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Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: ‘Passengers’ on Starz

Chris Pratt as Jim Preston and Jennifer Lawrence as Aurora Lane in “Passengers” Credit: Sony Pict
Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence costar in the 2016 sci-fi drama “Passengers” airing on Starz.
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SERIES

Doubt While seeking a new way to defend Billy (Steven Pasquale), Sadie (Katherine Heigl) takes the case of a childhood friend (guest star Mercedes Mason) who violated her probation, while Cameron (Laverne Cox) is asked out by an ex-classmate (guest star Ben Lawson). Judith Light, Carl Lumbly, Lawrence Pressman and Kathleen Chalfant also guest star in this legal drama. 8 p.m. CBS. A second new episode follows at 9.

School of Rock Freddy (Ricardo Hurtado) tells the band that his family is moving to Canada in the season premiere of the series based on the movie. 8:30 p.m. Nickelodeon

TURN: Washington’s Spies Determined to get revenge on Lt. Simcoe (Samuel Roukin), Abe (Jamie Bell) heads to New York for a meeting with Benedict Arnold (Owain Yeoman). Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall and Seth Numrich also star. 9 and 10 p.m. AMC

Orphan Black While Sarah and Kira (Tatiana Maslany, Skyler Wexler) enjoy some bonding time at home, they discover some surprising secrets, including that the girl’s special gifts seem to share a link with the mysterious island creature. 10 p.m. BBC America

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Still Star-Crossed Rosaline Capulet and Benvolio Montague (Lashana Lynch, Wade Briggs) work together to uncover the origins of the feud between their families as Lord Montague’s (Grant Bowler) sister visits. 10 p.m. ABC

SPECIALS

Take 5 to Care: The Gift of Life Major League Baseball legend Rod Carew discusses his life-saving heart transplant, and the Carew family meet with the family of the heart donor, also an athlete. Derrin Horton hosts this touching special. 7 p.m. KTLA

Tour de Pharmacy Andy Samberg stars in this new mockumentary that purports to expose the ugliness behind a fictional 1982 incident in cycling when a time-honored race was marred by the doping of virtually everyone in the competition. Freddie Highmore, John Cena, Maya Rudolph, Orlando Bloom, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover, Will Forte and Lance Armstrong also star. 10 p.m. HBO

MOVIES

Passengers En route with 5,000 others to a space colony, an engineer Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is awakened from hibernation 90 years early due to a malfunction. Despairing from loneliness, Jim eventually awakens writer Aurora Lane (Jennifer Lawrence) from her own induced sleep and the pair begin a spaceship romance, until they discover the ship is in imminent danger. Michael Sheen and Laurence Fishburne also star in this 2016 sci-fi drama. 8 p.m. Starz

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Andy Samberg and his Lonely Island collaborators Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone co-wrote, produced and star in this clever 2016 mockumentary about a trio of childhood friends who find fame in the music industry. Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph and Joan Cusack also star. 8:30 p.m. HBO

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SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning The Erie Canal; Jack Antonoff; Louise Penny; Christie Brinkley; competitive cup stacking. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley; Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz). One year after the Dallas police massacre: Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown (“Called to Rise”). North Korea: Victor Cha. Panel: Margaret Brennan; Michael Crowley, Politico; David Ignatius, the Washington Post; David Nakamura, the Washington Post. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Former CIA Director John Brennan. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). DNC Chair Tom Perez and RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel. Panel: Ruth Marcus, the Washington Post; Kristen Welker; Rich Lowry, National Review; Robert Costa, the Washington Post. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Walter Shaub, exiting director of the Office of Government Ethics. Panel: Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.); Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin); Jason Riley, the Wall Street Journal; Katrina vanden Heuvel, the Nation. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace The G20 summit; President Trump’s agenda: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Republican healthcare reform legislation: Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.). Panel: Brit Hume; former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.); Newt Gingrich; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 7 and 11 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz The latest White House news: counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway. Coverage of President Trump’s “fake news” comments; Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin: Ed Henry; Meghan McCain; Mo Elleithee; Shana Glenzer. (N) 8 a.m. and midnight FNC

60 Minutes Scientists study volunteers with a genetic mutation that causes early-onset Alzheimer’s. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly Gender-stereotyping study; Betsy DeVos; Ed Sheeran; the risks of dentists giving children sedatives. (N) 7 p.m. KNBC

SPORTS

2017 Tour de France Stage 8, from Dole to Station des Rousses. 5 a.m. NBC and 10:30 p.m. NBCSP

2017 Wimbledon Championships 5 a.m. ESPN

World Cup of Softball From Oklahoma City: USA vs. Puerto Rico 11 a.m. ESPN2; USA vs. Australia 5 p.m. ESPN2

Horse Racing Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Belmont Oaks, from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. 1:30 p.m. NBC

Baseball Kansas City Royals visit the Dodgers 4 p.m. Fox; the Angels visit the Texas Rangers 6 p.m. FSN; the Cincinnati Reds visit the Arizona Diamondbacks. 7 p.m. FS1

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