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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Friday Night Dinner' on BBC America

August 5, 2011 |  8:00 pm

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Tamsin Greig, left, Simon Bird, Paul Ritter and Tom Rosenthal star in this new comedy at 8:30 p.m. on BBC America.


2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction: Former Ram players Marshall Faulk and Les Richter will be inducted into the Hall of Fame along with Richard Dent, Chris Hanburger, Les Richter, Deion Sanders, Shannon Sharpe and NFL Films' Ed Sabol (4 p.m. ESPN and NFL).

Good Eats: Right on Q: The Q in the title of this new special is short for BBQ, and host Alton Brown takes viewers on a journey through the wonderful world of a barbecue favorite: homemade smoked pork (8 p.m. Food).

When Fish Attack 2: The last new special of Shark Week 2011 offers more footage of marine animals — not all of them sharks — striking back at humans. They include a blue marlin that turns the tables on a fisherman and a great white that breaks into a shark cage holding two divers, a whale that smashes a sailboat and an elephant seal that plays a little too rough with a pair of underwater cameramen (9 p.m. Discovery).


Who Is Simon Miller? When geologist Simon Miller (Loren Dean) goes missing, his wife (Robyn Lively) and kids (Skylar Day, Drew Koles) search his office for clues and find a bunch of passports with different aliases in this new TV mystery. Christine Baranski also stars (8 p.m. NBC).


PGA Tour golf: WGC Bridgestone Invitational, third round (11 a.m. CBS).

Tennis: U.S. Open Series: Legg Mason Classic, Semifinal (Noon ESPN2); U.S. Open Series: Mercury Insurance Open, Semifinal (7 p.m. ESPN2).

Softball: Girls Fastpitch National Championship (Noon FSN).

Baseball: The New York Yankees visit the Boston Red Sox (1 p.m. Fox); regional coverage (4 p.m. MLB); the Chicago White Sox visit the Minnesota Twins (4 p.m. WGN A); the Dodgers visit the Arizona Diamondbacks (5 p.m. FS Prime); the Seattle Mariners visit the Angels (6 p.m. FSN).

Soccer: Barcelona vs. America (1 p.m. ESPN).

Photo credit: Dave King / BBC