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Maisie Williams guest stars in a new episode of "Doctor Who" on BBC America.

Maisie Williams guest stars in a new episode of “Doctor Who” on BBC America.

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This week’s TV Movies



Doctor Who Maisie Williams (“Game of Thrones”) guest stars in this new episode of the venerable science fiction series. With Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman. 9 p.m. BBC America

Blunt Talk Walter (Patrick Stewart) commemorates the 33rd anniversary of the end of the Falklands War —where he proudly served — by throwing an epic bash in this new episode. Jacki Weaver, Timm Sharp, Adrian Scarbrough, Dolly Wells and Karan Soni also star. 9 p.m. Starz

Survivor’s Remorse Reggie (RonReaco Lee) recruits Missy (Teyonah Parris) to tutor Jupiter Ser’Darius Blain) when his draft status is threatened in this new episode. With Jessie T. Usher and Meagan Tandy. 9:30 p.m. Starz


The Last Kingdom Accused of a ghastly wedding massacre that claimed most of his surrogate Danish family, Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) and his friend (Emily Cox) are on the run from his treacherous Saxon uncle (Joseph Millson) in this new episode. 10 p.m. BBC America

Saturday Night Live Tracy Morgan returns to host, with musical guest Demi Lovato. 11:29 p.m. NBC


Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo The comedian gets her first HBO stand-up special. 10 p.m.



October Kiss After several failed attempts to find love, a free-spirited woman (Ashley Williams) is wary of making any commitments, but she accepts a job as temporary nanny to help a work-obsessed single father (Sam Jaeger) with his kids while he works on a special project in this new romance. 9 p.m. Hallmark

They Found Hell A group of college students conducts a secret experiment in teleportation, only to succeed in opening a portal to hell. Chris Schellenger, Katy Reece and Austin Scott star in this 2015 thriller. 9 p.m. Syfy




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: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton. Politics: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.). Politics: Tad Devine; Ana Navarro; Bakari Sellers; Amanda Carpenter.(N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Author Erica Jong (“Fear of Dying”); Elvis Costello. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS


Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Presidential candidate: Donald Trump. Chef Ina Garten (“Barefoot Contessa”). Panel: Brit Hume; Lisa Lerer; George Will; Charles Lane. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Fareed Zakaria GPS Russia and Ukraine: President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine. Terror threats; gun control; police misconduct: Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (New York). Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Careers and family: Anne-Marie Slaughter; Andrew Moravcsik. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Benghazi: Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.). Benghazi: Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.). David Axelrod. Panel: Bob Woodward; Nancy Cordes; Mark Halperin; Jeffrey Goldberg. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Benghazi committee: Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank); Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.). Panel: Alex Castellanos; Ron Fournier; Andrea Mitchell; Amy Walter. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC


This Week With George Stephanopoulos Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. Afghanistan: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). Panel: Matthew Dowd; Donna Brazile; Bill Kristol; Katrina vanden Heuvel. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources CNBC debate: Armstrong Williams. CNN’s democratic debate: Carl Bernstein. Ratings for debates: Douglas Brinkley. Playboy stops publishing nude photos: Larry Flynt; Alyssa Rosenberg. New movie: Author R.L. Stine (“Goosebumps”). Donald Trump hosting “SNL”: Bill Carter. Virtual reality: Palmer Luckey, OculusVR. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Presidential debates; Benghazi: Mercedes Schlapp; Andrea McCarren; Jackie Kucinich; Brit Hume; Rich Lowry; Julie Roginsky; David Zurawik. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

60 Minutes (N) 7 p.m. KCBS