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Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Always and Forever' on Hallmark

October 23, 2009 |  8:00 pm
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This week's TV Movies

REUNITED: High school sweethearts (Rena Sofer and Dean McDermott) meet again after 20 years in the TV romance 'Always and Forever' at 9 and 11 p.m., Hallmark.


Robin Hood: During a heat wave-induced water shortage, Prince John (Toby Stephens) blocks all the local wells, forcing Robin's (Jonas Armstrong) men to take desperate measures to save those at risk (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America).

The Academy: Orange County Fire: A class of recruits is introduced to the Cadre, an elite team of instructors who will be guiding them over an 18-week training process on the premiere of the unscripted series (6 and 9 p.m. Fox Reality).

MythBusters: Kari, Grant and Tory test if it's possible to actually knock someone's socks off (9 p.m. Discovery).

Surprise Inspection: In this new series, cameras follow health inspectors as they check restaurants (10 and 10:30 p.m. Tru).

Austin City Limits: Singer and instrumentalist Andrew Bird performs songs from his album, "Noble Beast" and St. Vincent performs in this new episode (11 p.m. KLCS).


Alien 3: Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) experiences a series of rude awakenings after crash-landing on a prison planet. Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance and Lance Henriksen also star in this 1992 thriller (8 p.m. AMC).

Milk: Sean Penn earned a best actor Oscar, for his superb portrayal of Harvey Milk, the 1970s San Francisco city supervisor whose gay-rights activism made him a lightning rod for controversy. With Josh Brolin, James Franco and Emile Hirsch (8 p.m. HBO).

GoodFellas: Nicholas Pileggi's book about Henry Hill, an ex-mobster now in the Witness Protection Program, formed the basis for this violent 1990 Martin Scorsese gangland saga. The film earned six Academy Award nominations and a win for Joe Pesci as best supporting actor as a very funny but violent gangster. Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Paul Sorvino and Lorraine Bracco also star (9 p.m. Bravo).

Ghost Town: Deadly ghosts terrorize a group of college students in the 2009 TV movie "Ghost Town," starring Jessica Rose and Randy Wayne (9 p.m. Syfy).


NASCAR racing: Sprint Cup: TUMS Fast Relief 500 Practice, from Martinsville, Va. (7 a.m. ESPN2); Nationwide Series: Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 Qualifying, from Memphis, Tenn. (7:45 a.m. ESPN2). Nationwide Series: Kroger on Track for the Cure 250, from Memphis, Tenn. (12:30 p.m. ESPN2).

College football: Arkansas at Mississippi (9 a.m. KDOC); Minnesota at Ohio State (9 a.m. ESPN); Illinois at Purdue (9 a.m. ESPN2); Iowa State at Nebraska (9:30 a.m. FSN); Oklahoma State at Baylor (9:30 a.m. VS); Tennessee at Alabama (12:30 p.m. CBS); Boston College at Notre Dame (12:30 p.m. NBC); Oregon at Washington (12:30 p.m. ABC); Clemson at Miami or Penn State at Michigan (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Air Force at Utah (1 p.m. VS); UCLA at Arizona (3:30 p.m. FS Prime); Florida at Mississippi State (4:30 p.m. ESPN); Auburn at LSU (4:30 p.m. ESPN2); Texas Christian at BYU (4:30 p.m. VS); Oregon State at USC (5 p.m. ABC); Arizona State at Stanford (7:15 p.m. FS Prime).

Hockey: The Kings visit the Phoenix Coyotes (6 p.m. FSN); the Columbus Blue Jackets visit the Ducks (7 p.m. KDOC).

Baseball: American League Championship Series, Game 6: The Angels visit the New York Yankees (4:30 p.m. Fox).

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