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Elvis lives in movies on TCM

August 16, 2004

Monday, Aug. 16

6 a.m. on TCM

"Summer Under the Stars"

Elvis Presley died 27 years ago today, and showing his movies as a remembrance has become a TV tradition. The first film in today's marathon, "Live a Little, Love a Little" (1968), is hardly the most memorable; casual fans may want to wait for 1964's "Viva Las Vegas" (with Ann-Margret) at 10 p.m.

8 p.m. on ABC

"The Best TV Shows That Never Were"

Each year, most new series fall by the wayside relatively quickly - sometimes after airing only once or twice. But before viewers start voting with their remotes, many more proposed shows never even make it onto a network schedule.

8 p.m. on Animal Planet

"Growing Up Zebra"

Those stripes may look cool, but for zebras they apparently serve the very practical purpose of confusing predators. Tonight's program focuses on three zebra orphans cared for by Louise Joubert, founder of an animal sanctuary in South Africa.

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