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Veteran's Day Weekend Edition

Today

"The O'Reilly Factor/Hannity & Colmes/On the Record With Greta Van Susteren" (FOX, 5:00/6:00/7:00 p.m.) Watch Fox pundits continue to spin Tuesday's election results

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"NBA Basketball" (ESPN, 5:00 p.m.) Miami Heat @ New Jersey Nets

"College Football" (ESPN2, 5:00 p.m.) Watch red-staters pour their anguish and disappointment into the Friday night lights: Texal-El Paso @ Alabama-Birmingham

"The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" (Nickelodeon, 5:00 p.m.) Toddlers and college stoners rejoice

"College Basketball" (Fox Collegiate Sports, 5:00 p.m.) Eastern Washington @ Gonzaga

"NHL Hockey" (KDOC, 6:30 p.m.) Ducks "@ Calgary Flames

"Tremors" (KWHY, 8:00 p.m.) A chance to watch the endlessly rerun horror flick translated into Spanish

"Men In Trees" (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) Jewel pays a visit to this "Northern Exposure" rip-off

"Battlestar Galactica" (Sci Fi, 9:00 p.m.) New episode yo

"Star Wars Marathon" (Cinemax, 9:00 p.m.) If you pay for viewing, they are showing all six movies in a row all weekend

"TCM Underground" (TCM, 11:00 p.m.) Rob Zombie hosts "Electra Glide In Blue" starring a gun-wielding Robert Blake, followed by "The Outfit" with Robert Duvall and the voluptuous horror of Karen Black

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"Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS, 11:30 p.m.): Daniel Craig (the New James Bond); Teri Horton who bought a purported Jackson Pollock painting for $5 at a thrift store; 'Hurley' from "Lost" does the Top Ten; Elvis Costello & Rosanne Cash perform

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" (ABC, 12:05 a.m.): Don Rickles, he's 80+ now so see him while you can; Nick and Aaron Carter; the Hold Steady rock it

Saturday

Lots of college football all day, choose your poison

"The Longest Day" (TCM, 9:00 a.m.) As an alternative to a long day of college football, check out the cast of thousands in this non-computer-enhanced war film that inspired "Saving Private Ryan". Several classic war flicks precede and follow this one (you gotta check out "Kelly's Heroes") in this Veteran's Day tribute.

"Monster" (IFC, 6:15 p.m.) Halloween continues with Charlize Theron starring as villified serial killer dyke Aileen Wuornos

"NHL Hockey" (Fox Sports, 7:30 p.m.) MN Wild @ LA Kings

"Dateline" (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) More hidden-camera predator entrapment, plus another murder-exposee thingy

"48 Hours" (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) A new look at death row con Bill Bradford, the amateur photographer whose subjects ended up dead

Sunday

"NFL Football" (CBS, 10:00 a.m.) Chargers @ Bengals, also later Bears @ Giants on NBC

"NFL Football" (FOX, 10:00 a.m.) Redskins @ Eagles, also later Saints @ Steelers

"Harold and Maude" (TCM, 11:00 a.m.) Goths and the artistically sensitive rejoice!

"NBA Basketball" (the CW, 12:30 p.m.) Hornets @ Clippers, also later Rockets @ Heat on ESPN

"The Hudsucker Proxy" (IFC, 4:05 p.m.) followed by "O Brother, Where Art Thou" - coupla Cohen Bros. flicks

"The Iron Giant" (TCM, 5:30 p.m.) An evening of animation on TCM starts with this well made film about a cold-war era alien robot befriending a boy.

"60 Minutes" (CBS, 7:00 p.m.) Ed Bradley tribute

"Nature" (PBS, 8:00 p.m.) The penguin frenzy continues

"Prime Suspect: The Final Act" (PBS, 9:00 p.m.) The series finale begins (starring Dame Helen Mirren)