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Friday's TV Highlights: Showtime plans 'The Bank Job'

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This week's TV Movies


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'THE BANK JOB': Jason Statham stars in the 2008 heist caper at 7 p.m. on Showtime.

SERIES

Law & Order: When a journalist is found dead in an abandoned apartment, Detectives Lupo and Bernard's (Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson) investigation uncovers a relationship between the victim and a daytime talk show host (Samantha Bee), who admits to a series of workplace affairs and a blackmail threat in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC).

Shark Tank: In this new episode, two Texas bicyclists have an idea for a portable hand degreaser, a San Diego police veteran pitches a product that is clever but less than "manly" and a college student is passionate about his environmentally friendly clothing line (9 p.m. ABC).

Bill Moyers Journal: Humanitarian and author Greg Mortenson argues that building schools and nurturing local communities would be a better path to peace than the billions committed to escalate military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan (9 p.m. KCET).

The Singing Bee: The musical competition series returns for a new season (9 p.m. CMT).

Sanctuary: While investigating a murder in India, Will falls ill and disappears in the season finale (9 p.m. SyFy).

The Haunted: After hearing rumors that its new house is haunted, a family believes their dogs alert them to the haunting danger (10 p.m. Animal Planet).

NOW on PBS: Professor Bob McChesney and journalist John Nichols discuss their proposal to save noncommercial journalism with government subsidies (10:30 p.m. KCET).

SPECIALS

15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. honors the finest in cinematic achievement, in this special from the Hollywood Palladium (9 p.m. VH1).

MOVIES

The Wishing Well: A big-city journalist heads to small-town Illinois for a story in this TV movie. Ernest Borgnine, Sally Kellerman, Jordan Ladd, Jason London and Yeardley Smith star (9 p.m. Hallmark).

SPORTS

Pro basketball: The Phoenix Suns visit the Atlanta Hawks (5 p.m. ESPN), the Orlando Magic visit the Portland Trail Blazers (7:30 p.m. ESPN); the Clippers visit the Lakers (7:30 p.m. FSN and FS Prime).

Boxing: Juan Carlos Burgos vs. Juan Carlos Martinez, featherweights (6 p.m. ESPN2).


Photo: Jack English / Lionsgate

 
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