influences and why he enjoys being a political pundit on the season premiere (7 and 11 p.m. Biography). A second new episode, featuring Regis Philbin, follows at 7:30 and 11:30.

The Amazing Race 15: The final three teams must pour on a last burst of speed and keep their wits in order as they tackle the final challenges, before the sprint to the finish line, where the first team to arrive will collect $1 million in the season finale of the unscripted travel competition, Phil Keoghan hosts (8 p.m. CBS).

Desperate Housewives: An out-of-control airplane barrels down on Wisteria Lane in this new episode (9 p.m. ABC).

Monsters Resurrected: This new series premieres with a profile of Spinosaurus, a dinosaur twice the size of a T-Rex with a 6-foot tail, long crocodilian skull and massive claws (10 p.m. Discovery).

Meet the Natives: USA: The Pacific Island tribesmen share Thanksgiving at a suburban home, then watch football and play games with special-needs children (10 p.m. Travel).

The Girls Next Door: The season finale marks Crystal's first anniversary with Hef (10:30 p.m. E!).


Clash of the Dinosaurs: This four-part special uses advanced imaging technology to see inside a dinosaur's body to reveal the secrets of these ultimate prehistoric creatures (8 and 9 p.m. Discovery).

Celebrity Holiday Homes: Designer Eddie Ross helps Kathie Lee Gifford prepare her house for a cozy New England Christmas, while Erinn Valencich comes up with a Texas-style country yuletide for Jewel, and Sandra Espinet does Holly Robinson Peete's home (8 p.m. HGTV).

Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction: The comic performs at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., in an act that tackles a variety of political topics but also includes candid riffs on Williams' own life, including his divorce, struggles with alcohol addiction and stints in rehab (9 p.m. HBO).

Invasion of the Christmas Lights: Crisscrossing America to chronicle families' elaborate Christmas displays of lights and decorations (9 p.m. TLC).


Taken: Liam Neeson and Maggie Grace star in the 2009 thriller about a former spy who must use his old skills to save his kidnapped daughter(7:15 p.m. HBO).


Football: Regional coverage (10 a.m. Fox); the San Diego Chargers visit the Cleveland Browns (1 p.m. CBS); the Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants (1 p.m. Fox); the Minnesota Vikings visit the Arizona Cardinals (5:15 p.m. NBC).

Women's college soccer: NCAA Cup, Final (10 a.m. ESPN2).

Golf: Chevron World Challenge: Final Round (Noon, NBC).

College basketball: Miami at Boston College (Noon FSN); Kansas at UCLA (2:30 p.m. FS Prime); Maryland vs. Villanova (4:30 p.m. FS Prime).

Hockey: The Ottawa Senators visit the Ducks (5 p.m. KDOC).

Pro basketball: The Phoenix Suns visit the Lakers (6:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Craig Sjodin / ABC