Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: Saturday Night Live

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Doctor Who As the Doctor and Missy (Peter Capaldi, Michelle Gomez) are about to meet, an impossible choice looms in this new episode. Jenna Coleman also stars. 9 p.m. BBC America

Transporter: The Series Frank (Chris Vance) loses his package in a hold-up orchestrated so he would take the fall in this new episode of the action series. 9 p.m. TNT

The Graham Norton Show Benedict Cumberbatch, Timothy Spall and Miranda Hart are guests and Maroon 5 performs. 10 p.m. BBC America


The Chair The shooting is done and the cutting begins as Anna and Shane receive critiques on their work in this new episode. 10 p.m. Starz

Saturday Night Live Chris Rock returns to host with musical guest Prince. 11:29 p.m. NBC


Skyscraper: Road to Chicago This new special offers a preview of Nik Wallenda’s planned tightrope walk across the Chicago skyline on Sunday. 10 p.m. Discovery


One Starry Christmas An astronomy professor (Sarah Carter) is disappointed when her boyfriend’s (Paul Popowich) business trip forces them to be apart over the holidays, so she decides to take a bus home and surprise her parents. On the way she bonds with a fellow passenger (Damon Runyan) who shares her love of night sky. Country star George Canyon also stars in this new holiday romantic comedy. 8 p.m. Hallmark




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

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


Today Riding with the U.S. Marshals; “On the Town”; “America’s Got Talent” winner. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Midterm elections; close Senate races: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). President Obama’s approval ratings; the Republicans’ 2016 Presidential prospects: James A. Baker. Panel: Former Gov. Haley Barbour (R-Mo.); former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.); Sean Spicer; Mo Elleithee. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

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

Fareed Zakaria GPS Perceptions of Islam: Sam Harris. ISIS: Rashid Khalidi; Bernard-Henri Lévy. Lessons from Hong Kong’s protests: Lawrence Lessig. A chef explores Iran: Anthony Bourdain. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN


Face the Nation U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power; Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.); Anthony Salvanto; Nancy Cordes. Panel: Peggy Noonan, the Wall Street Journal; Kimberley Strassel, the Wall Street Journal; Mark Halperin; Tavis Smiley, Jonathan Martin, the New York Times. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Midterm elections; control of the Senate; GOP’s agenda; 2016: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Panel: Robert Gibbs; Michael Steele; Andrea Mitchell; Joe Scarborough. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Election coverage: Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), Democratic National Committee. Election analysis: Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight; Alicia Menendez. Panel: Donna Brazile; Matthew Dowd; Bill Kristol; Cokie Roberts (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Midterm elections; Republican Party: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.). Senate races: Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.). Midterm elections: Karl Rove; Joe Trippi. Panel: Brit Hume; Megyn Kelly; George Will; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources Ebola coverage: Isha Sesay. Midterm elections vs. presidential elections: Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.). Impact of spending on midterm TV ads: Fred Davis; Dale Woods. Movie about Edward Snowden: Glenn Greenwald (“Citizenfour”). (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Election night coverage; fact-checking political ads: Andrea Tantaros; Julie Roginsky; Amy Chozick; Rich Lowry; Mark Hannah; Frank Luntz; Chris Stirewalt; John Roberts. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

60 Minutes Suspicions that Muslim fundamentalists in London are aiding recruitment for ISIS; Blake Shelton. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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