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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and more

Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and more
Colin Firth stars in the 2014 action thriller "Kingsman: The Secret Service" on HBO. (20th Century Fox)

SERIES

Doctor Who Our hero (Peter Capaldi) is in dire straits in the first half of the sci-fi series' two-part season finale. 9 p.m. BBC America

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The Last Kingdom The Saxons prepare for battle against the Danes as this drama set in medieval Britain ends its first season. 10 p.m. BBC America

SPECIALS

All-Star Gingerbread Build Ron Ben-Israel and Jonathan Scott go up against Duff Goldman and Drew Scott in a contest to create large but still edible gingerbread houses in this new special. 8 p.m. Food Network, HGTV

Christmas Cookie Challenge A $10,000 prize is on the line in this new special; Duff Goldman, Damaris Phillips and Sherry Yard judge the results. 9 p.m. Food Network

The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs The war on terrorism is just one of the topics covered in this documentary that includes interviews with all 12 living CIA directors. 9 p.m. Showtime

MOVIES

A Christmas Detour Candace Cameron Bure ("Full House") and Paul Greene star in this new made-for-cable holiday fable about a mismatched pair of travelers who meet not-so-cute when a snowstorm cancels their flight. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Kingsman: The Secret Service Colin Firth plays a secret agent who mentors rough-around-the-edges youngster Taron Egerton in the ways of espionage in "Kick-Ass" director Matthew Vaughn's action-packed 2014 thriller; Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Caine also star. 8 p.m. HBO

A Gift Wrapped Christmas "Men at Work's" Meredith Hagner plays a personal shopper who helps a new client get into the spirit of the season in this TV movie. 8 p.m. Lifetime

SPORTS

College football The USC Trojans host their cross-town rivals, the UCLA Bruins. 12:30 p.m. ABC

WEEKEND TALK

SATURDAY

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

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McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET

SUNDAY

Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.); Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas). (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Carey Mulligan; the New Yorker magazine editor David Remnick; 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Recent terror attacks, protecting the homeland: Sen. Richard M. Burr (R-N.C.); Republican presidential Carly Fiorina. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m and 3 p.m. Fox News Channel

Fareed Zakaria GPS The origins of ISIS. 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation ISIS, Syrian refugees: Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla); ISIS, Syrian refugees: Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson; ISIS, homeland security: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Disabled-reporter controversy, 9/11 claims, 2016 election: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Syrian refugees, foreign policy: Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson; 2016 endorsement: New Hampshire Union-Leader publisher Joe McQuaid. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson; Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio). (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources Trump's relationship with Internet rumors; Chicago police-shooting video released; the mobile future of news. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

60 Minutes Alan Gross discusses his time in a Cuban prison; the longest execution in US. history; extreme sportsman JT Holmes skis and then BASE jumps off the Eiger in Switzerland. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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