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HDTV Listings for February 11, 2006

Kevin C. Tofel

What we're watching: We're increasing our listings a smidge beyond primetime for the Winter Olympic games over the next two weeks. There's just so much HD Olympic Coverage on NBC that we don't want you to miss a thing, especially the new "Synchronized Curling" events. The highlighted events of Skiing, Speedskating and Figure Skating all kick off at 8 p.m. tonight. If warm-weather sports are more your climate, you can join me in celebrating the return of NASCAR. I know it's silly because the cars go in a circle, which is "no where" and the first car to go "no where" effectively wins, but I'm a sucker for the driver drama. Tonight is a non-points event starting at 8:30 p.m. on TNT-HD. And according to them, they know drama.

Here are some other HDTV programs showing on selected networks today. All times are Eastern and reruns are in italics:

ABC (720p):
The Green Mile (8 p.m.)

CBS (1080i): Die Another Day (9 p.m.)

NBC (1080i): Winter Olympics: Nordic Combined, Luge, Skiing (3 p.m.), Winter Olympics: Skiing, Speedskating, Figure Skating (8 p.m.)

UPN (1080i): South Beach (8 p.m.)

Discovery-HD (1080i): Extreme Engineering (6 p.m.), Sunrise Earth (7 p.m.), Planet's Best: Ultimate Wildlife Encounters (8 & 11 p.m.), Destination HD (9 p.m.), Road Trip (10 p.m.)

ESPN-HD (720p): College Basketball: Stanford at Gonzaga (9 p.m.), SportsCenter (11 p.m.)

INHD (1080i): AFL: Soul at Predators (7:30 p.m.), King of the Cage: Payback (10:30 p.m.),

INHD2 (1080i): Discoveries...America: Alabama (7 p.m.), Go! Exclusive Luxury Coaches (8 p.m.), In Theaters (8:30 p.m.), The First Deadly Sin (9 p.m.), Winter People (11 p.m.)
HBO-HD (1080i): Breakin' All the Rules (6:30 p.m.), Hide and Seek (8 p.m.), Independence Day (9:45 p.m.)

Showtime-HD (1080i):  Saved! (5:30 p.m.), The United States of Leland (7:15 p.m.), Hotel Rwanda (9 p.m.)

TNT-HD (1080i): Lethal Weapon (6 p.m.), NASCAR Pre-Race (8 p.m.), Auto Racing: NASCAR Budweiser Shootout (8:30 p.m.), Exit Wounds (10 p.m.)

Universal-HD (1080i): Medical Investigation (8 p.m.), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 p.m.), Monk (10 p.m.)

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