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Monday's Highlights: 'The Big C' on Showtime

July 3, 2011 |  8:05 pm

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Et-thebigc1 BITTERSWEET: Laura Linney stars as a teacher who has cancer on “The Big C” at 10:30 p.m. on Showtime.


Weeds: Nancy tries to get her life back in New York City in this new episode (10 p.m. Showtime). 


2011 Hot Dog Eating Contest: The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest from Brooklyn, N.Y. (9 a.m. ESPN and 10 a.m. ESPN2). 

Tom Reed: For Members Only: This new episode celebrates jazz in the 20th century ( 11 a.m. KSCI).

A Capitol Fourth 2011: This celebration takes place on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol (8 and 9:30 p.m. KOCE). 

Jeff Dunham: Arguing With Myself: The ventriloquist and his stable of “partners” perform (8 p.m. Comedy Central). 

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular: This new special features a New York-size fireworks show. Nick Lachey hosts this year's show, and Beyoncé and Brad Paisley are among the scheduled performers (9 and 10 p.m. NBC). 

Citizen U.S.A.: A 50-State Road Trip: HBO presents this uplifting documentary from Alexandra Pelosi about some of the nearly 1 million people who seek to become U.S. citizens every year. Madeleine Albright, Henry Kissinger and Gene Simmons discuss why they chose America as their home (9 p.m. HBO). 

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular: Michael Chiklis, a native of nearby Lowell, Mass., hosts the festivities as Keith Lockhart conducts the orchestra in a patriotic program (10 p.m. CBS). 


Platoon: Oliver Stone drew on his own experience as an infantryman in Vietnam for this gritty 1986 drama starring Charlie Sheen, Berenger and Willem Dafoe, Forest Whitaker and Kevin Dillon (8 p.m. Cinemax). 


Baseball: The Chicago Cubs visit the Washington Nationals (10 a.m. WGN A); the Detroit Tigers visit the Angels (6 p.m. FSN); the New York Mets visit the Dodgers (6 p.m. FS Prime). 

Soccer: The Seattle Sounders FC visit the Galaxy (7:30 p.m. ESPN2). 

2011 Tour de France: Stage 4 (5 a.m. Tuesday VS). 

Photo: Ken Regan / Showtime