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December 13, 2013

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16: Friday, December 13, 2013_ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Post and Courier 1 _ Garth Brooks: Blame It All on My Roots HIGHLIGHTS Pit Bulls and Parolees: Unchained 8 p.m. on ANIMAL Tia and her crew recall a frantic call that proved to be one of the most nerve-wracking and tense rescues ever to save the life of a mama dog and its puppies. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 8 p.m. on CBS An unusual reindeer with a bright red nose is shunned by the others because he's different, until a stormy Christmas when Santa needs his light. 8 p.m. on GAC Country music artist Garth Brooks shares insight into his life and career in the country music industry; features include never-before-seen footage and photos. Jack the Giant Slayer 8 p.m. on HBO A war between humans and giants erupts when a young boy mistakenly opens an entryway between both worlds, leading him to help save his kingdom and the princess. Merrill's Marauders 8 p.m. on MILIT During World War II, an American brigadier-general named Frank D. Merrill commands a loyal platoon of 3,000 volunteer soldiers in Burma. The 40-Year-Old Virgin 8 p.m. on COM A nerdy action-figure collector's mission to end his life of abstinence hits a snag when he falls for a single mother who isn't interested in having sex. It's a Wonderful Life Iron Man 8 p.m. on FX Brilliant weaponsmith Tony Stark builds a powered suit of armor and becomes the superhero Iron Man, but his enemies have their own plans for the technology. 8 p.m. on NBC A suicidal man's guardian angel gives him the chance to see what life in his town would be like if he had never been born. Pretty Woman 8 p.m. on OXYG A wealthy, emotionally-detached businessman hires a free-spirited SATURDAY EVENING CC W ATT DTV DSH NEWS 170 350 890 557 333 HBO SPORTS 150 380 932 535 340 FLIX KIDS 33 10 30 104 32 31 7 41 726 102 59 401 99 66 56 28 124 38 135 20 130 26 131 ENCORE PREMIUM CNBC CNN CSPAN CSPAN2 FNC MSNBC ESPN ESPN2 ESPNCL ESPNWS FOXSP FOXSS FS1 GOLF NBCSPO SPOSTH CART DISN DISXD FAM HUB NICK NICKJR TEEN 36 33 134 135 35 32 26 27 157 166 29 216 202 230 231 210 215 602 606 603 604 30 31 163 51 22 23 24 16 101 18 112 116 652 641 640 729 325 302 304 178 335 314 320 322 355 202 350 351 360 208 200 210 211 205 209 206 140 209 144 143 207 142 645 646 420 607 150 218 401 220 159 649 296 176 290 172 292 174 311 180 294 179 299 170 301 169 303 181 17 300 802 501 303 HBO2 303 301 804 502 304 MAX 610 330 832 515 310 MOMAX 321 331 834 517 312 MOVPLX 149 SHO 340 320 852 545 319 STARZ 371 370 902 527 350 TMC 350 340 882 554 329 377 4 PM America Unearthed streetwalker to be his companion for one week, and the two get closer than they imagined. Holiday ER 8 p.m. on TLC Emergency workers on call during the holidays encounter some of the strangest instances they have ever faced, including a Santa that is nearing death. I Am Legend 8 p.m. on TNT A military scientist fears he is the last human on Earth when a deadly virus is unleashed, killing millions and transforming others into bloodthirsty monsters. CMA Country Christmas 9 p.m. on ABC Host Jennifer Nettles and a live audience help celebrate the season with some of the most powerful musicians in the country music scene such as Trace Adkins. Frosty the Snowman 9 p.m. on CBS A group of kids are thrilled when their snowman magically comes to life, but they must travel north with him when spring arrives to prevent him from melting. 9 p.m. on H2 Sought is evidence of an ancient civilization of alleged giants in Rockwall, where legend says the city was built on a massive rock wall built by a large race. Evacuate Earth 9 p.m. on NATGEO Mankind must devise a way to leave Earth because it is about to be destroyed in a collision, and the escapees must find the nearest habitable planet. The Buddy Holly Story 9 p.m. on OVAT Starting with his humble beginnings in Lubbock, Texas, with the music group The Crickets, Buddy Holly's short life is chronicled. Frosty Returns 9:30 p.m. on CBS Frosty the Snowman asks for help from the children of the small town of Beansboro to stop the inventor of a spray chemical that instantly gets rid of snow. Big History 10 p.m. on H2 From ancient sun worship to reliance on Earth's nearest star for time perception, power and sus- tainability, a look at the sun's role in human history. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 10 p.m. on MeTV The Wolf Man searches for Dr. Frankenstein, hoping to find a cure for his lycanthropy, but he comes across the doctor's Monster instead. Houston Beauty 10 p.m. on OWN When Queensley shows up, both students and staff must find a way to work together and put the drama aside if they want to bring home the top prize. Watchmen 10 p.m. on TNT A group of retired superheroes returns to action to solve the murder of one of their own and ends up discovering a conspiracy that may provoke a nuclear war. The Greatest 10 p.m. on VH1 The countdown has 40 - 21 of the top 40 tracks and artists of 2013; features include a look back at the year's most memorable moments. The Longest Yard 10:16 p.m. on COM In prison for driving intoxicated, 5 PM 5:30 6 PM 6:30 7 PM 7:30 8 PM 8:30 a former pro football player is approached by the warden to form a team of convicts to play the guards in a friendly match. DECEMBER 14 CC = Comcast, W = WOW, ATT = AT&T UVerse, DTV = DirecTV, DISH = Dish Network 4:30 Troubled and ailing of late, singer Randy Travis can be seen in a far more flattering light as a member of the cast of the Lifetime holiday movie "Christmas on the Bayou," debuting Saturday at 8 p.m. 9 PM 9:30 10 PM 10:30 11 PM 11:30 Paid Paid Paid Paid Paid Paid Buried Treasure Detectives Detectives The Suze Orman Show (N) Car Chaser Car Chaser Car Chaser Car Chaser CNN (N) Sanjay (N) CNN Newsroom Saturday CNN Newsroom Saturday CNN Presents CNN Presents Anthony Bourdain Parts Anthony Bourdain Parts CNN Presents C-Span Weekend Debates & hearings. President Communi. America & the Courts American Perspectives Political and cultural issues discussed. (N) American Perspectives Book TV Author spotlight. Book TV Author spotlight. Encore Booknotes Book TV Author spotlight. Book TV Authors present the latest nonfiction. Book TV: After Words Book TV Author spotlight. The Five (N) America's News HQ (N) FOX Report Saturday (N) Huckabee (N) Justice (N) Geraldo at Large (N) Red Eye (N) Carol Alt (N) News HQ Disrupt with Karen Finney Caught on Camera Caught on Camera Caught on Camera Caught on Camera Lockup "Grand Rapids" Lockup "Grand Rapids" (N) Lockup "Maricopa County" College Bball (Live) (:15) CollegeBasketball:KentuckyvsNorthCarolina (:15) SportsCenter Heisman Trophy Present. 30 for 30 "Youngstown Boys" SportsCenter 30 30 "Youngstown Boys" College Basketball: Michigan State vs Oakland SportsCenter College Basketball: New Mexico vs Kansas College Basketball: Illinois vs Oregon (Live) 30 for 30 "The U" Quarterback "The Marinovich Project" 30 for 30 "You Don't Know Bo" Quarterback "The Marinovich Project" 30 for 30 "You Don't Know Bo" Sports Jimmy V SportsCenter SportsCenter SportsCenter College GameDay SportsCenter SportsCenter College GameDay Driven Hurricanes NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes at Phoenix Coyotes (Live) Postgame Basketball (Replay) Driven College Basketball: Tulsa vs Oklahoma (Live) Driven College Basketball: Tulsa vs Oklahoma (Live) Driven Predators Golden Boy Live "Manuel Avila vs. Jose Angel Cota" College Basketball: Tulsa vs Oklahoma (Replay) College Bball (Live) UFC Fight Night Prelims "Johnson vs Benavidez 2" (Live) College Basketball: Cincinnati vs Xavier (Live) FOX Sports Live FOX Sports Live Champions "PNC Father-Son Challenge: First Round" Asian Tour Titleist Titleist Big Break "All-Out Blitz" Golf Cntrl PGA TOUR Golf "Franklin Templeton Shootout: Second Round" (Replay) College Bball (Live) Volleyball (Taped) Volleyball (Taped) NBC (Replay) NBC Sports Network "Amir Mansour vs. Kelvin Price" The Good Son Boom Boom Mancini ('13) Rodeo Houston Super Shootout Rev 3 Championships Hawks Live NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks (Live) Hawks Live Hawks 360 Wom Bball (Replay) Regular Regular Adventure Adventure Universe Grandpa Diary of a Wimpy Kid ('10) Zachary Gordon. 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