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Thursday's Highlights: Brennan and Booth investigate the death of an Amish youth

January 6, 2010 |  8:30 pm
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GIFTED: The remains of an Amish youth are discovered near railroad tracks, and Brennan and Booth (Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz) discover the youngster was a brilliant pianist in this repeat of 'Bones' at 8 p.m. on Fox.


SoCal Connected: Steve Lopez (Los Angeles Times) investigates what it takes to legally obtain medical marijuana in Southern California by visiting "Mary Jane" physicians and claiming "back pain" in this new episode (8 p.m. KCET).

Outlaw Amazon: In the premiere of this new series, Bruce Parry investigates outlaws thriving in the Amazon, including cocaine farmers and loggers (9 p.m. Discovery). A second episode follows at 10 p.m.

American Chopper: The guys are commissioned to build a "wheelchair chopper" for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (9 p.m. TLC).

The Real Housewives of Orange County: Vicki Gunvalson has a romantic surprise for her hubby, and Alexis and Jim Bellino get their three small kids ready for church in this new episode (10 p.m. Bravo).

The Mentalist: Jane and Lisbon (Simon Baker, Robin Tunney) and the rest of the CBI team encounter one of California's most dangerous motorcycle gangs while investigating the death of an attorney who had the bikers as his only client. Molly Price, Jesse James, Julia Campbell, Tom Adams and Mark Pellegrino guest star in this repeat (10 p.m. CBS).


Planet of the Apps: A Hand-Held Revolution! This new special examines the mobile technology phenomenon (7 p.m. CNBC).

Best of the World Music Awards: Memorable performances from the past decade include those of Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Mariah Carey and Britney Spears (8 p.m. MyNet).

Earth 2100: This new special hears from experts who have modeled the next century and predict that if mankind continues on its current trajectory, the world will face a "perfect storm" of population growth, resource depletion, climate change and disease (9 p.m. History).


Milk: Sean Penn won the lead actor Oscar for his portrayal of Harvey Milk, the 1970s San Francisco city supervisor whose gay-rights activism made him a lightning rod for controversy. Josh Brolin and Emile Hirsch also star (7:45 p.m. Cinemax).

Gangs of New York: During the era of Tammany Hall's sway, a young man (Leonardo DiCaprio) vows vengeance on the vicious gangster (Daniel Day-Lewis) who killed his father in the 2002 drama (7:45 p.m. IFC).

Lake City: On the run, a young man (Troy Garity) goes to his childhood home, the one place on Earth he does not want to be in this 2008 drama. Sissy Spacek also stars (8 p.m. TMC).

Tremors: Huge worms that travel under the desert sand terrorize a remote village in this 1990 action comedy starring Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward (9:35 p.m. Encore).


College basketball: Michigan at Penn State (4 p.m. ESPN2).

College football: Citi BCS National Championship Game: Alabama vs. Texas (5:30 p.m. ABC).

Hockey: The St. Louis Blues visit the Ducks (7 p.m. FS Prime); the Detroit Red Wings visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Greg Gayne / Fox