Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: ‘Hocus Pocus’ 25th anniversary special on Freeform

Kathy Najimy, left, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker in the movie "Hocus Pocus," which celebrates its 25th anniversary on Freeform
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Versailles Fabien (Tygh Runyan) finds it difficult to maintain order while Louis (George Blagden) rejects Maintenon (Catherine Walker). Alexander Vlahos also stars in this new episode. 7 p.m. Ovation

Wolves and Warriors Matt and the team head to Oklahoma on the trail of 26 wolves that were secretly transported from FurEver Wild to a zoo in the season finale. 10 p.m. Animal Planet


Michael Jackson’s Halloween When a young couple visit a mysterious hotel on Halloween night, they go on a magical adventure of personal discovery in this animated treat. 8 p.m. CBS

‘Hocus Pocus’ 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash The Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the setting for this 90-minute special celebrating the 1993 comedy — starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker as a trio of Salem witches, 8:15 p.m. Freeform. The movie “Hocus Pocus” airs before, at 7, and after, at 10:15.


2018 Countdown to Christmas Preview Special This new special previews movies coming to Hallmark Channel for the 2018 holiday season. Kellie Pickler hosts. 10 p.m. Hallmark


Love, of Course A widowed single mom (Kelly Rutherford) is worried her empty nest will be unbearable when her daughter (Makenzie Vega) heads off to college in Los Angeles, so she takes a job at the college helping a professor (Cameron Mathison). Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas also stars in this new romance. 8 p.m. Hallmark

My Dinner With Hervé Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”) stars in writer-director Sacha Gervasi’s new TV movie as actor Herve Villechaize, of “Fantasy Island” fame, who formed an unlikely friendship with struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) during a wild night in Los Angeles. Andy Garcia co-stars as Ricardo Montalban. Mireille Enos, Harriet Walter, Oona Chaplin and Wallace Langham also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Killer High Kacey Rohl (“The Magicians”) stars as a tightly wound perfectionist who is obsessively determined to throw a flawless 10-year high school reunion, where the school’s mascot turning into a bloodthirsty warthog. Asha Bromfield (“Riverdale”) and Varun Saranga (“Wynonna Earp”) also star in this new made-for-TV horror movie. 8 p.m. Syfy



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


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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) Mayor Eric Garcetti. Panel: Florida Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi; Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) Symone Sanders.(N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.). Feeding victims of natural disasters: Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen. Panel: Newt Gingrich; Marc Short; Jane Harman; Charles Lane. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 4 and 11 p.m. FNC

Fareed Zakaria GPS U.S.-Saudi relations: Fawaz Gerges; Martin Indyk; Wendy Sherman. Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Editor Fred Hiatt, the Washington Post. American political demographics: Jonathan Weiler. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press Author Anthony Scaramucci. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 3 p.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos On the campaign trail with Rep. Beto O’Rourke (R-Texas). Midterm elections: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Midterm election forecast: Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight. The death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank); Tom Bossert. Panel: Mary Bruce; Alex Castellanos; Kim Strassel, the Wall Street Journal; Juan Williams, Fox News.(N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources The President’s media blitz; political violence; midterms coverage: Charlotte Alter, Time; Philip Bump, the Washington Post. White House and pro-Trump media accused of creating “caravan” fear: Dara Lind, Vox; Max Boot. The war on truth: Carl Bernstein. Polarization: Tim Dixon, More in Common. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Emily Jashinsky, the Federalist Culture Editor; Sara Fischer, Axios; Mo Elleithee; Fred Hiatt, the Washington Post; Leslie Marshall; Gayle Trotter; Stuart Varney; Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner; David Martosko, (N) 8 a.m. and midnight FNC

60 Minutes Law enforcement tool used to solve cold cases; New York City subway system; falconer Lauren McGough. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS


College Football Oklahoma at TCU, 9 a.m. ABC; Michigan at Michigan State, 9 a.m. Fox; North Carolina at Syracuse, 9 a.m. KDOC; Auburn at Mississippi, 9 a.m. ESPN; Maryland at Iowa, 9 a.m. ESPN2; Illinois at Wisconsin, 9 a.m. FS1; Virginia at Duke, 9:30 a.m. FS Prime; Alabama at Tennessee, 12:30 p.m. CBS; Penn State at Indiana, 12:30 p.m. ABC; Colorado at Washington, 12:30 p.m. Fox; North Carolina State at Clemson, 12:30 p.m. ESPN; Wake Forest at Florida State, 12:30 p.m. ESPN2; Kansas at Texas Tech, 12:30 p.m. FS1; Mississippi State at LSU, 4 p.m. ESPN; Central Florida at East Carolina, 4 p.m. ESPN2; Oregon at Washington State, 4:30 p.m. Fox; Ohio State at Purdue, 4:37 p.m. ABC; Arizona at UCLA, 7:30 p.m. ESPN2.

NHL Hockey Buffalo Sabres visit the Kings, 12:30 p.m. FSN; the Ducks visit the Las Vegas Golden Knights, 7 p.m. FS Prime

MLB Baseball Playoffs The Dodgers visit the Milwaukee Brewers for Game 7 of the NLCS (if necessary), 6 p.m. FS1

NBA Basketball The Houston Rockets visit the Lakers, 7:30 p.m. ESPN and SPST

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