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==================== Movies Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST ====================

Pinocchio (1976) ** (NR) [DISN 6-7:30pm ] [ Musical]
Woodcarver Geppetto's puppet wants to be human, and he gets
his wish. With: Danny Kaye, Sandy Duncan, Flip Wilson. NR
Wilder Napalm (1993) * (PG-13) [SHOW 6-8pm ] [ Romance]
Two brothers reunite at a carnival with their mental gift
for making things burst into flames. With: Debra Winger,
Dennis Quaid, Arliss Howard. Stereo. PG-13: adult
situations, language, violence
Carrie (1952) ** (NR) [BRV0 6-8pm ] [ Drama]
A farm girl goes to Chicago, meets men and becomes a stage
star. Based on Theodore Dreiser's ``Sister Carrie.'' With:
Jennifer Jones, Laurence Olivier, Eddie Albert. NR
Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991[TMC 5:50-7:25p] [Crime-My]
Lawyer Mason is there when a magician levitates a coffin
and his assistant falls out, dead. With: Raymond Burr,
Peter Scolari, Julie Sommars. NR: violence
Prophecy (1979) * (PG) [MAX 6:15-8pm ] [Scifi-Fa]
A government doctor and his pregnant wife find Maine
animals mutated by industrial pollution. With: Talia Shire,
Robert Foxworth, Armand Assante. Stereo. PG: language,
violence
Beau Geste (1939) *** (NR) [AMC 7:05-9pm ] [Action-A]
A British gentleman joins the French Foreign Legion,
followed by his brothers. With: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland,
Robert Preston. NR
Hickey & Boggs (1972) ** (PG) [ENCR 7-9pm ] [ Drama]
Two Los Angeles private eyes find a missing woman and
follow her to loot from a Pittsburgh bank. With: Bill
Cosby, Robert Culp, Rosalind Cash. PG: adult situations,
language, violence
Pinocchio (1940) **** (G) [DISN 7:30-9pm ] [Children]
Jiminy Cricket tells the story of a wooden puppet who wants
to be a boy and gets his chance. Animated. Best song Oscar
for ``When You Wish Upon a Star.'' CC. G
Still of the Night (1982) ** (PG) [TMC 7:25-9pm ] [Suspense]
A Manhattan psychiatrist probes a patient's murder and
falls for the victim's mysterious mistress. With: Roy
Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy. Stereo. PG: adult
situations, language, nudity, violence
Hercules: Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994[WGN 8-10pm ] [Action-A]
The son of Zeus and his dream woman Deianeira must save
mankind from a fate without fire. With: Kevin Sorbo, Pat
Quinn, Tawny Kitaen. NR
The Getaway (1994) ** (R) [HBO 8-10pm ] [Action-A]
An explosives-expert thief and his wife cross a crime lord
and are chased to the Mexican border. With: Alec Baldwin,
Kim Basinger, Michael Madsen. CC, Stereo. R: adult
situations, language, nudity, violence
Josh and S.A.M. (1993) ** (PG-13) [SHOW 8-9:45pm ] [Action-A]
Two brothers hatch a fantasy and form a family with a
hitchhiking girl on a road trip to Canada. With: Jacob
Tierney, Noah Fleiss, Martha Plimpton. CC, Stereo. PG-13:
language, violence
Slacker (1990) *** (R) [BRV0 8-10pm ] [ Comedy]
Filmmaker Richard Linklater uses a string of mostly amateur
actors to show varieties of a type: the new bohemian. R:
language
Deadfall (1993) * (R) [MAX 8-9:40pm ] [Suspense]
A New Yorker heads to California to find the look-alike
brother of his con-man father. With: Michael Biehn, James
Coburn, Nicolas Cage. CC, Stereo. R: adult situations,
language, nudity, violence
Casablanca (1942) **** (PG) [TBS 8:05-10:20] [ Drama]
Cafe owner Rick helps an old flame and her husband escape
from Nazis in Morocco. Oscars for best picture, director
Michael Curtiz. With: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul
Henreid. PG: adult situations
Insignificance (1985) *** (R) [ENCR 9-11pm ] [ Comedy]
Images of Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and
Sen. Joseph McCarthy meet one 1950s night. With: Gary
Busey, Theresa Russell, Tony Curtis. Stereo. R: adult
situations, nudity
Hot Spot (1985) * (NR) [LIFE 9-11:30pm] [ Drama]
A man plots with con artists and a mobster's mistress to
empty the mobster's Swiss bank account. With: Rod Taylor,
Britt Ekland. NR
Body Bags (1993) ** (R) [TMC 9-10:35pm ] [ Horror]
Filmmaker John Carpenter presents a morbid trilogy: ``The
Gas Station,'' ``Hair'' and ``Eye.'' With: Alex Datcher,
Mark Hamill, Stacy Keach. Stereo. R: adult situations,
language, nudity, violence
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) ** (PG) [USA 9-11pm ] [Scifi-Fa]
A renegade Vulcan makes Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the
Enterprise go to a planet at the center of the galaxy.
With: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley.
Stereo. PG: language, violence
The Egyptian (1954) ** (NR) [AMC 9:30-12am ] [ Drama]
Pharaoh Akhnaton's physician is loved by a tavern maid and
ruined by a Babylonian temptress. With: Edmund Purdom, Jean
Simmons, Victor Mature. NR
Next of Kin (1989) ** (R) [MAX 9:40-11:30] [ Drama]
A Chicago policeman and his rural-Kentucky brother hunt a
mob enforcer for killing their brother. With: Patrick
Swayze, Liam Neeson, Adam Baldwin. CC, Stereo. R:
language, violence
For Love or Money (1993) ** (PG) [SHOW 9:45-11:3] [ Romance]
A Manhattan hotel concierge woos the mistress of an
investor he needs for a big business deal. With: Michael J.
Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins. CC, Stereo. PG:
adult situations, language
Firepower (1993) * (R) [HBO 10:30-12am] [Action-A]
In 2006 Los Angeles police partners track a gang lord to a
lawless haven known as the Hellzone. With: Chad McQueen,
Gary Daniels, Joseph Ruskin. Stereo. R: language, violence
Ticks (1993) * (R) [TMC 10:35-12:0] [ Horror]
Big steroid-mutated bugs attack troubled teens and their
guides in the woods. With: Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Seth
Green. CC. R: adult situations, language, violence
A Summer Place (1959) *** (NR) [TBS 10:20-12:0] [ Drama]
A man and a woman's Maine-coast adultery parallels his
teen-age daughter's romance with her son. With: Richard
Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee. NR
Bloodbrothers (1978) ** (R) [BRV0 11-1am ] [ Drama]
A Bronx teen-ager strays from his family's male tradition
of boozing, horseplay and construction work. With: Richard
Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco. R: adult situations,
language, violence
Tom Jones (1963) **** (NR) [ENCR 11-1am ] [ Comedy]
Fielding's foundling hero romps through 18th-century
England to the sound of a harpsichord. Oscars for best
picture, director Tony Richardson. With: Albert Finney,
Susannah York, Hugh Griffith. NR
Charro! (1969) * (G) [TNT 11-1am ] [ Western]
A reformed outlaw's old gang tries to frame him for the
theft of a jeweled Mexican cannon. With: Elvis Presley, Ina
Balin, Victor French. G
Bloodstone: Subspecies II (1993) * (R) [SHOW 11:30-1am] [ Horror]
Killers of vampires hunt a bad one with a student of
folklore and her sister, back in Transylvania. With: Anders
Hove, Denice Duff, Kevin Blair. CC, Stereo. R: adult
situations, language, nudity, violence
Cyber-C.H.I.C. (1990) * (NR) [USA 11:30-1:30] [Scifi-Fa]
A superheroine battles a greedy madman threatening to
destroy the world. With: Kathy Shower, Jack Carter, Burt
Ward. NR

==================== Sports Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST ====================

In This Corner ... Boxing's Historic Battles [HBO 6-7pm ] [ Boxing]
Jack Johnson vs. James Jeffries, 1910; Joe Louis vs. Max
Schmeling, 1938; Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston, 1965; Ali
vs. Joe Frazier, 1971.
SportsCenter [ESPN 6:30-7:30] [ Other]
Inside the NFL [HBO 7-8pm ] [Football]
Hosts Len Dawson, Nick Buoniconti and Cris Collinsworth.
NFL's Greatest Moments/Mavericks & Misfits [ESPN 7:30-8:30] [Football]
Mavericks & Misfits.
NBA Basketball/Seattle SuperSonics at Chicago B[TNT 8-10:30pm ] [Basketba]
Seattle SuperSonics at Chicago Bulls.
College Basketball/Cincinnati at DePaul [ESPN 8:30-10:3] [Basketba]
Cincinnati at DePaul.
NFL's Greatest Moments/A Little Goes a Long Way[ESPN 10:30-11p] [Football]
A Little Goes a Long Way.
Inside the NBA [TNT 10:30-11pm] [Basketba]
Sports Tonight [CNN 11-11:30pm] [ Other]
SportsCenter [ESPN 11-12am ] [ Other]
MTV Sports [MTV 11:30-12am] [ Other]

=================== Specials Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST ===================

Sand Blast [MTV 6:30-7pm ] [ ]
Physical challenge show combines water, sand and fun.
Naked Cafe [VH1 8:30-9pm ] [ ]
Rolling Stones in Oakland; Joni Mitchell; Go-Go's
appearance; Buddy Guy; fan clubs.
Louis Rukeyser's 1995 Money Guide [PBS 9-10pm ] [ ]
Rukeyser examines results of the opinion poll on the
economic outlook.
Elvis: Center Stage [DISN 9-10pm ] [ ]
Performance footage, video clips and his screen test reveal
the magnetism.
Elvis: The Man and His Music [DISN 10-11pm ] [ ]
Recordings and clips profile Elvis Presley.
Billy Joel From the River of Dreams [DISN 11-12:30a] [ ]
A concert includes ``Pressure,'' ``Allentown,'' ``My Life''
and ``Piano Man.''

================= Infotainment Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST =================

Wings/Lockheed F-104 Starfighter [DISC 6-7pm ] [Document]
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter. The innovative Lockheed F-104
Starfighter influences later craft.
Beyond 2000 [DISC 7-7:30pm ] [ Science]
``Skyting''; overcoming phobias; synthetic hormone
melanotan.
Next Step [DISC 7:30-8pm ] [ Science]
Spy equipment; Loma Linda Institute; California fires.
Biography/Milton Hershey: The Chocolate King [ARTS 8-9pm ] [Biograph]
Milton Hershey: The Chocolate King. Milton Hershey
mass-produces chocolate, endows an orphanage, funds civic
institutions.
Shipwrecks/Mystery on the Caicos Banks [DISC 8-8:30pm ] [ Science]
Mystery on the Caicos Banks. Sunken ships rest near a
treacherous reef.
Pirates/On the Pirate Wind [DISC 8:30-9pm ] [Historic]
On the Pirate Wind. Pirates roam throughout 7,000 years of
history.
Investigative Reports/The Killer and the Candid[ARTS 9-10pm ] [Document]
The Killer and the Candidate. Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton
allows the execution of Ricky Ray Rector in 1992.
Spirit of Survival/Alaska Earthquake! [DISC 9-9:30pm ] [Document]
Alaska Earthquake!. In 1964 an earthquake measuring 8.3 on
the Richter scale strikes Alaska.
Fields of Armor/The Quick and the Dead [DISC 9:30-10pm] [Document]
The Quick and the Dead. U.S. tanks defeat Iraq's
Republican Guard in the Gulf War.
Ancient Mysteries/Mysteries of the Bible: Abrah[ARTS 10-11pm ] [Historic]
Mysteries of the Bible: Abraham: One Man One God.
Cuneiform tablets may provide clues to the historical
Abraham.
Hunters/Dawn of the Dragons [DISC 10-11pm ] [ Nature]
Dawn of the Dragons. Crocodiles and alligators change
little since the days of dinosaurs.
Shipwrecks/Mystery on the Caicos Banks [DISC 11-11:30p] [ Science]
Mystery on the Caicos Banks. Sunken ships rest near a
treacherous reef.
Pirates/On the Pirate Wind [DISC 11:30-12a] [Historic]
On the Pirate Wind. Pirates roam throughout 7,000 years of
history.

===================== Talk Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST =====================

Flix [VH1 6-6:30pm ] [ ]
``Nell''; ``Little Women''; ``I.Q.''; ``Pret-a-Porter.''
MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour [PBS 7-8pm ] [ ]
Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil detail the day's top stories.
American Skyline [TNN 7-7:30pm ] [ ]
Crossfire [CNN 7:30-8pm ] [ ]
Week in Rock [MTV 7:30-8pm ] [ ]
Washington Week in Review [PBS 8-8:30pm ] [ ]
A Year in Review: Images of 1994 [CNBC 8-9pm ] [ ]
Chuck Scarborough uses sound bites and footage to explore
news stories.
Barbara Walters: Interviews of a Lifetime [LIFE 8-9pm ] [ ]
Dolly Parton; Jimmy Stewart.
Flix [VH1 8-8:30pm ] [ ]
``Nell''; ``Little Women''; ``I.Q.''; ``Pret-a-Porter.''
Dateline NBC [NBC 9-10pm ] [ ]
Rivera Live [CNBC 9-10pm ] [ ]
The O.J. Simpson case.
Larry King Live [CNN 9-10pm ] [ ]
CEOs John Smith, General Motors; Robert Eaton, Chrysler;
Andy Card, American Automobile Manufacturers.
20/20 [ABC 10-11pm ] [ ]
Young people who have assets resulting from friendships
with or marriages to elderly.
Talking With David Frost [PBS 10-11pm ] [ ]
The Rev. Billy Graham.
Tom Snyder [CNBC 10-11pm ] [ ]
Charles Grodin; Shari Belafonte; Engelbert Humperdinck.
Dennis Miller Live [HBO 10-10:30pm] [ ]
Charlie Sheen.
Charlie Rose [PBS 11-12am ] [ ]
Real Personal [CNBC 11-11:30p] [ ]
Late Show With David Letterman [CBS 11:35-12:3] [ ]
Tim Robbins; Super Dave Osborne.
The Tonight Show [NBC 11:35-12:3] [ ]
Corbin Bernsen; Jon Secada.
Nightline [ABC 11:35-12:0] [ ]
Equal Time [CNBC 11:30-12a] [ ]

==================== Crafts Fri Jan-6 6-12mid EST ====================

Better Your Home/Basement [TLC 6-6:30pm ] [Home and]
Basement. Basement conversion; waterproofing.
Hometime/Three-Season Porch [TLC 6:30-7pm ] [Home and]
Three-Season Porch. Roofing the porch; finishing touches.
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