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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Whip It' on Cinemax

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ROLLER DERBY: Ellen Page, right, stars as a rebellious teen in the 2009 comedy “Whip It,” at 10 p.m. on Cinemax. With Drew Barrymore, left, who also directs, and Kristen Wiig.

Persons Unknown: The new night manager (Alan Smyth) makes an announcement that leaves the group feeling uneasy in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC).

Pit Boss: Shorty tries to help a teenager persuade his neighbor to neuter his pit bull (10 p.m. Animal Planet).

SPECIALS

THE CW 2010 Fall Preview Special: Kristoffer Polaha and Robert Buckley highlight the network's fall lineup (9:30 p.m. KTLA).

Who Is the Real Joran van der Sloot? Forensic psychologists and criminal experts examine the life of the alleged murderer who is also linked to the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba (10 p.m. A&E).

MOVIES

The Sting: Paul Newman and Robert Redford repeated their “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” teamwork in this 1973 caper comedy (5 p.m. TCM).

The Informant! FBI agents receive an unpleasant surprise when they rely on Archer Daniels Midland executive Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon) to gather evidence in their price-fixing case against the agribusiness giant in Stephen Soderbergh's quirky 2009 drama. (8 p.m. HBO).

Lake Placid 3: Baby crocodiles become monstrous man-eaters in this new TV thriller (9 p.m. Syfy).

SPORTS

Basketball: Global Community Cup: Lithuania vs. United States (noon ESPN).

Baseball: The Angels visit the Twins (1 p.m. Fox), the White Sox visit the Royals (4 p.m. WGN America), and the Dodgers host the Reds (7 p.m. KCAL).

Soccer: The Galaxy visit the Earthquakes (1 p.m. FSN).

Exhibition football: The Oakland Raiders visit the Chicago Bears (5:30 p.m. KTLA) and the Dallas Cowboys visit the San Diego Chargers (6 p.m. CBS).

Women's basketball: The Sparks visit the Seattle Storm (8 p.m. ESPN2).

Photo credit: Darren Michaels / Fox Searchlight Pictures

 
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