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What’s on TV Saturday plus Sunday Talk shows: ‘The Way Back’

Ben Affleck, left, and Melvin Gregg in "The Way Back" (2020).
Ben Affleck, left, and Melvin Gregg in the 2020 sports drama “The Way Back” on HBO.
(Richard Foreman)

During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our print sections. The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print but an expanded version is available in your daily Times eNewspaper. You can find a printable PDF online at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

SERIES

Love Island: More to Love This new weekly series provides a recap of the week’s episode of the unscripted romance “Love Island.” Arielle Vandenberg hosts. 8 p.m. CBS

California Cooking With Jessica Holmes On the menu for this new episode of the local culinary series are Italian-style sandwiches from the new Ggiata Delicatessen. Also, a mahi mahi fish sandwich and homemade granola. 8 p.m. CW

Earthflight Demoiselle cranes migrate a treacherous pass through the Himalayan mountains en route to India. Also, vultures circle above tigers on the hunt, and pigeons serve as guides to the greatest gatherings of camels on Earth in this new episode of the nature documentary series. David Tennant narrates. 8 p.m. BBC America

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SPECIALS

Breaking Bias KTLA News anchors Chris Schauble and Lynette Romero host this new special about bridging our nation’s divide. 7:30 p.m. CW

SPORTS

NHL Hockey The Philadelphia Flyers versus the New York Islanders, 9 a.m. NBC; the Vegas Golden Knights versus the Vancouver Canucks, 5 p.m. NBCSP

Baseball The Cleveland Indians visit the St. Louis Cardinals, 10 a.m. Fox; the Kansas City Royals visit the Chicago White Sox, 11 a.m. FS1; the Chicago Cubs visit the Cincinnati Reds, 1 p.m. MLB; Regional coverage, 3:30 p.m. MLB; the Dodgers visit the Texas Rangers, 4 p.m. SportsNetLA; the Seattle Mariners visit the Angels, 6:30 p.m. Fox Sports Net and MLB

WNBA Basketball The Seattle Storm versus the Chicago Sky, 11 a.m. ABC; the Dallas Wings versus the Indiana Fever, 1 p.m. CBS

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NBA Basketball The Utah Jazz versus the Denver Nuggets, 3:30 p.m. TNT

MLS Soccer The New York Red Bulls visit the New England Revolution, 5 p.m. FS1; the San Jose Earthquakes visit the Galaxy, 7:30 p.m. SportsNet

SATURDAY TALK SHOWS

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

Good Morning America Binge This! with Daryn Carp. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

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Frank Buckley Interviews Larry King. (N) 8:30 p.m. KTLA

SUNDAY TALK SHOWS

CBS News Sunday Morning (N) 6 a.m. KCBS

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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). Rep. Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles). FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor. Nneka Ogwumike, WNBA Players Assn. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

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Fareed Zakaria GPS Learning how other countries view the United States and President Trump: Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; former Prime Minister Tony Blair, U.K.; author Jorge Castañeda (“America Through Foreign Eyes”); author Richard Javad Heydarian (“The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China, and the New Struggle for Global Mastery”); Keyu Jin, London school of Economics. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe; Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.); Richard Grenell, Republican National Convention; congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik (R-Md.). (N) 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

Face the Nation Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf. Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.). State Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R-Ky.). Attorney representing family of Jacob Blake: Ben Crump. Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb. James Brown (“The NFL Today”). (N) 7:30 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), Biden campaign. Panel: Yamiche Alcindor; Hallie Jackson; Former Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.); author Michael Schmidt (“Donald Trump v. The United States”). (N) 8 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. KNBC; 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. MSNBC

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This Week With George Stephanopoulos Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). Panel: Chris Christie; Rahm Emanuel; Sarah Isgur; Karen Finney. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Kate Bedingfield, Biden campaign; Lara Trump, Trump campaign. Thomas Peters, RumbleUp. Panel: Guy Benson, Gillian Turner, Charles Lane. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., and 11 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources With Brian Stelter 2020 election: Susan Glasser; Kevin Roose, the New York Times; Ayesha Rascoe, NPR. Covering signs of fascism in the U.S.: Author Jason Stanley (“How Fascism Works”). Magazine coverage of Black Lives Matter: Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair. Voter groups are suing over Trump’s social media executive order: Carolyn DeWitt, Rock the Vote. Return to movie theaters: Mooky Greidinger, Cineworld. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Hogan Gidley, Trump campaign; Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.); Emily Compagno; Susan Ferrechio, the Washington Examiner; Philippe Reines; pollster Frank Luntz; Kat Timpf. (N) 8 a.m. FNC

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60 Minutes Using artificial intelligence technology to preserve the stories of Holocaust victims. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

MOVIES

The Way Back Gavin O’Connor’s 2020 sports drama is about an alcoholic construction worker (Ben Affleck) who gets a chance at redemption when he is recruited to become head basketball coach at his former high school. Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar, Michaela Watkins, Glynn Turman and Todd Stashwick also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Sorority Secrets After an elite sorority accepts a college student as a new member, she is shocked to learn that the chapter president and advisor are running an escort service with girls from the sisterhood providing the “talent.” Brytnee Ratledge, Elisabetta Fantone and Tommi Rose star in this 2020 drama. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Zombieland (2009) 8 a.m. Paramount

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Grand Prix (1966) 8 a.m. TCM

Hanna (2011) 8:05 a.m. HBO

Lethal Weapon (1987) 9:30 a.m. TBS

Pretty in Pink (1986) 9:45 a.m. Showtime

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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) 10 a.m. POP

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) 10:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. USA

The Nutty Professor (1996) 10:32 a.m. Encore

All Fall Down (1962) 11 a.m. TCM

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A Bridge Too Far (1977) 11:10 a.m. Epix

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) 11:30 a.m. TBS

The Beguiled (2017) 11:40 a.m. Cinemax

Jurassic Park (1993) Noon AMC

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Charlotte’s Web (2006) 1 p.m. KDOC

Hugo (2011) 1 p.m. KCOP

Airplane! (1980) 1 p.m. IFC

A League of Their Own (1992) 1 p.m. Ovation

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Obvious Child (2014) 1:15 p.m. Showtime

The Hunger Games (2012) 1:20 p.m. Freeform

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) 1:32 p.m. USA

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) 2 p.m. TBS

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True Grit (2010) 2:10 p.m. Epix

Casino (1995) 2:40 and 9 p.m. Showtime

Pure Country (1992) 3 p.m. CMT

Galaxy Quest (1999) 3 p.m. IFC

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On the Waterfront (1954) 3 p.m. TCM

The Queen (2006) 4 p.m. KCOP

The Way We Were (1973) 4 p.m. KCET

3:10 to Yuma (2007) 4 p.m. Epix

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 4 p.m. FX

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) 4:30 p.m. Syfy

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) 4:35 p.m. Freeform

Face/Off (1997) 5 p.m. Sundance

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North by Northwest (1959) 5 p.m. TCM

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001) 5 p.m. TMC

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) 5 p.m. USA

48 HRS. (1982) 5:22 p.m. Encore

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Ford v Ferrari (2019) 5:25 p.m. HBO

Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) 5:30 p.m. BET

Ferdinand (2017) 5:30 p.m. FXX

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) 5:30 p.m. IFC

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Grease (1978) 5:45 p.m. CMT

Super 8 (2011) 6:05 p.m. Epix

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 7:30 p.m. IFC

A Hatful of Rain (1957) 7:30 p.m. TCM

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) 8 p.m. AMC

Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) 8 p.m. BET

Us (2019) 8 p.m. Cinemax

Under Siege (1992) 8 p.m. Ovation

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A Few Good Men (1992) 8 p.m. Sundance

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) 8:05 p.m. Freeform

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) 8:10 p.m. USA

Raintree County (1957) 9:30 p.m. TCM

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Crimson Peak (2015) 10 p.m. Cinemax

Superbad (2007) 10:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Patriot Games (1992) 10:30 p.m. Ovation

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015) 10:45 p.m. Freeform

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991) 11 p.m. Sundance

Inglourious Basterds (2009) 11:30 p.m. IFC

Ghostbusters (1984) 11:45 p.m. AMC

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TV highlights for Aug. 30-Sept. 5 include the return of “The Boys,” “The MTV Video Music Awards” and a live-action “Mulan”

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TV Grids for the entire week of Aug. 30 - Sept. 5 in downloadable and printable PDF format

Looking for what to watch on TV? Here are the television listings from the Los Angeles Times in a printable PDF files.

Updates:

12:43 PM, Aug. 29, 2020: Updated guests for some CNN Sunday talk shows.


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