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The actors in Tombstone (Fox Monday at 8 p.m.) playing bad guys and good guys and in-between guys spit very convincingly. They also slouch well and reach for their pistols with aplomb. So much for authenticity. Just about everything else in this aggressively overlong 1993western about the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Ariz., in 1879, seems posed. Val Kilmer’s Doc Holliday is classic camp performance, his Southern drawl sounds like a languorous cross between early Brando and Mr. Blackwell. Kurt Russell fares somewhat better as Wyatt Earp.

Broken Trust (KTLA Tuesday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 11:30 p.m.), an original 1995 movie made for TNT, is a sodden drama about a morally equivocal hero, corrupt judges, callow lawyers and an array of unsympathetic characters. Although Tom Selleck may appear a surprising choice to play a noble judge seriously compromised by his idealistic involvement in a federal sting to expose judicial bribery, he is is credible enough. The trouble is the dour, murky script by the respected Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, of all people, and director Geoffrey Sax’s insistence on playing everything as if it were “As the World Turns.”

In Warren Leight’s deft 1993 romantic comedy of errors The Night We Never Met (KTLA Friday at 8 p.m.) a young Manhattan stockbroker has moved in with his fiancee but holds on to his apartment in a fine old Greenwich Village townhouse. Two days a week he rents it to Sam (Matthew Broderick); Ellen (Annabella Sciorra) also takes two days, seeking a refuge where she can paint. The stockbroker, Sam and Ellen have never met, but the latter two begin leaving notes to each other. The calamity that ensues is beautifully sustained with a zingy domino effect.

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