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Irene Dunne, left, stars in the title role of  “I Remember Mama,” a movie about a Norwegian immigrant family.

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TV picks for May 11-12:  Betsey Johnson, 'I Remember Mama'

  • May 10, 2013 - 11:33 AM

In search of

“Switched at Birth” actress Katie Leclerc stars as a young Amish woman who goes off to find her birth mother in “Beverly Lewis’ The Confession” (8 p.m. Saturday, Hallmark). Sherry Stringfield (“ER”) plays the object of her quest; her only familiarity with the Amish culture is that she’s seen “Witness” nearly a dozen times.

Heavens to Betsey

“XOX Betsey Johnson” (7 p.m. Sunday, Style) follows the fashion icon as she tries to recover from bankruptcy. Part of the recovery plan, apparently, is drinking champagne at the gym.

Mama mia!

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day movie that the whole family can watch together without any awkward moments? Try 1948’s “I Remember Mama” (9 p.m. Sunday, TCM), a sentimental tribute to parenthood set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. Irene Dunne is just about perfect.

Neal Justin

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