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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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Friday, July 1, 2005

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® - George Carlin.
Portrait of the angry comic who survived drug
addiction and heart trouble to become one of America's
most enduring comedians. Features some of Carlin's
most legendary routines, including "Seven Words You
Can't Say on Television", and his outrageously funny
tirades against society, religion, big business, and

9-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Jeff Foxworthy.
A profile of the Southern comic who quit his day job
at IBM to pursue comedy full time. The first few years
were tough. Jeff traveled all over the South,
performing in small clubs for even smaller pay. He hit
the big time when he moved to LA and performed on the
"Tonight Show". That led to fame and sold-out live
shows, best-selling books and records, and his own
situation comedy.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Aileen Wuornos.
Life of the controversial prostitute and serial killer
who was executed in 2002 in Florida for murdering
seven men. Some believed that she was a cold-blooded
killer, while others saw her as a woman who was
victimized so often during her tragic life that she
was driven to fight back.


Saturday, July 2, 2005

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Steve Wozniak.
He's a legend among nerds and the genius behind the
personal computer revolution. Here is the life story
of the college dropout who began tinkering in the
Hewlett-Packard stockroom after hours and then joined
high-school buddy Steve Jobs to build Apple Computers
into a Fortune 500 company. Viewers will also discover
how "Woz" left Apple when he tired of corporate life,
became a rock-show producer, and then a dedicated
volunteer at Silicon Valley schools, teaching kids to
use computers.

11-12pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Jeff Bezos.
Profile of the amazing business whiz who started in the garage of his rented house and with
start-up money borrowed from his parents. We follow
Bezos from Princeton to Wall Street to cyberspace and
show how he became a multi-billionaire and Time's
"Person of the Year" at age 36.

Noon-1pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Bill Gates.
By the age of 42, Bill Gates was one of the titans of
U.S. business. In 1998, his company Microsoft
controlled 95% of the world's personal computer
operating systems. We look at his extraordinary
life--from child prodigy to Harvard dropout to
billionaire--including his marriage, fatherhood, and
legal problems.

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Panama City, FL: Autopsy
of a Marriage.
Scandal rocks Florida's "Redneck Riviera"--a seaside
resort filled with low-priced hotels and bars--when a
respected doctor and the city's medical examiner is
accused of poisoning his wife in 1991. Though Dr. Bill
Sybers was convicted, in 2003 a court of appeals
overturned his conviction. But the 70-year-old doctor,
who had been diagnosed with cancer, pled guilty to
manslaughter in exchange for time served, rather than
face a new trial.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - San Diego: Badge Of
In December 1986, a young college student was found
murdered off a remote highway overpass in San Diego.
The thought of a killer roaming the freeways of
Southern California's sun-drenched urban paradise had
female drivers in the area wrought with fear. But
those fears were surpassed when residents learned that
not only was a killer stalking the streets, he was
also wearing a badge! Narrated by Paul Winfield.

9-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The DNA Link/The Secret
Slide & Death before "I Do"/Hollywood Homicide.
Detectives from three different police departments in
Westchester County, New York team up to track down a
serial killer; and decades after a woman is found
murdered under a bed at a flea-bag hotel, a notorious
man known as the "Bus Stop Rapist" becomes the lead
suspect in the case. Then, police crack a cold case of
murder when a mysterious woman calls to say that her
boyfriend is the killer; and the murder of a woman in
1998 provides clues to the 1988 murder of actress Myra
Davis, a stand-in for Janet Leigh in the movie Psycho.
(2-hour version.)


Sunday, July 3, 2005

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Bugsy Siegel.
Profile of the gangster who built the Flamingo hotel
and is credited with turning Las Vegas into a gambling
mecca. When Bugsy busted his budget, the boys took a
one-term write-off on his account--his bullet-riddled
body was found in L.A.

7-8pm -- Crossing Jordan - He Said, She Said.
Conflicting accusations of stalking stymie a murder
investigation. And Bug gets a visit from a beautiful
woman seeking special treatment for her dead husband
from a coroner who shares her cultural background.
Stars Jill Hennessy, Jennifer Finnigan, Ravi Kapoor,
and Jerry O'Connell, with guest stars Marcus Chait and
Pamela Sinha.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - Blood in the Snow/Swope Park
In Kansas City, two veteran detectives tackle a
mysterious case of a young woman brutally murdered in
a snowy cul-de-sac; and a female homicide sergeant and
her all-male team investigate the murder of a man shot
and dumped in a bucolic park. As these detectives race
against time during the critical first hours of their
investigations, they must enter a dark subculture of
drugs, guns, and buried safes.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - Daddy's Girls.
When Shonna does an interview on San Diego's big
morning radio show, she uses the listener call-ins to
try and land her dad Chuck a date. Then older sister
Melissa jumps in as matchmaker to find herself and
Chuck dates, by taking him speed dating. Meanwhile,
Funeral director, John, bonds with the widow of an
elderly man who passed away at home, leaving her all

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Blood is Thicker than
Welcome to Poway Bernardo Mortuary, where a real-life
death experience awaits you. In our reality series
chronicling the intense, peculiar, and often hilarious
days and nights at a busy California funeral home, we
meet three beautiful sisters, their hot-blooded
father, exacting boss, and quirky funeral director.
The first episode finds head embalmer Shonna with only
30 minutes to get a body into its casket and to the
funeral. After one last embalming, the three sisters
head for a girls' night out.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Peter and Renee (#7).
The stories of two people who need the intervention of
family and friends to save them from their addictions.
Peter is so addicted to video games that he identifies
himself as the characters in the games he plays and
refers to other characters as people he hangs out
with. And Renee's eating disorder has become so
dangerous that it is threatening her health, marriage,
finances, and even the custody of her two small


Monday, July 4, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - A Man Scorned/The Dungeon.
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.

8-11pm -- Windtalkers - 
Movie. World War II drama about Navajo Indians trained
to use their native language as code to help U. S.
Marines battling the Japanese in the Pacific. Nicolas
Cage plays a Marine with difficult orders: Protect the
life of one of the Navajos, but kill him if he's about
to be captured to protect the code. With Adam Beach,
Christian Slater, and Noah Emmerich. (2002)


Tuesday, July 5, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - "Framed."
The shocking story of Clarence Brandley, an innocent
man who was convicted of murder and spent seven years
on death row before being cleared. 

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Flaming Gorge
Falls/Caught in the Mail.
A man suspected of the cold case murder of his wife
and son hatches a new plot to kill his mother and
father; and detectives solve the 20-year-old murder of
a teenager by tricking her killer into licking an
envelope, then extracting DNA from the saliva.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Son of Dog.
Dog and the team get their man, a fugitive named
Stuart, but only after a brawl. Later, Dog, Beth, and
Tim nab another fugitive, Josephine, after they find
her apparently peddling drugs on the streets of
Chinatown. In jail, Dog tries to talk some sense into
both Stuart and Josephine, but all he can do is hope
they'll see the light.

9:30-10pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Bosco the Clown.
Dog and the team get a big surprise after they track
down Bosco, a fugitive who they believe is addicted to
methamphetamines. They discover he's off drugs,
settling into a normal life with a new girlfriend, and
is very friendly. But despite their newfound fondness
for Bosco, business is business, and they hand him
over to the Hawaii police.

10-11pm -- Knievel's Wild Ride - Knievel Inc.
A series of boondoggles leading up to Robbie's jump in
West Virginia proves that the guy needs a reality
check and image makeover. He crashes his Harley before
the jump, and then his crew tears up a golf course and
runs up a $6,000 bar tab. To top that off, Robbie
tells a pregnant reporter that she's huge and that it
would be amazing if he could "jump her."


Wednesday, July 6, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Excedrin Killings.
Stella Nickell was sentenced to 90 years in prison in
1988 for killing her husband and another woman with
cyanide-laced Excedrin. We look back at the explosive
case, which led to panic over fears of product
tampering, and a debate over what happens to justice
when the federal government and big business pour
their vast resources into a case.

8-8:30pm -- 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

8:30-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - It's Good to be
Dog and his team return to their roots, with a visit
to their home town of Denver, Colorado. Dog and Tim
begin the day with an early morning radio show
appearance, and it pays off when a listener calls in
with a tip about one of the fugitives they're hunting.
Learning that he's working at a Taco Bell restaurant,
they head for the drive through window and order one
fugitive to go. 

9-11pm -- Cleavage - 
Sexy and fun, this 2-hour special surveys mankind's
fascination with breasts and cleavage, from the
goddesses of antiquity to today's silicone-enhanced TV
and film stars. Offering their opinions on why two
simple mounds of flesh have wielded such power through
the ages are comedian Joan Rivers; Cosmopolitan's
Helen Gurley Brown; a plastic surgeon; a female body
builder; and others. Narrated by Carmen Electra.


Thursday, July 7, 2005

8-9am -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Facts of Life.
Interviews with Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Garrett), Lisa
Welchel (Blair), and Mindy Cohn (Natalie) highlight
this nostalgic look back at the popular 1980s sitcom
set in an all-girls boarding school.

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Mackenzie Phillips.
Life of the troubled actress who starred as a teenager
in American Graffiti and in TV's One Day at a Time,
but whose career crashed when she got hooked on
alcohol and drugs. Follows her road back from
addiction and looks at her comeback role in the series
So Weird.

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Melissa Gilbert.
The life of the star who stole America's heart playing
Laura on TV's Little House on the Prairie. We look
back at her close friendship with "Prairie" co-star
Michael Landon, her days hanging out with buddies Rob
Lowe and Tom Cruise, her stormy first marriage, and
her successful career as "Queen of the TV Movie".
All 3 Biographies repeated in 6 hours

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.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Zodiac Killer & Cop
Killer/Evil Twin.
With access to the San Francisco Police Department's
work, including saliva samples taken from letters the
infamous Zodiac Killer sent 30 year ago, we reevaluate
the case of the serial killer who began terrorizing
California in the late 1960s--one of the first to
taunt police by sending clues to the media. Then,
after 46 years, LA homicide detectives take a Lover's
Lane bandit who also gunned down two police officers
into custody. Also, DNA testing helps lead police in
Florida to a suspected killer, however the killer has
an identical twin. Who is the real killer? (2-hour

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Stripper's Revenge/Dead on
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.


Friday, July 8, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Under Suspicion: The Case
of Catherine Shelton.
Here's the fascinating story of Catherine Shelton, a
criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas. Catherine
was known as a tough, smart lawyer and a dogged
advocate for her clients; she was also known for her
own run-ins with the law outside of the courthouse.
But no one could have guessed what happened next. One
of Catherine's former business associates was shot and
left for dead, and the victim told police that
Catherine and her husband Clint did it.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Don Knotts.
Life of the comic actor who overcame a traumatic
childhood and a crippling bout with hypochondria to
create the classic character Barney Fife on The Andy
Griffith Show. Follows Don Knott's career from his big
break on The Steve Allen Show to his comeback on
Three's Company. Allen, Griffith, and Ron (Opie)
Howard share their memories of Don.

9-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - John Ritter.
Portrait of the versatile actor best remembered for
his zany character Jack Tripper in the TV comedy
"Three's Company", but who's won critical acclaim for
his dramatic performances as well. Includes interviews
with Ritter, "Three's Company" co-stars Suzanne Somers
and Joyce DeWitt, and Henry Winkler.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Jim Jones.
Profiles the charismatic pastor Jim Jones, whose
descent into unbridled paranoia killed his dream and
over 900 followers. In 1978, after moving his People's
Temple to the jungles of Guyana, Jones ordered the
murder of an investigating California congressman as
he was leaving with 15 defectors, and the subsequent
mass suicide.


Saturday, July 9, 2005

10-11am -- 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 long after his
movie debut in Daughters Of Satan

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Middleburg: Pistols,
Ponies, and Foul Play.
On an autumn morning in 1997, on a 300-acre horse farm
in Virginia, heiress Susan Cummings pulled a 9-mm
pistol and fired four shots into her boyfriend's chest
and throat. Argentine polo star Roberto Villegas's
abusive past led some to assume it was self-defense,
but many to question just how much justice a rich
heiress could buy. Narrated by Paul Winfield.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Amarillo, TX: High
School Hit & Run.
The conservative town of Amarillo - "the city that
beef built" - is shocked when one of its "good kids"
is accused of murdering one of its "bad kids" during a
brawl in an International House of Pancakes parking

9-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Blood Money/Precious Doe
& Unholy Bible/A Daughter's Justice.
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 until
May 2005, when police uncover enough evidence to
charge her mother and her mother's boyfriend with the
crime. Then, 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. (2-hour version.)


Sunday, July 10, 2005

7-8pm -- Crossing Jordan - Dead in the Water.
Jordan investigates the death of a prominent
politician's daughter, while Macy and Bug look into
the suspicious death of a plastic surgeon who died
during an operation performed by his partner. Stars
Jill Hennessy, Kathryn Hahn, Ravi Kapoor, Miguel
Ferrer, and Jerry O'Connell, with guest stars Patrick
Cassidy and Elaine Hendrix.

8-8:30pm -- Family Plots - Where's the Love.
In this episode, we catch up with the mortuary gang,
who are still dealing with the painful aftermath of
Rick and Melissa's break-up. Rick refuses to be around
Melissa, and the stress is driving everyone nuts.
Meanwhile, other mortuary staffers have their own
emotional problems - Emily is separating from her
husband, and John is separating from his wife.

8:30-9pm -- Family Plots - Birthday Bash.
Emily doesn't want her split with her husband to
interfere with her son's seventh birthday. Everyone's
invited to the party except boss Rick, who's still
taking his break-up with Melissa out on everyone. The
mortuary staff tries to keep the party a secret from
Rick and it looks like they'll be able to pull it off
- until Emily and dad Chuck have a blow-out that
threatens to ruin everything.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - Testing the Waters.
Newly single Emily gets asked out on her first date
since the breakup, and she's very excited. But there's
one hitch, she can't find a babysitter for her son.
Funeral Director David comes to the rescue, as he's
thinking of having kids of his own, and wants to test
his parenting skills. After the gang gives Emily
advice on dating again, and David tips on childcare -
what could go wrong?

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Smoke and Mirrors.
The staff of Poway Bernardo Mortuary in Southern
California picks the wrong day to try to quit smoking
when head embalmer Shonna gets one of the most
challenging reconstruction cases of her career--a
woman who died in a horrific car crash. With the
family desperate to view their mother one last time,
Shonna and the gang are under enormous pressure to
make the shattered body presentable--and the stress
fuels their desire to start puffing again.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Michael and Randi (#12).
A wealthy family is in crisis and desperate to help
Michael, a rage addict with a long history of violent
behavior who has punched 24 holes in the walls of his
father's house in the past year. And a woman seeks
help for her sister, a bulimic and crystal meth addict
who was sexually abused as a child by her babysitter.


Monday, July 11, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Killer in the County.
The killer of four women goes free until cold case
detective John Little is brought in and finds key
evidence on a coffee cup. This portrait of a ruthless
murderer includes tapes of his chilling confessions.
When confronted with DNA evidence, Faryion Wardrip
pleaded guilty and is currently on death row in Texas.
We talk to all of the investigators involved, some
members of victims' families, and Wardrip's brother,
who thinks Faryion should be executed immediately.

8-9pm -- Deadly Deception: The Mark Hacking Story - 
July 19...Salt Lake City, Utah. An attractive young
woman-Lori Hacking-is missing. Her husband-Mark
Hacking-pleads for help, and the tight-knit Mormon
community mobilizes a search. But before long, the
story takes a dark, yet familiar turn-Mark Hacking
becomes a "person of interest" in the investigation. 
Six days after her disappearance, Mark confesses
privately to two of his brothers. This program looks
into the unraveling of Mark's life, and the web of
lies that may have led him to murder.

9-9:30pm -- 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.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Grad to Meet You: #5. 
As her oldest son's graduation and after-party loom in
the near future, Victoria's schedule spins out of
control, prompting her to look for a new personal
assistant. She finally chooses Jen, a spunky young New
Jersey girl who proves eager to please but unprepared
for her demanding new role. On her first day, Jen is
ineffectual at coordinating Victoria's wardrobe for a
high-profile photo shoot. The stakes are raised when
the newbie must organize the guest list for the
ever-growing graduation party. On the day of the
soiree, tensions rise, pitting brother against
brother, especially when John discovers that someone
has borrowed his prized hair gel. The event goes off
without a hitch, but Victoria's faith in her newest
aide is shaky, at best.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Cabin Fever.
Passenger Patty heads to Providence to surprise her
sister, but she hasn't flown for 20 years and is
dreading it. Over at LAX, Steve and Yolanda have a
Russian revolution on their hands when four Russians
miss their flight to Reno. At another gate, Steve must
deal with Jose, who was searched at security and
blames Southwest, even though the airline had nothing
to do with it. And at Houston Hobby, Joseph finds
himself at the wrong airport after sleeping through
his transfer stop.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - April Fool.
At LAX, actor Ricky Smiley tries to fool the airline
with a fake sight impairment to get priority boarding.
At Midway, passenger Paul insists his wife should be
allowed to pre-board because people are always
stepping on her. The reason? She's invisible! And in
Houston, Joe is waiting for a woman he's been
romancing online. But the flight's landed and there's
no sign of her. Could he be the victim of an April
fool prank?


Tuesday, July 12, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Preppie Murder 
One August morning in 1986, the body of Jennifer
Levin, a young, attractive and wealthy teenager, was
discovered in New York's Central Park. Shortly
thereafter, police arrested Robert Chambers for the
crime. The tabloid descended in full force, drawing
the public into an irresistible web of sex, murder,
youth, wealth and beauty. This is a probing look
inside the preppie murder, featuring first-hand
interviews with the clique of friends who knew the
killer and victim best. See excerpts from the trial
that put the victim’s sex practices at issue, while
hushing the defendant’s own checkered history of
burglaries and drug abuse. Hear from police, attorneys
and jurors and watch a rare interview with Levin’s

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Sex, Lies and Murder.
Police in Overland Park, Kansas, hunt for over 15
years for a serial killer who lures women to Kansas
for sadomasochistic sexual trysts at hotels. With
unprecedented access to surveillance photos and video
from the investigation, we go inside the probe,
highlighting the pressures the small-town
investigators faced while searching for the
cold-blooded killer.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Coaching Day.
Dog, taking the day off to try his hand at coaching,
assigns Tim and Leland to track down Emmanuel, a
fugitive with terminal cancer who's got nothing to
lose by running. Can the boys prove to Dog and Beth
that they can handle a difficult job on their own?

9:30-10pm -- 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.

10-11pm -- Married in Vegas - 
Over 315 weddings take place every day in Las Vegas.
From the quickie middle-of-the-night ceremony to the
drive-through chapel, Vegas proves year after year why
it is the Wedding Capital of the World. Go
behind-the-scenes at the Viva Las Vegas Wedding
Chapel, and see where your most outrageous fantasy
wedding can become a reality. 


Wednesday, July 13, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Monster Inside 
On November 13th, 1998, the San Luis Obispo police
received numerous calls about a large pool of blood on
a local bridge. A few days later, Rachel Newhouse, a
20-year-old junior at a local college, was declared
missing. While DNA tests revealed that the blood on
the bridge was probably Rachel’s, there were no
witnesses or other clues linking the two events to an
actual suspect. When another girl went missing, and
signs of abduction were evident in her apartment,
parole officer David Zarragoza became suspicious about
possible involvement of one of his parolees, Rex Allen
Krebs, who had attacked and raped women in their homes
11 years earlier. After bringing him in for
questioning, police learned that Krebs had sought
counseling for his violent sexual tendencies while in
prison, but had not qualified for the program. They
also found evidence linking Krebs to the two attacks.
Allen voluntarily confessed to the DA. Despite his
concerted efforts to get counseling and evident
remorse, Allen was sentenced to death. Was the prison
system partially to blame for these heinous crimes?
You be the judge.

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - You Can't Go Home
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

8:30-9pm -- 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.

9-11:30pm -- Good Will Hunting - 
Movie. The movie that made Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
stars. Damon plays a young man who's a math genius,
but who would rather spend his life as a nobody
blue-collar worker than a celebrated intellect. Robin
Williams plays the counselor, Minnie Driver is the
girlfriend, and Affleck portrays the childhood friend
who tries to help Matt understand why he's fearful of
leaving his lower-class roots behind. (1997) 


Thursday, July 14, 2005

8-9am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Sharon Tate.
Story of the beautiful actress who was brutally
murdered by the Charles Manson gang in 1969 while she
was 8-months pregnant with director Roman Polanski's
child. Includes interviews with friend Mia Farrow and
sister Debra Tate, and clips from a 1984 interview
with Polanski that reveal his feelings about Sharon,
their marriage, and her murder.

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Manson Women.
A look at the hippie girls who gave unswerving loyalty
and love to their crazed guru, Charles Manson. The
group includes Susan Atkins, Leslie Van Houten, and
Patricia Krenwinkel, who followed Manson's orders to
commit mass murder, and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who
tried to assassinate President Ford.

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Charles Manson.
Profile of the drugged-out, hippie-like guru whose
followers murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others
in 1969. Includes interviews with Manson and three of
his gang, prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, and author
Dominick Dunne, who describes the fear that gripped
Los Angeles after the murders.
All 3 Biographies repeated in 6 hours

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Mob Ladies.
Portraits of notorious women connected to organized
crime. Features Virginia Hill, who helped Bugsy Siegel
build Las Vegas, Arlyne Brickman, who trafficked in
heroin even while working as an FBI informer, and
"Mafia Princess" Antoinette Giancana, who professes
great love for her father, mob boss Sam Giancana.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Merry Widow/The Bad
Cop & The Accidental Killer/Little Sister Lost.
In 1983, Navy seamen Sonny Grotton left base for a
long weekend at home. But as he pulled into his
driveway, a gunman killed him. Find out how an
undercover agent proved the wife's involvement 15
years late. And in 1993, former state trooper Doug
Wright claimed his estranged wife shot and killed
herself in their home. Police suspected Doug because
he'd come to see Kimberly that night with divorce
papers, liquor, and the murder weapon. But they
couldn't prove he did...until eight years later. Then,
while hiking with husband Dennis in Montana, Leslee
Larson fell into Wolf Creek. After cashing in a double
indemnity insurance policy, Dennis eventually lands in
Maine--where he's convicted of murdering wife three
who "fell" from a cliff. When 15-year-old papergirl
Penny Parker goes missing, her body is found by a
search volunteer. Watch detectives find a genetic
trace, 24 years later. (2-hour version.)

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Devil's Candy.
Soon after discovering a bullet-ridden body in
Overtown section of Miami, Sgt. Joe Schillaci learns
the murder may spark a bloody turf war between rival
heroin dealers in the neighborhood. Schillaci
realizes, to prevent further bloodshed, he must
infiltrate the world of heroin dealers and get them to
reveal the killer's identity. But going undercover
means Schillaci must confront his own traumatic past
as a street narcotics cop--when he gunned down a man
during a buy-and-bust operation gone wrong.


Friday, July 15, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Stacey's Story.
Stacey Lannert sits in a Missouri prison, convicted of murdering her
father. At the trial, she claimed that she killed him after years of
sexual abuse and threats, but the jury didn't believe her. Do you?
Includes interviews with Lannert, the prosecutor, and two jurors in
the case.

8-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Michael Landon.
A 2-hour special portrait of the popular actor whose TV hits included
Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, and Highway to Heaven. Despite
his "family values" image, Landon shocked fans when he divorced his
second wife to marry a younger woman. Interviews include Landon's
second wife Lynn, his children, and co-star Melissa Gilbert.

10-12am -- The Brooke Ellison Story -
Movie. Christopher Reeve directs the miraculous true story of a young
quadriplegic woman who, with her mother's help, completes high school
and delivers the commencement address at her Harvard graduation. Lacey
Chabert stars as Brooke Ellison, who was hit by a car at age 11 and
was paralyzed from the neck down. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio portrays
Jean, Brooke's mother and constant caregiver, who attended classes
side-by-side with her. With John Slattery as Brooke's father. (2004)


Saturday, July 16, 2005

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Gatlinburg: Smoky Mountain Nightmare.
Tattoo Eddie, nicknamed for his 134 tattoos, Kimberly Kay Pelley, a
homeless country girl, and two friends murder two innocent people in a
robbery at the Rocky Top Village Inn in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in
1986. Tattoo Eddie winds up with two death sentences as the case
shocks the tacky tourist town of Gatlinburg, gateway to the Great
Smoky Mountain National Park. Narrated by Paul Winfield.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Honesdale: Highway to Hell.
The people of a quaint Pennsylvania town filled with summer homes and
summer camps are horrified when the local homecoming queen is killed
in a car accident with her drunken boyfriend at the wheel. But the
town is even more shocked when the girl's brother grabs a gun and goes
looking for revenge. Narrated by Paul Winfield.

9-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Officer Down/Secret Twin & Weepy-Voiced
Killer/The"Mr. Big" Sting.
After 23 years, investigators finally track down the killers of an
Atlanta policeman when the ex-wife of one of the killers phones in a
tip; and a mother keeps the skeletal remains of the 3-year-old
daughter she killed in a footlocker. Then, a prostitute who fights off
a screwdriver-wielding man helps police track down a serial killer;
and undercover agents acting as mobsters conduct an elaborate sting
operation to solve a murder case that had gone cold for years. (2-hour


Sunday, July 17, 2005

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Bruce Lee.
Story of the kung fu master who became a movie box-office phenomenon,
then died a mysterious death. Features interviews with Kareem
Abdul-Jabbar and producer Blake Edwards, who were Lee's students.

7-8pm -- Crossing Jordan - Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou?
Jordan continues to hunt for her mother's killer and the killer of the
man who drugged her. Stars Jill Hennessy, Steve Valentine, and Jerry
O'Connell, with guest stars Susan Gibney and Don McManus.

8-9:30pm -- The First 48 - A Serial Killer Calls.
Homicide detectives led by Sgt. Doug Niemeier are drawn into a deadly
cat-and-mouse game with a serial killer who calls 911 to direct them
to bodies he's hidden around Kansas City. Niemeier and his team must
race against time to stop the elusive killer before he kills again.

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Ashes to Ashes.
An influx of cancer related deaths at the mortuary gets the gang
thinking about giving up smoking again, but the stress of being
slammed with tons of new business makes it harder to do so. When David
makes arrangements for the scattering of a woman's ashes at sea, and
discovers that one of her family is a hypnotist - there may be a new
way for Shonna and Rick to kick the habit.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Tina (#8).
Once a valedictorian, Tina is now a real-life desperate housewife.
This mother of a three-year-old spends her days gambling her house and
car payments while stoned on prescription pills. With most of her
jewelry in pawn shops, and forced to take paycheck advances, Tina now
writes insurance policies from home and spends her days at horse
tracks and in Bingo halls. With her marriage, health and finances in
complete crisis her husband Harley says that "this show may be the
only thing left that can save our lives."


Monday, July 18, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Presumed Dead/The Tow Truck Killer.
DNA evidence helps crack the case of a white supremacist who strangled
his girlfriend and put her body in a refrigerator, and hypnosis helps
solve the murder of a deputy sheriff.

8-9pm -- The BTK Killer Speaks -
He terrorized the Wichita, KS community in a killing spree that began
over 30 years ago. After taunting investigators through the press, the
BTK Killer dropped out of sight. But in early 2004, his own ego
tripped him up. Now we know that the BTK Killer is Dennis Rader, a
regular churchgoer and member of that same community he terrorized for
decades. In an unprecedented courtroom confession, the infamous serial
killer described 10 of his murders in dispassionate detail. But who is
the man behind the BTK Killer, and what made him do it? Through
interviews with investigators and experts, people who knew Rader and
his victims, and through the words of Rader himself, this special will
reveal insights into what drove Rader to become a killer, and how he
evaded capture for so many years. Bill Kurtis hosts.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Dinner Party Animals: #6.
In the hands of Victoria Gotti, a dinner party is no small affair. As
the event grows nearer, her frustration reaches a fever pitch, sending
two of her helpers into a hilarious frenzy of preparation. Meanwhile,
the caretaker, Luigi, attempts to help Frankie set up his new
basketball hoop, but only succeeds in destroying his bedroom door.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - The Godmother: #7.
Following in her father's footsteps, Victoria takes it upon herself to
aid an elderly woman who is being troubled by burglars in her Great
Neck, Long Island residence. Meanwhile, the boys' poor manners prompt
Victoria to enlist the help of an etiquette coach named Hilke.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Stormy Weather.
The weather plays havoc at Houston Hobby. A lightening strike puts two
planes out of action, and fog delays flights. At Chicago Midway, a
passenger is going through detox for her drug addiction, and is
desperate to get home to Birmingham, Ala., as soon as possible. And at
check-in, Carrie notices that a piece of luggage is moving. It turns
out that Francine the cat is inside, but her owner doesn't seem too
concerned about it. It's up to Carrie to convince the owner that a cat
is not just a piece of luggage.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - Life Swap.
Leaving her ballerina dreams behind, passenger Amber flies to Las
Vegas to audition for the Folies Bergere. Over at BWI, Jen runs into
problems going to Tampa to be matron of honor at her friend's wedding.
She's offered up her seat on an oversold flight, and now she could
miss the wedding. When she looks into getting a rental car in Tampa,
her driving past comes back to haunt her.


Tuesday, July 19, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Duty, Honor .... and Murder
David Graham and Diane Zamora seemed like the perfect young couple.
High School sweethearts, they were headed for the Air Force Academy
after graduating at the top of their classes. But beneath their
commitment to the military and each other, they shared a dark secret.
On a December night in 1995, David and Diane killed Adrianne Jones, a
beautiful and popular girl with whom David claimed to have had a
sexual encounter. In extraordinary jailhouse interviews, David talks
about the secret he and Diane would "carry to their grave," and how it
came to light. Sgt. Brad Geary, the lead investigator, recalls how the
case finally broke, and lawyers involved in the trials reveal how
David and Diane turned on each other during questioning. This is the
twisted tale of two young lovers whose sick attempt to "purify their
love" led them to spend the rest of their lives in jail.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Daddy Knows Best/Dawn of the Dead.
A detective works for 15 years to nab a man who murdered his wife and
dismembered her body to hide the sexual abuse of his children. Then,
20 years after the shooting murder of a gas station attendant,
detectives get a lead.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Women of Waikiki.
The boys get distracted by the bikini-clad lovelies on Waikiki when
they hunt for Lucy, a homeless, alcoholic fugitive. Beth is amused by
the boys, but this is serious business: Tim will have to pay the bond
if Lucy isn't caught.

9:30-10pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Mama's Boys.
Dog visits his mother's grave for inspiration before heading out to
find Frankie, a violent fugitive hiding in the jungle. The spirit of
Ma Chapman seems to help when Dog finds an unusual ally - Frankie's
mother, who believes that helping Dog bring her son in is the best
thing she can do for him.

10-10:30pm -- 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.

10:30-11pm -- 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.


Wednesday, July 20, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Baiting Game.
Investigators in Virginia, probing the murder case of a sailor, seek
the help of a forensic anthropologist from the "body farm" in the
Great Smoky Mountains. Dr. William Bass became an expert on the human
body's rate of decay by watching bodies rot at his plot at the
University of Tennessee and keeping tables of weather data.

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - A&E Biography Club Members' Choice
A&E Biography Club Members vote on their favorite episode of this
series focusing on the tumultuous home and professional life of bounty
hunter Dwayne "Dog" Chapman, and his partner and wife Beth.

8:30-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - A&E Biography Club Members' Choice
A&E Biography Club Members vote on their favorite episode of this
series focusing on the tumultuous home and professional life of bounty
hunter Dwayne "Dog" Chapman, and his partner and wife Beth.

9-9:30pm -- Inked - Change of Hart.
Real-life series takes viewers to the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
to experience the crazy world of the Hart & Huntington Tattoo Company,
the first tattoo parlor ever located in a Vegas casino. It's been
several months since the grand opening of Hart & Huntington and the
shop's owners have had enough of each other. Hart wants to keep the
shop open but Huntington isn't playing nice. If Hart and Huntington
can't settle their differences, the shop will be shuttered.

9:30-10pm -- Inked - Pull it Together, Dizzle.
Dizzle, the shop helper and resident goofball, has made the decision
to become a tattoo artist and the first step on that path is getting
an apprenticeship. But apprenticing under Thomas and Clark won't be
easy. These guys earned their ink the hard way and they're not about
to just hand Dizzle the needle.

10-10:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Burned Alive.
Facing one of our biggest fears, Criss attempts to be burned alive.
With the assistance of Hollywood special FX wizard and "burn master"
Mark Chadwick, Criss sets up a spectacular stunt where he is set
ablaze two different times. First a partial body burn test by the
Aladdin Hotel pool in Las Vegas, that lasts over 20 seconds. Then a
full 46 sec. body burn with no hands or face protection that shoots 20
ft. flames off Criss at temperatures above 1500 degrees in front of a
huge crowd on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas.

10:30-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Levitation.
Levitation is one of the oldest practices of conjurers and fakirs, but
"The World's Greatest Illusionist," Criss Angel, takes it to the
streets in a 360-degree demonstration of the power of defying gravity.
He will take a random stranger off the sidewalks of Downtown Fremont
Street in Las Vegas and float them right in the middle of a crowd.


Thursday, July 21, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Double Life, Double Murder.
In November 1995, close friends Halima Jones and Ruby Joyner went out
shopping together in Peachtree City, Georgia, but never came home. An
all-out manhunt was launched, and four days later, an abandoned
mini-van was found in the long-term parking lot at Atlanta's
Hartsfield Airport, with the dead bodies of Halima and Ruby inside.
Following a labyrinth of clues and evidence, police named Ruby's
husband, Lewis Joyner as their prime suspect. The jury at his trial
found Lewis guilty of the murder of his wife, but their wasn't enough
evidence to find him guilty in the shooting of Halima Jones. Lewis
Joyner is currently serving a life sentence in prison, but to this
day, maintains that he acted out of self-defense in killing his wife.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Killer's Tattoo & Manhunt.
The murder of a 73-year-old man leads police on a long chase for a man
who's suspected of identity theft and bears a rose tattoo with the
name "Phyllis". When caught, he ultimately agrees to a life sentence
on the condition that he can watch the Minnesota Vikings in the Super
Bowl on prison TV. Then, a look at the case of James Allen Selby, a
serial rapist who eluded police for years while attacking 11 women in
five states - Oklahoma, Nevada, California, Arizona, and Colorado.
(2-hour version.)

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Murder in the Driveway/Double Shooting in
the Beans.
In a case of young man shot dead in Little Haiti, Miami Detective
Ervens Ford and his team learn the suspected killer is a member of a
notorious gang. The team must hunt him down, before he flees the
country. And when two teenagers are brutually gunned down in the
Pork-n-Beans project, Sgt. Pepi Granado and Det. Freddy Ponce learn
there's a witness who saw the murders go down. To solve the case, they
must get the witness to reveal what he knows.


Friday, July 22, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Free to Kill: The Polly Klaas Murder
Polly Klaas was abducted from her home in Petaluma, California during
a slumber party and never seen alive again. Her killer, Richard Allen
Davis, had the proverbial rap sheet a mile long with 25 arrests and
protracted jail time. Does this represent a failure of the penal
system to perform one of its most vital functions? Take a closer look
at rehabilitation programs in the modern penal system, with a probing
analysis of recidivism, prison and prisoner reform. Hear Klaas's
father discuss his rage and betrayal, while jurors and attorneys
provide a firsthand look at the trial that finally put Davis away for

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - J.K. Rowling.
An unique insight into the Harry Potter phenomenon and author J.K.
Rowling. Here is the definitive story of how the books were created,
as told by Rowling herself, and how Harry became a media and business
empire. There are even a few teasers about what readers may find in
books five through seven.

9-9:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Burned Alive.
Facing one of our biggest fears, Criss attempts to be burned alive.
With the assistance of Hollywood special FX wizard and "burn master"
Mark Chadwick, Criss sets up a spectacular stunt where he is set
ablaze two different times. First a partial body burn test by the
Aladdin Hotel pool in Las Vegas, that lasts over 20 seconds. Then a
full 46 sec. body burn with no hands or face protection that shoots 20
ft. flames off Criss at temperatures above 1500 degrees in front of a
huge crowd on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas.

9:30-10pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Levitation.
Levitation is one of the oldest practices of conjurers and fakirs, but
"The World's Greatest Illusionist," Criss Angel, takes it to the
streets in a 360-degree demonstration of the power of defying gravity.
He will take a random stranger off the sidewalks of Downtown Fremont
Street in Las Vegas and float them right in the middle of a crowd.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Al Qaeda.
Take an astonishing journey around the globe and into the heart of
this terrorist organization's secret world. From their beginning as
"Arab Afghans" fighting under the banner of Islam against Soviet
Communism in the 1980's, to this very moment in Iraq and elsewhere, we
examine their origins, aims, atrocities and history. Delve into the
personality of their leader Osama Bin Laden, as well as his closest
associates, and discover the reasons why he and the group he leads are
the implacable enemy of America. Includes rare footage of Bin Laden
and his associates and FBI surveillance tapes of terrorists in Sudan.


Saturday, July 23, 2005

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - St. Louis: Family Man, Hit Man.
Ever since Lewis and Clark paddled past St. Louis, it's been the
gateway to the west. Unfortunately for St. Louis, heading west in
search of a better life was a hard habit to shake. By the 1990s, so
many had fled to the suburbs that the old joke about the Gateway Arch
being "a monument to the people who left town" wasn't so funny. But
moving to the safe suburbs proved deadly for a housewife, while her
husband was miles away on a "daddy's weekend" with the four kids. Paul
Winfield narrates.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Minneapolis, MN: Deadly Investment.
A Russian immigrant stockbroker in Minneapolis, the cultural and
financial hub of the upper Midwest, is accused of making shady
investments on behalf of a fellow Russian - with fatal results.

9-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Bump in the Night/Blood on the Badge &
The Lady Killer/A Husband's Secret.
A young woman who alertly takes down the license plate number of a car
that had been following her for miles helps investigators solve the
murder of another young woman; and a phone call from a mother accusing
a man of molesting her child gives police the lead they need to solve
the 30-year-old murder of an Atlanta policeman by a member of the
Black Liberation Army. Then, the testimony of three prison inmates
helps convict a man who viciously killed a woman out for a bike ride
nearly two decades prior; and a self-admitted sex addict who strangled
his cat is a suspect in the 30-year-old murder of a neighbor. (2-hour


Sunday, July 24, 2005

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - J.K. Rowling.
See Friday 22nd description.

7-8pm -- Crossing Jordan - After Dark.
Macy, Nigel, and Woody rush to rescue Jordan and Bug, who are
confronted by dangerous jewel thiefs when they're trapped in the Ted
Williams Tunnel during a blackout. Jill Hennessy, Ravi Kapoor, Miguel
Ferrer, Steve Valentine, Jerry O'Connell, and Kathryn Hahn star.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - Double Murder on Haskell/Back Alley Revenge.
When a couple is found shot to death, Kansas City investigators track
down two suspects and must convince one of them to give up the
other--his own father; and detectives must rely on inhabitants of a
drug-ridden area to help solve a murder, hoping that the word on the
street will crack the case. Join our detective teams as they race the
clock in The First 48.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - In the Spirit.
It's Halloween, and as thoughts turn to all things ghoulish Shonna
plans a spooky bash at Rick's house. But at the mortuary everyone's
had their own real life ghost encounter. So Shonna invites famous
psychic Gary Spivey to test if the funeral home is haunted by the
spirits of the dead they've prepared. But it's when Gary turns his
attention to the living and gives readings to the cynical gang that
everyone is thrown for a loop.

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Where's Chuck?
Body remover and ex-boxing champ Chuck Wissmiller drives everybody at
the mortuary nuts. First, he causes chaos when he's late picking up
two bodies at the medical examiner's office. Then, he fouls up when he
fails to realize that his daughter Shonna is waiting for him to bring
the van back so they can send a body to the airport. Finally, he
delivers an elderly woman's body to the mortuary two hours late,
making Rick livid. After a long day, he heads home where his beloved
cat awaits him, too.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Michael and Brooks (#13).
A former top high school athlete gets hooked on pills and beer after
suffering an emotionally devastating incident - he was not put into a
big game against a rival school. And a mother fears for the life of
her son, a former wrestling star who turned to drugs after an accident
left him wheelchair-bound.


Monday, July 25, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Portrait of a Killer/The Tortured Truth.
The accidental discovery of a human scalp leads to the conviction of a
man for murder 18 years after the killing. And a teenager who likes to
kidnap younger boys and break their bones, kills one and tortures

8-9pm -- INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS™ - Rampage Killers: Looking for Signs.
New York Times reporters investigate rampage killers--seemingly normal
people who suddenly lash out with lethal force, killing strangers as
well as loved ones. Includes an exclusive interview from behind prison
walls with Wayne Lo, who murdered two people and injured four others
when he went on a rampage at a Massachusetts college.

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,

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Open House of Pain.
In a continued effort to get her estate ready for the market, Victoria
hires Luigi, her less-than-capable handyman, to fix the pool. While he
and his crew fumble through the process, Victoria rants about the
boys' frat-house lifestyles, urging them to clean up their act. Luigi
returns, wearing nothing but a revealing bathing suit, to inspect a
leak in the pool. The open house finally descends upon the estate, but
Victoria avoids the parade of gawkers, instead focusing her attention
on Luigi's exorbitant estimate on the cost to repair her pool. When
Mona returns to show the property to another couple of prospective
buyers, Victoria reconsiders her decision to sell it altogether.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - When the Going Gets Tough.
At BWI, a passenger is incensed. He's missed his flight, and he's
blaming the confusing road signs on the way to airport. To make
matters worse, he's desperate for a drink, but the bars are all on the
other side of security. And at Chicago Midway, Robbie is on her way to
see her daughter, who's just been ordained as a priest, and Roxanne is
leaving town and a boyfriend she'd rather forget.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - Risky Business.
When poker champion Robert goes to Las Vegas to try for a $1-milion
prize, he finds that some of his competitors are on the flight too. At
BWI, passenger Helen is distraught because she's missed her flight and
won't make it to an important business meeting. It's so important that
Helen fears she might lose her job and have to pull her daughter out
of college. And in Houston, a family heads to Disney World with their
daughter, Beatrice. It's Beatrice's first trip and probably her last
since she has a terminal illness.


Tuesday, July 26, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - In the Hands of a Child
On May 24, 1996, two-year-old Jayla Belton died in an Austin, Texas
emergency room. Detectives immediately focused on Lacresha Murray, the
11-year-old granddaughter of Jayla's daycare providers. Although the
girl repeatedly denied her involvement, she ultimately confessed after
two-and-a-half hours of intense questioning. Lacresha became the
youngest person tried as an adult for murder, despite the fact that
her videotaped confession shows that she was unsure of what was going
on, that her guardians were not informed of her arrest until after she
confessed, and that the forensic evidence raised serious questions
about her involvement. This is a frank exploration of a troubled
justice system that couldn’t decide whether a young girl was a killer
or a victim.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Monster/A Cousin's Promise.
After an Arkansas man confesses to the brutal murders of two women,
police are shocked when the DNA evidence shows that he isn't the
killer. And a DNA profile on a scarf helps solve the 21-year-old cold
case of an Ohio woman who was raped, bound, and strangled.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - To Capture One's Own.
Dog faces a tough personal and professional situation when he must
hunt down his friend, Ili, who has helped him on many busts. But now
Ili's on the other side of the law. She's didn't come to court to
answer charges that she burned down her house after a fight with her
husband, and now Dog must bring her in.

9:30-10pm -- 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

10-10:30pm -- Inked - Change of Hart.
Real-life series takes viewers to the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
to experience the crazy world of the Hart & Huntington Tattoo Company,
the first tattoo parlor ever located in a Vegas casino. It's been
several months since the grand opening of Hart & Huntington and the
shop's owners have had enough of each other. Hart wants to keep the
shop open but Huntington isn't playing nice. If Hart and Huntington
can't settle their differences, the shop will be shuttered.

10:30-11pm -- Inked - Pull it Together, Dizzle.
Dizzle, the shop helper and resident goofball, has made the decision
to become a tattoo artist and the first step on that path is getting
an apprenticeship. But apprenticing under Thomas and Clark won't be
easy. These guys earned their ink the hard way and they're not about
to just hand Dizzle the needle.


Wednesday, July 27, 2005

7-8pm -- 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.

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Where There's Smoke....
Dog juggles his job and family responsibilities at the same time. He
leads the search for Robert, a low-level drug dealer who makes money
by selling hedge clippings as marijuana and broken Macadamia nuts as
crack. As he hunts down Robert, Dog gets on the phone to tell Beth not
to spend too much money to furnish Leland's Honolulu apartment.

8:30-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Brother's Keeper.
Leland has a full plate of fugitives in Kona, and the whole family
heads to the Big Island to help. They capture Clifford, who has a
nasty habit of hitting his wife. On the ride to jail, Dog tries to
make Clifford understand that hitting his wife won't make her love
him. And at the police station, Dog says we are all our brother's
keepers, and we must all try to help Clifford change.

9-9:30pm -- Inked - The Trouble with Quinn.
Quinn, the receptionist, is running amok and the shop's manager,
Monica, can't take it anymore. Rumors start to surface that Quinn is
getting the axe. But before Monica has the chance to do the deed she
gets into a car accident and must be absent from the shop. Enter
Thomas...and Quinn's boyfriend. It's a testosterone fueled turn of
events that gets uncomfortably ugly.

9:30-10pm -- Inked - Love on the Rocks.
It's not easy dating a tattoo artist. Just ask H & H manager Monica,
whose relationship with co-owner Thomas has taken a messy turn. It's
tears and turmoil at the tattoo shop when Monica breaks down during a
live Tony Hawk radio broadcast from H & H.

10-10:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Wine Barrel Escape.
Master Magician Lance Burton helps host as Criss performs his homage
to the Great Houdini. Determined to go beyond Houdini, Criss devised a
plan to top Houdini's 1908 milk can escape by locking himself inside a
wine barrel filled with water hanging over 8 stories above the ground
all while being handcuffed. Complications arise such as the water
temperature, the size of the wine barrel, the amount of time Criss is
able to hold his breath under water, and the fact the barrel will
plummet to the earth after the 2-minute timer runs out. Criss will
also make a couple experience déjà vu.

10:30-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - SUV Nail Bed.
Lying on a bed of nails is an ancient Indian practice. Having a 4½ ton
SUV drive over your body while lying on a bed of nails is crazy. Criss
will take this ancient practice and demonstrate his modern version
that his predecessors, both past and present, wouldn't think about.
Most nail bed demonstrations consist of short nails spaced a maximum
of one and a half inches apart allowing for equal weight distribution.
Using a nail bed constructed of 8-inch nails, spaced 3 inches apart,
Criss will lie flat over the nails. Raising the stakes higher, he will
have an SUV Hummer drive on top of him while he lies atop this suicide


Thursday, July 28, 2005

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Hulk Hogan.
Get ready to rumble as we present the low-down on the real man behind
the wrestling superstar--shy schoolboy, marketing genius who turned
wrestling into a billion-dollar industry, and tireless worker for
children's charities. Fellow wrestlers "Nasty Boy" Brian Knobs and
"Brutus Beefcake" Ed Leslie offer their views on "Hulkamania".
10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Andre the Giant.
Tale of the poor French farm boy who became the most famous
professional wrestler in the world. Due to a disorder that produces
continual growth, Andre was 7'5" tall and weighed 450 pounds.
Both bios repeated in 5 hours

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.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Hitchhike to Murder/Never Forgotten & The
Green River Killer.
Police must wait nearly 30 years before advances in DNA technology
give them the chance to convict the killer of a young hitchhiker, and
Philadelphia police wage a 16-year hunt for the man who raped and
killed a 10-year-old girl. Then, the story of the nearly 20-year hunt
for the man responsible for the murders of 49 prostitutes and other
women in the Seattle, Washington area. With full access to the
detectives on the Green River Task Force, family members of victims,
and the forensic DNA analysts who helped break the case, we reveal how
the murderer, who may be the deadliest serial killer in American
history, was finally collared. (2-hour version.)

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Twisted Honor/Vultures.
In Phoenix, Det. Dave Barnes must track down desperate lovers on the
lam to solve a savage shotgun murder. And in San Antonio, Det. Tom
Froelick and his team find a body of a woman in a wooded area and
learn that she was last seen alive with a mysterious stranger.


Friday, July 29, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - While the Children Slept.
Tim Boczkowski, a well-liked member of a community near Pittsburgh, is
accused of murdering his first wife in a bathtub and his second wife
in a hot tub. Includes interviews with Tim's children Randy, Sandy,
and Todd.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Bee Gees.
Here's the astonishing tale of the Gibbs brothers, who became the
world's most popular music group after jealousies nearly destroyed
their careers. In this special, we'll recall their phenomenal No. 1
hits, Andy Gibbs' death, and the "disco backlash" that had radio
stations promoting "Bee Gees-Free Weekends".

9-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Will Smith.
Profile of the Grammy-winning performer, Oscar-nominated actor, and
dedicated philanthropist whose charm earned him the nickname "Prince"
at school. Smith earned millions in the music business and then lost
it all before launching a hugely successful movie career.
Behind-the-scenes footage from his TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel
Air, clips from his films, and interviews with family, friends, and
co-stars reveal the strength of character that drives one of
Hollywood's most bankable actors.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Arthur Shawcross.
Profile of the notorious serial killer who murdered two children in
Watertown, N.Y., and 11 women in Rochester, N.Y. Shawcross was
captured when he was seen standing next to one of his victims, and was
sentenced to 450 years in prison.


Saturday, July 30, 2005

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Duchesne, UT: Blown Away.
Life in the town of Duchesne, about 100 miles from Salt Lake City, is
as hard as sun-baked rock and weather-beaten leather. Everyone must
struggle to survive, except John Pinder, the ne'er-do-well son of a
millionaire. Pinder enjoyed ostrich farming, had a pet lion named
Simba, and dabbled in dynamite and drugs. But it wasn't until the
bodies of two of Pinder's ranch hands were blown to bits that folks
discovered just how dangerous Pinder could be.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Somerset, KY: A Killer Campaign.
Somerset, Kentucky may be suburban on the surface, but when a
modern-day bootlegger turns a political shindig into a shooting
gallery, there's no doubt that this Kentucky town is still hillbilly
at heart.

9-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Mistaken for a Killer/A Woman Scorned &
Advances in DNA technology that take place over 20 years help police
to finally identify the man who brutally stabbed two women to death;
and an anonymous caller leads police to the killer of a 13-year-old
girl who was shot in the head and left in the woods for two years
before her body was found. Then, a kidnapper grabs 8-year-old Chad
Choice from his home in Texas, then torments his parents with two
ransom demands. The case goes cold until the parents receive a
chilling package in the mail that contains a letter--and a skull.
(2-hour version.)


Sunday, July 31, 2005

7-8pm -- Crossing Jordan - Out of Sight.
Jordan develops a crush on a man suspected in the murder of a
millionaire, but Woody is determined to prove that Jordan's sweetie is
the killer. Stars Jill Hennessy, Jerry O'Connell, Miguel Ferrer,
Kathryn Hahn, Ravi Kapoor, Steve Valentine, and guest star Jeremy

8-9pm -- The First 48 - On Ice/Body in the Canal.
The brutal murder of a young worker at a Phoenix ice rink turns into a
cat-and-mouse game as Detective Steve Orona and Detective Alex Femenia
track a cunning killer. And when a body is found floating in the
Arizona canal, Detective Tommy Kulesa and Detective Paul Dalton must
solve a double mystery--who's the victim and who's the killer? Our
cameras were with the detectives of Phoenix's expert homicide team
from the first moments of their investigations to their dramatic and
stunning resolutions.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - A New Gal in Town.
Rick brings his brand new girlfriend to the mortuary to see if she'll
pass the test with Shonna and Emily. Chuck, jealous of Rick's score,
picks a fight with Shonna over where to take a visiting morticians
group to lunch. Meanwhile, John bonds with the children of a female
Federal Marshall who lived life to the fullest.

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Love and Death.
Poway Bernardo Mortuary boss Rick rules with a firm hand and a gruff
voice. But it doesn't help that he and fiancée Melissa, the oldest
Wissmiller sister, don't see eye to eye. Meanwhile, embalmer Shonna is
forced to deal with one client while she hurries to prepare a loved
one in time for the evening's family viewing. Then, a kinder, gentler
Rick helps a volunteer group bury an abandoned baby. Rick recently
lost his son after years of illness, and now "love" is "all that

10-11pm -- Intervention - Cristine and Kelly
Family and friends stage interventions to halt the self-destructive
behavior of Cristine and Kelly. Cristine is a wife and mother who
drinks at least 18 beers a day. Kelly is an anorexic who weighs 93
pounds and whose 6-year-old daughter is following in her footsteps,
often picking at her food or refusing to eat altogether. Her friends
are seeking help not just to save Kelly, but her daughter as well.

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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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