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A therapist (Rosie O'Donnell) helps a troubled teen named America (Philip Johnson), who has spent his entire life in the foster-care system, confront his painful past. Ruby Dee also stars. O'Donnell served as an executive producer.

Rating: TV-14

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Tonight's TV Hot List copy for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009

Anacondas: Trail of Blood9 pm/ET SCI FIWhat's worse than one gigantic, man-eating serpent? Two gigantic man-eating serpents. Duh! Fortunately for the franchise that just won't die, a big mutant snake also won't die if you cut it in half  &m… Read more

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Fact vs. Fiction: Engineering the Impossible Season 2, Episode 12 Paid

The truth about great feats of engineering can be clouded by myth. Discover that the Panama Canal doesn't run east and west, but north and south. And that the Transcontinental Railroad wasn't completed at Utah's Promontory Point.

Fact vs. Fiction: What Happens in Vegas Season 2, Episode 10 Paid

Myths obscure the truth about Las Vegas. In this episode of America: Facts vs. Fiction, learn that gambling wasn't the first enterprise to pour billions into Nevada's economy - and that Hoover Dam's concrete hasn't finished hardening.

Fact vs. Fiction: Masters of Illusion Season 2, Episode 8 Paid

Much of what we know about America's showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn't die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.

Fact vs. Fiction: The New World Season 1, Episode 7 Paid

There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America's Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn't defeat the Aztecs by himself.