9/11 TV programs worth watching

As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, TV networks and channels including NBC, CNN, Fox, TLC, Biography and Showtime are airing a multitude of programs about Sept. 11, 2001, and its aftermath.

•••• "Saved": Pets helping affected families cope. 9 p.m. Wednesday. Animal Planet.


•••• "Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports: Terror in the Dust": on the health of the much-afflicted, often-neglected first responders. 11 p.m. Wednesday; 9 p.m. Saturday. CNN.

•••• "Beyond Bravery: The Women of 9/11": Hosted by Soledad O'Brien. 11 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Sunday. CNN.


•••• "Nova: Engineering Ground Zero": About the rebirth of the WTC, but with science and great photograpny. 2 a.m., 2 p.m. Thursday.

•••• "9/11: The Days After": A sequel to the 2008 "102 Minutes That Changed America," it begins in the immediate aftermath of the collapse of the Twin Towers. Assembled mostly from home video and B-roll news footage, it proceeds without narration or talking heads. 9 p.m. Friday. History Channel's

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•••• "The Suze Orman Show: Money Lessons of 9/11: 9 p.m. Saturday; midnight Sunday. CNBC.

•••• "The Love We Make": documentary on Paul McCartney preparing for the benefit Concert for New York. 9 p.m. Saturday; 11 p.m. Sunday. Showtime.

•••• "When Pop Culture Saved America: A 9/11 Story": 8 p.m. Sunday, Biography.

•••• "Twins of the Twin Towers": About twins who lost their counterparts in the Twin Towers; acquired from BBC Wales. 9 p.m. Sunday. OWN.

•••• "Freedom Rising" with Shepard Smith: reporting on the rebirth of the World Trade Center and the 9/11 memorial and museum. 9 p.m. Sunday. Fox News.

•••• "George W. Bush: The 9/11 interview": 9 p.m. Sunday. National Geographic Channel.


•••• "From the Ground Up": About the widows of five firefighters. 10:15 p.m. Sunday. OWN. Los Angeles Times