What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Zoo: San Diego’ on Animal Planet



The Zoo: San Diego This new documentary series takes viewers behind the scenes at the legendary San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, collectively home to more than 700 species and 6,500 animals. In the opener of the two-episode premiere, efforts of the California condor team at the Safari Park to save that endangered species are documented. In the second hour the staff helps a Galápagos tortoise and introduces viewers to two giraffe calves who need to be hand-reared simultaneously. 8 and 9 p.m. Animal Planet

Wild Singapore In the new episode “Islands,” David Attenborough continues his exploration of the natural wonders of Singapore. 9 p.m. BBC America

Restaurant: Impossible Chef Robert Irvine is in Nutter Fort, W.Va., where a single dad runs an Italian American barbecue family restaurant-catering business that has a confused identity. In a second new episode, Irvine revisits the Trails Eatery, a family-owned San Diego cafe that he helped in 2011. 9 and 10 p.m. Food Network


Black Love This unscripted series, which chronicles love stories from the black community and explores what is needed to make marriages work, opens its third season with couples who identify the moment when their personal love stories began. Guests include Rebecca and Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Salli Richardson-Whitfield and Dondre Whitfield (“Queen Sugar”) and Kevin and Melissa Fredericks, among others. 9 p.m. OWN

Mountain Mamas The Big Sky country of Montana is the setting of this new unscripted real estate series featuring Jackie Wickens and Trecie Wheat Hughes, who help their clients find affordable properties that need a manageable amount of TLC. 11 p.m. HGTV


Global Lessons on Guns: A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special As America’s notorious shooting massacres continue this new special explores mental health and guns, the 2nd Amendment, mass shootings, and the politics and policies of guns in America and around the world. 7 p.m. CNN

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2019 Three-time NBA champion and Olympic gold medalist Dwyane Wade and U.S. Women’s Soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe are featured in this celebration of favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments, as selected by young fans in online voting. Michael Strahan hosts the ceremonies held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. 8 and 9:30 p.m. Nickelodeon

The Oprah Winfrey Show: Toni Morrison This new special is an airing of late poet Toni Morrison’s appearance on the popular daytime talk show. 8 p.m. OWN

My Favorite Shapes by Julio Torres In this stand-up set taped in Brooklyn, N.Y., the comedian reflects on shapes, each of which serves as a jumping-off point for fantastical stories, anecdotes and jokes. 10:30 p.m. HBO


Aquaman Director James Wan’s 2018 blockbuster was the first full-length feature film to focus mainly on this DC Comics superhero. Jason Momoa (“Game of Thrones”) stars with Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe and Patrick Wilson. 8 p.m. HBO


V.C. Andrews’ Fallen Hearts Adapted from the third of five novels in V.C. Andrews’ Casteel book series, this chapter opens with Heaven Stonewall (Annalise Basso) happily married and ready to settle into life in her hometown, until grandfather Tony Tatterson (Jason Priestley) lures her back to the family mansion. Kelly Rutherford and Jessica Clement also star. 8 p.m. Lifetime

A Taste of Summer When a sous-chef (Roselyn Sanchez) realizes her dream of opening a restaurant she has to contend with competition from a former high school baseball hero (Eric Winter) who now runs a popular casual dining spot. Amanda May and Matt Mazur co-star in this new TV romance. 9 p.m. Hallmark



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


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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper El Paso mass shooting; immigration: Presidential candidate former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas). 2020 elections: Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) Panel: Former Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D-New Orleans); Mia Love; Xochitl Hinojosa, DNC; Adolfo Franco, RNC. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning A college campus sexual assault; the Alvin Ailey Dance Company; mermaids; Julianne Moore; Common. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS


Fareed Zakaria GPS Domestic Terrorism; white nationalist terrorism: Former Sec. of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff. The history of white nationalist terrorism in the U.S.: Author Kathleen Belew (“Bring The War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America”). The U.S./China trade war: Former Sec. of the Treasury Lawrence Summers. The science of timing: Author Daniel Pink (“When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing”). (N) 7 a.m. CNN and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Presidential candidate Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D-N.Y.). Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.). Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.). (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan. Gun control; red flag laws; universal background checks: Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.). Panel: Robert Costa, the Washington Post; Hugh Hewitt; María Teresa Kumar; Kristen Welker. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC and 1:30 a.m. KNBC; 3 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.). Domestic terrorism: Pierre Thomas; Christian Picciolini, Free Radicals Project; Mary McCord. Panel: Chris Christie; former Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D-Chicago); Sara Fagen; Patrick Gaspard. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio). Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway. Panel: Charlie Hurt; Howard Kurtz; Donna Brazile; Kristen Soltis Anderson, Washington Examiner. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 4 and 11 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter Tucker Carlson’s false claim that white supremacy is a “hoax?”; S.E. Cupp; Jane Coaston, Vox. President Trump’s visits with shooting victims; Trump blames news coverage for mass shootings: Tim Archuleta, El Paso Times; Enrique Acevedo, Univision; Jackie Kucinich. The New York Times changes a headline after reader feedback: Noah Shachtman, Daily Beast. The story that became “The Great Hack”: Carole Cadwalladr, Guardian & Observer. Facebook’s plan to pay for news: Julia Angwin, The Markup. Closings and layoffs at print and digital publications: Mark Brown, of the Vindicator. (N) 8 a.m. CNN


MediaBuzz Mollie Hemingway; Richard Fowler; Gillian Turner; Bill Bennett; Brett Larson; Michael Sanchez. (N) 8 a.m. and midnight FNC

60 Minutes Espionage; architect Chris Downey; composer Alma Deutscher. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS


Little League Baseball Midwest Region Final, 8 a.m. ESPN; New England Region Final, 10 a.m. ESPN; Northwest Region Final, Noon ESPN; Great Lakes Region Final, 2 p.m. ESPN; Mid-Atlantic Region Final, 4 p.m. ESPN; West Region Final, 6 p.m. ESPN

ATP Tennis Rogers Cup Semifinals, Noon and 5 p.m. ESPN2

Baseball The Philadelphia Phillies visit the San Francisco Giants, 1 p.m. FS1; the Angels visit the Boston Red Sox, 1 p.m. Fox Sports Net; the Colorado Rockies visit the San Diego Padres, 5:30 p.m. FS1; the Dodgers host the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6 p.m. SportsNet LA

NFL Preseason Football The Rams visit the Oakland Raiders, 5 p.m. CBS and CW; the Dallas Cowboys visit the San Francisco 49ers, 6 p.m. NFL

For more sports on TV, see the Sports section.

Weekly TV Listings for Aug. 11 - 17

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Feature and TV films airing the week of Sun., Aug. 11, 2019

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