Monday, July 2, 2007


This morning, local Fox station WTTG (Channel 5) debuts its hour-long 11 a.m. newscast, "Fox 5 News Midday," anchored by Holly Morris and Allison Seymour. The 11 a.m. newscast replaces the station's noon news show; that time slot will be occupied by "Tyra Banks."

Tonight, given the chance to plan their rivals' group date, the 40-year-olds of "Age of Love" (Channel 4 at 9) send the youngsters to entertain a pack of rowdy 6-year-olds, while the 20-year-olds send their older counterparts to a senior citizens' water aerobics class.

"Dateline" (Channel 4 at 10) pays tribute to outgoing anchor Stone Phillips, who is leaving the newsmagazine after 15 years, by looking at some of his more memorable reports.

The seven remaining contestants of "Hell's Kitchen" (Channel 5 at 9) are challenged to present a meal for a wedding reception.

"Extreme Makeover" (Channel 7 at 9) returns to the ABC lineup with the transformations of a below-the-knee amputee and a small-town girl who is legally blind.

Commentator Roland Martin interviews Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (TV One at 10).

"Camouflage" (GSN at 7) is a new game show hosted by Roger Lodge in which contestants are shown letter puzzles and must find the correct word or phrase hidden among the decoy letters.

On "The Closer" (TNT at 9), the body of an unidentified woman somehow winds up in the same coffin as a dead cop who's about to be buried.

The doctors of "Heartland" (TNT at 10) treat a 13-year-old boy with a heart transplant.

Bill of "Big Love" (HBO at 9) is understandably nervous about testifying in Joey's trial, and Rhonda's presence at the house is not helping.

Declan continues his investigation into the secret of "Kyle XY" (ABC Family at 8).

PBS's "History Detectives" (Channels 22 and 26 at 9) visit a family in Omaha that has a puzzling $6 bill dated Feb. 17, 1776.

The PBS series "Simon Schama's Power of Art" (Channels 22 and 26 at 10) continues with a profile of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Conan O'Brien, Venus Ramey and Kings of Leon appear on a repeat of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (Channel 4, 11:35).

Luke Wilson and Rufus Wainwright are guests on a repeat of "Late Show With David Letterman" (Channel 9, 11:35).

-- John Maynard

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