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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Watergate' on History Channel

Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Watergate' on History Channel
President Nixon in the historical documentary series "Watergate" on the History Channel. (National Archives / History)

SERIES

Versailles After Maintenon (Catherine Walker) returns to Versailles, Louis (George Blagden) makes her a member of the council, while Phillip (Alexander Vlahos) begins to suspect that the Vatican is involved in the mystery of the man in the iron mask. 7 p.m. Ovation

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Saturday Night Live Jonah Hill returns as host with musical guest Maggie Rogers. 8:29 p.m. NBC

Watergate As the cover-up begins to crack, White House counsel John Dean turns on President Nixon in this new episode of the historical documentary series. 9 p.m. History

Chad Loves Michelle This new unscripted series takes viewers on the path to the altar with vocalist Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child and her fiancé, Chad Johnson, a chaplain for several professional sports organizations. 9 p.m. OWN

Shut Up and Dribble LeBron James and Maverick Carter are executive producers of this three-part documentary series, which takes its title from conservative Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s caustic advice to James when he declined an invitation to the Trump White House. The first episode is an exploration of the league’s social and cultural influence. 9 p.m. Showtime

MOVIES

Christmas Joy A market researcher (Danielle Panabaker) rushes home to North Carolina when her aunt is hospitalized and unexpectedly reunites with an old crush (Matthew Long) who is now the hospital administrator in this new holiday romance. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Fifty Shades Freed The third and final entry in the “Fifty Shades” film adaptations of E.L. James’ erotic novels opens as newlyweds Anastasia and Christian (Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan) cut their honeymoon short when her former boss (Eric Johnson) initiates a campaign of revenge against the couple for having him fired for sexual assault. 8 p.m. HBO

Paul, Apostle of Christ Awaiting execution in prison for being deemed a threat to the Roman Empire, the apostle Paul (James Faulkner) reflects with the evangelist Luke (Jim Caviezel) on events in his life that led him to that moment in this 2018 biblical drama from writer-director Andrew Hyatt. Yorgos Karamihos, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley and John Lynch also star. 8:15 p.m. Starz

An Ordinary Man Bosnian Serb military officer (Ben Kingsley) known only as “The General” is in hiding in the former Yugoslavia, where he keeps a low profile to avoid arrest and trial for war crimes. Writer-director Brad Silberling’s 2018 drama revolves around his interaction with a maid (Icelandic actress Hera Hilmar) he has just hired. Peter Serafinowicz also stars. 11:02 p.m. Starz

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WEEKEND TALK

SATURDAY

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

SUNDAY

Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC

State of the Union With Jake Tapper Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D). RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel. DNC Chair Tom Perez. Panel: Van Jones; Rick Santorum; Mary Katharine Ham; Jennifer Granholm. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Civics education: Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil M. Gorsuch about their efforts to foster. Jeff Goldblum. New England autumn foliage: Jeff Folger. TV producer Chuck Lorre (“The Big Bang Theory”). Max Richter. Midterm election polls: Anthony Salvanto. Jonestown massacre survivor Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough). (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.); Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.). Panel: Brit Hume; Karl Rove; Marie Harf; Juan Williams. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 4 and 11 p.m. FNC

Fareed Zakaria GPS Midterm elections: James Fallows; Anthony Scaramucci; Katrina vanden Heuvel. Bolsonaro’s election as President of Brazil; Angela Merkel stepping aside in Germany; democracy around the world: David Miliband. India: Ravi Agrawal. Social media; U.S. midterm elections: Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.). RNC chair Ronna McDaniel. Midterm election polls: Anthony Salvanto. Ed O’Keefe. Panel: Shawna Thomas, Vice News; Amy Walter, Cook Political Report; Nancy Cordes; Ben Domenech, The Federalist. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Georgia Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D). Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.). Senate candidate State Atty. Gen Josh Hawley (R-Mo.). Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Panel: Cornell Belcher; Tom Brokaw; Savannah Guthrie; Hugh Hewitt; Kasie Hunt (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 3, 7 and 10 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Midterm election analysis: Rick Klein and Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight. Midterm elections: Matthew Dowd, Chris Christie; Donna Brazile. Closing arguments for the midterms: RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel and Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources Coverage of midterms: Molly Ball, Time magazine; Nicole Carroll, USA Today; Eliana Johnson, Politico; David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun. Accusations that Trump’s lying and fearmongering hits new heights: Daniel Dale, Toronto Star; author Marvin Kalb (“Enemy of the People”). Polling: Harry Enten; Margie Omero. Conspiracy theories about George Soros and the migrant caravan: Patrick Gaspard, president, Open Society Foundations. ‘News deserts’: Penny Abernathy (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Mollie Hemingway; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner; Capri Cafaro; Washington Examiner; Philippe Reines; pollster Frank Luntz. (N) 8 a.m. and midnight FNC

60 Minutes First responders change their protocols regarding mass shootings; the Senate race in Texas; surfing. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

SPORTS

College Football UCLA visits Oregon, 4:30 p.m. Fox and USC is at Oregon State, 7 p.m. FS1. Also, Louisville at Clemson, 9 a.m. ABC; Nebraska at Ohio State, 9 a.m. Fox; Georgia Tech at North Carolina, 9 a.m. KDOC; Texas A&M at Auburn, 9 a.m. ESPN; Michigan State at Maryland, 9 a.m. ESPN2; Oklahoma State at Baylor, 9 a.m. FS1; Iowa State at Kansas, 9 a.m. FSN; Syracuse at Wake Forest, 9 a.m. FS Prime; Georgia at Kentucky, 12:30 p.m. CBS; Florida State at North Carolina State, 12:30 p.m. ABC; West Virginia at Texas, 12:30 p.m. Fox; Iowa at Purdue, 12:30 p.m. ESPN2; Kansas State at TCU, 12:30 p.m. FS1; Penn State at Michigan, 12:45 p.m. ESPN; Duke at Miami, 4 p.m. ESPN2; Notre Dame at Northwestern, 4:15 p.m. ESPN; Alabama at LSU, 5 p.m. CBS; Oklahoma at Texas Tech, 5 p.m. ABC; BYU at Boise State, 7:15 p.m. ESPN2; California at Washington State, 7:45 p.m. ESPN.

NBA Basketball The Lakers visit the Portland Trail Blazers, 7 p.m. SPST

NHL Hockey The Kings host the Columbus Blue Jackets, 7:30 p.m. FSN

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