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This week’s TV Movies  


One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute: The late astronaut, who in 1969 became the first human to set foot on the moon, is saluted in this new special (8 p.m. Discovery).



2010: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban and Keir Dullea star in director Peter Hyams’ lesser-than 1984 sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey” (3 p.m. TCM).

Hop: Russell Brand voices a computer-animated bunny rabbit in this family-friendly 2011comedy; Hank Azaria, James Marsden and Kaley Cuoco also star (8 p.m. HBO).

Our Idiot Brother: Paul Rudd is the titular imbecilic sibling, and Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Mortimer are his put-upon sisters, in this amiable 2011 comedy; Rashida Jones and Steve Coogan also star (8 p.m. Showtime).


The Son of No One: “Magic Mike’s” Channing Tatum stars opposite Al Pacino in this 2011 cop drama; Ray Liotta, Tracy Morgan, Katie Holmes and Juliette Binoche also star (9 p.m. Starz).


College football: Navy meets Notre Dame in Dublin, Ireland (6 a.m. CBS); Ohio plays Penn State (9 a.m. ESPN); Northwestern faces Syracuse (9 a.m. ESPN2); Nebraska hosts Southern Mississippi (12:30 p.m. ABC); Bowling Green visits Florida (12:30 p.m. ESPN); Miami battles Boston College (12:30 p.m. ESPN2); Auburn plays Clemson (4 p.m. ESPN); the USC Trojans welcome Hawaii (4:30 p.m. Fox); Alabama meets Michigan (5 p.m. ABC); Arkansas State visits Oregon (7:30 p.m. ESPN); and Oklahoma takes on Texas-El Paso (7:30 p.m. FSN).

Tennis: Play continues at the U.S. Open in Flushing, N.Y. (9 a.m. CBS; 4 p.m. Tennis).

Baseball: The Giants challenge the Cubs (10 a.m. WGN America); regional coverage (1 p.m. Fox); the White Sox face the Tigers (4 p.m. WGN America); and the Dodgers host the Diamondbacks (6 p.m. FS Prime).

Women’s soccer: The U.S team plays Costa Rica (11:30 a.m. NBC).

Soccer: The Galaxy welcomes the Vancouver Whitecaps (7 p.m. KDOC).

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