Picks and Pans Review: Also Ran
•HOMETIME In its third season, TV's festival of handiness teaches you how to install security systems, put up ceilings and even build a house. (PBS, Sat., Jan. 14, 2:30 p.m.)
•THE 10TH ANNUAL ACE AWARDS Cable pats itself on the back...and pats...and pats in an awards show that airs live on TBS, USA and eight other cable channels at 9 p.m. on Sun., Jan. 15.
•BIG BIRD IN JAPAN
Every child's feathered friend gets lost—and found—in Tokyo for a U.S.-Japanese co-production. (PBS, Mon., Jan. 16, 8 p.m.)