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HDTV Listings for February 20, 2006

Kevin C. Tofel

What we're watching: Skiing, ski-jumping and ice-dancing medals get awarded tonight, with all of the Olympic action starting at 8 p.m. on NBC in 1080i. For movie buffs, you get a chance to catch James Dean in his last movie. "Giant" from 1956 won a Best Director Oscar for George Stevens and stars famous names like Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and even a young Dennis Hopper along with Dean. Tune in at 6:05 p.m. on HDNet Movies for the 1080i presentation of this Texas-sized epic. You'll still have some time to see some Olympic medal events after the flick.

Our traditional high-def listings continue below.

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

CBS (1080i): King of Queens (8 p.m.), How I Met Your Mother (8:30 p.m.), Two and a Half Men (9 p.m.), Courting Alex (9:30 p.m.), CSI: Miami (10 p.m.), The Late Show with David Letterman (11:35 p.m.)

NBC (1080i):  Winter Olympics: Women's Hockey, Bobsledding (1 p.m.), Winter Olympics: Figure Skating, Skiing, Ski Jumping (8 p.m.)

Fox (720p): House (8 p.m.), 24: Day Five, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (9 p.m.)

UPN (1080i): One on One (8 p.m.), All of Us (8:30 p.m.), Girlfriends (9 p.m.), Half and Half (9:30 p.m.)

Discovery-HD (1080i): Risk Takers (6 p.m.), Wildfire Rescue (7 p.m.), Rio Bravo: A Natural History of the Wild West (8 & 11 p.m.), Extreme Engineering (9 p.m.), Roush Racing: Driver X (10 p.m.)

ESPN-HD (720p): SportsCenter (7 & 11 p.m.), College Basketball: West Virginia at Syracuse (8 p.m.), College Basketball: Oklahoma at Texas Tech (9 p.m.)

INHD (1080i): 2005 World Series Recap (8 p.m.), Beanpot Championship Game 2006 (9:30 p.m.), World Team Tennis: All-Star Smash Hits 2005 (10 p.m.)

INHD2 (1080i): Twilight Zone #5 (7 p.m.), Twilight Zone #6 (7:30 p.m.), Laura McKenzie's Traveler #16 (8 p.m.), Aussie Wine Trail #4 (8:30 p.m.), Forensic Factor (9 p.m.), An Evening with James Blunt (10 p.m.), Go! Custom Made Choppers (11 p.m.), In Theaters (11:30 p.m.)
HBO-HD (1080i): Fat Albert (6:15 p.m..), Something the Lord Made (9 p.m.)

Showtime-HD (1080i):  Huff (10 p.m.), Sleeper Cell (11 p.m.)

TNT-HD (1080i): Law & Order (6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 p.m.), Without a Trace (11 p.m.)

Universal-HD (1080i): Olympic Ice (6 p.m.), Knight Rider (7 p.m.), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (8 & 11 p.m.), Medical Investigation (9 p.m.), The Equalizer (10 p.m.)

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