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Friday's TV Highlights: Werewolf?

October 8, 2009 | 11:00 pm

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This week's TV Movies


BAD MOON RISING: A man (Joshua Malina) claims to be a werewolf and seeks help from Shawn and Gus, because he fears he is a danger to society on "Psych" at 10 p.m. on USA.


Dog Whisperer: Kicking off his sixth season, dog whisperer Cesar Millan takes viewers back to the basics, adopting four puppies and filming them as they spend their first eight months with Cesar (6 and 9 p.m. National Geographic).

Rescue Ink Unleashed: A distraught woman calls the clubhouse claiming that her neighbor is illegally trapping and killing animals in his backyard in a case the SPCA and police have been unable to prove (7 and 10 p.m. National Geographic).

Medium: When a friend who has cancer dies unexpectedly, Allison (Patricia Arquette) suspects the woman fell victim to foul play, not her illness in this new episode (9 p.m. CBS).

I'm Alive: A Colorado teen fights for his life after being bitten by a black widow, and a man is attacked by a wild elephant in China in the premiere of this new survival series (9 p.m. Animal Planet).

Stargate Universe: When the air supply fails aboard the ship, the team searches a planet for a mineral that can help in this new episode of the science-fiction series (9 p.m. Syfy).

Monk: When Monk's (Tony Shalhoub) insurance company refuses to pay for more private therapy sessions, he joins Dr. Bell's (Hector Elizondo) therapy group, where it appears that someone is murdering fellow patients. Tim Bagley and Virginia Madsen guest star (9 p.m. USA).

Numb3rs: The team investigates a deadly gambling ring that runs a Russian roulette tournament (10 p.m. CBS).

Lock N' Load With R. Lee Ermey: This new episode features a test firing of the latest and greatest bullet ever designed and looks at the technology of modern ammunition and the weapons that fire it (10 p.m. History).

Sanctuary: Magnus, Will, Druitt and Tesla search for Ashley in the season premiere (10 p.m. Syfy).


The Manchurian Candidate: This first-rate 1962 thriller showcases the work of director John Frankenheimer at his best. The drama casts Frank Sinatra as an ex-soldier who learns that another war veteran (Laurence Harvey) has been brainwashed into committing a political assassination. Angela Lansbury is great as Harvey's evil mother (5 p.m. TCM).

Young Guns: Emilio Estevez stars in this 1988 western as William H. Bonney, the young rebel who became known as Billy the Kid. Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen and Lou Diamond Phillips also star as gunslinging deputies who seek revenge when their mentor is killed (6:30 p.m. Cinemax).


Soccer: FIFA U-20 World Cup: Quarterfinal (10:45 a.m. ESPN2).

Baseball: The American League Division Series, Game 2: The Minnesota Twins visit the New York Yankees (3 p.m. TBS); the Boston Red Sox visit the Angels (6:30 p.m. TBS).

WNBA finals: Game 5: Indiana Fever visit the Phoenix Mercury (5 p.m. ESPN2).

College football: Louisiana Tech at Nevada (6 p.m. ESPN).

NBA preseason: Golden State Warriors vs. Lakers (7 p.m. KCAL).

High school football: Lakewood visits Long Beach Poly (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).

Photo: Alan Zenuk / USA