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WeekendTV highlights, Jan. 16-17, 2010

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SATURDAY

"Imagination Movers" (9 a.m., Disney): These guys, who jump around in blue coveralls, are giving the Wiggles a run for their considerable money. "Ace of Cakes" star Duff Goldman guest-stars as a baker who has forgotten the secret ingredient for his muffins.

"Pit Boss" (9 p.m., Animal Planet): Shorty Rossi is a former actor, an ex-convict, and a little person who champions pit bulls. The first episode in a six-part series.

"Ghoulies II" (9 p.m., WCIU-Channel 26): The nasty demons invade a traveling carnival. Worried you won't be able to keep up with the plot if you missed the first one? Svengoolie recommends you watch for the "Ghoulies Gone Wild" commercial.

"House of Bones" (9 p.m., SyFy): An original movie about paranormal investigators from a fictional television show who probe a New Orleans house. With Corin Nemec and Charisma Carpenter.

"Saturday Night Live" (10:30 p.m., WMAQ-Channel 5): Sigourney Weaver hosts, with the Ting Tings ("That's Not My Name") as musical guests. Ironically, "Sigourney" is not her real name.

SUNDAY

"The Golden Globes Awards" (7 p.m., WMAQ-Channel 5): The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has their day in the sun as celebrities get awards and get drunk. Ricky Gervais hosts.

"The Wronged Man" (7 p.m., Lifetime Movie Network): Julia Ormond plays a paralegal who fights for 22 years to free a wrongly convicted man. Based on a true story.

"Nick News With Linda Ellerbee: The Faces of Courage" (7 p.m., Nickelodeon): Stories about kids who are living with cancer.

"Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening" (9 p.m., Comedy Central): The "Parks and Recreation" standout performs his standup.

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