TakePart Tune In: 'The Women of SNL' and an Epic National Geographic Event

Nov 1, 2010
Jenny Inglee is a Los Angeles-based journalist and the Education Editor at TakePart.

Welcome to TakePart Tune In, our weekly selection of shows that will make you laugh, cry and become a better person.

Watch your favorite SNL skits with the female comedians of SNL on Monday. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Monday, November 1

The Women of SNL: Monday night is all about estrogen and the power of female comedians.

The ladies of SNL are coming together for a look back at some of their funniest moments. Expect behind-the-scenes laughs and your old favorite characters—like Roseanne Roseannadanna, Mary Katherine Gallagher and Arianna, the Spartan cheerleader. (NBC 9-11pm)

Tuesday, November 2

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: Fresh off his Rally to Restore Sanity, Jon Stewart and his news anchors will cover the midterm elections in the Indecision 2010: Maybe We Can’t Election Night Special. (Comedy Central 11pm)

Wednesday, November 3

The Circus: This multi-part documentary goes under the big top with the Big Apple Circus. The creativity of the performances and the unique personalitles of the circus folk will hold your attention hostage for the entire two-hour broadcast. (PBS 9-11pm)

Thursday, November 4

Private Practice: In Thursday's emotional and compelling episode, Charlotte King deals with the aftermath of being a victim of rape. (ABC 10pm/9c)

Friday, November 5 

Oprah: In a two-day Oprah event, 200 men who were molested come forward and courageously stand together. (Check local listings)

Saturday, November 6

Born Into Brothels: If  you haven't seen this Oscar-winning documentary about children growing up in the red-light district of Calcutta, India, watch it on Saturday. (Documentary Channel 8-10pm)

Sunday, November 7

Great Migrations: Filmed over three years, this National Geographic seven-part series on animal migration is a must-see for nature lovers. Tonight's episode, Born to Move, follows sperm whales, monarch butterflies, wildebeests and red crabs. Did you know sperm whales travel more than a million miles in a lifetime? (National Geographic 8pm ET/PT)

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