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What’s on TV Saturday plus weekend talk: Taylor Swift and Phoebe Waller-Bridge on ‘SNL’ and more

Phoebe Waller-Bridge on “Saturday Night Live”
Emmy winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” on NBC.
(Rosalind O’Connor / NBC)

SERIES

Crikey! It’s the Irwins This unscripted series starring Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin returns with a preview special followed by the Season 2 premiere. 7 and 8 p.m. Animal Planet

Saturday Night Live Recent Emmy winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) hosts and Taylor Swift performs on a new episode of the sketch comedy series. 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC

Ghost Adventures “Serial Killer Spirits,” a four-part weekly miniseries focusing on famous murderers, kicks off with “H.H. Holmes Murder House,” about the infamous 19th-century psychopath. 9 p.m. Travel Channel

Amanda to the Rescue A 9-month-old pit bull with a fractured jaw and a 4-month-old Dalmatian with an eye condition are among the critters being cared for in the season premiere. 10 p.m. Animal Planet

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Austin City Limits Texas blues rocker Gary Clark Jr. performs songs from his latest album, “This Land,” when he opens a new season of the concert series. 11 p.m. KOCE

SPECIALS

31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest Vanessa Hudgens and Jordan Fisher host this new star-studded special, filmed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, that celebrates the spooky season and such movie classics as “Ghostbusters” and “Hocus Pocus.” With Kristin Chenoweth, Christina Aguilera, JD McCrary, Salt-N-Pepa and Ray Parker Jr. 8 p.m. Freeform

Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh A two-time finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” the Massachusetts-born comic and actor talks candidly but with humor about his years-long battle with mental illness and clinical depression in this new stand-up special filmed in Brooklyn, N.Y. 10 p.m. HBO

MOVIES

Cold Pursuit Liam Neeson stars in this darkly comic 2019 thriller about a Colorado snowplow driver seeking revenge against a drug cartel for the overdose death of his son. With Laura Dern and Emmy Rossum. 8 p.m. HBO

Abducted: The Mary Stauffer Story A teacher (“How I Met Your Mother’s” Alyson Hannigan) and her 8-year-old daughter are kidnapped by one of the woman’s former students (Howie Lai) in this new fact-based TV movie. 8 p.m. Lifetime

The Professor and the Madman Mel Gibson and Sean Penn star in this 2019 historical drama about the creation in the mid-19th century of the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. With Natalie Dormer, Eddie Marsan, Jennifer Ehle, Jeremy Irvine and Ioan Gruffudd. 8 p.m. Starz

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Over the Moon in Love Jessica Lowndes stars in this new 2019 TV movie as a professional matchmaker who inadvertently finds herself falling for a former classmate turned singer-songwriter (Wes Brown). 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel

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TALK SHOWS

SUNDAY

CBS News Sunday Morning Pete Hamill discusses his career and remembers fellow columnist Jimmy Breslin; R&B sensation Lizzo; singer-actress Mitzi Gaynor; businesses and corporations taking a stand on gun sales; a visit to New York City’s revamped Museum of Modern Art; a spiraling walkway above the treetops in Denmark. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS

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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper Impeachment, 2020 election, news of the day: presidential candidates former Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.); impeachment, 2020 election, news of the day: presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.); Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fox News Channel

Fareed Zakaria GPS History, democracy, whistleblowers, Ukraine, impeachment: former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation (N) 7:30 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press (N) 8 a.m. KNBC, 3 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.); Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources With Brian Stelter Fox News and impeachment. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney. (N) 8 a.m. FNC

60 Minutes American voters’ thoughts on the impeachment inquiry against President Trump; the race to identify the victims of a 79-year-old self-professed serial killer who says he’s committed almost 100 murders; Land O’ Lakes CEO Beth Ford talks about how farmers are turning to technology to survive in today’s tough economic climate. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

SPORTS

College football A full day’s worth of match-ups includes Oklahoma at Kansas, 9 a.m. ABC; Iowa at Michigan, 9 a.m. Fox; Auburn at Florida, 12:30 p.m. CBS; Bowling Green at Notre Dame, 12:30 p.m. NBC; Northwestern at Nebraska, 1 p.m. Fox; Michigan State at Ohio State, 4:30 p.m. ABC; and Cal at Oregon, 5 p.m. Fox

Baseball The playoffs continue as the Minnesota Twins take on the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays face the Houston Astros. 2 and 6 p.m. FS1

Hockey The Kings meet the Edmonton Oilers, 7 p.m. Fox Sports Net; the Ducks host the San Jose Sharks. 7 p.m. FS Prime

Customized TV listings are available here: latimes.com/tvtimes


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