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August 28, 2010

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E Town 7 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Featuring Loudon Wainwright III and others.

Steve Winwood 11 a.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) A one-hour special spotlighting the career of Steve Winwood.

This American Life noon WGBH-FM (89.7) Stories of people living completely outside the grid of American life: Americans in Paris, Chinese in America, West Virginians in treehouses, and others.

Mountain Stage 2 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Featuring Squirrel Nut Zippers, the Coal Men, and more.

A Celtic Sojourn 3 p.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) Songs of Work: The annual pre-Labor Day exploration of work songs from around the Celtic world.

Boston Symphony Orchestra 8 p.m. All Classical (99.5) Live from Tanglewood, featuring Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83; David Zinman conducting.


Asunder 8 p.m. (BET) Two friendly couples become enemies after an accident. Blair Underwood. R (1998)

Bug 8 p.m. (IFC) Jumpy thriller about an unhinged Gulf War vet involved with an addicted waitress. Ashley Judd. R (2007)

Coyote Ugly 8 p.m. (E) An aspiring songwriter (Piper Perabo) takes a job in a bar. PG-13 (2000)

Crocodile Dundee 8 p.m. (CMT) An Aussie (Paul Hogan) meets up with a streetwise Yank. PG-13 (1986)

Dungeons & Dragons 8 p.m. (38) A tyrant (Jeremy Irons) vies for control of an enchanted empire. PG-13 (2000)

50 First Dates 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (BRAVO) A veterinarian woos a gal with no short-term memory. Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore. Juvenile script. PG-13 (2004)

The Fly 8 p.m., 10 p.m., midnight (FXM) A scientist’s experiment turns him into a fly. R (1986)

Forrest Gump 8 p.m. (TNT) Best Picture winner about a simple man (Tom Hanks) who is swept up in key historical moments. PG-13 (1994)

The Horse Soldiers 8 p.m. (AMC) John Ford’s saga of a daring Union raid behind Rebel lines. William Holden. NR (1959)

Lawrence of Arabia 8 p.m. (TCM) David Lean’s epic about T.E. Lawrence. Peter O’Toole. G (1962)

Made of Honor 8 p.m. (FX) Playboy Tom (Patrick Dempsey) realizes he’s in love with his best pal just before she gets engaged. PG-13 (2008)

Mahogany 8 p.m. (TV1) A secretary (Diana Ross) makes it as a top fashion model. PG (1975)

Meet the Fockers 8 p.m. (5) Mildly amusing sequel finds Greg (Ben Stiller) introducing his future in-laws to his folks. PG-13 (2004)

Original Sin 8 p.m. (FLIX) Romance, deceit and mystery in 1880s Cuba. Antonio Banderas. R (2001)

Rocky 8 p.m. (50) A club fighter gets a shot at the heavyweight title. Sylvester Stallone. PG (1976)

Rush Hour 3 8 p.m. (TBS) Slick sequel involving a plot to assassinate a Chinese diplomat. Jackie Chan. PG-13 (2007)

Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo 8 p.m. (TOON) The Mystery Inc. gang investigate sightings of a griffin at a school for magic. NR (2010)

The Time Traveler’s Wife 8 p.m. (HBO) A rare disorder causes a librarian (Eric Bana) to travel through time when under extreme stress. PG-13 (2009)

Unstable 8 p.m., midnight (LMN) A newlywed (Shiri Appleby) suspects her husband of trying to send her into a psychotic tailspin. NR (2009)

Starsky & Hutch 8:15 p.m. (MAX) Underwhelming spoof of the ’70s crime drama. Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg. PG-13 (2004)

Blessed 9 p.m. (TMC) A modern retelling of “Rosemary’s Baby’’ starring Heather Graham. R (2004)

Footloose 9 p.m. (VH1) A fancy-free teen struggles to organize a dance in a strict Midwestern town. Kevin Bacon. PG (1984)

The Men Who Stare at Goats 9 p.m. (STARZ) A reporter (Ewan McGregor) and a psychic soldier (George Clooney) search for a missing officer. R (2009)

Meteor Apocalypse 9 p.m. (SYFY) A father races to find his wife and daughter after a meteor explodes in the Earth’s atmosphere. NR (2009)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian 9:10 p.m. (WAM) The Pevensie siblings of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’’ join an exiled prince (Ben Barnes). PG (2008)

The Replacements 9:43 p.m. (TBS) During a pro-football strike, scab players get the call. Keanu Reeves. PG-13 (2000)

Hard Candy 9:45 p.m. (IFC) Edgy psychodrama about a teen (Ellen Page) trysting with a grown-up chat-room friend. R (2006)

Remember the Titans 10 p.m. (FAM) A high-school coach promotes racial harmony. Denzel Washington. PG (2000)