Saturday’s TV Highlights: ‘Life With La Toya’ on OWN

Saturday’s TV Highlights: ‘Life With La Toya’ on OWN
La Toya Jackson confronts questions about Michael’s death in “Life With La Toya” on OWN.
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This week’s TV Movies  




Smash It’s opening night in this new episode and Ivy is nervous. 8 p.m. NBC

My Big Redneck Vacation The Clampet family parties with Tom Arnold in Hollywood but must race home when Michelle goes into labor in this new episode, followed by a behind-the-scenes after-show. 9 and 10 p.m. CMT

Raising Whitley This humorous and poignant unscripted follows actress and comedian Kym Whitley and her friends as they attempt to do something none of them have ever done before: raise a baby together. 10 p.m. OWN

Life With La Toya La Toya Jackson confronts questions about her brother Michael’s death in this new episode of the unscripted series. 10:30 p.m. OWN


Mary and Martha This new film tells the story of an interior designer (Hilary Swank) who takes her little boy on an extended trip to Africa and an English housewife (Brenda Blethyn) whose own son heads to Africa as a volunteer. Malaria strikes both boys. 8 p.m. HBO


Call Me Crazy: A Five Film The second film in Lifetime’s Five series of anthology movies features an ensemble cast with five interwoven stories about living with mental illness. Jennifer Hudson, Melissa Leo, Octavia Spencer, Sarah Hyland, Sofia Vassilieva, Brittany Snow, Ernie Hudson, Jason Ritter, Jean Smart, Lea Thompson, Melanie Griffith and Chelsea Handler star. 8 p.m. Lifetime


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

McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET


The Chris Matthews Show Boston Marathon bombing; the Watergate scandal: Lesley Stahl, CBS; Bob Woodward, the Washington Post; Michael Duffy; Gloria Borger. (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC

Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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


State of the Union With Candy Crowley Boston Marathon bombings: Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.); Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.); Sen. William “Mo” Cowan (D-Mass.). Boston Marathon bombings: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Terrorism, national security: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas); former 9/11 Commission member Tim Roemer, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Boston Marathon bombings: Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, New York City; Stephen Flynn; Philip Mudd. Terrorists: Peter Bergen; author Jessica Stern (“Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill”). (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press Boston Marathon bombings: Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.); Pete Williams; Michael Leiter. Michael Chertoff; Tom Brokaw; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Peggy Noonan; Jeffrey Goldberg. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Boston Marathon bombings: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.); Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.). G.W. Bush White House photographer Eric Draper. Panel: Bill Kristol; former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.); Michael Hayden; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing: Erik Wemple, the Washington Post; Joe Concha, Mediaite; Christine Brennan, USA Today. Running the Boston Marathon: Vernon Loeb, the Washington Post. Bias in coverage of gun law debate: Ross Douthat. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Boston Marathon bombings: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas); Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.); former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-New York); former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge. An interview with family members of Newtown shooting victims: Carlee Soto; Erica Lafferty; Neil Heslin (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

60 Minutes Dogs trained to work with soldiers and the police. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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