Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Spy' on HBO and more

SERIES

MythBusters This long-running show — in which hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage test urban legends, movie tropes, etc., with over-the-top experiments that occasionally end in explosions — airs its series finale, followed by a reunion special. 8 and 9 p.m. Discovery Channel

Saturday Night Live "21 Jump Street's" Jonah Hill returns for a fourth time as host, and rap music's Future performs. 11:29 p.m. NBC

SPECIALS

Happily Ever Laughter: The Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships Veteran stand-up comic Yakov Smirnoff explores how laughter just might make love last longer in this special. 8 p.m. KOCE

MOVIES

Spy Melissa McCarthy plays a CIA desk-jockey thrust into the field for an important mission in this star-studded 2015 send-up of the espionage genre; "Bridesmaids" helmer Paul Feig directs, and Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney and Jude Law also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Nightmare Nurse A home healthcare provider sets her sights on another woman's boyfriend in this made-for-TV thriller; with Steven Good, Sarah Butler, Lindsay Hartley, Rene Ashton and Traci Lords. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Big Eyes Amy Adams and "The Hateful Eight's" Christoph Waltz star in Tim Burton's fact-based 2014 fable about a shameless self-promoter who takes credit for the kitschy paintings that were actually the work of his wife; Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter and Terence Stamp also star. 8 p.m. Showtime

The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power Victor Webster and Lou Ferrigno star in this direct-to-DVD entry in the sword-and-sorcery franchise. 9 p.m. Syfy

WEEKEND TALK

SATURDAY

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

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 2016 presidential race: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.); 2016 presidential race: former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.); 2016 presidential race: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); panel: radio host Hugh Hewitt, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas). (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning The threat of a major earthquake and tsunami striking the Pacific Northwest; singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor; Oscar winner Holly Hunter; new Jackson Pollock exhibition in Dallas. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Trump campaign, the Republican party: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens; elections in Iran; genome editing: Cal Berkeley geneticist Jennifer Doudna, PhD. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas); RNC chairman Reince Priebus. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Future of the Republican Party: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.); new season of "House of Cards": Kevin Spacey; new Michigan poll numbers. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio); Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); RNC chairman Reince Priebus. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 2016 presidential race: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.); 2016 presidential race, Trump campaign, Super Tuesday results, recent GOP debate: Rush Limbaugh. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Fox New Channel

Reliable Sources Political reporter roundtable; uncovering the Flint, Mich., water disaster; diversity on MSNBC; Trump's off-the-record meeting with the New York Times. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz 2016 presidential race; recent GOP debate; coverage of the Democratic presidential candidates. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fox New Channel

60 Minutes New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; landmark case against a coal company CEO for workplace-safety violations; America's busiest Death Row. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS


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