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Saturday's TV Highlights: “Tower Prep” on Cartoon Network

October 15, 2010 |  8:00 pm

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SCHOOL DAYS: Van Acker, left, Dyana Liu, Ryan Pinkston and Elise Gatien in “Tower Prep” the new live-action series premiering on Cartoon Network at 9 p.m.


Fix This Kitchen: In the premiere of this new series, chef Georges Perrier helps a family frustrated by an antiquated kitchen (10 a.m. A&E). 

Iconoclasts: Hugh Jackman and Jean-Georges Vongerichten are profiled in this new episode (9 p.m. Sundance). 

Lottery Changed My Life: The jackpot takes a family of eight from foreclosure to a multi-million dollar mansion in this new episode (9 p.m. TLC). 

Auctioneer$: In this new episode Jason showcases an authentic buggy, complete with a horse drawing it (10 p.m. TLC; a second new episode follows at 10:30 p.m.). 


Nevada Smith: Steve McQueen plays novelist Harold Robbins' character at a younger age in this 1966 Western that sends the title character on a mission of vengeance after his father is murdered by three men in a dispute over gold — and nothing and no one will stand in his way. The strong supporting cast includes Karl Malden, Brian Keith and Suzanne Pleshette (2:30 p.m. TCM). 

The Lovely Bones: Director Peter Jackson's 2009 adaptation of Alice Sebold's bestseller stars Stanley Tucci as a neighbor of a murdered youngster (Saoirse Ronan). Her survivors, including her parents (Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg), are seen through her eyes as her spirit witnesses the aftermath of the tragedy from above (8 p.m. HBO). 


College football: Boston College at Florida State (9 a.m. ESPN); Arkansas at Auburn (12:30 p.m. CBS); Texas at Nebraska (12:30 p.m. ABC); Iowa at Michigan (12:30 p.m. ESPN); California at USC (12:30 p.m. FS Prime); South Carolina at Kentucky (3 p.m. ESPN2); Ohio State at Wisconsin (4 p.m. ESPN); Iowa State at Oklahoma (4 p.m. FS Prime); Arizona at Washington State (4:30 p.m. VS); Mississippi at Alabama (6 p.m. ESPN2); Oregon State at Washington (7:15 p.m. ESPN).

Baseball: Playoffs: The New York Yankees visit the Texas Rangers (1 p.m. TBS); the San Francisco Giants visit the Philadelphia Phillies (4:30 p.m. Fox). 

Exhibition basketball: The Denver Nuggets visit the Lakers (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Photo: Justin Stephens / Cartoon Network