Thursday TV Picks: PBS' 'POV: Short Cuts' on KCTS
TV picks for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, include "Short Cuts" on KCTS, a series of short films from the documentary series "POV"; "Project Runway" on Lifetime; and "Rookie Blue" on ABC.
Tonight in Prime Time
The always intriguing "POV" documentary series offers up an evening of short films: "The Barber of Birmingham," an Academy Award-nominated short about an Alabama barbershop; "Sin Pais," a student-directed film about a family's journey; and "StoryCorps,"a film that brings intimate conversations to animated life. 10 p.m. Thursday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Thursday
"The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie" (2004), 7 p.m. (IFC): SpongeBob and Patrick head for Shell City to retrieve King Neptune's stolen crown and save the life of Mr. Krabs.
"XXX Summer Olympics," 8 p.m. (NBC): From London. Track and field, finals: decathlon, men's triple jump, men's 200m, men's 800m; diving: women's platform final; beach volleyball: men's final; cycling: men's BMX quarterfinals.
"Trip Flip," 9 p.m. (Travel): Aisha and Jaci get a surprise vacation in Florence, Italy.
"Project Runway," 9 p.m. (Lifetime): Tensions run high while the designers are under pressure; the designers must create an outfit that transitions from day to night.
"Rookie Blue," 10 p.m. (ABC): When Dov and Chris discover a missing girl's body in a ravine, Detective Luke Callaghan returns to oversee the investigation; when the officers learn that Gail has been abducted, they rally to track down her captor.
"Louie," 10:30 p.m. (FX): Louie takes an old friend shopping and has an emergency.
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This article was corrected on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. In an earlier version, "Sin Pais" was misspelled.