Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

TV Highlights: Tune-In This Week

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

TV Highlights: Tune-In This Week

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-- Peter Pan: This version came out in 1953, when the original Disney animation team was still flourishing. Given Peter's resistance to growing up, we're guessing that the film hasn't aged a lot. 7 p.m. on ABC.

-- First Shot: Mariel Hemingway returns to the role of Alex McGregor, promoted to head of the Secret Service, in this new cable movie. This time, she must deal with an American rebel group that has targeted the president (Gregory Harrison) along with McGregor and her husband (Doug Savant). 8 p.m. on TBS.

-- The Color of Love: Jacey's Story: A white maternal grandmother (Gena Rowlands) and a black paternal grandfather (Louis Gossett Jr.) gradually overcome their differences after the child (Penny Bae Bridges) becomes an orphan in this 2000 TV movie. 9 p.m. on CBS.

-- Pillsbury Bake-Off: With people competing in all sorts of weird ways on "reality" shows, this program could provide a refreshing return to a more basic kind of contest. The bake-off is in its 52nd year, and thousands of cooks compete for the $1 million grand prize. 10 p.m. on the Food Network.


-- Basic Training: To complement its seemingly endless supply of war programming, the History Channel has launched this series that follows six Army recruits through basic training. Changes in basic training over the years will also be examined. 8:30 p.m. on The History Channel.

-- Everything Elvis: Television always remembers Elvis Presley at this time of year; Friday will be the 25th anniversary of his death. This episode of Rank will list the top 25 "reasons why Elvis will always be king." 10 p.m. on E!


-- Biography: Pele: World Cup Hero: Along with the reasons that Pele is ranked at the top of his sport and revered worldwide, this profile reports that some of his fellow Brazilians feel he has not done enough for his people. 8 p.m. on A&E.

-- Beware of Dog!: With a whole network devoted to animals, we probably shouldn't be surprised that now there's a sitcom presented from a dog's point of view. The dog is Jack (named after Jack Nicholson); he'll speak to us through a "sarcastic and insightful inner monologue. …

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