TNT Recruits Celeb Hosts

Kevin Bacon, Bo Derek and Anthony Quinn are among 16 film and TV stars lined up to host “Our Favorite Movies” on cabler Turner Network Television.

The season includes Steven Bauer presenting Brian De Palma’s “Scarface” – the 1983 mob saga in which Bauer starred with Al Pacino – and musician Carlos Santana hosting Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.”

Produced specially for the Latino web, the celebrity spots kick off Nov. 16 with Lorenzo Lamas introducing “Dangerous When Wet, ” the ’50s musical that starred his father, Argentine actor Fernando Lamas.

That same week TNT starts up its live professional basketball coverage, with 28 games slated to be shown over the course of the ’95-’96 NBA season.

First up, Nov. 15, is a doubleheader: the Denver Nuggets at the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks at the Los Angeles Lakers.

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