Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Michael FassBender in 2014’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” on HBO.
A young Magneto (Michael FassBender) in 2014’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” on HBO.
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This week’s TV Movies




Good Witch Stranded by a brutal winter storm, Cassie and Sam (Catherine Bell, James Denton) consider drastic measures to save the life of a guest (Jake Simons) with a medical emergency in this new episode. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Outlander Jamie (Sam Heughan) hopes that the Duke of Sandringham (Simon Callow) can help remove the bounty on his head, and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) works to save an abandoned child in this new episode. 9 p.m. Starz


The Graham Norton Show Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney and Jack O’Connell are guests, and First Aid Kit performs in this new episode. 10 p.m. BBC America

Saturday Night Live Taraji P. Henson hosts with musical guest Mumford & Sons. 11:29 p.m. NBC


X-Men: Days of Future Past The superhero franchise employs a trick of time travel to allow both Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy to protray Professor Xavier, and Ian McKellen and Michael Fassbender to play Magneto. Hugh Jackman and Peter Dinklage also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Text to Kill A 17-year-old (Emily Tennant) whose father died in what was believed to be a drunk-driving accident gets sinister text messages threatening to expose all secrets in this 2015 thriller. Dina Meyer, Keenan Tracey, Stephanie Bennett, Matt Mazur and Sarah Desjardins also star. 8 p.m. Lifetime



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


McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET


Today Cooking. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union Presidential election: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Presidential election: Lincoln Chafee (D-R.I.). Hillary Clinton’s prospects: Paul Begala; Ana Navarro; Joe Lockhart. Host: Dana Bash. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Paying taxes and risk taking: Author Malcolm Gladwell (“David and Goliath – Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants”). Presidential election; U.S./Cuba relations; negotiations with Iran: Dan Senor; Anne-Marie Slaughter. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Presidential election; Iran nuclear framework: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Sec. of State John F. Kerry. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.). Reince Priebus, RNC. Panel: John Dickerson; John Heilemann, Bloomberg; Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP; Peggy Noonan; Susan Page, USA Today. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS


Meet the Press Presidential election: Mayor Bill De Blasio (D-New York). Presidential election: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). U.S./Cuban relations: Sec. of State John F. Kerry. Panel: David Brooks, the New York Times; Hugh Hewitt; Maria Hinojosa, NPR; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (D-Baltimore). (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Iran nuclear framework: Sec. of State John F. Kerry. Presidential election: Former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.). Sen. Author Mike Lee (R-Utah) (“Our Lost Constitution”). Former First Lady Laura Bush. Panel: Donna Brazile; Bill Kristol; Tavis Smiley; Kristen Soltis Anderson. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace U.S. relations with Cuba and Iran: Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.). 2016 Presidential election: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.). Panel: Brit Hume; Kirsten Powers, USA Today; George Will; Charles Lane, the Washington Post. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Reliable Sources (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Coverage of Rand Paul’s campaign; Rolling Stone UVA rape story: Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner; Mary Katharine Ham; Dana Milbank, the Washington Post; David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun; Lola Ogunnaike. Author Mariel Hemingway (“Out Came the Sun”). (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

60 Minutes The cyberattack on Sony Pictures; Caroline Kennedy; Bryant lacrosse coach Mike Pressler. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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