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Garrett Brawith in “The Unauthorized Full House Story” on Lifetime.

The new tv movie “The Unauthorized Full House Story” stars Garrett Brawith as Bob Saget/Danny Tanner.

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This week’s TV Movies



Cedar Cove Tensions rise between Paul and Jack (Colin Ferguson, Dylan Neal) in Cedar Cove, as Paul’s sister (Emily Holmes) pries into her brother’s relationship with Olivia (Andie MacDowell) in this new episode. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Aquarius Hodiak (David Duchovny) continues to be troubled by his son (Chris Sheffield) and tries to ensure that a plea deal stays in place before the young man can thwart it, in the season finale. Abby Miller and Gethin Anthony also star. 9 p.m. NBC

Hell on Wheels Cullen and Mei (Anson Mount, Angela Zhou) escort cargo through the California wilderness in this new episode. 9 p.m. AMC


Blunt Talk Patrick Stewart stars as a neurotic British TV pundit working in Los Angeles, in this new comedy. 9 and 10:05 p.m. Starz

Survivor’s Remorse Young basketball star Cam Calloway (Jessie Usher) and his cousin Reggie (RonReaco Lee) continue trying to cope with Cam’s dizzying rise in Atlanta pro sports as this comedy series launches its second season. 9:30 and 10:40 p.m. Starz

Hannibal Will (Hugh Dancy) and the FBI recruit Dr. Frederick Chilton (Raul Esparza) to catch “Red Dragon” (Richard Armitage) in this new episode. Gillian Anderson, Mads Mikkelsen and Laurence Fishburne also star. 10 p.m. NBC

America’s Next Weatherman The weathercasters deal with hecklers during live remotes in this new episode. 11 p.m. TBS


Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted The comic discusses highly personal experiences — including her 2012 cancer diagnosis — during this new stand-up special. 10 p.m. HBO


The Unauthorized Full House Story This new TV movie finds stars an ensemble of mostly unknowns play the cast of the pop-culture phenomenon that ran for 192 episodes. Garrett Brawith, Stephanie Bennett and Justin Gaston star, 8 p.m. Lifetime. The special “Beyond the Headlines: Full House” follows at 10 p.m.




CBS News Saturday Morning Chef Rick Bayless; Jason Isbell performs. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

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

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


Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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


State of the Union Politics: GOP Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. Panel: S.E. Cupp; Bakari Seller; Neera Tanden; Kevin Madden. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

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

Fareed Zakaria GPS Putin’s agenda in Ukraine: Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.); Radislaw Sikorski, member of Parliament, Poland. Jewish life in Iran: Larry Cohler-Esses. Robots and artificial intelligence: Derek Thompson. Investing in employees: Author Zeynep Ton (“The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits”). (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press Presidential campaign; next GOP debate: Carly Fiorina. Hillary Clinton email controversy; Joe Biden’s prospects; drought and wildfires: Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.). Panel: Alfonso Aguilar; Susan Page; Jon Ralston; Amy Walter. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Presidential candidate Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisc.). Presidential candidate former Gov. Martin O’Malley. Presidential candidate Donald Trump (R). Panel: Nancy Gibbs; Rich Lowry; Matt Bai; Ana Navarro; former Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.). (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Hillary Clinton email controversy: Former Atty. Gen. Michael Mukaskey. Presidential election: Josh Alcorn, Draft Biden 2016. Iran nuclear deal; presidential election: Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.). Panel: Kimberley Strassel; Peter Baker; Robert Costa; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources Coverage of Donald Trump: Frank Rich; Janice Min. New TV series: Patrick Stewart (“Blunt Talk”). Coverage of Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago: Jeanne Meserve. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Coverage of Hillary Clinton’s email controversy; coverage of Donald Trump; coverage of working conditions at Amazon: AB Stoddard; Amy Holmes; Fred Francis; Matt Lewis; Keli Goff; Sarah Lacy.(N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

Face the Nation Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.). Filmmaker Ken Burns (“The Civil War”). Panel: Manu Raju; Ruth Marcus; Anne Gearan; Michael Scherer. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

60 Minutes (N) 7 p.m. KCBS