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Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Crossbones'

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"Crossbones," starring John Malkovich, end its run on NBC.
"Hell on Wheels" returns for a new season on AMC.
"The Great Martian War" re-imagines Word War I as earth vs. extraterrestrials.

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TV HIGHLIGHTS

SERIES

Crossbones The series ends its run with its final two new episodes airing back-to-back. In the opener, Blackbeard (John Malkovich) sets out to sea in planning to implement a scheme that will force the members of his crew to determine how loyal they are to him. Then, in the finale, as Santa Campana comes under atack, Blackbeard goes all in to rebuff Jagger's (Julian Sands) attack. 8 and 9 p.m. NBC

Cedar Cove The women of Cedar Cove struggle with the future this new episode that finds Olivia (Andie MacDowell) feeling pressured when Jack (Dylan Neal) wants to exchange house keys and Grace (Teryl Rothery) is overwhelmed by debt. Sebastian Spence, Tom Stevens and Sarah Smyth also star. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Hell on Wheels As the Western series returns for a fourth season, with the big question: Did Elam (Common) survive his battle with an enormous bear in the Season 3 finale? We know that Cullen's (Anson Mount) is soon to be a father, and MacKenzie Porter joins the cast as his bride. 9 p.m. AMC

SPECIALS

The Great Martian War This new import —an allegorical reimagining of the First World War — has humans waging a catastrophic battle against a race of extraterrestrials. 9 p.m. BBC America

MOVIES

A Fairly Odd Summer The third entry in the live-action film series inspired by the hit Nickelodeon animated comedy finds most of the main cast returning to their familiar roles. In this new story, Timmy Turner (Drake Bell) hopes to bid aloha to his worries as he and his fairies head off for a summer vacation in Hawaii. Devon Weigel, Eric Bauza, David Lewis and Susanne Blakeslee co-star. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon 

WEEKEND TALK

SATURDAY

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

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

SUNDAY

Today Adoption scams; the Newport Jazz Festival. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Border crisis; Congressional inaction: Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas). The Middle East; Ukraine; Congressional politics: Mike Rogers (R-Mich.). Nixon resignation 40th anniversary; Watergate; executive power and accountability: Carl Bernstein; Dan Rather. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Violence and professional athletes; Lee Grant; Tori Amos; muralist Richard Haas. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Russia and Ukraine; sanctions on Russia: Radoslaw Sikorski, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland. Ebola: Peter Piot; Sanjay Gupta. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press (N) 8 a.m. KNBC and 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week White House advisor Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.). Ebola outbreak: Tom Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dodgers announcer Vin Scully. Panel: Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas); Bill Kristol; David Remnick; Greta Van Susteren. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Border crisis; foreign policy: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). House lawsuit against the President: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa); Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.). Ivanka Trump. Panel: Kimberley Strassel; Ron Fournier; Michael Needham; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources Career in radio & television ; Israeli-Palestinian crisis: Glenn Beck. Israeli-Palestinian crisis: Rula Jebreal; Elliott Abrams. Red news-blue news: Benjamin Wallace-Wells, New York Magazine. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz House lawsuit against the President; New York Times marijuana editorial; coverage of the Gaza conflict, ESPN's Stephen Smith's comments and apology; Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) contentious appearance on MSNBC; the trial of former Gov.Bob McDonnell (R-Va.): Lauren Ashburn; Jonah Goldberg; Janine Zacharia; Christine Brennan. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

Face the Nation Another cease fire ends in the Middle East; Ebola outbreak; Africa summit: Pierre Krahenbuhl, United Nations Relief and Works Agency; Valerie Jarrett; former Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I-N.Y.); Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.). Nixon resignation 40th anniversary: author John Dean ("The Nixon Defense: What He Knew And When He Knew It"). Panel: David Ignatius, the Washington Post; Aaron David Miller; Margaret Brennan. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

60 Minutes (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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