Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: ‘Ransom’ on CBS

Tzi Ma, left, and Luke Roberts in “Ransom” on CBS.
The daughter of a U.S. senator (Tzi Ma, left) is kidnapped in a new episode of “Ransom” on CBS. With Luke Roberts.
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Ransom When a U.S. senator’s (Tzi Ma) daughter is kidnapped, Eric (Luke Roberts) and the team’s investigation leads back to the politician, who has dark secrets. 8 p.m. CBS

Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Two sisters rush their tiny dog to the clinic after the pup sustains a life-threatening brain injury in this new episode. 9 p.m. Animal Planet

Planet Earth II This new episode of the documentary series explores the lives of mountain animals, creatures hardy enough to survive on high peaks. Among them are a snow leopard mother and cub who become trapped between angry rival males, and a bobcat who tries to figure out how to hunt ducks without getting its feet wet. 9 p.m. BBC America

The Zoo In this new episode Dr. Murray is called in to treat a sick Komodo dragon, while a new keeper learns the proper way to handle the Bronx Zoo’s cheetahs. 10 p.m. Animal Planet


For Peete’s Sake The Peetes head to Philadelphia for a trip down memory lane. Guests include producer Tonya Lee, wife of director Spike Lee, and Chris Rock’s mother, Rose. 10 p.m. OWN


The Princess and the Frog A New Orleans girl (voice of Anika Noni Rose) encounters a prince-turned-frog (Bruno Campos) and finds herself sharing his plight following their expected kiss in this 2009 animated feature. Noon Disney

Infidelity in Suburbia A bored housewife and mother Laura (Sarah Butler) undertakes a home remodeling project and soon begins an affair with her sexy contractor (Marcus Rosner), but when she tries to break it off he builds a secret room in the house where he can keep her all to himself in this 2016 thriller. 8 p.m. Lifetime

The Shallows Blake Lively stars in Jaume Collet-Serra’s 2016 horror survival thriller as a surfer who is badly injured and stranded on a giant rock 200 yards from shore as a great white shark circles her in its feeding ground. With Oscar Jaenada, Brett Cullen and Sedona Legge. 9 p.m. Starz





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


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

State of the Union The Trump administration: Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.). The Trump administration; Obamacare: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Panel: Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-Mich); former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.); Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.); Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.). (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Fashion designer Christian Siriano; Sally Field; filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice; Oscar picks. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS The Trump administration; expectations for the new National Security Advisor: David Frum, the Atlantic; Gideon Rose; Thomas Friedman, the New York Times; Natalie Nougayrède, the Guardian. The Trump economy: Stephen Moore; Jeffrey Sachs. Foreign policy from FDR to DJT: Author Nigel Hamilton (“American Caesars: Lives of the Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush”). (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Former CIA director John Brennan. Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio). The War on Isis: David Martin. John Dickerson moderates a focus group with Richmond, Virginia area residents. Panel: Ben Domenech, the Federalist; Ezra Klein, Vox.Com; Lanhee Chen, the Hoover Institution; Molly Ball, the Atlantic. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.). Panel: Helene Cooper, the New York Times; Eliana Johnson, Politic; Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review; Gerald Seib, the Wall Street Journal. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m., 4 and 11 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D- San Francisco). Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Deputy Press Secretary; Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Panel: Stephanie Cutter; Amy Holmes, Rasmussen Reports; former Sec. of Labor Robert Reich; David Remnick, the New Yorker; Matt Schlapp, American Conservative Union.(N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace National Governors Assn. meeting; the Trump administration: Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.); Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.). Social media: Dan Scavino, White House director of social media. Panel: Steve Hilton; Julie Pace, the Associated Press; Lisa Boothe, Washington Examiner; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 7 and 11 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources The White House blocks major news outlets from attending press briefing: Dean Baquet, the New York Times. Trump and Bannon’s anti-media attacks: Tara Palmeri, Politico; Bret Stephens, the Wall Street Journal; Amy Kremer; Will Bunch, Philadelphia Daily News. How to fact-check politicians: George Lakoff, UC-Berkeley. Covering  Trump from outside the NY-DC corridor: Kevin Riley, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.(N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Coverage of the forthcoming immigration; transgender bathroom guidelines’ protests at GOP Town Halls; DNC chair election: Former Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski; Erin McPike, Independent Journal Review; Guy Benson; Margaret Carlson, the Daily Beast; Tucker Carlson; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner. Howard Kurtz hosts. (N) 8 a.m. FNC

60 Minutes The hunt for and recapture of drug lord Joaquin “el Chapo” Guzman; Malawi’s Zomba Prison Project. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

60 Minutes Studying people with a rare genetic mutation that causes early-onset Alzheimer’s. (N) 8 p.m. KCBS

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