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Saturday's TV Highlights: The Kentucky Derby on NBC

April 30, 2010 |  8:00 pm
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THEY'RE OFF!
Dublin trains for the 136th Run for the Roses. Coverage begins with a special at 11 a.m. on ESPN followed by the Kentucky Derby, from Churchill Downs in Louisville, at 1 p.m. on NBC.

SERIES

America's Worst Driver: The competition rolls into Dallas, where drivers find everything is bigger in Texas, including traffic, in this new episode (10 p.m. Travel).

SPECIALS

Dov Davidoff: Filthy Operation: The stand-up comedian riffs on his life experiences: growing up in a junkyard in New Jersey and his relationship with his family (11 p.m. Comedy Central).

MOVIES

Pretty in Pink: Molly Ringwald gives a career — and decade-defining — performance in this 1986 drama written by teen-movie king John Hughes. She plays Andie, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks who pines after the school's rich hunk (Andrew McCarthy). Annie Potts, James Spader and Jon Cryer also star (7 p.m. VH1).

The Wild Girl: Brian Austin Green and Graham Greene star in this new TV movie, set in 1932, about a photographer joining an expedition to find a child kidnapped by American Indians (9 and 11 p.m. Hallmark).

The School of Rock: A class of fifth-graders learns to rock and roll, thanks to an out-of-work musician (Jack Black) posing as a substitute teacher, in this enjoyable 2003 comedy. Joan Cusack also stars (9 p.m. TBS).

SPORTS

Hockey: NHL playoffs: The Philadelphia Flyers visit the Boston Bruins (9:30 a.m. KNBC); the Vancouver Canucks visit the Chicago Blackhawks (5 p.m. VS).

Baseball: The Angels visit the Detroit Tigers (10 a.m. FSN); the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Chicago Cubs (10 a.m. WGN A); the New York Mets visit the Philadelphia Phillies (Noon Fox); the Pirates visit the Dodgers (7 p.m. FS Prime).

Horse racing: Kentucky Derby Special (11 a.m. ESPN); the Kentucky Derby, from Churchill Downs in Louisville. (1 p.m. NBC).

PGA tour golf: Quail Hollow Championship (Noon CBS).

NASCAR racing: Sprint Cup: Heath Calhoun 400 (4 p.m. Fox).

Basketball: NBA playoffs: The Boston Celtics vist the Cleveland Cavaliers (5 p.m. TNT).

Soccer: Club Deportivo Chivas USA visits the Chicago Fire (5:30 p.m. KDOC); the Philadelphia Union visit the Galaxy (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Jamie Squire Getty Images

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