Movie Menu: Geena Davis, Julia Roberts and John Travolta star in films airing this weekend

Check out the movies playing on your television Oct. 16-18.

Check out the movies playing on your television Oct. 16-18.

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Geena Davis, Julia Roberts and John Travolta star in movies playing this weekend on broadcast and cable stations.

Take a look.

Friday, Oct. 16

A League of Their Own (1992): Daring women find themselves playing baseball in the nation’s first professional league for female athletes. Geena Davis and Tom Hanks star. 8 p.m. BBC.

Monster-in-Law (2005): One mother, who certainly knows best, tries to stand in the way of her son’s decisions about romance. Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez star. 8 p.m. E!

Steel Magnolias (1989): Close friends in a town in the South confront the challenges of life, family and tragedy. Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine and Olympia Dukakis star. 10:30 p.m. POP.

Saturday, Oct. 17

Grease (1978): High school seniors spend their final year in school singing and dancing. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star in this musical romp. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. CMT.

The Devil Wears Prada (2006): A driven senior executive discovers her vulnerability in the presence of her much younger protégé. Meryl Streep was Oscar nominated. 7 p.m. E!

Erin Brockovich (2000): A determined citizen makes it her cause to force a giant public utility to do what’s right for people in its communities. Julia Roberts won an Oscar. 8 p.m. Sundance.

Singin’ in the Rain (1952): Movie stars during the silent era in Hollywood find it challenging to talk, sing and dance on screen. Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds star. 8 p.m. TCM.

The Fisher King (1991): Two men, accidentally connected by tragedy, find themselves searching for spiritual meaning. Robin Williams and Jeff Bridges star. 10 p.m. Flix.

Summer Stock (1950): Show business reaches the country when song-and-dance people who put on a show in a barn on a farm. Judy Garland and Gene Kelly star. 10 p.m. TCM.

Sunday, Oct. 18

Dear Heart (1964): Two lonely people discover romance after they accidentally meet in New York City. Glenn Ford and Geraldine Page star. 4 p.m. TCM.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986): A most likable high school senior makes us want to be his best friend as he discovers how fun life can be. Matthew Broderick stars. 8 p.m. CBS.