Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’



Versailles Louis (George Blagden) is dismissive of the pain his plans will cause others, including Philippe (Alexander Vlahos) and Protestants of all classes. Also, Cardinal Leto (Ken Bones) is confident of making the king marry Isabella of Portugal (Benedita Pereira). 7 p.m. OVA

Saturday Night Live Claire Foy (“The Crown,” “First Man,” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”) hosts this new episode with musical guest Anderson Paak. 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC


Disney Parks Presents a 25 Days of Christmas Holiday Party This new seasonal special features musical performances from Gwen Stefani, Brett Eldredge, Asher Angel and Meg Donnelly with special appearances by Disney Channel stars Booboo Stewart, Kylee Russell, Sadie Stanley and Sean Giambrone. 8 p.m. Disney



Mingle All the Way An app creator (Jen Lilley) launches a new social media program that matches overworked singles with platonic partners to help them handle holiday social commitments and winds up paired herself with a handsome ad executive (Brant Daugherty). Lindsay Wagner also stars in this new Christmas romance. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Rampage Director Brad Peyton’s 2018 science fiction action film, based on a popular video game series, casts Dwayne Johnson as a former U.S. Special Forces agent, now a primatologist, who teams up with a laboratory-enhanced albino gorilla named George to protect Chicago from two other mutated creatures, a gray wolf and a crocodile. Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman and Jeffrey Dean Morgan also star. 8 p.m. HBO

A Twist of Christmas In the final hectic shopping days before Christmas, a busy working mother (Vanessa Lachey) and her young son run in to a stressed-out attorney (Brendon Zub) and his daughter in a crowded department store and inadvertently mix up their toy purchases. Although the two can’t stand each other, they still try to help each other salvage their holiday plans in this new holiday romance. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Dark Crimes Jim Carrey stars in this grim crime drama from director Alexandros Avranas, adapted from an engrossing 2008 New Yorker piece, the story revolves around a real-life Polish police detective (Carrey) who finds a vital clue to a murder case in the pages of a fictional work by a pompous suspect (Marton Czokas). Charlotte Gainsbourg also stars. 10:51 p.m. Starz



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

State of the Union With Jake Tapper Remembering President George H.W. Bush: James A. Baker III, former White House chief of staff and secretary of State in the George H.W. Bush administration. Former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.). Panel: Timothy McBride, former personal aide to President George H.W. Bush; Former Director of White House Personnel Anita McBride; Jamie Gangel; Bernard Shaw. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN


CBS News Sunday Morning Garry Trudeau; Lin-Manuel Miranda; the Glenstone Museum; Jim Gaffigan; Jason Bishop. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Dick Cheney, former vice president. James A. Baker III, former secretary of State. Panel: Karl Rove; Rep.-elect Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.); Juan Williams. (From the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m., 4 and 11 p.m. FNC

Fareed Zakaria GPS The G-20; Ukraine and Russia: Ian Bremmer; Richard Haass; Anne-Marie Slaughter. The legacy of President George H.W. Bush: Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Remembering President George H.W. Bush: Former Vice President Dick Cheney. Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.). Coverage of President George H.W. Bush: Norah O’Donnell (“60 Minutes”). The legacy of former President George H.W. Bush: Bob Schieffer; Susan Page, USA Today; Gerald Seib, the Wall Street Journal. Panel: Jeffrey Goldberg, the Atlantic; Seung Min Kim, the Washington Post; David Nakamura, the Washington Post. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS; 3 p.m. MSNBC

Meet the Press Remembering President George H.W. Bush: Former Vice President Dick Cheney. Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.). Panel: Dan Balz, the Washington Post; Former Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.); Heather McGhee; Andrea Mitchell. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Remembering President George H.W. Bush: Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell. The Mueller investigation: Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank). Former Trump advisor Roger Stone. Panel: Cokie Roberts; Matthew Dowd; Chris Christie; Meghan McCain; Donna Brazile. (N) 8 a.m. KABC


Reliable Sources Covering President George H.W. Bush: Sam Donaldson; Charles Bierbauer; Frank Sesno. Coverage of the Trump-Russia plot: Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News; Garrett Graff; Kaitlan Collins. Coverage of Mueller probe in partisan media: Margaret Sullivan, the Washington Post; Matt Lewis, the Daily Beast. Miami Herald revisits the Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse case: Julie K. Brown, the Miami Herald. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz David Bossie; Corey Lewandowski; Emily Jashinsky, the Federalist; Gillian Turner; Jessica Tarlov; Sara Fischer, Axios. (N) 8 a.m. and midnight FNC

60 Minutes Remembering President George H.W. Bush. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS


College Football Big 12 Championship: Texas versus Oklahoma, 9 a.m. ABC; Sun Belt Championship: Louisiana-Lafayette at Appalachian State, 9 a.m. ESPN; American Championship: Memphis at Central Florida, 12:30 p.m. ABC; SEC Championship: Alabama versus Georgia, 1 p.m. CBS; MWC Championship: Fresno State at Boise State, 4:45 p.m. ESPN; ACC Championship: Pittsburgh versus Clemson, 5 p.m. ABC; Big Ten Championship: Northwestern versus Ohio State, 5 p.m. Fox.

College Basketball USC hosts Nevada, 1:30 p.m. Fox; Stanford visits Kansas, 2:30 p.m. ESPN; San Diego hosts Long Beach State, 7 p.m. FS Prime.

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Saturday 4:50 p.m. This article was updated with late changes to Sunday talk show guests lists.