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Weekend TV Highlights, Jan. 15-16m 2011

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SATURDAY

"Beverly Hils, 90210" marathon (noon, Soapnet): Your afternoon of overprivileged drama begins with guest star David Arquette hassling Brandon (Jason Priestley).

"Miss America Pageant" (8 p.m., WLS-Channel 7): After years of being banished to cable, the celebration of wholesome young womanhood returns to network TV. Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke host.

"Behemoth" (8 p.m., SyFy): In this new movie, scientists discover that a gigantic monster is under the earth, wrapped around the entire planet - and he wakes up all grumpy. Here I wasn't even worrying about that.

"God, the Devil and Bob" (9 p.m., Cartoon Network): Enjoy the vocal stylings of Alan Cumming, James Garner, Laurie Metcalf, French Stewart and Nancy Cartwright.

"Extreme Couponing" (9 p.m., TLC): It couldn't hurt.


SUNDAY


"American Dad!"
(6:30 p.m., WFLD-Channel 32): The toon settles into its new timeslot with an episode titled "Fart-break Hotel."

"Golden Globes Awards" (7 p.m., WMAQ-Channel 5): Ricky Gervais hosts the Hollywood Foreign Press Association extravaganza, with Robert De Niro receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

"Big Love" (8 p.m., HBO): The fifth and final season starts with Bill the brand-new state senator, who has introduced all three wives to his constituency.

"Hogs Gone Wild" (9 p.m., Discovery): In this new reality series, feral hogs menace a deer ranch in Texas and a preschool in Florida. Preceded by "Pig Bomb" at 7 p.m. and "Wild Animal Repo" at 8. Now that's how you program a channel.

"Denis Leary & Friends" (9 p.m., Comedy): Whitney Cummings, Lenny Clarke and Adam Ferrara join Leary at New York City's Town Hall.

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