Death and perfection
Comcast SportsNet Chicago marks the 25th anniversary of the shooting death of Simeon High School basketball star Ben Wilson with "25: The Ben Wilson Story" debuting at 7 p.m. today on the cable sports channel. Luke Stuckmeyer plays host. On a cheerier note, CSNC gives White Sox fans a Thanksgiving treat by rerunning Mark Buehrle's perfect game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26. At very least, be sure to catch DeWayne Wise's perfection-preserving grab at the end. What better way to rest and digest a turkey feast?
Let there be 'Lights'
WLS Channel 7 launches the local holiday season by airing the "Magnificent Mile Lights Festival" live from downtown Chicago at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Janet Davies, Alan Krashesky, Hosea Sanders and Deborah Roberts of ABC's "Good Morning America" act as hosts.
Investigative correspondent Lowell Bergman looks at the future of the U.S. consumer-loan industry as another holiday buying season gets cranked up with the new PBS "Frontline" episode "The Card Game." It debuts at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, on WTTW Channel 11. - Ted Cox
Death & imperfection
"Death Proof" might just be Quentin Tarantino's worst movie - which only means it's in the bottom half of the all-time Waste Watcher Top 10. Former child star Kurt Russell is Mr. T's reclamation project this time around, amid a bevy of B-movie beauties. It's at 9 p.m., rerun at midnight, today on MTV.