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TV HIGHLIGHTS

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Movie: Star Trek Beyond, 8 PM on Ch. 7 and Ch. 12:

After stopping at a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise is destroyed by an unstoppabl­e wave of unknown aliens. With Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine) and the rest of the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they must fight a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for in this 2016 adventure. Other stars include Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban and Simon Pegg.

Movie: Welcome to Valentine, 8 PM on HALL:

Olivia (Kathryn Davis) loses both her boyfriend and her job just a week from Valentine’s Day. So she decides to head back home for an extended trip and get her back on her feet. Luckily, George (Markian Tarasiuk), who’s driving out to Los Angeles, agrees to take Olivia in exchange for a night’s stay in her hometown. When his car breaks down just minutes from Olivia’s home, he has to stay a few more days and they realize that love is what truly matters in this 2023 television romance.

Movie: In the Heat of the Night, 8 PM on TCM:

Director Norman Jewison’s first-rate 1967 mystery earned Oscars for best picture and best actor for Rod Steiger, who plays a bigoted Southern police chief forced to investigat­e a murder with a Black Philadelph­ia police detective (Sidney Poitier). Ray Charles performs the wonderfull­y moody title song; Lee Grant and Warren Oates co-star. The film, and the novel upon which it was based, inspired a TV series that starred Carroll O’connor, and airs tonight in honor of Black History Month.

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