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TV Highlights for Aug. 10-16

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"JAWS" MARATHON
6:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13
American Movie Classics (Comcast Ch. 31)

When it came out in 1975, the original “Jaws” became an international phenomenon, smashing all previous box-office records and driving a whole generation of moviegoers out of the water. Like most sequels, however, the subsequent retreads of the “Jaws” series paled by compari-son. Basically the same story told over and over, the sequels did feature more of the jump-out-and-gitcha scares, though far less of the Spiel-berg magic of the original. Now, thanks to AMC, you can see all four films in order and judge for yourself. The night starts with the original, then moves on to “Jaws 2” (1978) and “Jaws 3” (1985, featuring Dennis Quaid) before winding up with “Jaws: The Revenge” (1987).

CELEBRITY FIT CLUB
10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13
VH-1 (Comcast Ch. 56)
For actors and actresses trying to find work in thin-obsessed Hollywood, one of the main career killers can be weight. Now in its fourth season, VH-1’s Celebrity Fit Club takes you inside the stars’ battle with the bulge, having eight of them live together while trying to shed the pounds. This season features a number of hefty has-beens of yesteryear, including Ted Lange (Isaac the Bartender from “The Love Boat”), Playboy centerfold and “Baywatch” hottie Erika Eleniak, “Family Ties” star Tina Yothers, and Wilson-Phillips singer Carnie Wilson (hey, wait a minute! Didn’t she get her stomach stapled?). Get a tub of ice cream and a spoon, and settle in for a look.

WIDE ANGLE: 1-800-INDIA
8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15
AETN (Comcast Ch. 3, Broadcast Ch. 2)

With more and more white- and blue-collar American jobs getting shipped overseas, outsourcing has become one of the hot-button issues of the new millennium. Though such practices surely help both corporate bottom lines and the impoverished peoples of nations like Bangladesh and India, it doesn’t do a thing to keep food on American tables. Here, filmmakers handed over the cameras to a group of young Indians, all of them employed in telemarketing and customer-service jobs that used to be held by Americans, to let them show how their day-to-day lives and the lives of their families have changed.

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