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On TV this weekend, Dec. 5-7

TV this weekend


Ghost Whisperer, 8 p.m., CBS Jennifer Love Hewitt tracks down a girl who went missing 12 years ago. Could she possibly mean I Know What You Did Last Summer co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar?

Greatest Holiday Moments: TV & Film Countdown, 8 p.m., NBC For those of you who don't have the patience to watch A Christmas Story or It's a Wonderful Life again.

The Story of Santa Claus, 9 p.m., CW Ed Asner and Betty White spent 1996 making this musical version of how Santa got his wings. For those of you who don't have the patience to watch Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town again.


Flirting With Forty, 9 p.m., Lifetime Heather Locker stars as a single mom turned cougar. Go figure. For the record, Heather has already flirted with 40, married it, divorced it and split custody with the kids, since she was born in 1961.

Dancing With Dogs, 9 p.m., Animal Planet Yes, it's a show about dancing. With dogs.


JUMP!, 5 p.m., Showtime In an age of documentaries about everything from video games to working in the sewer system, why not the World Rope Skipping Championship?

Front of the Class, 9 p.m., CBS Treat Williams plays a man struggling with Tourette's syndrome. How can this movie be on network TV?

MINISERIES PREMIERE House of Saddam, 9 p.m., HBO The rise and fall of the dictator, in miniseries form. Spoiler: He doesn't have weapons of mass destruction.

— Joshua Gillin

On TV this weekend, Dec. 5-7 12/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:53am]
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