Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: ‘Orphan Black’ on BBCA

Tatiana Maslany in “Orphan Black” on BBC America.
The cause may be lost when Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) must concede on “Orphan Black.”
(Steve Wilkie / BBC America)

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This week’s TV Movies




The Assets Returning with new episodes, this drama series — produced under the ABC News banner — is a fact-based retelling of the story of Aldrich Ames (Paul Rhys), the spy who handed over classified documents to Soviet agents. Jodie Whittaker, Julian Ovenden and Christina Cole also star. 9 p.m. ABC

Orphan Black The war with Dyad is all but lost when Rachel forces a broken Sarah (both played by Tatiana Maslany) to concede in the season finale. 9 p.m. BBC America

Almost Royal This new comedy series, premiering with two episodes, stars Ed Gamble and Amy Hoggart as aristocrats and distant heirs to the British throne who come to the United States and mingle with the common folk. 10 and 10:30 p.m. BBC America


Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives In the season finale host Guy Fieri revisits some of the series’ most memorable meals created over flame and smoke. 10 p.m. FOOD

The Graham Norton Show Samuel L. Jackson, Keira Knightley and Formula One driver Jenson Button are guests and Kasabian performs. 11 p.m. BBC America


Stolen From the Womb A psychotic stalker gives a pregnant woman a labor-inducing drug, then kidnaps her newborn in this new thriller starring Laura Mennell and Larisa Oleynik. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Terry the Tomboy The video series that initially became a hit on YouTube inspires this new made for cable feature. Lia Marie Johnson and Audrey Whitby star. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon



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


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


Today Reshma Shetty. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Crisis in Iraq; voting rights of non-violent felons: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); crisis in Iraq; Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). Iraq; Hillary Clinton; Watergate, 40 Years Later: Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning “Amateur Night” at the Apollo Theater; Melissa McCarthy (“Tammy”); Chelsea Handler. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Iraq: Author Richard A. Clarke (“Sting of the Drone”); Robert Grenier; Gen. Anthony Zinni (USMC, Ret.). Russia rising: Ursula von der Leyen, minister of defense, Germany. 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act: Author Robert Caro (“The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson”). (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press (N) 8 a.m. KNBC


Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Future of the GOP: House Majority Leader elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield). College tuition for employees: Howard Schultz, Starbucks. Panel: George Will; Judy Woodruff; Michael Needham; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources Are the experts, reporters and pundits who advocated war with Iraq in 2003 being given too much air time and credibility?: Jonathan Landay; Peter Beinart. Comparisons of liberal and conservative media coverage of Islam: Brigitte Gabriel; Linda Sarsour. Verdict soon for Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste imprisoned in Egypt: Parents Lois and Juris Greste. Controversy over George Will’s column on sexual assault on campus: Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. LeVar Burton (“Reading Rainbow”). (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Lauren Ashburn; Richard Grenell; Craig Crawford; Bret Baier; Greta Van Susteren; Joe Concha. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

Face the Nation Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.); Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Mike Morell. Panel: David Ignatius; Tavis Smiley; Robin Wright; John Dickerson. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

This Week (N) 3 p.m. KABC

60 Minutes Egypt’s Coptic Christians; commercial drones. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS


World Cup Soccer Group F: Argentina vs. Iran, 8:30 a.m. ESPN; Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2:30 p.m. ESPN. Group G: Germany vs. Ghana, 11:30 a.m. ESPN.

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