8 am ET/PT | 7 am CT | 9 am MTOver more than 500 years, tens of millions of patents for products have been issued, but some are lost to history, and most don't achieve the success of, say, the telephone. Hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson dig up some of those of yore to see how the ideas would fare in the modern world. The guys work with a team to examine original blueprints, build prototypes and test the inventions to see how well they work. Some that the hosts want to tackle are a submarine from the late 1500s, a 14th-century machine using wind power to propel a wagon, and a 1950s design combining a Ford Thunderbird with airplane parts to make a flying car.
8:30 am ET/PT | 7:30 am CT | 9:30 am MTOver more than 500 years, tens of millions of patents for products have been issued, but some are lost to history, and most don't achieve the success of, say, the telephone. Hosts Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson dig up some of those of yore to see how the ideas would fare in the modern world. The guys work with a team to examine original blueprints, build prototypes and test the inventions to see how well they work. Some that the hosts want to tackle are a submarine from the late 1500s, a 14th-century machine using wind power to propel a wagon, and a 1950s design combining a Ford Thunderbird with airplane parts to make a flying car.
LAPD: Life on the Beat
10 am ET/PT | 9 am CT | 11 am MTReal-life police action in Los Angeles.
LAPD: Life on the Beat
10:30 am ET/PT | 9:30 am CT | 11:30 am MTReal-life police action in Los Angeles.
11 am ET/PT | 10 am CT | 12 pm MTChris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) leaves his university studies to enlist in combat duty in Vietnam in 1967. Once he's on the ground in the middle of battle, his idealism fades. Infighting in his unit between Staff Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger), who believes nearby villagers are harboring Viet Cong soldiers, and Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe), who has a more sympathetic view of the locals, ends up pitting the soldiers against each other as well as against the enemy.
1 pm ET/PT | 12 pm CT | 2 pm MTNavy special operations forces go to the Middle East to free a helicopter crew taken captive by terrorist Ben Shaheed (Nicholas Kadi). After learning that Shaheed has killed a hostage and acquired missiles on the black market, Lt. James Curran (Michael Biehn) and Lt. Dale Hawkins (Charlie Sheen) consult with a reporter who is an expert on Shaheed and his motives. As Shaheed embarks on his plan to violently derail regional treaty talks, the special operations forces make their move.
3 pm ET/PT | 2 pm CT | 4 pm MTLos Angeles police Detective Lloyd Hopkins (James Woods) gets in trouble with his superiors for his insubordinate ways. When Lloyd realizes that he's on the trail of a serial killer, he is told not to pursue the case, but he presses forward anyway, fiercely intent on catching the murderer. Eventually, his investigation leads to a feminist bookstore where he falls for Kathleen McCarthy (Lesley Ann Warren), a beautiful aspiring writer. Can Kathleen help Lloyd solve the case?
CHiPs Taking Its Toll
5 pm ET/PT | 4 pm CT | 6 pm MTThe officers contend with an onion spill, tollbooth bandits, a trapped chauffeur and a "wreckless" diamond-lane driver.
CHiPs Green Thumb Burglar
6 pm ET/PT | 5 pm CT | 7 pm MTA thief strips plants and shrubs from the freeways of Los Angeles; guests H.R. Puf 'N Stuf, Jackie Vernon.
7 pm ET/PT | 6 pm CT | 8 pm MTTo prove bias, an irate driver (Marty Ingels) photographs officers issuing tickets; guests Broderick Crawford, Reb Brown.
8 pm ET/PT | 7 pm CT | 9 pm MTUndercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough to work his next case with him: a deep cover assignment to bring down the notoriously hard-to-capture drug lord Gaines (Gregg Allman). While their relationship turns romantic during the assignment, they also turn into junkies, and will have to battle their own addictions if they want to bring down Gaines once and for all.
10 pm ET/PT | 9 pm CT | 11 pm MTAfter a robbery in Harlem turns into a scene of mass murder, promising young black police officer William Pope (Yaphet Kotto) is assigned to the case, along with surly, prejudiced Italian-American cop Frank Mattelli (Anthony Quinn). The pair clashes during their tense investigation as they try to track down the three suspects and apprehend them. Also searching for the fugitives is ruthless mobster Nick D'Salvio (Tony Franciosa), who will stop at nothing to retrieve the stolen money.
12 am ET/PT | 11 pm CT | 1 am MTGone for a decade, Terry Noonan (Sean Penn) is welcomed back into the fold in his Irish-American neighborhood in New York City. A one-time street tough, Terry is now an undercover officer targeting crime boss Frankie Flannery (Ed Harris). In the name of duty, Terry rekindles his dormant friendship with Frankie's younger brother, Jackie (Gary Oldman). But as Terry gets closer to his goal, his feelings for the youngest Flannery, his old flame Kathleen (Robin Wright), complicate his mission.
2 am ET/PT | 1 am CT | 3 am MTWhen diphtheria breaks out at Fort Humboldt, a train is dispatched with medical supplies and relief troops. Also on board are Utah's governor (Richard Crenna), his mistress (Jill Ireland), a marshal (Ben Johnson) and his prisoner, outlaw John Deakin (Charles Bronson). As the train passes through the mountains, soldiers go missing, telegraph lines are cut and it's discovered that there is no epidemic. There's a conspiracy afoot, and it's up to Deakin, actually a federal agent, to expose it.