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Sunday's TV Highlights: 'Masterpiece Classic' presents 'The 39 Steps'

February 27, 2010 |  6:56 pm
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Et-288-39steps-ky49nnnc THE PLANE! Rupert Penry-Jones, at right, stars in a new adaptation of "The 39 Steps" on "Masterpiece Classic" at 9 p.m. on KCET.

SERIES

Legend of the Seeker: Cara (Tabrett Bethell) poses as a princess to seduce a tyrant (4 p.m. KTLA).

Prehistoric: The series imagines prehistoric life in the Dallas, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles areas in three new installments (8, 9 and 10 p.m. Discovery).

Undercover Boss: The owner of the White Castle burger chain is the latest boss to go incognito among his front-line employees on a new episode of the reality series (9 p.m. CBS).

Masterpiece Classic: Rupert Penry-Jones stars in a new adaptation of "The 39 Steps" (9 p.m. KCET).

Your Kid Ate What? A 2-year-old who managed to swallow eight batteries is just one of the tykes featured in this new medical series (9 p.m. TLC).

Cold Case: Rachel Miner ("Californication") guest stars on a new episode of the police procedural (10 p.m. CBS).

The Marriage Ref: Host Tom Papa and a panel of celebrity kibbitzers attempt to settle couple's marital disagreements in this new reality series (10:30 p.m. NBC).

SPECIALS

25 Biggest TV Blunders: This new special counts down the boob tube's biggest boo-boos (8 and 9 p.m. TV Guide).

MOVIES

Fled: Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin are convicts on the lam in this 1996 action tale (8 p.m. KTLA).

Curse of the Golden Flower: Chow Yun-Fat and Gong Li star in this sumptuous 2006 period drama directed by Zhang Yimou (10 p.m. Sundance).

SPORTS

Pro basketball: The Suns face the Spurs (10 a.m. ABC); the Heat meet the Magic (4 p.m. ESPN); the Clippers challenge the Kings (6 p.m. FS Prime); and the Mavericks host the Hornets (6:30 p.m. ESPN).

NASCAR racing: The Shelby American gets underway at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (11 a.m. Fox).

Winter Olympics: The games conclude with the men's hockey and men's cross country skiing finals (noon NBC) and the closing ceremonies (7 p.m. NBC).

College baseball: The Trojans and the Bruins battle it out at Dodger Stadium (2 p.m. FS Prime).

Photo credit: BBC/PBS

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