Network honors grande dame of cooking

"Julia Child: A Tribute" (8 p.m. Sunday, Food Network) honors the author, public-television star and food lover, who died last week at age 91. "Tribute" includes vintage clips from her own show, as well as appearances on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" and an inspired Child spoof from "Saturday Night Live."

The Food Network dedicates most of Sunday to remembering Child, beginning with a repeat of "In the Kitchen" (7:30 a.m., Food) featuring a conversation between the chef and host Sara Moulton about butter sauces.

Child also appears on repeats of "Wolfgang Puck" (8 a.m.) and "From Martha's Kitchen" (9 a.m.). During primetime, a repeat of "Emeril Live" (7 p.m.) features Child discussing some of her favorite recipes, including cream of leek and potato soup, cheese souffle, roasted chicken and tarte tatin.

Tonight's other highlights

  • Scheduled prime-time Olympics events (7 p.m., NBC) include women's track and field, men's swimming, women's swimming, women's volleyball and women's diving.
  • The voices of Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez and Armand Assante animate the 2000 adventure "Road to El Dorado" (7 p.m., ABC).
  • A hobbled photographer (Jimmy Stewart) passes the time snooping on his neighbors in the 1954 drama "Rear Window" (7 p.m., Turner Classic Movies), co-starring Grace Kelly.
  • Mummified remains hold clues to a 1994 heist on "Navy: NCIS" (9 p.m., CBS).

Sunday's other highlights

  • Scheduled on "60 Minutes" (6 p.m., CBS): indicted health care CEO Richard Scrushy; infant organ transplants; and prescription drug costs.
  • Scheduled prime-time Olympics coverage (7 p.m., NBC) includes men's and women's gymnastics, men's track and field, women's diving and women's beach volleyball.
  • Turtle gets on Gary Busey's nerves on "Entourage" (9 p.m., HBO). Busey plays himself.
  • Abby confronts the aftermath of her accident on the season finale of "The Days" (9 p.m., ABC).


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