What To Watch


September 04, 2006


Giving up on love after seeing it wreck the lives of those around her, a teen (Mandy Moore) never knows what hits her in How to Deal (7 p.m.-9 p.m., Lifetime). HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER -- 8:30 p.m.-9 p.m., WJZ, Channel 13 / The dating service has found Ted's ideal mate ... but Lily's crisis could mess things up. CBS.

PRISON BREAK -- 8 p.m.-9 p.m., WBFF, Channel 45 / Michael beats Mahone to the towed getaway car, but the fake IDs aren't there. Fox.

SECRETS OF THE DEAD -- 9 p.m.-10 p.m., MPT, Channels 22, 67 / Portrayed as a loser not only for not reaching the South Pole first but also for dying on the way home, Britain's Robert Falcon Scott gets his due. PBS.


THE CURVE -- 6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m., Showtime / Legend has it that a college student's suicide earns his roommate(s) a mercy grade of 4.0. The wheels spin.

SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS -- 8 p.m.-10 p.m., TCM / Good-hearted but clueless, a director goes to live among, and document, the poor. He learns plenty.

MEET JOE BLACK -- 8 p.m.-11 p.m., AMC / Death comes for a media mogul, then takes one look at the guy's daughter and gives him a few extra days.

SNOW DOGS -- 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Disney / When a Miami dentist inherits an Alaskan sled team, his brain turns to mush.

8 MILE -- 8:30 p.m.-11 p.m., VH1 / Angry and desperate to succeed, a white rapper struggles for respect in Detroit's music scene.

FIRESTORM: LAST STAND AT YELLOWSTONE -- 9 p.m.-11 p.m., A&E / Tourists and campers are trapped as a blaze rips through the national park. Firefighters race to save them.

TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE -- 9:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m., TMC / Sacred cows become hamburger in a spoof of gung-ho nationalism.

Talk Shows

THE VIEW -- Actress Diane Lane; OutKast performs. (11 a.m., WMAR-2)

ELLEN DEGENERES -- Singer Justin Timberlake. (11 a.m., WBAL-11)

JIMMY KIMMEL -- Model Heidi Klum; musician Dave Navarro; Panic Channel performs. (12:06 a.m., WMAR-2)

CRAIG FERGUSON -- Actors Christina Milian and Timothy Olyphant. (1:05 a.m., WJZ-13)

CONAN O'BRIEN -- Actors Paul Giamatti and Allen Covert; comic Tom Papa. (12:35 a.m., WBAL-11)

From Web, wire reports

Critic's Pick-- Gary Coleman (above) shares secrets in Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of `Diff'rent Strokes' (8 p.m.-10 p.m., WBAL, Channel 11)


Today you'll notice the appearance of the new network MyNetworkTV in the daily TV grid. The network's two area affiliates, 20-WDCA and 24-WUTB, will broadcast new programming as well as shows that were featured on the former UPN network.

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