Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'In the Heat of the Night'

Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'In the Heat of the Night'
Sidney Poitier, left, and Rod Steiger in the 1967 drama "In the Heat of the Night." (File photo)

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MythBusters Herding cats doesn't sound easy; neither does catching a greased pig. But the team is going to test both, along with a few colorful barnyard myths, in this new episode. 8 p.m. Discovery

Ghost Adventures Returning with two new episodes, paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin visit a castle related to the Dracula tales, then investigate an L.A. home they think is experiencing supernatural activity related to the Manson Family murders. 8 and 9 p.m. Travel


48 Hours Presents: The Whole Gritty City This two-hour special hosted by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis profiles three New Orleans marching bands and their directors as they prepare for Mardi Gras parades. 9 p.m. CBS


Gangster Squad Mobster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) is targeted by an elite team of 1940s L.A. cops in director Ruben Fleischer's 2013 drama. Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling play the lawmen selected by the city's police chief (Nick Nolte) to lead the crusade. With Emma Stone. 8 p.m. HBO

The Good Mistress In this new drama, a woman seeking a fresh start moves to a new town, where her high-school friend has offered her a new job, then has a one-night stand with a stranger who turns out to be her friend's husband. 8 p.m. Lifetime

In the Heat of the Night Director Norman Jewison's 1967 drama about a bigoted Southern police chief (Rod Steiger) forced to team up with a black Philadelphia police detective (Sidney Poitier) on a murder investigation. Quincy Jones, who composed the music for the film, will give a special introduction. 9 p.m. USA




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

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


Today Olympic siblings; the Jamaican bobsled team; vodka. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Senate agenda, Iran, Syria: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.); the economy: Steve Forbes, Austan Goolsbee. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Leonardo DiCaprio; Army Ranger Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg; using fruit flies to develop new cancer treatments. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS The economy, Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve: Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Severe winter weather: Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.), meteorologist J. Marshall Shepherd; debt-ceiling bill, immigration: former Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.); gay athletes in the NFL. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Debt-ceiling bill, divisions in the GOP, Winter Olympics: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.); climate change: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Bill Nye "The Science Guy"; the Winter Olympics and gay rights: Andy Cohen, Brian Boitano. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards"). (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Affordable Care Act: Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah); 2016 presidential election: Former Gov. Ted Strickland (D-Ohio), Republican strategist Karl Rove. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources NFL prospect Michael Sam announces that he's gay; Chris Christie scandals and a possible Rand Paul candidacy; Hillary Clinton's view of the press, her husband's relationship with Monica Lewinsky: journalist Carl Bernstein. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz (N) 8 a.m., 2 p.m. FNC

Meet the Press Remembers: World Leaders Archival interviews with Cuba's Fidel Castro, Israel's Golda Meir and Britain's Prince Philip. (N) 10:30 a.m. KNBC

60 Minutes Corruption in Russia; the F-35 joint strike fighter; Cate Blanchett. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS