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A&E Listings

Here are listings for A&E Biography (and other prime-time evening programs), and here's a link for A&E Biography videos.
A&E provides listings on the 1st & 16th (times are EST/Pacific Time):

A&E Programming Schedule

Monday-Friday programs are each repeated once, 4 hours later

NOTE: We are listing both EST/Pacific Time and individual television ratings.
All are [TV G] or [PG]unless noted.
[NR] = Not Rated, news-related program.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Hillside Stranglers.
An examination of the infamous case of serial killers
Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, who murdered 10
young women and girls in Los Angeles in 1977 and 1978.

8-9pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Serial Wife.
A woman who had been married 10 times, sometimes
committing bigamy, goes on trial for murdering her
last husband. In court, the prosecution produces a
surprise witness who says he saw the victim alive at
the time the prosecution said he was dead. Will the
jury buy his story?

9-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Scott Peterson.
Direct from today's headlines, a special profile of
Scott Peterson, who was convicted on Friday, November
12, 2004 of murdering his pregnant wife and unborn
son. We examine prosecution and defense tactics, as
well as the massive media coverage.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Jeopardy!
Answer: He's the biggest winner in "Jeopardy!"
history. Question: Who is Ken Jennings? We profile
the unassuming software engineer who's made TV history
with his record streak of victories on the game show,
plus look back at other big "Jeopardy!" winners of the
past to find out how fame and fortune changed their
lives.

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Thursday, December 2, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Family Secret: The
Death Of Lisa Steinberg
In 1987, police were called to a posh Greenwich
Village address where they found a 16-month old boy
sitting in his own excrement, tethered to a playpen.
His sister, 6-year-old Lisa Steinberg, lay naked and
unconscious. Three days later, she died in the
hospital. See the headline case that landed attorney
Joel Steinberg and author Hedda Nussbaum in police
custody for child abuse and murder. Learn why Hedda
was dropped as a named defendant and held to be a
victim of her husband's abuse. Here, Hedda reveals
what life was like with Joel. Watch chilling courtroom
footage of the first trial ever broadcast live from
NYC with candid interviews with jurors, prosecution
and defense lawyers and former Mayor Ed Koch.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Hitmakers/Favor for a
Friend & Lil' Miss/Skeletons in the Closet.
A scheme to bribe a country music magazine to
manipulate the charts leads to murder in Nashville and
a 13-year hunt for the killer; and a murderer's plan
to hide his gun and ammunition is foiled when the man
who buried the crucial evidence for him eventually
spills the beans to cops. Then, an eerie note left on
a grave helps solve a 12-year-old case of murder, and
an exhaustive questioning of a mother helps police
unravel the mysterious deaths of three of her
children. (2 hours.) 

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Desert Bones/Party's Over.
Detectives Dillian and Jewell join forensic
anthropologist Laura Fulginiti to determine the
identity of a female skeleton found in the desert. And
the shooting of a teenager at a high-school party puts
Detectives Rodriguez and Kulesa on the trail of a
shooter wearing a ski mask.

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Friday, December 3, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Vanished.
A local bad boy in a California town, once a suspect
in the disappearance of a young woman, is suspected of
a similar crime 13 years later.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Rob Reiner.
Meathead? Not by a long shot. This profile follows Rob
Reiner's career from his days as "Meathead" Michael
Stivic on All in the Family to his emergence as a top
Hollywood director. Viewers learn how Reiner struggled
to emerge from the shadow cast by his famous father
Carl, and how his "second father" Norman Lear helped
him find his own show business identity. We look at
Rob's most celebrated films, including This Is Spinal
Tap, Stand by Me, When Harry Met Sally..., and A Few
Good Men, and Tom Cruise, Billy Crystal, Michael
Douglas, Penny Marshall, and Al Gore talk about Rob's
passion for filmmaking and social change.

9-11:30pm -- The Princess Bride - 
Movie. Director Rob Reiner's fairy-tale masterpiece
about two young lovers who are torn apart and must go
through the Pit of Despair and other such charming
places to get back together. The fun, based on William
Goldman's novel, includes such characters as
Buttercup, Prince Humperdinck, Inigo Montoya, and
Miracle Max. The great cast includes Cary Elwes, Robin
Wright, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Billy Crystal,
Peter Falk, Carol Kane, and Wallace Shawn. (1988)

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Saturday, December 4, 2004
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7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - South Beach: Fashion
Victim.
A hip, ultra chic part of Miami loses its reputation
as a homosexual safe haven when fashion designer
Gianni Versace is gunned down outside his home.
Narrated by Paul Winfield.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Vanished & The Missing
and the Dead.
The story of serial killer James Rodney Hicks, who
left a trail of bodies and kept police, prosecutors,
and the FBI working on his cases for over 20 years.
Hicks murdered his wife, his children's babysitter,
and a girlfriend. Then, after a passing motorist
reports a fire along a South Carolina country road,
police find the badly burned and battered remains of a
woman, her skull smashed into 97 fragments. Watch a
forensic anthropologist painstakingly piece the bones
back together. (2-hour version)

10-11pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Youngstown: Mob Hits
and Misses.
Youngstown, Ohio. A fallen industrial giant. The
buckle of the Midwestern rust belt. A gritty town
where for years, organized crime ran free. But in
1996, when mob boss Lenny Strollo ordered a hit on a
local prosecutor, his three bumbling assassins botched
the job and brought down the mob instead! Narrated by
Paul Winfield.

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Sunday, December 5, 2004
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5-8pm -- Clear and Present Danger - 
Movie. Novelist Tom Clancy's popular CIA operative
Jack Ryan is back in action in this thriller about a
close friend of the U.S. President's who gets involved
with Colombian drug lords and pays for it with his
life. Stars Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, James Earl
Jones, and Willem Dafoe. (1994)

8-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - MillionHeirs.
Imagine being born into one of the wealthiest, most
successful families in the world. How do you carve an
identity of your own? We'll ask Paris and Nicky
Hilton, Ben Taylor, Kiera Chaplin, Laila Ali, Rhett
Turner, and Carolina Herrera--and their parents--about
their childhoods, and the advantages and disadvantages
of growing up in the world's spotlight. How do these
children of privilege learn to handle wealth, family
legacy, and the ever-present eye of the press? And we
look behind the enigma that is Athina Onassis--the
richest little girl in the world, who has steadfastly
refused to deal with any of it. When we go behind the
headlines, we discover the one thing that these heirs
all have in common--an intense pressure to succeed. 

10-10:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Meet the
Chapmans.
New series focusing on the tumultuous home and
professional life of bounty hunter Dwayne "Dog"
Chapman, and his partner and wife Beth. In the first
episode, Dog and team chase Floyd Chapman (no
relation), a heavily tattooed bail jumper. After the
arrest, Dog, who was once a criminal himself, shares
his own personal story with the captured Floyd to try
and get him back on the right side of the law.

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Father and Son. 
In Hawaii, Dog sets off from Honolulu to Kona to help
his son Leland with some of his fugitives. First, a
stop at Leland's boxing gym to warm up for their day
of hunting with a quick sparring session and some
father-and-son time together. 

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Monday, December 6, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Conspiracy to Kill: The
Rae Carruth Story 
Rae Carruth was a rising NFL star and a familiar
figure in Charlotte, North Carolina. A first round
pick of the Carolina Panthers, he appeared to have a
long career ahead of him. But when his pregnant
girlfriend, Cherica Adams, was fatally wounded in a
drive-by shooting in 1999, his life came crashing down
around him. This is the headline-grabbing
investigation of a former star who ran from justice
before being apprehended in the trunk of a car. While
his lawyer claimed that the shooting was intended as a
payback to Carruth for a drug deal gone bad, the 911
tapes of the victim told a different story. Hear the
gunman's testimony that he was hired by Carruth, and
watch actual court footage of the crime that rocked
Charlotte and the NFL.

8-9pm -- Deadly Transactions - 
An investigation that peels away the glamorized
Hollywood image of the bank robber and reveals the
truly cruel and murderous nature of modern-day
robbers.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Paul in the Family: #8.
After eating a box of cupcakes, Victoria is stunned to
learn that she's gained seven pounds. Meanwhile, she
is set up on another blind date by the celebrity
matchmaker. To get ready for the big date, she sees a
nutritionist, works out with a personal trainer, and
gets botox and collagen injections. Meanwhile, the
boys cut loose at a nearby water park under the inept
supervision of their chaperone, Quack-Quack.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Loons over Miami: #4.
Victoria gets stressed out over traveling with a huge
group of boys, but the gang arrives in Miami
unscathed. The shenanigans soon fly, however, and
security is called in more than once. Jeff proves to
be an incompetent chaperone and Quack-Quack is a thorn
in everyone's side. Victoria is pushed to the limit
with all the craziness until she turns the tables by
pulling a prank on Quack-Quack, making him believe
that her brother is traveling to Miami to reprimand
him for telling tall tales.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Dazed and Confused.
At BWI, Southwest supervisor Jan isn't keen about
letting a man who needs medical attention fly, but the
passenger and his mom are desperate to get home. At
LAX, two businessmen anxious to get to an important
meeting find their seats have been given away. And at
check-in, the Kaiser family faces disaster--they've
left their tickets on the bus, and mom Andrea isn't
taking it too well.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - Family Business.
In Chicago, Supervisor Angelica eagerly awaits a
reunion with her brother, who's on his way back from
fighting in Iraq. And at another gate, Manager Colleen
comforts a distressed lady, who says that she hasn't
seen her children in over a year and is scared that
they're roaming the airport without her. In our
high-flying series, we provide viewers with complete
access to the inner workings and emotional stories
behind Southwest Airlines.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Marriage & Murder
Adultery, Abuse and Murder. Not your standard recipe
for marital bliss. Examine three instances of eternal
fidelity and devotion gone awry. Featured is the
landmark case of Charlene Brundidge, who was granted
clemency by New York Governor George Pataki despite a
20 year sentence for murder, on account of a long
history of spousal abuse. Extensive interviews with
federal investigators, prosecutors and defense lawyers
provide an eye-opening look at one of the thorniest
areas of American justice, where emotions and misogyny
run high.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Brad Pitt.
Half of Hollywood's golden couple (he is married to
Friends star Jennifer Aniston)-actor Brad Pitt
epitomizes the talent, charisma and heartthrob good
looks that make someone a superstar. From his humble
birthplace in Oklahoma to high school acting gigs at
Kickapoo High in Missouri, Pitt has traveled the
all-American road to Hollywood. He got his first big
notices in Thelma and Louise and went on to
mega-stardom in: A River Runs Through It, Interview
with a Vampire, Seven, Twelve Monkey's, Seven Years in
Tibet, Meet Joe Black, Fight Club, Spy Game and Oceans
Eleven. This special will feature interviews with
Geena Davis, Susan Sarandon, and George Clooney.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - #80.
Looks at how law enforcers stick with cases for many
years, after they've gone cold, using fresh evidence
to win convictions or to free prisoners who were
wrongfully jailed.

10-10:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Tricks of
the Trade.
Dog goes after two hard-to-find lawbreakers--Frank and
Virginia. He uses all his cunning to get the cell
phone number of Frank's wife, then calls to make an
appointment for Frank to meet with Beth. When Frank
shows up, they nab him. Later, Dog gets a tip that a
pickup truck will be going to Virginia's house. In
true private-eye fashion, the team tails the truck in
two SUVs, regularly switching the follow car to throw
off their scent. The truck leads them their prey.

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Meet the
Chapmans.
New series focusing on the tumultuous home and
professional life of bounty hunter Dwayne "Dog"
Chapman, and his partner and wife Beth. In the first
episode, Dog and team chase Floyd Chapman (no
relation), a heavily tattooed bail jumper. After the
arrest, Dog, who was once a criminal himself, shares
his own personal story with the captured Floyd to try
and get him back on the right side of the law.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - False Witness.
The strange case of Gary Dotson, who wasn't released
from prison even when the woman who accused him of
rape admitted that she'd been lying. Dotson wasn't
fully exonerated until DNA evidence proved his
innocence years later.

8-9pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Wrath of Mrs. Jones.
Jack and Linda Jones, a Florida couple, seemed to have
the perfect life--until Jack turned up dead.
Prosecutors said Linda killed Jack for having an
affair with an 18-year-old girl whom she had
introduced to him. Linda said she was wrongfully
convicted. American Justice probes the case and
interviews Linda, prosecutor Tim Collins, and defense
attorney Mark Green.

9-10pm -- The Secret Life of a Serial Killer - 
Story of Herb Baumeister, who committed at least seven
murders, buried the bodies 15 feet from his back door,
and kept his secret from wife and friends. Did he kill
the young men in games of sexual strangulation?

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Gene Simmons.
Meet Gene Simmons, the rowdy co-founder of KISS, one
of the most successful rock'n'roll bands in American
history, and see how he's managed to outlast,
outthink, and outplay most other rock stars by
parlaying his success into books, movies, real estate,
TV, publishing, and merchandising. We join the
outrageous, blood-spitting "Demon" on tour and at a
party celebrating his new solo album.

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Thursday, December 9, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Murder in Greenwich:
The Martha Moxley Case.
Looks at the 1975 bludgeoning murder of Martha Moxley,
a 15-year-old from Greenwich, Connecticut. The murder
weapon, a golf club, belonged to the Skakel family.
Was no one charged because the two brothers suspected
were Ethel Kennedy's nephews? After two books on the
killing were published in 1998, a grand jury was
convened and Michael Skakel was finally indicted for
the crime. In June 2002, he was convicted of the
murder.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Innocent Prey/The
Punishment & Love Triangle/Second Story Rapist.
Police play a wild hunch that pays off in the capture
of a serial rapist; and after 26 years, investigators
solve the murder of a 6-year-old girl who had been
forced to take cold water baths as punishment for
painting her nails with pink polish. Then, a telephone
sting operation produces a big surprise and helps nab
the killers of a San Diego man; and a California
district attorney uses an unprecedented legal
strategy--a "John Doe" warrant--in the 6-year-old hunt
for a rapist. (2-hour version)

10-11pm -- MovieReal - Ocean's Twelve.
A&E kicks off it's exciting new series MovieReal with
Ocean's Twelve, the star-studded sequel to the hugely
successful Ocean's Eleven. The entire cast including
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Matt
Damon is back for more adventures with Steven
Soderbergh at the helm. Shot in exotic international
locations Twelve is the new Eleven and has a new cast
member--Catherine Zeta-Jones. MovieReal explores some
of the world's greatest heists and interweaves true
stories of crime and cat burglary with interviews with
the stars of Ocean's Twelve, film clips, and
behind-the-scenes footage. Discover the amazing true
stories behind the blockbusters in MovieReal.

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Friday, December 10, 2004
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7-7:30pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - Denver, Colorado--Peggy
& Dave Upton: #40.
Located in a quiet neighborhood near the heart of
Denver, Peggy and Dave Upton's house has a great
backyard with lots of space for outdoor parties and
kids to play. The Uptons have lived here with son
Jason for 16 years, but as retirement approaches, they
want to move closer to family in California. Time to
sell the house and head west! But they have no buyers.
The problem? First, the pink walls in the living
room--pink assaults the eye and clashes with the
comfortable furniture. In the kitchen, outdated
wallpaper and cabinets date the room. And a cold and
uninviting office has taken over the master bedroom.
But designer Roger Hazard is inspired and sets about
transforming the Upton home from bleak to chic.

7:30-8pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - Arvada, Colorado--Cindy
Tomasi & Daughter Darcy: #41.
A beautiful garden, four bedrooms, a huge rec
room--this perfect family home is in a friendly
community just a few minutes from Denver. Cindy and
her teenage daughter Darcy have lived here for 12
years, but now Darcy is headed to college and there's
no need for all the space. What's the problem? Cindy
and Darcy watch the open house to see what folks
really think of their home, then find our what
designer Roger Hazard plans to bring in potential
homebuyers. The basic plan: transform the tired,
outdated house into a bright, sunny cottage by
removing excess furniture, cleaning the place top to
bottom, opening up the kitchen by creating a new
eating area, de-cluttering and painting the bedroom,
and trimming the patio foliage.

8-8:30pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - Seattle, WA--Juan and
Mary Hernandez: #42.
Juan and Mary have lived in Seattle's bustling
Roosevelt neighborhood for 17 years. Looking forward
to retirement, they are trading in their classic brick
bungalow for a rambler just outside the city.
Fortunately for them, many first-time homebuyers are
snatching up properties in their coveted neighborhood.
Design and staging expert Roger Hazard plans to bridge
the generation gap and make their home attractive to
the younger set. 

8:30-9pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - #43.
An exciting reality series that shows homeowners how
to get their house ready to go on sale and get the
best price. First, prospective buyers are brought into
a home that's on the market and are secretly
videotaped to get their reactions. Then, the seller
watches the video with a home-decorating expert who
offers sound advice on how to make necessary
improvements.

9-10pm -- MAKEOVER MAMAS™ - Holiday Special.
In a festive, holiday edition, our two mothers-in-law
become Santa and take over the home of a stay-at-home
mom with 7-month-old quadruplets. The quads and family
are sent away on a relaxing vacation, while the Mamas
make over not just one room, but four. Even the garage
is transformed into a music area for the family's
fast-growing quartet. And to get all this work done,
the Mamas are assisted by a Makeover Dad--for the
first time ever in the series! Of course, the Mamas
still give the orders, while Dad breaks out his tool
belt and shares the sweat. When the family returns
home, the house is decked out for the holidays, inside
and out, with the rooms now transformed into the best
Christmas present ever. Host: Valerie Bickford.

10-12am -- VANESSA WILLIAMS LIVE BY REQUEST - Vanessa
Williams Live By Request.
The multi-talented and beautiful actress and recording
artist, performs a holiday show at the Bergen
Performing Arts center in Englewood, New Jersey, where
she takes viewers requests live.

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Saturday, December 11, 2004
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7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Cookeville, TN: Deadly
Politics.
Budding politician Byron Anthony Looper changed his
name to Byron (Low Tax) Looper to win voters in
Cookeville, a town that prides itself on affordable
tax rates. But Looper was suspected of being a lowdown
killer when his opponent for the Tennessee State
Senate turned up dead just weeks before the election.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Silent Witness/Innocence
Lost & Frozen in Time/Little Girl Lost.
A DNA sample helps solve the murder of scientist
Helena Greenwood, who contributed to the development
of DNA forensic technology, 12 years after her death;
and an LA County prosecutor uses criminal profiling to
nab the notorious South Bay Rapist, who abducted and
raped six girls. Then, using a hair dryer to thaw a
frozen corpse, detectives get to the bottom of a
grisly murder; and the discovery of a child's skeleton
in a garden puts police on the trail of an "oddball"
family. (2-hour version)

10-11pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Knoxville, TN: Phantom
Hitman.
In the 1990s, the financial and social hub of
Appalachia was a mix of intellectuals, college
football stars, and good ol' boys with a hankerin' for
big city livin'. But the good times ended for one
couple when a love triangle led to murder and a
white-trash comedy of errors.

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Sunday, December 12, 2004
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7-7:30pm -- AIRLINE - The Stress Test.
In Baltimore, a Greyhound bus driver shares a tale of
heartache and financial stress. In Chicago, it turns
out that the Grateful Dead are alive and well, if a
little intoxicated. Long-time Deadhead Patrick has
been in the bar contemplating his problems with his
emotional support dog, Snaugages. And Southwest
Airlines pilot Randy Henderson has a side job as a
stunt pilot, and is set to show off his skills at an
air show. But will his wife and son dare to look at
his daring aerobatics?

7:30-8pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Justin's Big Day.
Justin is the low man on the totem pole in the Chapman
clan, and this means that the rest of the team is
always teasing him. At 21 years old, his
responsibilities at home include lots of childcare and
cleaning, and on bounties he spends time getting
lunches and searching the smallest and dirtiest hiding
places. But Justin wants to be a full fledged member
of the team, and Dog has a fugitive that will his test
case. 

8-10:30pm -- Indecent Proposal - 
Movie. This sexy drama was one of those pictures that
had everyone talking. Robert Redford plays a suave
billionaire who offers to pay a financially troubled
couple (Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson) a million
dollars if Demi agrees to spend the night with him.
Will Demi do it--and will the couple's relationship
survive if she does? (1993)

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - A Family Feud. 
Working for a bondswoman friend, Mary Ellen, Dog and
his team hunt Chris, a fugitive wanted on drug
charges. Dog turns over every rock, but to no avail.
In the end Mary Ellen decides to revoke the bonds she
holds on Chris's mother and stepfather because they've
violated the conditions of their own bonds and have
been threatening her. Dog takes the two to jail after
an intense bust, but Chris remains on the loose.

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Monday, December 13, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Woman Scorned: The
Betty Broderick Story
While divorce claims nearly half of all marriages
today, reaching an amicable settlement is not nearly
as common. Take the case of Dan and Elisabeth "Betty"
Broderick. Betty thought she had the perfect marriage
until she discovered that her husband was having an
affair. Then when he won custody of their children and
later remarried, it was more than Betty could bear. On
November 5, 1989, she murdered her ex-husband and his
new wife. Hear family, friends and lawyers from both
sides discuss this headline-grabbing case of jealousy,
rage and divisive justice. 

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - #81.
Looks at how law enforcers stick with cases for many
years, after they've gone cold, using fresh evidence
to win convictions or to free prisoners who were
wrongfully jailed.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - A Very Gotti Christmas.
It's the holiday season and nobody knows how to do it
up like Victoria and her boys. We tag along as the
Gottis deck the halls, go Christmas shopping, wrap
presents, and look at home videos of Christmases past.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Outtakes and Bloopers.
New Osbournes-style reality series about well-known
novelist Victoria Gotti and her struggle to raise
three teenage sons as a divorced mother. We follow
Victoria while she balances work, the dating scene,
and the demands of three sons--Frankie, Carmine, and
John Jr.

10-11pm -- AIRLINE - Home for the Holidays.
In this special episode of the hit series, we travel
to Massachusetts with LAX Customer Service Supervisor
Mike Carr, where he spends Thanksgiving at his
sister's house and attends his 25th high school
reunion. We also watch Southwest President and CEO
Colleen Barrett cook dinner for children at a Ronald
McDonald House in Houston along with the pilot who
helped start the Southwest sponsorship. We also watch
as Southwest tries to break the Guinness World Record
for the largest single-day food drop to food banks all
over Texas.

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Tuesday, December 14, 2004
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7-7:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Hide and Seek.
Dog has a big problem. Patty Estabilio has jumped a
$15,000 bail bond and disappeared into Hawaii's
underworld. Kissing the kids good night, Dog and Beth,
with Tim and Leland at their side, plunge into a
drug-infused netherworld where the snitches are
unreliable, the streets violent, and everyone has
something to hide. They halt their hunt for Patty in
lieu of an adrenaline-filled daylight raid to capture
Michael Blanco, but a hot tip sends the crew back out
for another late night searching for Patty.

7:30-8pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Hide and Seek,
Part 2.
Two weeks in pursuit of fugitive Patty Estabilio has
placed her in the pantheon of Dog Chapman's most
persistent prey. A slew of near misses, bad tips, and
long nights spent staking out "ice" dens is taking its
toll on Dog's team. But Dog is keeping up appearances
with his daily vacuuming at the house, while Beth
makes an emergency visit to the nail salon to have a
broken nail repaired.

8-10pm -- Karroll's Christmas - 
Movie. Get ready for a hilarious, hip new version of
the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol! In
this holiday treat, the Ghosts of Christmas Past,
Present, and Future show up at the house of greeting
card writer Allen Karroll instead of where they were
supposed to go--to the house next door, where the
world's meanest man lives. Poor Karroll's love life
and career are in bad shape, and now he's got to deal
with somebody else's ghosts! The bumbling apparitions
turn Allen's Christmas into a riotously funny ride
through time--and teach him a few lessons about
friendship along the way. Tom Everett Scott stars with
Verne Troyer and Wally Shawn. (2004)

10-12am -- Karroll's Christmas - 
Movie. Get ready for a hilarious, hip new version of
the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol! In
this holiday treat, the Ghosts of Christmas Past,
Present, and Future show up at the house of greeting
card writer Allen Karroll instead of where they were
supposed to go--to the house next door, where the
world's meanest man lives. Poor Karroll's love life
and career are in bad shape, and now he's got to deal
with somebody else's ghosts! The bumbling apparitions
turn Allen's Christmas into a riotously funny ride
through time--and teach him a few lessons about
friendship along the way. Tom Everett Scott stars with
Verne Troyer and Wally Shawn. (2004)

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Wednesday, December 15, 2004
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7-8pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Tom Selleck.
Traces the life of the actor with Greek-god looks who
rose from Valley Boy and male model to star of TV's
1980s hit series Magnum, P.I. Features clips of The
Dating Game appearance that led to a film contract and
looks at controversial moments in his career,
including false tabloid stories about his sexuality
and Rosie O'Donnell's attack on his support for the
NRA. Tom received an Emmy nomination for his
guest-starring role on Friends and stars in A&E's
original movie Ike: Countdown to D-Day.
Not to mention Daughters Of Satan

8-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Biography of the Year 2004.
Who will be the person of the year for 2004? In this
2-hour special, we'll count down the 10 most
significant people of the year, ending with the
dramatic announcement of our choice for Number 1--the
person who made the greatest impact during 2004.
Repeated @ 10pm & midnight

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Thursday, December 16, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Perfect Murder: The
Shannon Mohr Story 
David Davis thought he found the perfect weapon: A
fatal drug that breaks down compounds in the human
body, including evidence of its own use. After a
whirlwind courtship and a Las Vegas wedding, the
marriage of David Davis and Shannon Mohr came to a
tragic end when she died, apparently by accident. But
Davis' comment that Shannon had no life insurance
policy contradicted something she had told her mother,
who convinced the sheriff's department to exhume the
body and perform an autopsy. When Davis got word of
his murder indictment, he led Florida investigators on
a nine-year manhunt. Ultimately, a tip called in after
an episode of Unsolved Mysteries led authorities to
Pago Pago, where Davis was working as a bush pilot.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Calling Card/Carol's
Diary & Beauty Queen Killer/The Fingerprint.
The murder of a New York college student is solved 28
years later; and the lead suspect in a 22-year-old
homicide is tricked by police into confessing. Then,
forensic testing, unavailable at the time of the
murder, helps police solve the 20-year-old murder of a
California beauty queen; and two hairs pulled from a
bandana used in a double murder is the evidence that
police need to put the killer behind bars. (2-hour
version)

10-11pm -- MovieReal - The Aviator.
A behind-the-scenes look at director Martin Scorsese's
biopic The Aviator, starring Leonardo DeCaprio as
aviation pioneer, eccentric billionaire industrialist,
and film mogul Howard Hughes. The film depicts the
years of his life from the late 1920s through the
1940s, when Hughes was directing movies and test
flying aircraft that he had designed, and his behavior
was becoming increasing erratic. The all-star cast
includes Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn, Kate
Beckinsale as Ava Gardner, Alec Baldwin as Juan
Trippe, Gwen Stefani as Jean Harlow, Ian Holm as
Professor Fitz, Jude Law as Errol Flynn, Willem Dafoe
as a tabloid editor, and Alan Alda as Senator Ralph
Owen Brewster.

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Friday, December 17, 2004
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7-7:30pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - Madison,
Wisconsin--Janet & Steve Buechner: #38.
For six years, Janet and Steve and their son have
lived in this quiet and affordable neighborhood--along
with four cats. The large house with bay windows
creates a sunny living room, but it's been on the
market for eight weeks. So what's the problem? After
an open house, Janet and Steve put their lives and
home in the hands of designer Roger Hazard. His plan?
Create the appearance of a roomier house by
rearranging furniture and getting rid of that '70s
feeling. But what about the cat problem? 

7:30-8pm -- SELL THIS HOUSE™ - #39.
An historic home with great curb appeal, beautiful
aged woodwork, and craftsman detail, in a popular
neighborhood just minutes from downtown...it's got
everything a homebuyer could want...so why won't
anyone buy it? Kit and Spence have lived in their home
for eight years, and now that Spencer is finishing his
PhD, they are relocating to Colorado for work. After
listening to comments at our hidden-camera open house,
it's designer Roger Hazard to the rescue, and has he
got plans for the sunroom!

8-9pm -- Find & Design - Holiday Special.
In this special holiday edition, host Jennifer Convy
brings joy to a deserving family. Lorena and Adan
Pulido took in four nephews years ago when the boys'
mother died. Along with their own two children, that
makes six kids under one roof--and five of them are
teenagers! In the spirit of the season, Jennifer gives
the Pulido home a makeover, making this Christmas one
they'll never forget.

9-10pm -- At Home with the Brave for the Holidays - 
A&E goes to small towns across the country on a very
special mission: To give surprise home makeovers to
soldiers returning from Iraq and reuniting with their
families at Christmas. Each of these big-hearted
"welcome home tributes" is for a family that has faced
difficulties during the soldier's absence.

10-12am -- Karroll's Christmas - 
Movie. Get ready for a hilarious, hip new version of
the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol! In
this holiday treat, the Ghosts of Christmas Past,
Present, and Future show up at the house of greeting
card writer Allen Karroll instead of where they were
supposed to go--to the house next door, where the
world's meanest man lives. Poor Karroll's love life
and career are in bad shape, and now he's got to deal
with somebody else's ghosts! The bumbling apparitions
turn Allen's Christmas into a riotously funny ride
through time--and teach him a few lessons about
friendship along the way. Tom Everett Scott stars with
Verne Troyer and Wally Shawn. (2004)

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Saturday, December 18, 2004
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7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Conway, SC: Fatal
Friendship.
A peaceful, friendly Southern town is shocked when a
former high-school football star is charged with the
rape, murder, and mutilation of a popular teenage girl
who was one of his best friends.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Family Secret/Blood Trail
& Bodies in the Bay/'Til Death Do Us Part.
Forty-one years after the crime, a woman implicates
her brother and cousin in the murder of a New Jersey
policeman; and members of the Vidocq Society, a group
of law enforcement professionals that volunteers its
expertise to crack difficult cases, find blood-spatter
evidence that helps solve a Texas murder. Then, a
sunset boat ride leads to death for a vacationing
woman and her two daughters; and police investigate a
man whose three wives all died in mysterious fashion.
(2-hour version)

10-11pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Seattle, WA: Long Walk
Home.
The rainy city that gave rise to grunge rock and the
bands Nirvana and Pearl Jam wakes up to find that Mia
Zapata, one of the city's most promising new
musicians, has been killed in a senseless act of rage.

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Sunday, December 19, 2004
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11-12pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Santa Claus.
Celebrate the enchantment embodied within the legend
of one of history's most beloved figures. Though
rooted in various religions, Santa also symbolizes the
secular spirit of generosity. Adored by children
worldwide, but often with a different name and
emanating from disparate myths, he continues to create
instantaneous mirth and joy. Join us on a jolly
journey through time to reveal his roots--from the
Roman Befana to the Germanic Berchta and Knecht
Ruprecht, from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus.
No relation to horror movie Santa Claws

12-2pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Biography of the Year 2004 repeated

7-8pm -- AIRLINE - Home for the Holidays.
In this special episode of the hit series, we travel
to Massachusetts with LAX Customer Service Supervisor
Mike Carr, where he spends Thanksgiving at his
sister's house and attends his 25th high school
reunion. We also watch Southwest President and CEO
Colleen Barrett cook dinner for children at a Ronald
McDonald House in Houston along with the pilot who
helped start the Southwest sponsorship. We also watch
as Southwest tries to break the Guinness World Record
for the largest single-day food drop to food banks all
over Texas.

8-10:30pm -- No Way Out - 
Movie. Great thriller about a U.S. Secretary of
Defense trying to cover up the murder of his
girlfriend. Gene Hackman plays the bigwig, Sean Young
plays his sexy, but doomed, gal pal, and Kevin Costner
is the CIA man who gets mixed up in it all. (1987)

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Sons and
Daughters.
Dog goes after Virginia, a hard-to-find lawbreaker. He
gets a tip that a pickup truck will be going to
Virginia's house. In true private-eye fashion, the
team tails the truck in two SUVs, regularly switching
the follow car to throw off their scent. The truck
leads them their prey.

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - David Ben-Gurion.
Portrait of the founding father and first prime
minister of Israel, who was named one of the "Top 100
People Who Shaped the 20th Century" by Time magazine.
David Ben-Gurion was the driving force in the creation
of the Israeli labor movement and army, led the Jewish
Agency that brought Jewish immigrants to Palestine,
and led Israel to victory in its first war with the
Arab states
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Monday, December 20, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Sinatra Kidnapping.
Recalls the spectacular 1963 kidnapping of Frank
Sinatra Jr. The kidnappers received $240,000 in ransom
money from Frank Sr., but they all eventually landed
in jail.

8-9pm -- Murder on the Tracks - 
From the Civil War to the Depression, millions hopped
freight trains, living a hobo life. But hobos are
being replaced by thugs and gangs that are turning
railways into Crime Central. Meet retired cop Bob
Grandinetti, who spent 15 years tracking the FTRA
(Freight Train Riders of America), an underground
fraternity that grew from a group of hobos into a
violent gang.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Dress to Kill: #10.
As Fashion Week hits New York City, Victoria's
publicist tries to convince the boys to get involved
in a runway show. Carmine ends up being the only one
to walk down the runway, but the results are
explosive: girls go crazy for the Gotti kids as they
attend a street fair in Brooklyn, and the mob scene
escalates to the point where they have to evacuate.
When Victoria wears a skimpy dress on the catwalk, the
boys let her know how they feel about it.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Upstate Without a
Paddle: #11.
In an attempt to teach her boys discipline and
encourage male bonding, Victoria suggests that her
sons go on a camping trip with their Uncle Pete.
Though the boys dismiss the idea, Uncle Pete
strong-arms them into going with him, while Victoria
takes a jet to LA for an appearance on a soap opera in
the role of a sexy nurse. The boys are immediately out
of their element in the wilderness, but that doesn't
stop Pete from urging them to connect with nature.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - You Can't Win Them All.
Passenger Liz Harris is on her way to compete in the
Pacific International Trapshooting Contest, but she
hasn't been trap shooting in 10 years--can she make a
comeback? At LAX, a mother's plan to take her family
on a trip is threatened when her 5-year-old daughter
decides she doesn't want to fly and bolts off the
flight. And when a mother wants an entire plane
cleared of peanut dust to accommodate her
peanut-allergic son, Mike gets a vacuum cleaner and
hopes it'll do the job.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - Fun and Games.
Flight Attendant Bruce Campbell is famous for his
in-flight announcements that impersonate stars like
Arnold Schwarzenegger, but Bruce may meet his match
when stand-up comedian Ron Pearson joins him on a
flight. Meanwhile, a strange smell is coming from one
of the passengers, and Yolanda and Shadia must sniff
out the culprit. And passenger Philip Reid is on his
way to Vegas for a surprise proposal to his
girlfriend, Eileen. But he's on stand-by, and if he
misses the flight, he'll be on the same plane as
Eileen, and the surprise will be ruined.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Payback for a Bully
At age 20, Bobby Kent appeared to have everything
going for him: popular, athletic and a good student,
he took a job out of high school and was trying to
start his own business. But things were not all they
appear beneath the clean-cut, all-American veneer. On
one hot July night, Bobby headed out with Marty and
six friends, never to return. What happened later was
no mystery as all seven, including Marty and Bobby's
ex-girlfriend, confessed to his murder, claiming that
Bobby was a ruthless bully who could not be stopped
any other way. The jury disagreed and found all seven
guilty of first or second degree murder. Gripping
interviews with prosecution and defense attorneys and
Bobby’s ex-girlfriend take a closer look at this
headline case.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Tatum O'Neal.
An Oscar winner by age 10 and a junkie by 20, Tatum
O'Neal speaks candidly about the ugly reality of
growing up in one of Hollywood's most famous--and
volatile--families as she prepares for the release of
her tell-all book, A Paper Life. O'Neal reveals the
shocking details of her abusive relationship with her
father, Ryan O'Neal; describes Ryan's longtime lover,
Farrah Fawcett, as less than motherly; and accuses
former husband John McEnroe of mental and physical
abuse.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Doench/Peace. 
The conviction of a man found guilty of sexually
assaulting and stabbing an Ohio woman to death is
overturned because his Miranda rights were violated
when he was arrested. And police spend 13 years
looking for the killer of a Houston security guard who
was shot 11 times when he tried to stop a car theft.

10-10:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Sweep.
Dog decides to sweep the island clean of as many
fugitives as he can in two days. Raymond, wanted on
drug charges, is an easy grab. Mauro, wanted for
solicitation, is busted. And a Samoan, Siamau, is
convinced to fly back to Hawaii from Los Angeles, and
the team quickly nabs him. 

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Competition.
Dog decides to liven things up with a competition. He
and Beth will hunt for one fugitive, while Leland and
Justin chase another. The winner will be the duo that
captures its fugitive first. Will Dog keep bragging
rights as the Best Bounty Hunter in the world, or will
his young apprentices steal the mantle from him? 

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Harold Shipman.
The horrifying story of madman Bruno Ludke, who raped,
stabbed, and strangled as many as 80 women during the
Nazi era in Germany. After his capture, the Nazis used
Ludke as a human guinea pig in their experiments.
Ludke died when an experiment involving lethal
chemicals proved fatal.
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Wednesday, December 22, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Son's Confession.
A look at the controversial case of a man charged with
brutally killing his mother in 1973 when he was a
teenager. Peter Reilly was convicted of the crime, but
claimed Connecticut police forced him to confess.
Helped by friends and even celebrities like playwright
Arthur Miller who believed in his innocence, Reilly
was subsequently granted a new trial and the state
dropped its prosecution. But controversy still
surrounds the case as Reilly calls for DNA testing of
old evidence to clear his name.

8-9pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Accused in Appalachia.
American Justice examines a case that has been
traveling through the Virginia criminal justice system
for over 20 years. In 1993, Merry Pease claimed that
her husband shot her, but authorities charged that she
killed her husband and then shot herself to make it
appear as if her husband had shot her. Pease was
convicted twice and released twice, then finally
convicted a third time and jailed. She maintains her
innocence to this day.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - A Very Gotti Christmas.
Victoria's holiday season begins by instructing her
unwilling boys to get a Christmas tree, aided by Luigi
and a power saw. Spreading her distinctive form of
Christmas cheer, Victoria gives out presents at the
local hospital, ice skates in Central Park and bakes
her special cupcakes. There's even a Christmas miracle
when the family gathers to sing a Gotti Christmas
carol. 

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Oh My Gotti: My Dinner
with Peter.
Victoria and her brother Peter dine in a swanky
Manhattan restaurant and dish about Growing Up Gotti's
first season. They banter about life, Luigi, single
motherhood and raising those Gotti boys. Also includes
highlights from future episodes.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Steven Seagal.
The life of the movie action hero, martial artist,
musician, and Buddhist. Steven Seagal earned a black
belt in karate as a child and eventually moved to
Japan, where he became the only Caucasian in history
to own and run an aikido dojo. His passion for the
martial arts led him to Hollywood, where he gave
demonstrations for studio bosses and then won stardom
in Above the Law and Under Siege. We visit with Seagal
on the set as he makes an hilarious Mountain Dew
commercial.

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Thursday, December 23, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Donnie Brasco Story.
The true story of Joe Pistone, the FBI agent who
risked his life to infiltrate a ruthless New York
Mafia family and gather evidence against crime bosses.
Pistone speaks about his life as jewel thief Donnie
Brasco, his undercover persona. Pistone's tale of
infighting, petty theft, and nickel-and-dime schemes
became a best-selling book and movie.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Friend of the
Family/Remains of Murder & Under a Spell/Justice for
Lisa.
The killer of an 11-year-old girl is brought to
justice when his ex-girl friend tells police he
confessed the crime to her. And a mysterious set of
bones puts police hot on the trail of a man who killed
a teenaged boy 17 years before. Then, a Miami
undercover operation nabs the man who beat four black
prostitutes, doused their bodies with gasoline, and
set them aflame. And DNA helps solve the cold case of
a man who posed as a fisherman to get a 6-year-old
girl's attention, then raped and killed her. (2-hour
version)

10-11pm -- The First 48 - At Close Range/Murder in
Motor City.
When Phoenix homicide Detective Tom Kulesa realizes a
potential witness to a double murder has gone missing,
he must race against time to stop another vicious
killing; and in Detroit, Sergeant Jo Ann Kinney must
turn to forensics to solve the murder of a man found
dead in a brand new Cadillac Escalade.

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Redgraves.
A look at the rambunctious Redgraves, the clan that
boasts four generations of brilliant actors who have
had as much drama offstage as on. Vanessa (Camelot,
Blow Up) has made enemies with her left-wing politics;
Lynn (Georgy Girl, Gods and Monsters) has appeared in
Weight Watchers commercials and battled breast cancer;
and dad Michael Redgrave had affairs with both men and
women, driving his wife to have her own affairs out of
revenge.
Lynn Redgrave also starred in the werewolf movie A Company Of Wolves
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Friday, December 24, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Dealing with the Devil.
The incredible story of Marion Pruett, a "mad-dog
killer" who went on a murder spree while he was in the
government's witness protection program. This
documentary features footage of Pruett two weeks
before he was executed and interviews with his
victims' relatives and the government official who put
him in the witness protection program.

8-8:30pm -- AIRLINE - Battle of Wills.
Bonnie Walsh Ward lost her first husband, David, in
the Vietnam War, and is on her way to Reno to meet up
with the surviving members of her husband's platoon.
In Chicago, a passenger gets upset with another
passenger who he feels has pushed in line ahead of him
and his wife. It seems there is nothing Supervisor
Angel can say to placate him. Meanwhile in LA, Yolanda
has been alerted to a distressed passenger who's
confused about his flight time and needs assistance
getting on his flight to El Paso. And at BWI,
Supervisor TJ has found a piece of luggage infested
with ants and its owner is nowhere to be found.

8:30-9pm -- AIRLINE - Let There be Love.
In Baltimore-Washington, Sandy Strejcek is heading off
to Florida on a blind date. Single for 18 years,
Sandy's hoping golf fanatic Jim will be the one for
her. Wendy is heading home to Nashville from Chicago
Midway after her internet date. It hasn't gone well,
and Supervisor Denise tries to get the scoop on
Wendy's disappointment. In LAX, Yolanda has picked up
an admirer in the shape of stand-up comic Bobby
Collins. Bobby's heading to Vegas to open for Cher
and Julio Iglesias, but he's really turning on the
charm for Yolanda.

9-9:30pm -- AIRLINE - Precious Cargo.
Ed Seigenfeld, the keeper of the one of the most
prestigious of all sporting trophies--horse racing's
Triple Crown Trophy, is on his way through BWI to
Islip with the $50,000 prize in the hope that he can
finally give it away. Smarty Jones just needs to win
the Belmont Stakes and the trophy will be off Ed's
hands. At LAX, Izzy Capuano is trying to get his
$1,000 tropical fish to a client in Vegas, but the
airline has a policy of not allowing live animals on
board. Over at Midway, a passenger en route to
Birmingham is told that her vital oxygen tank will not
be permitted on the flight because of safety issues
and, Colleen has her hands full with a dad who can't
locate his son.

9:30-10pm -- AIRLINE - Dazed and Confused.
At BWI, Southwest supervisor Jan isn't keen about
letting a man who needs medical attention fly, but the
passenger and his mom are desperate to get home. At
LAX, two businessmen anxious to get to an important
meeting find their seats have been given away. And at
check-in, the Kaiser family faces disaster--they've
left their tickets on the bus, and mom Andrea isn't
taking it too well.

10-11pm -- AIRLINE - Home for the Holidays.
In this special episode of the hit series, we travel
to Massachusetts with LAX Customer Service Supervisor
Mike Carr, where he spends Thanksgiving at his
sister's house and attends his 25th high school
reunion. We also watch Southwest President and CEO
Colleen Barrett cook dinner for children at a Ronald
McDonald House in Houston along with the pilot who
helped start the Southwest sponsorship. We also watch
as Southwest tries to break the Guinness World Record
for the largest single-day food drop to food banks all
over Texas.

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Saturday, December 25, 2004
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2-3pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Perry Como.
Interviews with Vic Damone and Eddie Fisher highlight
this tuneful account of the career of the
smooth-as-silk singer who sold over 100-million
records. Trace Perry Como's life back to the days when
he was a 14-year-old owner of a barbershop, and watch
as he becomes the star of an enormously popular 1950s
TV show and a string of top-rated Christmas specials.
Perry's brother and daughter share their memories.

3-4pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Santa Claus - see Sunday the 19th

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Park City: High Times
and Hate Crimes.
Residents of Park City, Utah accuse the state of
condoning a hate crime after the killer of a
homosexual man receives a lenient jail sentence.
Narrated by Paul Winfield.

8-11pm -- Scent of a Woman - 
Movie. Al Pacino won his only Oscar for his
unforgettable portrayal of Frank Slade, an irascible,
rambunctious, blind former Army officer who is being
looked after by a college student (Chris O'Donnell)
over the Thanksgiving holiday. The student expects to
have a quiet time, but Slade takes them on a wild ride
through New York City that teaches both of them
valuable lessons. With Gabrielle Anwar. (1992)

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - David Blaine.
A look at the magician who has won worldwide
recognition--and scorn--for his wild endurance stunts.
David Blaine has submerged himself under 4,000 pounds
of water for a week; frozen himself into a block of
ice for 72 hours; and stood on a 100-foot pillar for
35 hours. When he lived in a glass box suspended over
the Thames River in London for 44 days without food,
his critics charged him with shameless self-promotion
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Sunday, December 26, 2004
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10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Fred Rogers.
A profile of the cultural icon and kindly neighbor to
generations of American children, better known as
television's "Mister Rogers," who starred in PBS's
long running show, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Interviewees include Laura Bush, LeVar Burton, Sarah
Jessica Parker, Itzhak Perlman, and family members.
No comments from Pee-wee Herman

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Calling Card/Carol's
Diary.
Business cards found at a murder scene plus 38 years
of advances in DNA technology reveal the killer of a
19-year-old New York woman. And, the lead suspect in a
22-year-old murder confesses after police take DNA
samples from him, giving him the impression that they
really had something on him. But they didn't--after
the confession, the lab reported that no DNA evidence
actually existed.

8-10:30pm -- Monster's Ball - 
Movie. Searing drama about a racist prison guard who
falls in love with the African-American widow of a man
he helped execute. Halle Berry won the Oscar for her
brilliant performance. Also stars Billy Bob Thornton,
Heath Ledger, and Peter Boyle. (2001)

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - You Can't Go
Home Again.
Back in Denver Dog discovers that recapturing the past
can be more difficult then tracking down felons. On a
day of more misses then hits in their fugitive
hunting, Dog and Beth repeatedly collide with
reminders of their early days. A trip to a house built
by his grandfather, and where Dog raised Leland, moves
Dog to tears. Wandering through the abandoned and
rundown homestead that once boasted "the greenest
grass in town," the skies blacken, a tornado alarm
sounds, and Dog touched by the sublime tearfully
recalls the words his father said to him as he lay
dying. 

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Times Square.
Times Square is commonly referred to as the
"Crossroads of the World," not simply because it is
the center of entertainment in New York City, but
because it has always been the place where high and
low culture meet and mix. This documentary attempts to
capture the multi-cultural, sociological diversity of
this ever-changing piece of New York City's landscape.
Interviewees include: former Mayor Ed Koch; NYPD
Officer Paul Daly; Ziegfeld Follies dancer Doris Eaton
Travis; and Max Frankel, former Executive Editor of
the New York Times
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Monday, December 27, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Child's Play, Deadly
Play.
Lionel Tate was a 170-pound, 12-year-old boy who
played rough one day with his friend, 48-pound,
6-year-old Tiffany Eunick. When Tiffany died from
injuries, Lionel claimed that he only used wrestling
holds that he'd seen on TV. But prosecutors charged
Lionel with first-degree murder. Would the jury
believe that Tiffany died of innocent child's play--or
would they put Lionel behind bars? Interviewees
include defense attorney James Lewis, who used the
controversial "wrestling defense" strategy.

8-8:30pm -- AIRLINE - That's Entertainment!
Traveling through LAX, famed American Idol loser
William Hung sings his trademark song, She Bangs.
Meanwhile, Southwest Airlines employee Mike Carr has
to track down a missing case that contains costumes
for a Madonna concert the next day. And in Chicago, a
group of rock fans late for their flight try to
persuade gate agents that they're in a rock band in
hopes of getting on the plane.

8:30-9pm -- AIRLINE - Unfit for Travel.
In Baltimore, a grandmother toting a cute pooch tries
to get around Southwest Airlines' no-pet policy. In
Chicago, Supervisor Val must tell a passenger carrying
an icebox full of fresh chickens that she can't put
the poultry on the plane. And at LAX, a passenger is
so desperate to leave Los Angeles that she's turned up
for a flight several days early. When she's told that
she must wait, she disintegrates, leaving Supervisor
Bronwen to try to pick up the pieces.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - A Very Gotti Christmas.
Victoria's holiday season begins by instructing her
unwilling boys to get a Christmas tree, aided by Luigi
and a power saw. Spreading her distinctive form of
Christmas cheer, Victoria gives out presents at the
local hospital, ice skates in Central Park and bakes
her special cupcakes. There's even a Christmas miracle
when the family gathers to sing a Gotti Christmas
carol. 

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Mother's Day: #2.
Victoria returns home from work to find that her
ex-husband has sent her flowers to apologize for the
fact that he has given their youngest son, Frankie, a
souped-up ATV for his birthday. She soon gets into a
screaming match with her son over whether he can drive
it or not, but the real target of her anger is the
boys' irresponsible father. Luigi, a friend of the
family, arrives to give an estimate on fixing the pool
and, in the process, unwittingly insults Victoria for
her recent weight gain. Another argument breaks out
between Victoria and Frankie due to his use of the ATV
on the street near the Gotti home, but a much more
serious altercation occurs between Carmine and his
mother. Carmine wants to attend a two day prom
after-party, but Victoria won’t let him go. She
eventually breaks down in tears and expresses her wish
that her father were still alive to discipline the
kids as only a man could. The kids throw a surprise
brunch for Victoria on Mother's Day, but, as always,
the day ends with a fight between Frankie and Carmine.
Shrugging it aside for the time being, Victoria enjoys
a ride on Frankie's ATV. 

10-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Blood Money/Precious
Doe.
Testimony about the growth of larvae in dead bodies
helps convict the man who stabbed a couple to death
and strangled their 4-year-old daughter in 1993. And
the 2001 murder of a young girl, whose head was cut
off and stuffed in a trash bag, remains unsolved.

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Stanford White.
Chronicles the life of the celebrated architect who
led a dark, double life filled with scandalous parties
and debauchery. Stanford White designed the summer
homes of the Astors and Vanderbilts and was
responsible for some of the most formidable structures
in New York City. But his insatiable desire for young
women led to his downfall when the husband of one of
his conquests, Evelyn Nesbit, shot and killed White on
the roof of Madison Square Garden--one of the
buildings that White had designed
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Tuesday, December 28, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Driven to Kill.
A surprise witness with a stunning story helps crack
open the case of a mysterious hit-and-run in a Boston
parking garage.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Hunter Homicides/The
Skulls of Stanley Park.
In Vancouver, DNA tests identify a skull of a
14-year-old boy who went missing 6 years earlier. When
a second skull is found, investigators fear they have
a sexual stalker and killer in the area. In Florida,
detectives trace a gun used in a 4-year-old murder to
the killer, who confesses after interrogation and then
kills himself.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Unholy Bible/A Daughter's
Justice.
The cold case of a Texas woman's murder is solved when
the killer's plan to murder another woman and stuff
her into a duffel bag goes awry; and an intrepid
reporter doing a story on unsolved homicides helps
crack a case of murder that had been ruled an
accidental death.

10-10:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Godfather of
Waikiki.
Dog is hunting a man known as "The Godfather of
Waikiki". The bond is small, Dog and Beth bailed him
out as a courtesy, but now he is refusing to go to
court. If Dog doesn't bring him in, it could cost him
more than money--he may lose his respect on the
street.

10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Bounty Hunters
Have Hearts, Too.
Once a criminal himself, Dog knows how it feels to be
hunted. In this episode of our series that focuses on
the tumultuous home and professional life of bounty
hunter Dwayne "Dog" Chapman, he and the team delve
into the depths of Honolulu's Chinatown as they search
for a young Samoan girl who's gone down the wrong
path. After a frustrating day of hunting, Dog must
shift gears to fulfill his suburban Dad obligations by
attending his daughter's school play.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Cop Killers.
Looks at some of the most notorious cases of police
killings in recent times, including the murder of
Texas State Trooper Bill Davidson by Ronald Ray
Howard, who claimed gangster rap music encouraged him
to shoot the officer, and the execution of rookie cop
Eddie Bryne by members of a drug gang, while he sat in
his patrol car guarding the home of a drug witness in
Queens, New York.

8-9pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Perfect Wife.
A look at the case of Roger Scaggs, the successful CEO
and church elder accused of bludgeoning his wife of 35
years to death and then slitting her neck open--all so
he could continue his affair with a 26-year-old
co-worker. Scaggs was found guilty, but he continues
to claim he's innocent, and his daughter has gone to
law school so that one day she can help him prove it.

9-10pm -- Road Warriors: The Biker Brotherhood - 
Takes viewers inside the violent and macho world of
the Ching-a-Lings, an outlaw motorcycle gang in New
York City.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Dr. Robert Atkins.
A profile of Dr. Robert Atkins, the controversial diet
doctor diet whose unconventional theories on nutrition
have changed the way Americans think about eating.
Atkins's low-carb approach and 4-step program have
become an obsession for many people at a time when
two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. But
the Atkins diet has its detractors, some of whom say
that its emphasis on high-cholesterol foods can make
it dangerous.

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Thursday, December 30, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Deadly Force.
A look at the growing problem of out-of-control law
enforcement agents. Features the police bombing of the
MOVE headquarters in Philadelphia, which killed 11,
and the shootings of Randy Weaver's wife and son at
Ruby Ridge. Bill Kurtis hosts.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Doench/Peace & A Man
Scorned/The Dungeon. 
The conviction of a man found guilty of sexually
assaulting and stabbing an Ohio woman to death is
overturned because his Miranda rights were violated
when he was arrested. And police spend 13 years
looking for the killer of a Houston security guard who
was shot 11 times when he tried to stop a car theft. 
Then, police suspect a gay man murdered a woman
because she became too friendly with his boy friend.
And a man goes on a monstrous crime spree, abducting
five women over 15 years and forcing each to spend
months and even years as his sex slave.(2-hour
version)

10-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - #1.
Looks at how law enforcers stick with cases for many
years, using fresh evidence to win convictions or to
free prisoners who were wrongfully jailed. We examine
the unsolved murder of Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane,
meet a Dallas criminalist who uses state-of-the-art
fingerprint matching to catch a rapist and murderer,
see how Phoenix police solve the murder of a missing
Navajo girl 20 years later, and talk to O.J. Simpson
defense attorney Barry Scheck about DNA and an
Illinois rape case.

4-5am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Rembrandt.
The story of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the
immortal Dutch painter who enjoyed financial success
as an artist, teacher, and art dealer, but whose
personal life was filled with sorrow. Rembrandt's wife
died at age 30, and only one of his four children
survived, but then only to age 27. His housekeeper
eventually became his common-law wife and the model
for many of his works. His masterpieces include The
Jewish Bride, The Syndics of the Cloth Guild, Portrait
of Nicolaes Ruts, The Blinding of Samson, Bathsheba at
Her Bath, and Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph
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Friday, December 31, 2004
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7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Fall from Grace.
The stories of celebrities who were ruined by scandal.
Includes Marv Albert, the sportscaster caught in a sex
scandal; Mel Reynolds, a Congressman convicted of
child pornography; and former Miss America Bess
Meyerson, who was involved in a bribery case.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - At Death's Door/Wrong Side of
the Tracks.
Miami homicide detective Mayree Morin and her team,
who find a man who's been shot assassination-style at
least a dozen times, must move fast to find the killer
before he slips away. And the murder of a celebrated
doctor's son leads veteran detective Evrens Ford and
his rookie partner Kevin Ruggiero down a shady path of
halfway houses and strip clubs. 

9-10pm -- The First 48 - Stripper's Revenge/Dead on
Arrival.
Hours after a jealous stripper vows revenge, her
two-timing boyfriend is shot and killed. But the
girlfriend is not the shooter, and it's up to
Detective Tom Kulesa of Phoenix PD to unravel the
mystery. And when a young father is dragged screaming
from his bed in the middle of the night and gunned
down in his doorway, Detective Mike Polk must figure
out fact from fiction in witnesses' stories before the
killers' trail grows cold.

10-11pm -- The First 48 - At Close Range/Murder in
Motor City.
When Phoenix homicide Detective Tom Kulesa realizes a
potential witness to a double murder has gone missing,
he must race against time to stop another vicious
killing; and in Detroit, Sergeant Jo Ann Kinney must
turn to forensics to solve the murder of a man found
dead in a brand new Cadillac Escalade.

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Note: Monty Python is now on only occasionally: "Meet a composer with the longest name imaginable, and the head of a chocolate company is asked about the inclusion of such ingredients as "crunchy frog" in his candies. The classic British comedy phenomenon of the 1970s, starring the six-man troupe of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin."
Terry Jones' new series for A&E's History Channel is a semi-humorous 4-part look at truths and urban myths about the Middle Ages, illustrated by computer graphics and on-location scenery, seen Saturdays in early 2004

Episodes of the quirky Northern Exposure are on Hallmark Channel now, Monday-Friday. And episodes of the even quirkier "Twin Peaks" are sometimes on Bravo. Monstervision review & host segments of the Twin Peaks movie "Firewalk With Me."

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