Christmas in Canaan

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009

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In the rising heat of the Civil Rights Movement, Daniel Burton a widowed farmer struggling to make ends meet, forces his young son, DJ, who has begun to show racist tendencies, to spend time with his black classmate, Rodney, leading to an unexpected friendship. As the years pass and racial tensions in their town build, an unforgettable Christmas will teach the boys the importance of hope and the true meaning of family. Based on a novel co-written by Kenny Rogers. Stars Billy Ray Cyrus, Zak Ludwig, and Jaishon Fisher.

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DJ and Rodney don't like each other from the start. Rodney thinks DJ is an ignorant white farm boy, and DJ thinks Rodney acts too smart for his own good. After a school bus scuffle between the two, DJ's father and Rodney's grandmother come up with a clever solution that brings the boys closer than either of them would like. Living in Canaan, Texas in the 1960's does not make it easy for a black boy and a white boy to forge a friendship. It is only amid the magic of an unforgettable Christmas that DJ and Rodney discover a land of milk and honey where hope and love make all the difference.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009

Ghost Intervention
9/8c TLC
Tracking down ghosts at a Native American burial ground is just another day at the office for the four psychic mediums who are followed in this new unscripted series as they travel across the country, helping the undead cross over to the other side. In the opener, the mediums come to the aid of a Massachusetts family who claim to have an angry shadowy figure residing in their basement. Talk about an unwelcome houseguest!

Read on for previews of Christmas in Canaan, the Heisman Trophy Presentation, It's a Wonderful Life and the Video Game Awards. read more

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Premise: A widower tries to ease the racial hostility between his young son and a classmate by forcing them to spend time together. The boys forge a bond while caring for a wounded puppy, but tensions in 1960's Texas aren't so easily resolved.

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