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A&E Primetime 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):
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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Tuesday, October 4, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Life and Death of
Teena Brandon 
When Teena Brandon was found murdered in a Nebraska
farmhouse in 1993 along with two other victims, the
media took notice. Brandon was a woman, who had been
living as a man, and the brutal slaying was a
gender-based hate crime. This is a probing look inside
the bizarre and heart-rending case made a subject of
the academy award-winning film, Boy's Don't Cry.
Investigators go back to the small town where Teena
grew up to talk with those who knew her as a child,
and then track her circuitous trail through the rural
communities where she re-invented herself. Some say
that the crime could have been averted were it not for
some troubling lapses by local authorities.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Perfect Murder/Death
of the Innocents.
It takes nine years and the work of cutting-edge
forensic toxicologists to solve the murder of a
medical examiner's wife. Then, a determined Alabama
sheriff reopens the case of the deaths of two babies,
hoping to get their mother to confess.

9-9:30pm -- 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.

9:30-10pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Sons and
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.

10-10:30pm -- 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.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - A Hard Day's Flight.
There's Beatlemania in Houston when a Fab Four tribute
band can't get on their flight to Harlingen. If they
can't make it, 1,500 fans are going to be
disappointed. And at Venice Beach, the annual grilled
cheese eating competition is about to begin, and
passenger Don is the favorite. Don is to eating what
Tiger Woods is to golf, and he's already the butter
and baked beans champ, but he's going to face a
challenge from slender Sonya.


Wednesday, October 5, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Scarsdale Diet Doctor
A fresh look at a scandalous crime. School
headmistress Jean Harris was accused of murdering her
lover, "Scarsdale Diet" author Dr. Herman Tarnower.
Includes interviews with Harris and prosecutor Thomas

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Cats & Dogs.
Dog has only a few days to catch a woman nicknamed
Cats or forfeit Beth's $10,000 bond. But it won't be
easy - Cats is eight months pregnant, so Dog will have
to lure her in rather than risk a violent grab. A long
cat-and-mouse game unfolds as Dog tries to talk her
into surrendering without a fight.

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. 

9-9:30pm -- 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

9:30-10pm -- Inked - The Trouble with Nina. 
Nina, the new receptionist at H & H, is driving
everyone crazy at the shop. And, like so many H & H
receptionists before her, she's skating on thin ice.

10-10:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - C4 Crate.
Criss is fascinated by explosions and decides to
experience the power of C4 in a uniquely public
fashion in Downtown Las Vegas. With the help of "Pyro
Pete," the master explosives expert employed by
everyone from the Rolling Stones to Motley Cru and
AC/DC, Criss will be locked in an explosives filled
crate detonated by remote control by Teller of Penn &

10:30-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Oasis.
Criss Angel attempts his most challenging and
unprecedented escape ever. He will be sealed in an
airtight chamber 24" by 6' and 7/8" thick. The chamber
will be submerged in a 4' x 8' x 8' tank. He will be
surrounded by almost 2,000 gallons of water, thousands
of spectators, and news crews in New York City's
Bryant Park. Criss will have up to 33 hours to figure
out "The Greatest Escape Ever." Viewers will get an
inside glimpse of Criss' experience through his audio
diary and a camera perspective from within the air
chamber. Also, Criss must escape when US Navy sailors
tie him up during the 100' rope challenge in
preparation for Oasis.


Thursday, October 6, 2005

9-10am -- 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.
Repeated @ 3pm

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Gary Coleman.
Profile of the actor who soared to stardom as the cute
little kid on the TV series Diff'rent Strokes, but
whose career has fizzled out in adulthood. We look at
how Gary has kept busy in recent years - reading
palms, building model planes, shooting guns, chasing
women, and running for governor of California - and go
with him to auditions and visits to casting directors
to get counseling on how to jump-start his career.
Repeated @ 4pm

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Lies of a Friend.
A look at the case of George Lewis, a neighborhood
crime watch activist now serving a life sentence for
the 1984 murder of his neighbor, Karen Gregory, in
Gulfport, Fla. Includes interviews with Lewis, who
maintains his innocence, and members of the
prosecution team.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Love Triangle/Second Story
A phone-sting operation produces a big surprise and
helps police nab the killers of a San Diego man
several years after the case went cold. And a
California district attorney uses an unprecedented
legal strategy--a "John Doe" warrant--in the
6-year-old hunt for a rapist.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Rear Window/The Peeper.
The brutal stabbing murder of a Florida woman is
solved when police find crucial DNA evidence in spit
left on a pavement. And a man is put away for rape and
murder when his footprint matches the footprint he
left at the crime scene 18 years before.

10-11pm -- The First 48 - House of Blood/Last Man
A brutal stabbing in Little Havana has Detective
Carlos Castellanos following a trail of bloody
footprints the killer left as he fled the scene. It
will take bloodhounds and a frantic pace to track down
the killer in this whodunit. And Sergeant Confessor
Gonzalez has a mystery on his hands. A young man is
found gunned down in a parking lot, and a trail of
blood at the scene indicates a second victim. Who is
he and what does he know? Gonzalez needs to find the
answers to those questions to solve this case. 


Friday, October 7, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Scott Peterson Trial.
A look at the high-profile murder case involving Laci
Peterson. Laci's husband Scott was convicted on
Friday, November 12, 2004 of murdering both Laci and
their unborn child. Now, while the Peterson saga
continues to spark debate among outside observers,
American Justice brings you inside for a look at the
case, featuring perspectives from two of the jurors
responsible for deciding Scott Peterson's fate.

8-9pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Charles Bronson.
Portrait of the one-time coal miner who struggled for
years in Hollywood before making it big playing a
vigilante in the controversial hit Death Wish. Off
camera, Bronson was devastated when his wife Jill
Ireland died of lung cancer, prompting him to help
organize the "Twice Gifted" celebrity art show to
benefit the American Cancer Society.

9-10pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Chuck Norris.
A look at the actor who parlayed his martial arts
skills into a successful acting career. We visit Chuck
on the set of his new TV movie, Walker, Texas Ranger,
giving Chuck the opportunity to return to the Cordell
Walker role he played on TV for eight years. Chuck
talks about his difficult childhood, his brother's
death in Vietnam, his rise to the top of the karate
world and friendship with Bruce Lee, and his divorce
and remarriage.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Joel Rifkin.
By day, he was a loser who couldn't keep his job
mowing lawns. By night, he was a talented predator who
lived out his sick sadistic fantasies by cruising for
prostitutes and then strangling them with his bare
hands during sex. This profile of Joel Rifkin, who
confessed to 17 murders, includes a rare jailhouse
interview where he talks about his life and killing
spree, saying he has no idea why he became such a


Saturday, October 8, 2005

8-9am -- BIOGRAPHY® - James Garner.
His easygoing charm and dry humor made him one of
America's most enduring TV and film stars. But Jim
Garner's climb to the top included legendary battles
against Hollywood power brokers, serious injuries, and
depression. Our portrait includes the story of his
successful legal fight against Warner Brothers, and
features clips from the hit TV series Maverick and The
Rockford Files and from memorable movies including The
Great Escape, Victor/Victoria, and Murphy's Romance.

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Portland, OR: Skinhead
Portland, Oregon once had a reputation as a happy,
hippie town that embraced diversity--until 1988 when
racist skinheads went on a rampage, beating an
Ethiopian student to death. This is the story of Ken
Mieske, the skinhead who led the assault, and Tom
Metzger and Dave Mazzella, the white supremacists who
encouraged Mieske and other skinheads to become
head-cracking storm troopers. Narrated by Paul

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Ruthton: Tragedy in the
In 1983, two bankers were murdered on a secluded
Minnesota farm. Their deaths and the lives of their
troubled killers shocked the small town of Ruthton and
became a disputed national symbol for the farm crisis
of the early 1980s. Narrated by Paul Winfield.

9-10pm -- 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.

10-11pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Corcoran Eight 
Prison guards and corrections officers have broad
powers to control our most dangerous criminals. But
what happens if guards abuse that power? AMERICAN
JUSTICE: THE CORCORAN EIGHT recalls that in 1994,
whistleblowers at California's Corcoran State Prison
charged that their fellow guards were pitting inmate
against inmate in gladiator-style combat. The
accusations were chilling: prisoners were forced into
deadly fights for the amusement of the guards.
was in the Security Housing Unit for disobedient
inmates that the fights in question broke out. When
inmate Preston Tate was fatally shot by a guard after
fighting with a rival gang member, guards Steve Rigg
and Richard Caruso decided to investigate. They found
that Tate was one of six inmates gunned down as a
result of fistfights in the unit. Rigg and Caruso
compiled evidence that they believed would indicate
that officers staged fights between gang members and
turned this evidence over to the FBI. The FBI then
launched its own investigation. A media frenzy ensued,
and the legal battle that followed resulted in the
indictment of eight correctional officers and a wave
of reform for California correctional facilities.


Sunday, October 9, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Cowboys on the Case/Office
Four retired law enforcement officers, known as the
Cold Case Cowboys, help track down the killer of a man
wanted for rape and robbery; and police must wait for
advancements in DNA technology before they can put
away a man who harassed and killed a coworker.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - Hunt for Teeth/Coyote Blue.
In Kansas City, KS, Capt. John Cosgrove and his team
of homicide detectives must track down a man suspected
of beating his best friend to death with a cinder
block--before he can flee the country; Dets. Greg
Lawson and Mike York are hot on the trail of their
murder suspect they know only as "Teeth." 

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 - Something's Gotta Give.
Tensions between Chuck and Rick finally explode in a
confrontation that sends shock waves through the
entire staff. Shonna, tired of playing mediator,
threatens to quit, and Rick might just fire Chuck.
While rancor threatens to tear the mortuary apart,
David gets a lesson in marital bliss as he makes
arrangements for a 94 year-old man to be buried next
to his beloved wife.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Follow-Up Special.
This emotionally gripping documentary series helps
people confront their darkest demons and hopefully
find a route to redemtion. This "follow-up" episode
will allow for a much deeper investigation of life
after the intervention, as we revisit some subjects
several weeks later to see if their intervention was


Monday, October 10, 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

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 - Mutiny on the Gotti.
In Italy, Victoria charters a boat to take her family
to the fabulous island of Capri in high style.
Unfortunately, she puts Robert in charge, and ends up
with a dinky dingy instead of a fabulous yacht. As
usual, Victoria has to take matters into her own
hands, while at the same time she fights a running
battle with Luigi over his mooching. And Carmine, who
wanted to go to Capri in the first place, ditches the
trip entirely, while John finds himself on the strange
position of defending Luigi.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Recipe for Disaster.
Victoria might be on vacation, but she still has to
work on her cookbook. To pick up some tips for her
next book, she takes a cooking class from some Tuscan
chefs. While she's finding out that she knows as much
as these so called masters, Pete and Luigi take the
boys out fishing with the idea that whatever they
catch, they'll eat. Unfortunately, they come up
empty-handed, and are forced to join Victoria for
dinner. They're cranky and hungry, and she has to cook
up a storm to provide for her family, but a raucous
and uproarious dinner raises everyone's spirits,
particularly when the talk turns to razzing Luigi and
Robert -- an activity the Gotti boys always enjoy.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Cruise Control.
For those hard at work at Chicago Midway, the hard
work never stops. Anita has had to remove Thomas from
a flight. He was on his way to join his own family on
a cruise, but had took off his shirt on the flight and
was considered intoxicated. When Anita runs out of
answers for Thomas, Colleen steps in, and things go
from bad to worse. Up at the gate, Phil is called to
flight 1004, which has turned back after a mechanical
failure in the cockpit. If the airline can't get the
fault repaired, there could be a serious delay for the
passengers. And at BWI, there are tears at the gate,
when passenger Toni missed her connection by seconds,
and could miss getting home to her family for the
weekend. Jennifer's trying to pull out all the stops,
but it looks like it's just too busy to find Toni room
on a flight.

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, October 11, 2005

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 -- 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. 

8:30-9pm -- 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.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - If You Knew Nunu.
Dog and the team really have their hands full when
they go after a tough guy named Nunu, who leads them
on a chase through apartment complexes and a shopping
mall before he's finally captured. But Dog is charmed
by Nunu's unquenchable spirit and even makes friends
with him.

9:30-10pm -- 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

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Timing is Everything.
At Chicago Midway, Superman fan Jason is trying to use
superhuman powers to persuade Denise to let him on
board. At LAX, Jeremy called the airline ahead to
inform them of his peanut allergy, but word didn't get
through, and now he's come out in a rash. Over at
another gate, two happy passengers Patricia and Alicia
have already missed one flight because they've been at
the bar. Susie gives them all they need to make their
next flight, but like clockwork, they head back to the
bar while they wait. It's a busy day at BWI, with some
cancelled flights causing mayhem for passenger Gary,
who's already on his third boarding card for the same
flight. And at another gate, the Islip flight is
oversold, and Gina has to pull a stand-by passenger
off. Trouble is, he's got to get to New York as fast
as possible, since his wife has just gone into labor.
Can Gina get him on a flight fast enough to get him to
the birth of his child.

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - Let's Face the Music and
Ballroom dancers, Brian and Svetlana, are on their way
to Austin for a major dance competition. But with time
to kill at LAX, they make the most of the space to
practice their routines in the airport. Elsewhere,
Mike has bumped into Emily who just can't stop
dancing. She's strapped to her walkman and shakin' her
stuff to the amusement and amazement of the rest of
the terminal. Yolanda has an admirer in the form of
Casanova Ace, who's written a rap dedicated just to
her. Over at Houston, Corey's $1500 dollar
Stratocaster guitar is the only piece of luggage
missing from the afternoon Albuquerque flight. And at
Chicago, Dwight can't get on his flight to Orlando; he
may have had too much to drink while waiting, and
Supervisor Janice is not in the mood for leniency.
Dwight may have to have to find another way to


Wednesday, October 12, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - The Wells Fargo Heist 
On the surface it looked like the perfect crime, the
daring daylight heist of an armored van carrying over
half a million dollars in cash. AMERICAN JUSTICE: THE
WELLS FARGO HEIST recalls that the van went missing at
a crowded Phoenix-area mall the Monday after
Thanksgiving 1994. When police finally located it, the
driver had been shot dead and the money was long gone.
With no eyewitnesses, fingerprints or DNA evidence,
police would have to rely on their own cunning to
solve the crime. Eventually three suspects emerged –
two bounty hunters and an ex-cop: Timothy Ring, James
Greenham and Bill Ferguson. The men were intimately
familiar with police investigations and not easy to
catch. With the help of the FBI, police began a
24-hour surveillance. The suspects’ phones were tapped
and their every move watched. Soon an elaborate
cat-and-mouse game ensued, with investigators
patiently waiting for the three men to falter.
police finally made an arrest and discovered a duffel
bag containing over $271,000 in cash in the garage of
Timothy Ring. Ring claimed the money came from the
government and that he was an international bounty
hunter on the FBI payroll. The show includes the
surveillance photos, audio recordings and footage of
the arrest.

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Destiny Love.
Dog is in for a big surprise after he catches a
fugitive named Jonaven in a sting operation. In a
teary heart-to-heart talk, Dog finds out that
Jonaven's father was killed in a shoot-out with police
when Jonaven was only 9. Dog then realizes that he
knew the father, and feels compelled to plead with
Jonaven to straighten himself out and lead a better

8:30-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Lost Dog
An intimate look at the compelling and often
outrageous ways Americans choose to make a living.
Both fun and moving, and shot in "fly on the wall"
style, it follows the people who do the jobs we love
to hate, hate to do, and jobs that are stereotyped or
simply different! In this episode, a bounty hunter
hustles to catch fugitives and save their souls in
Hawaii, while "stalkerazzi" photographers risk life,
limb, and speeding tickets to get shots of Hollywood
stars. (Dog The Bounty Hunter's Pilot episode.)

9-9:30pm -- Inked - Trouble in Paradise.
After nearly a year, the shop is still not operating
like a well-oiled machine or making money for that
matter and it's beginning to take a toll on the
owners. To make matters worse, Carey and Thomas's
personal relationship is also suffering. An old
friend, though, comes back to town and suddenly
everything changes.

9:30-10pm -- Inked - Get a Leg Up, Thomas.
Thomas is commissioned to "tattoo" a model's
prosthetic leg, but every time he goes to put brush to
limb, something comes up and the leg is put on the
shelf. Over time that proves to be a bit of a problem,
because the woman needs it back. But just when Thomas
is finally about to get down to business, an
unexpected event throws him for a loop and the fate of
the leg is put into question.

10-10:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Radio
Taking a tour through the history of magic Criss tours
the Magic Castle in Los Angeles. Criss and his team
are able to view rarely seen Houdini artifacts and the
private séance room. On the Dicky Barret morning show
at indie 103.1 in Los Angeles, Criss will attempt to
predict a major news event as well as the lottery.

10:30-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Blind.
When Criss closes his eyes he sees reality where
others would see darkness. He demonstrated this to
Mandy Moore on a joyride in her Mercedes convertible
through the streets of Los Angeles. Trusting that
Criss would be able to see reality while his vision
was blocked, Mandy placed silver dollars over his eyes
secured by black tape with a blindfold on top. As
Mandy anxiously sits in the passenger's seat Criss
drives blind, finding one of her favorite restaurants.


Thursday, October 13, 2005

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Ted Nugent.
He swings above his audience on a rope and unleashes
flaming arrows. Yet he is also a serious political
activist who supports the rights of hunters and gun
owners. We'll chronicle the life of the consummate
showman, guitarist, and rock'n'roll survivor. Includes
interviews with wife Shemane, manager Doug Banker,
close friend Kirk Gibson, music collaborator Derek St.
Holmes, music producer John Kalodner, and STYX lead
musician Tommy Shaw. Repeated @ 3pm

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Jimi Hendrix.
Life of the guitar legend who astonished audiences
with brilliant artistry, then died tragically at age
27. We reveal the man behind the icon--the Hendrix who
was known to his friends as shy and complex, and the
troubled musician who doubted his own brilliance. The
celebrated guitarist from Seattle skyrocketed to fame
after arriving in London in 1966. His death in 1970
only added to the myth. Interviewees include Hendrix's
road manager, girlfriend, and the cardiologist who
attended his death. Repeated @ 4pm

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Accused in Appalachia.
Examines a case that has been traveling through the
Virginia criminal justice system for 10 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 indicted three times,
convicted twice and was in and out of jail throughout
this long ordeal. She maintains her innocence to this

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Beauty Queen Killer/The
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.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Calling Card/Carol's
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.

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Duct Tape Murder/Little
Haiti Horror.
In Memphis, Sgts. Tony Mullins and Doreen Shelton get
caught in the rumor mill and must separate truth from
lies as they struggle to identify the two men who
robbed and killed a neighborhood drug dealer. And in
Miami, when a daughter discovers her mother's body,
Detectives Tamayo and Ruggerio search for the elusive
killer and learn that sometimes the harshest
punishment happens outside the law.


Friday, October 14, 2005

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 -- Mediums: We See Dead People - 
Fascinating two-hour special that delves into the work
of psychic mediums as they speak to the dead, solve
crimes, photograph spirits, explore hauntings, and get
involved in other paranormal activities. Featured are
John Holland, who "feels" the giant fireball that
killed factory workers nearly a century ago; Jeffrey
Wands, who talks to the dead at a New York cemetery;
and Dr. Gary Schwatz, a psychologist who tests mediums
for accuracy.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Green River Killer: The
Life of Gary Ridgway.
An insightful profile of the Green River Killer, Gary
Ridgway, who recently confessed to the murder of 48
women in Washington State. Ridgway, who claimed
"Choking is what I did and I was pretty good at it,"
received life in prison without parole, rather than
execution. In his confession, read aloud in court by
the prosecutor, he wrote, "I picked prostitutes
because I thought I could kill as many of them as I
wanted without getting caught."


Saturday, October 15, 2005

8-9am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Rod Stewart.
Through all of the changes in musical styles--soul,
R&B, rock'n'roll, disco, and American standards--Rod
Stewart has remained relevant. Blending his raspy
voice with sex appeal and a reputation for enjoying
good times, Rod Stewart continues to woo fans. He
reinvented his career once again with editions of his
"Great American Songbook" selling in the millions.
Today, Rod continues to live for his leggy blondes and
five kids. Some guys really have all the luck!

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Memphis: Burning
Federal Express airline pilots Holly and Mike Mullins
seemed to be flying high when they are first married.
But as they soon learn, marriage between pilots has
its ups and downs. Bitter divorce proceedings between
Holly and Mike came to a sudden end when Holly's body
was found in a burned-out van. When Mike eventually
went on trial for murder, all of Memphis waited
breathlessly for the verdict. Find out if he got away
with murder. Paul Winfield narrates.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Saddle River, NJ: From
Russia with Murder.
An affluent suburban town is shocked when one of its
most prominent citizens - a distinguished scientist
and Russian immigrant - is murdered and his body
chopped into 66 pieces.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Answer in the
Box/Maternal Instinct.
Police solve the killing of an 11-year-old track star
10 years later when they obtain the DNA evidence they
need in a cigarette butt dropped by the suspect. Also,
a mother is convicted of killing her 5-year-old
daughter 13 years after the crime.

10-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Mark of Cain/Death
on the Freeway.
A man in Florida is reported missing and his roommate
at the time, who tried to take over his business, is
the main suspect. But he has an alibi. Then, at first
it looks like L.A.P.D. Sgt. George Arthur died in a
car crash. But two days later, four bullets are found
in his skull. After 15 years, detectives track down
the killer.

Sunday, October 16, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Perfect Murder/Death
of the Innocents.
It takes nine years and the work of cutting-edge
forensic toxicologists to solve the murder of a
medical examiner's wife. Then, a determined Alabama
sheriff reopens the case of the deaths of two babies,
hoping to get their mother to confess.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - Deadly Betrayal.
With Hurricane Jeanne threatening Miami, Sgt. Joe
Schillaci and Det. Olga Rome must solve the murder of
the owner of a popular strip club. The club's
surveillance video reveals three men ambushing the
victim. Schillaci and Rome soon realize this was an
inside job--the victim was betrayed by one of his
workers. They must race against time to catch the
killers before their investigation is halted by the
approaching hurricane.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - Curb Your Anger.
It's the aftermath of Rick and Chuck's explosive fight
and ongoing anger issues surface with the rest of the
staff. To preserve jobs and to restore crumbling
relationships, Rick and Shonna call in celebrated
relationship specialist Dr. Ava Cadell. Using
roleplay, puppets and harsh truths will she be able to
cut through deep-seated staff resentment and old
family dynamics between Chuck and his three daughters?

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - Back in the Saddle.
It's the big Western weekend in Poway, and it looks
like Rick may be finally moving on after Melissa. He
goes on a horse riding and roping trip and lines up a
date for the local rodeo. With Rick out of the way,
the mortuary staff finally gets to have some fun, and
Chuck and John even head out to see if they can rustle
up some women of their own.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Alyson.
Alyson, a three-time White House intern and an
award-winning student, met a boy in college who
initiated her into drugs. She is addicted to morphine
and crack and has returned to live with her parents.
She has no relationship with her sister Cara, with
whom she was once very close. Her sister doesn't trust
her, respect her, or want to see her. She is resentful
because Alyson's drug use is consuming the family. It
is risking her life and her father's life. This family
is in serious crisis and feel an intervention is their
only hope for Alyson.


Monday, October 17, 2005

7-8am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Bette Midler.
Early television appearances that have not been seen
in over 30 years and other rare film clips highlight
this portrait of "The Divine Miss M"--the legend who
went from humble beginnings in the Hawaiian Islands to
the top of the show-business world. Bette's intense
drive, work ethic, and talent helped her overcome poor
career choices, and she became an Oscar-nominated
actress, Emmy Award winner, nightclub and concert
sensation, and hit recording artist.
Not to mention the star of Hocus Pocus

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Ticket to Nowhere/The
Paper Route.
A 13-year-old girl's mother is murdered and 20 years
later she helps bring the killer to justice; and a
dogged policeman gets to the bottom of the brutal
murder of a 63-year-old newspaper delivery woman.

8-9pm -- Teen Thrill Killers - 
A look at some of the most frightening murderers of
all--teenagers who kill for the thrill of it. Thomas
Koskovich murdered a pizza deliveryman just "to see
what it felt like to kill." Kevin Foster and a group
of high school students with otherwise excellent
records killed a music teacher, and Foster bragged
about how cool it was to see the teacher's face blown
off with a shotgun. And in Tacoma, Washington, eight
boys aged 11-19 beat a young boy to death as if they
were simply playing a game.

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - A Death in the Family.
The Gottis return home from Italy and get some sad
news: their dog Sebastian is dead. While Victoria--who
suspects foul play--decides to give her dog the
grandest burial possible, the boys and Robert get
tattoos in the dog's honor.
9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Horsing Around.
The Gottis heads off to Siena to see the Palio, a huge
horse race through the streets of the town.
Unfortunately, tempers are strained when Victoria and
the boys argue over Mike, their bodyguard, who quit in
a huff the night before. And now she's got to
chaperone her boys through the confusing, crowded
horse race. It's a long difficult day for the family,
but they finally come together and begin to enjoy
themselves at the ceremonial Palio dinner, where
Victoria realizes that she came on vacation to spend
time with her sons, anyway...and that she's still got
Pete and Luigi to help her keep an eye on them.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Going Places.
Gina is one of the airline's most popular faces on the
ground at BWI, but she's decided to give it all up for
a chance to be in the air. Gina's enrolled in
Southwest's program to become a Flight Attendant, and
is heading to Dallas for some intensive training. Over
in St. Louis, Comedian Buzz Sutherland is also taking
to the air. He's got a gig at Adelphi College near
Islip, but has decided to try some of his routines out
on the passengers. Over in Houston, April is stuck on
the ground. Her original flight to Orlando has
maintenance problems, and so the Airline is putting
her on another flight via New Orleans. But April
smells a conspiracy. And in Chicago, the Patrick
family are on their way home. Mom and Dad have still
got their five kids, but ten of their eleven bags are
missing. It's up to Keisha to track them down before
the kids go crazy.
10:30-11pm -- 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.


Tuesday, October 18, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Blueprint for a Murder
On the morning of March 3, 1992, an intruder broke
into a Maryland home killing a woman, her crippled
child and his nurse. Authorities arrested the woman's
estranged husband and an accomplice. But while
investigating the crime, police located a how-to
publication containing a virtual blueprint for the
murder. The victims' families were not content to go
after the actual killers, but went after the publisher
of the book. In a landmark decision, the 4th circuit
Virginia Court held that the case had merit to
proceed, despite the clear first amendment issue. A
fascinating review of how the courts are
reinterpreting “words of incitement” under modern
first amendment law.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Good Samaritan/Gun
New DNA technology and the national DNA databank help
police hunt down a rapist-killer 11 years after he
committed his crimes, and a detective's painstaking
recreation of a woman's shooting death proves it
wasn't an accident.

9-9:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Double Trouble.
Dog's feeling lucky, so he's going to try to capture
two women in one day. The first, Moani, has "crazy"
tattooed on her neck and is facing drug charges. Dog
and the team will have to chase her down at the beach
if they're going to bring her in. The second fugitive,
Jade, also turns out to be a tough catch. Despite help
from Jade's sister, Dog has problems snaring her.
9:30-10pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Lost in Paradise.
Dog lectures high school students about the dangers of
drugs before going after Joseph, a dangerous fugitive
who won't be easy to capture. Dog gets special help
from a UPS driver, but has to reject the assistance of
another potential ally--4-year-old Garry, who wants to
go after Joseph, but is dragged back to the house
kicking and screaming.

10-11pm -- Crash Test Dummies - 
There's smoke and twisted metal. Impact and endurance.
It's bumper cars for grownups! For nasty rivalries,
earsplitting noise and bone rattling collisions,
nothing beats the mud caked, low staked, high speed
free-for-alls of demolition derby. In this hour
special: The Schuttes...a brood of seventeen from the
rolling hills of Wisconsin are facing off against the
Witts...a clan from the junkyards of Iowa. The Schutte
Racing Team and the Witts' Mopar Express will have
just four days to build their cars and prepare for a
grudge match like no other.


Wednesday, October 19, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Death of a Bride
On September 26, 1999, Gladys Ricart was preparing for
one of the most important days of her life at her home
in Ridgefield, New Jersey under the videographer’s
watchful lens. But as Gladys handed flowers to her
bridesmaids, her ex-boyfriend, Agustin Garcia, burst
in with a gun and shot her three times. She died
within minutes. As an esteemed Dominican leader in New
York City, the shocking crime and revealing videotape
attracted widespread public interest and legal debate.
Defense attorneys argued “heat of passion” as a
mitigating defense, claiming that Gladys had led a
double life, had secretly continued her relationship
with Garcia throughout her engagement to the other
man, and had never told Garcia about the wedding. His
attorneys argued that the shooting, though
pre-meditated, was a crime of passion, reducing the
crime from murder to manslaughter. Watch and decide.

8-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - This Dog Can Hunt.
Dog and the family visit the Rockies for a little work
and lot of fun, but soon they're on one of the biggest
cases of their career. They go on the hunt for Harry,
a repeat offender, and the search takes them through a
seedy world of tattoo parlors, cheap motels, and crack
dens. But soon Dog realizes that he will need all of
his man-hunting expertise and even the Indian tracking
skills his grandfather taught him if he has any hope
of bringing Harry to justice. (1 hour special.)

9-9:30pm -- Inked - Supersize My Hart.
The Hart and Huntington artists spend a day at the
Ronald McDonald House painting with the kids and their
families for a charity auction to be held at the
Palms. Dejah, an artist who has been with the shop
since the day it opened, is leaving for good.
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 - Chicken.
Trying to prove which person is crazier, Criss and his
comedy magician good friend, the Amazing Jonathan
decide to play the ultimate game of chicken. Their
rivalry begins with a small paintball game and an
electric shock face off. Criss ups the ante daring
Amazing Jonathan to hit him with a car. Criss trains
with Mark Chadwick to learn how to deflect the impact
of a car. The competition culminates with Criss
standing in front of a brick wall as Amazing Jonathan
revs his engine. After one false run, Amazing Jonathan
barrels into Criss pushing through the brick wall. In
this episode, Criss also performs a knife test in a
sushi bar that could end his career.

10:30-11pm -- 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.


Thursday, October 20, 2005

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Patrick Swayze.
The up-and-down career of the actor and dancer who
soared to stardom in Dirty Dancing and Ghost, but
whose personal life has been filled with heartaches,
including a knee injury that nearly cost him a leg, a
sister's suicide, a serious drinking problem, and a
horse-riding accident that almost killed him.
Red Dawn

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Whoopi Goldberg.
A look at the career of the comic and actress who took
Hollywood by storm in Ghost and The Color Purple, but
whose off-color language and liberal politics have
drawn storms of protest. Interviewed in a New York
theater, Whoopi talks in depth and with typical candor
about her life. Also interviewed are Robin Williams,
Billy Crystal, Patrick Swayze, and daughter Alexandra
Martin, who has had a rocky relationship with her
mother. Theodore Rex

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Murder & Mrs. B.
A marriage gone bad. An affair. A bitter divorce. In
1994 in Jefferson, Wisconsin, it all led to the
shooting death of Ruben Borchardt, a 40-year-old
father of three. In the end, Ruben's 45-year-old
estranged wife Diane and a trio of teenagers were
convicted in a shocking murder-for-hire plot allegedly
hatched in the very high school where Diane worked.
But in a rare television interview, Diane Borchardt
claims that she had nothing to do with her husband's
death and is innocent.

8-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Friend of the
Family/Remains of Murder & Under a Spell/Justice for
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

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Fish out of Water/Good
In Miami, FL, homicide detective Fernando Bosch is
faced with what appears to be the murder of an
innocent tourist from Ohio. But the discovery of
thousands of counterfeit dollars under the victim's
bed leads him to believe the phony bills may have cost
him his life. And when a homeless man is brutally
stabbed defending a local restaurant owner, Sgt.
Alttar Williams and Detective Emiliano Tamayo must
track the hero's ruthless killer before he disappears
into the underbelly of Miami's homeless community.


Friday, October 21, 2005

7-8am -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Extraordinary Journeys of
Jules Verne.
Follows the life of the French author of such fanciful
travel and science fiction tales as 20,000 Leagues
under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days.

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® - Peter Frampton.
Chronicles the turbulent career of the British guitar
prodigy who became the world's number one rock act
before a string of setbacks ended his ride at the top.
His famous live double album, Frampton Comes Alive,
made him a superstar. Overexposure, a near fatal car
crash, financial woes, and appearing in a disastrous
film version of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
all but destroyed Frampton's career. Since 1987,
Frampton has been on a comeback and regained his
rightful place in rock history.

9-10pm -- 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.

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Traci Lords.
At 34, Traci Lords has live more lives than most women
twice her age. A small-town girl from Ohio who became
an underage porn star, she was arrested by the FBI at
age 18 and has tried to work her way out of porn fame
ever since. This profile looks at Traci Lords the
fashion model, rock star, and legitimate actress who's
hoping for the big screen role that will finally make
the public forget her porn past.


Saturday, October 22, 2005

8-9am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Johnny Cash.
Rags-to-riches story of the son of a poor cotton
farmer who learned guitar while in the Air Force
during the Korean War. Without musical education, he
rose to the top of the country-western world and
proved himself an accomplished actor in several films.
Highlights include interviews with daughter Rosanne
and rock star Tom Petty.

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Newberry: Small Town
A peaceful South Carolina town is shocked when the
death of a woman turns into a sordid murder case
involving her drug-dealing husband, a strip-club
bouncer, a prominent politician, a Catholic bishop,
and key witnesses from all walks of Southern society.
Narrated by Paul Winfield.

8-9pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - West Columbia, TX:
Killing Cousins.
A wealthy Texas town is rocked when one of its most
respected citizens is murdered and members of his own
family become suspects.

9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Terror in
Telluride/Signature of a Killer.
A tipster's phone call helps solve the murder of the
heir to the U-Haul company fortune, and a grisly
murder case is solved two decades later with the use
of new fingerprint technology.

10-11pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Diary of a Serial
Arsonist/The Lost Clue.
A highly-regarded California arson investigator is
suspected of setting a series of fires, and a man is
convicted of raping and murdering his 68-year-old
neighbor and stealing her Coke bottle and rare coin


Sunday, October 23, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - The Green River Killer.
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.

8-9pm -- 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.

9-9:30pm -- Family Plots - Rest in Peace.
The preparation of a 102 year-old woman to be buried
in a family plot, and the sudden death of an
acquaintance of Chuck's, force the gang to consider
their own final arrangements. While Rick has diamond
jewelry made from the ashes of his dead son, so his
family can always keep him near, the Wissmillers seek
out their own family plot. But can Chuck, his ex-wife
and the three girls agree on a place to spend eternity

9:30-10pm -- Family Plots - The Un-anniversary. 
It's an unhappy time for Chuck. Ex-wife Sue has plans
an "un-anniversary" celebration on the night that
would have marked their 42nd anniversary, and a big
fight with John leaves Chuck on the outs with his
daughters. But the gang is reminded of the importance
of family when they arrange the funeral of man who was
a devoted husband and father. Will Shonna forgive
Chuck for everything past and present?

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. 


Monday, October 24, 2005

7-8pm -- 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.

8-9pm -- Gangsta Girls - 
Meet the tough young women who make up the growing
rank and file of girl gangs, and go inside their world
of drive-by shootings, robberies, drugs, jail, and

9-9:30pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - All the Right Moves.
Victoria gets fed up with the constant stream of
unwanted visitors coming to the house, so she decides
to move -- again. Meanwhile, John is trying to decide
where to go to college -- or if he should go to
college at all -- so Victoria and Uncle Pete hatch a
scheme to keep him close to home.

9:30-10pm -- GROWING UP GOTTI - Mutiny on the Gotti.
In Italy, Victoria charters a boat to take her family
to the fabulous island of Capri in high style.
Unfortunately, she puts Robert in charge, and ends up
with a dinky dingy instead of a fabulous yacht. As
usual, Victoria has to take matters into her own
hands, while at the same time she fights a running
battle with Luigi over his mooching. And Carmine, who
wanted to go to Capri in the first place, ditches the
trip entirely, while John finds himself on the strange
position of defending Luigi.

10-10:30pm -- AIRLINE - Turbulence Everywhere.
Gina finally takes to the air as a Flight Attendant,
and learns about life in the skies the hard way. On
the ground in Houston, another storm is taking place.
Passenger George was spat at, on disembarking a flight
home, and the police have been called to calm a crowd
of disgusted passengers and apprehend the suspect.
Over in Chicago, a large group of women are creating
their own turbulence when they discover that there is
not enough room to get them all home. Half of them are
going to Omaha and the other half are heading back to
Philly, but as things stand, someone's going to be
left at the airport. Over at another gate, Ellen and
John have been pulled off a flight on suspicion of
intoxication. But once Kerry gets to the bottom of
things, it might all be a mistake. And at BWI, Sue Lee
has got her eye on a young soldier, who's been sick in
the terminal. He wants to fly, but Sue Lee knows

10:30-11pm -- AIRLINE - South of the Border.
In Dallas, a group of young Americans are heading to
Mexico to bring their skills to the villagers in need.
For some of them, it is their first experience of
teeth pulling, and it's not as easy as it seems. Over
at Midway, Denise is dealing with Paul and Angie
who've turned up two minutes late for their flight to
Vegas and are surprised to find out that their flight
is gone. Over at BWI, Darlene's been pulled off a
flight for intoxication, but claims all she's been
doing is eating an Easter egg on her way to a funeral.
At the gate, Carol is on a search for two Hispanic men
who've gotten off their flight a stop too early. The
problem is they think they're in Raleigh, and don't
speak a word of English. The hunt is on to find them
before they leave the airport.


Tuesday, October 25, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Traces in Blood.
A look at the bizarre case of Diazien Hossencofft, a
con man with the ability to convince his victims of
just about anything. Hossencofft persuaded Linda
Henning, a former fashion designer from New Mexico,
that he was something other than human, and Henning
started to claim that she was his "alien queen". We
examine the relationship between the two and try to
determine if it led to the murder of Diazien's wife,
Girly Chew Hossencofft.

8-9pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Murder Checks In/Killer in
the City.
Police hunt for a man who killed three women in three
different hotels, not far from one another in Des
Moines, Iowa, over a 5-year period; and police get a
killer to confess when they tell him that if there's a
trial, prosecutors will show photos of the gruesome
crime scene and his family and friends will think
badly of him. 

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 - Meet the
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. 

10-10:30pm -- 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.
10:30-11pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - The Women of
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.


Wednesday, October 26, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - Love Triangle.
The story of Michigan lawyer Michael Fletcher, who was
charged with murdering his pregnant wife, Leann, so he
could carry on an affair with a high-ranking judge.
The highly publicized trial, with its tales of sex,
guns, and politics involving the very people who
uphold American Justice, shocked the public right down
to the verdict. Includes interviews with Fletcher,
Leann Fletcher's father, defense attorney Brian
Legghio, and chief prosecutor Gregory Townsend.

8-8:30pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Second Chances.
Upset because one his puppies may die and wanting to
give the little guy a second chance in life, Dog
decides to offer one of the fugitives a second chance,
too. He captures Paul, an "Ice Head" methamphetamine
addict, then steers him to a rehab program instead of
jail. The next day, Dog, Bonnie, and Cicely head for
the vet's office, where they discover the puppy is OK.
They name him Lucky, because like Paul, he's lucky to
be alive.

8:30-9pm -- Dog the Bounty Hunter - Where There's
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.

9-9:30pm -- Inked - Dizzle Redux.
Dizzle, H & H's favorite apprentice, is finally
stepping up to the plate, but his mentor, Thomas, is
starting to fade.
9:30-10pm -- Inked - Old School vs. New School.
It's a clash of tattoo styles when old school artist
Clark butts heads with the new guy, Twig. 

10-10:30pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Hellstromism.
Based on hellstromism, an art that uses the mind to
trigger a spectator's physical reaction, Criss is
challenged by Las Vegas' Desert Dodge dealership to
find a hidden key belonging to a Dodge Viper using
hellstromism. If unable to find the key Criss will
have to give the dealership $100,000 for the car,
otherwise he will take the car home for free.

10:30-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - C4 Crate.
Criss is fascinated by explosions and decides to
experience the power of C4 in a uniquely public
fashion in Downtown Las Vegas. With the help of "Pyro
Pete," the master explosives expert employed by
everyone from the Rolling Stones to Motley Cru and
AC/DC, Criss will be locked in an explosives filled
crate detonated by remote control by Teller of Penn &


Thursday, October 27, 2005

9-10am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Fred Gwynne.
Profile of the multi-talented stage and screen star,
radio performer, musician, singer, painter, and writer
and illustrator of children's books. Features clips
from Fred's most beloved TV series and movies,
including Car 54, Where Are You?, The Munsters, and My
Cousin Vinny, and talks with Al "Grandpa Munster"

10-11am -- BIOGRAPHY® - The Munsters.
Story of the 1960s TV hit that featured a family of
lovable monsters who had no idea that they were
freaking out their suburban neighbors. The show
featured Fred Gwynne as the good-hearted dad who
looked like Frankenstein; Yvonne DeCarlo as the loving
vampire mother; and Al Lewis as the fun-filled,
Dracula-resembling grandpa.

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Murder before
Implicated in the rape and murder of a cheerleader, a
high-school homecoming king stuns a courtroom when he
refuses a plea bargain that could save him from the
death penalty.

8-9pm -- 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.
9-10pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - #99.
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.

10-11pm -- The First 48 - Murder on the
Interstate/House of Santeria.
In Miami, homicide Sgt. Joe Schillaci and his squad
must solve a murder of an innocent college student
during a hectic Memorial Day weekend; and Sgt. Carlos
De Los Santos and his team tackle the murder of a
doctor found hogtied in his house and learn that the
key to the case may lie with the voodoo-like Santeria
shrines found at the crime scene.


Friday, October 28, 2005

7-8pm -- AMERICAN JUSTICE® - A Soldier's Secret 
Gay rights groups charge that President Clinton's
controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in the
military encourages gay-bashing when a perceived
homosexual soldier in the famed 101st Airborne
Division is brutally murdered. 

8-10pm -- Vampires - 
Long before Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt bared their
fangs, vampires have been the sex symbols - the rock
stars - of the horror genre. They embody the dark,
hidden, erotic element of human consciousness; at once
seductive and repellent. During this 2-hour special,
viewers will once again fall under the vampire's
hypnotic spell, as we explore the creature's lasting
impact on pop culture over more than a century. 

10-11pm -- BIOGRAPHY® - Stephen King.
Amazing life of the "master of the macabre", whose
stories have terrified readers and movie fans
worldwide. Tracks King's life from his days as a Maine
school teacher, his prolific work as author of Cujo,
The Shining, Carrie, Misery, Dolores Claiborne
and other terror classics, and the 1999 accident that 
nearly ended his writing career. Repeated 2am & 8am

Saturday, October 29, 2005

8am -- BIOGRAPHY® - Stephen King.

7-8pm -- CITY CONFIDENTIAL® - Horror in Amityville.
After six members of the DeFeo family are murdered in
their home in Amityville, New York, by the oldest
DeFeo son, George and Kathy Lutz move into the house
and claim to experience a series of bizarre,
supernatural events. They write an account of their
experiences and the tale becomes the basis for the
popular movie The Amityville Horror. Narrated by Paul

8-11:30pm -- The Shining  
(movie) Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of the Stephen
King book stars Jack Nicholson as an off-season resort
hotel caretaker who takes the isolated job so that he
can write a novel, but loses his mind instead. With
Shelley Duvall as his wife, and Danny Lloyd as their
young son with clairvoyant powers. (1980)

Sunday, October 30, 2005

7-8pm -- COLD CASE FILES® - Operation
Jambalaya/Footprints in the Snow.
A New Orleans police officer goes undercover on a
Baton Rouge riverboat to gain a confession from one of
the ship's maintenance workers who is suspected of
murder. And a Wisconsin man, suspected of committing
murder using a nunchukus, a weapon consisting of
handles connected by a chain, goes on trial nearly 10
years after the victim's body was found on Christmas
Eve 1987.

8-9pm -- The First 48 - Fallen/Texas Burning.
In Miami, a young man's body is found next to a
high-rise, a victim of an apparent suicide. But the
investigation takes a twist when Sgt. Joe Schillaci
discovers signs of a struggle on the victim's body.
The man was seen with a mysterious woman only hours
before his death--but the woman has disappeared. Is
she the killer--or yet another victim? Detectives in
Dallas find two burned up bodies in opposite sides of
town on the same night. The investigation leads to a
motel where they find a bloody room and the possible
murder scene. Were the two victims killed by the same

9-10pm -- Intervention - Kelly and Mark
Family and friends decide that an intervention is
their only hope of saving two men: Kelly, a man with a
160 IQ who lives on the streets and survives on beer
and other people's spare change, and Mark, who's so
addicted to painkillers that he's had a morphine pump
surgically implanted in his abdomen.

10-11pm -- Intervention - Corrine (#14).
Corinne is a pretty 18 year-old blonde girl who was an
honor roll student, star athlete and played the
clarinet and saxophone. She grew up in a normal middle
class family. Corinne started using drugs at 14 after
being sexually abused by a neighborhood boy who
babysat her. Still striving to move forward while
battling her addictions, she completed her GED and
began college, finishing two semesters before dropping
out. Now, Corinne has become addicted to a deadly
combination of heroin and crystal meth. Corinne likes
the "speedball effect" -- the dangerous result of
overlapping meth and heroin usage. Corinne is also a
diabetic who requires insulin, but she often skips her
doses because she is so high. After repeated trips to
the emergency room, her family is expecting, any
minute, to hear that they've lost her for good.

Monday, October 31, 2005

6-8pm -- Vampires - 
See description on Friday, October 28. 

8-10pm -- Star Wars: Empire of Dreams - 
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, George
Lucas launched the most successful movie franchise
ever created. We look at how the Star Wars trilogy
changed movie-making, catapulted Harrison Ford to
stardom, and made director George Lucas a legend. For
Lucas, what began as a quest for creative freedom
became a philosophy, a cultural phenomenon, and an
empire of dreams. Features film clips, screen tests,
and interviews with Lucas, Ford, Steven Spielberg,
Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher. 

10-11pm -- Criss Angel MindFreak - Halloween Special.
The ultimate Halloween experience. Taped before a live
audience in the round, Criss will present some of his
most outrageous and terror-inducing demonstrations.
Most of the stunts and illusions will be brand new,
but some will be encores of his greatest hits from the
series. The grand finale will feature Criss'
soon-to-be-infamous sawed "in two" act. This stunt
will be performed with no box, right in front of an
audience, while spectators hold his bare limbs. In
true Mindfreak fashion, Criss transforms a classic of
the magic genre and makes it his own. 

And be sure to check out the James Bond movie store for books, videos and DVDs available.

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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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