Friday TV Picks: 'Teachers Rock' concert on CBS
TV picks for Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, include the "Teachers Rock" concert on CBS; "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" on TBS; and the classic film "Bringing Up Baby" on TCM.
Tonight in Prime Time
Taped earlier this week in Los Angeles, this concert honoring America's educators features performances from the band fun. (above), Garth Brooks, Josh Groban, Dierks Bentley and Carrie Underwood. Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Jennifer Garner and Morgan Freeman will also make appearances. 8 p.m. Friday on CBS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Friday
"MLB Baseball," 7 p.m. (ROOT): Minnesota Twins at Seattle Mariners (Live).
"Shake It Up!," 8 p.m. (Disney): Rocky and CeCe travel to Tokyo to star in an interactive dance video game.
"Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse," 9 p.m. (TBS): Leslie does not want to be reminded that she is getting older.
"Extreme Homes," 9 p.m. (HGTV): A house built from anodized aluminum that stands out in its Victorian neighborhood; a caboose that is now a home.
"Bringing Up Baby" (1938), 9:15 p.m. (TCM): A paleontologist (Cary Grant) loses a dinosaur bone to a dog whose heiress owner (Katharine Hepburn) also has a pet leopard, called Baby.
"3 Days to Open with Bobby Flay," 10 p.m. (Food): A rock 'n' roll cupcake shop has limited baking proficiency, broken ovens and a small staff.
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