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TV Junkie: Happy 4th Weekend Edition

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Today / 4th of July

12:00pm Tennis: Wimbledon NBC - Men's Semifinals From Wimbledon

3:30pm Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade KOCE - Happy 4th!

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8:00pm Dance Machine ABC - A grandmother, a graduate student and a grave digger dance for cash.

8:00pm 1776 TCM - (1972) This crazy musical features John Adams (William Daniels), Benjamin Franklin (Howard da Silva) and Thomas Jefferson (Ken Howard) leading the way to the Colonies' Declaration of Independence

9:00pm Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular NBC - The use of spectacular as a noun is bullshit.

9:00pm Foxy Brown IFC - (1974) Nothing more patriotic than Pam Grier taking revenge on a drug ring for the slaying of her undercover-cop boyfriend

Saturday

6:00am Tennis: Wimbledon Women's Final NBC - Women's Tennis Final From Wimbledon

2:00pm U.S. Olympic Trials NBC - Olympics Track & Field From Eugene, Ore.

8:30pm Destination Tokyo TCM - (1943) The incredible Cary Grant stars as a submarine captain who handles depth charges, a lodged bomb and a crewman's rush appendectomy - all 30 fathoms down

9:00pm Groomer Has It ANIMAL PLANET - Season Finale.

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A profile of REO Speedwagon's prolific 36-year career.

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Sunday

8:00pm Million Dollar Password CBS - Season Finale

9:00pm I Love Money VH1 - Series Premiere

10:00pm In Plain Sight USA - One of the brothers in Mary's custody has a gambling problem.

10:00pm Factory SPIKE - Gary buys a used car; Smitty rescues Tracy from a frat party.