There are only four new episodes of TV on tonight. It’s slim pickens. So I’ve filled the slots with some of my favorite movies, and The Ten Commandments. I’ve never seen The Ten Commandments, for some reason. Perhaps I didn’t want to invest the nearly five hours.
1. Madagascar. A very well-made movie with great celebrity voices, ones you wouldn’t normally expect to hear in animated movies, such as Ben Stiller, hris Rock, and David Schwimmer. 12:45 PM CT TBS
2. Risky Business. The movie that made Tom Cruise a star. Watching it this afternoon if you get a chance, because “sometimes in life, Joel, you just have to say what the … ” 1:30 PM CT TVLand
3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It’s one of the first movies I can remember seeing in a theater, and it came out when I was 4. Never mind the year. I’ll always have a special place in my heart for this movie and its songs. 3:00 PM CT ABC Family
4. The Ten Commandments. Nothing to do for the next four hours and forty-four minutes? Here ya go. 6:00 PM CT ABC
5. Cops. Police dogs help out on a chase, a man is caught with illegal possessions while on a suspended license, and four men trying to use a BB gun for target practice meet up with the police. 7:30 PM CT Fox
6. America’s Most Wanted. Included in tonight’s fugitives are a Zambian accused of the stabbing his estranged girlfriend while her kids watched, and update on an art heist at a museum, the search for a Virginia golf resort worker who allegedly killed two coworkers, and a cold case of a 1988 kidnap murder of an 8-year-old that could be reopened. 8:00 PM CT Fox
7. Catch and Release. What do you do when your fiance dies just before your wedding, and before you get to canonize him you find he was leading a whole separate life away from you? 7:00 PM CT Oxygen
8. Bug. I love me a good psychological thriller, and this Ashley Judd film is definitely psychological and definitely thrilling, the type that has you with eyes wide open by the end. 8:00 PM CT The Movie Channel Extreme East
9. 48 Hours Mystery. Featured is the murder trial of Amanda Knox who allegedly killed her British roommate in Perugia, Italy.
10. Saturday Night Live. Zac Efron is the guest host, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs are the musical guest. 10:29 PM CT NBC
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