Sidney Poitier, left, and Rod Steiger star in “In the Heat of the Night,” an Oscar winner for best picture.
TV picks for Feb. 15-16 : "Top Chef Estrella,” "Ghost Adventures,” "In the Heat of the Night”
- February 14, 2014 - 1:27 PM
They call him Mr. Jones
Quincy Jones, who scored the film, offers a special introduction to 1967’s “In the Heat of the Night,” presented with limited commercial interruptions. Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger are perfectly matched in a detective story that’s less about the case and more about race relations in a stubborn Southern town. 8 p.m. Saturday, USA
Who you gonna call?
A new season of “Ghost Adventures” kicks off with a visit to the Oman House, which is believed to have paranormal activity connected to the infamous Sharon Tate murders orchestrated by Charles Manson’s followers. Sounds riveting, but I’m still waiting for an update on Casper the Friendly Ghost’s love life. 8 p.m. Saturday, Travel
“Top Chef Estrellas” offers a spicier version from the hit franchise with Latin celebrity contestants trying to impress picky judges. Even if you don’t speak Spanish, you can drool over the gorgeous looking Mexican dishes and the equally hot telenovela stars. 7 p.m. Sunday, Telemundo
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