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Saturday's Highlights: Bill Maher does stand-up in an HBO special

February 12, 2010 |  8:00 pm
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This week's TV Movies

NEW RULES: The new special "Bill Maher . . . But I'm Not Wrong" features the comedian, at 10 p.m. on HBO.


Survivors: The British TV series from the '70s, based on a book by Terry Nation, is updated in this version that tells the story of a world in which a virus has killed almost 90% of the population. Julie Graham, Max Beesley, Paterson Joseph, Zoe Tapper and Nikki Amuka-Bird star (5 and 8 p.m. BBC America).

Austin City Limits: Performing in this new episode, Them Crooked Vultures features Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones (11 p.m. KLCS).


The Guns of Navarone: This 1961 World War II adventure adapts the Alistair MacLean novel about a mission to destroy huge German guns guarding a vital Greek seaport. Gregory Peck, David Niven and Anthony Quinn play the leaders of the dangerous assignment. Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, James Darren and Richard Harris also star (5 p.m. TCM).

Cars: This 2006 CGI box-office hit features Owen Wilson voicing a hotshot race car who gets stranded in a backwater town. Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin and Tony Shalhoub also provide voices along with Tom and Ray Magliozzi, of NPR's "Car Talk" (8 p.m. ABC Family).

Elevator Girl: Sparks fly between a free-spirited woman (Lacey Chabert) and a lawyer (Ryan Merriman), who meet while stuck in an elevator in this new TV comedy (9 and 11 p.m. Hallmark).


Rugby: 6-Nations: France vs. Ireland (8:30 a.m. BBC America).

College basketball: Michigan State at Penn State (9 a.m. ESPN); UNLV at San Diego State (1 p.m. VS); Long Beach State at UC Santa Barbara (4 p.m. FS Prime).

Women's college basketball: USC at UCLA (11 a.m. FS Prime); Washington State at California (1 p.m. FSN).

PGA tour golf: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, from Pebble Beach (Noon CBS).

XXI Winter Olympics: Women's hockey: Sweden vs. Switzerland. (Noon CNBC); Canada vs. Slovakia (5 p.m. CNBC).

Hockey: The Colorado Avalanche visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Gavin Bond / HBO