Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: ‘Argo’ on HBO

Ben Affleck in “Argo” on HBO.
A CIA agent (Ben Affleck) orchestrates a rescue in “Argo” on HBO.
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A Healthy You & Carol Alt  This new series focuses on maintaining health and fitness. 1 p.m. Fox News

Cupcake Wars Jessica Alba is the guest judge in the season premiere. 8 p.m. Food

Hell on Wheels Cullen’s (Anson Mount) position is threatened when Durant (Colm Meaney) files an injunction against Union Pacific and Elam (Common) is forced to deal with a dangerous newcomer in this new episode. 9 and 10 p.m. AMC

The White Queen Elizabeth (Rebecca Ferguson) gives birth to a baby boy at Westminster Abbey in this new episode. 9 and 10 p.m. Starz


Do No Harm Jason (Steven Pasquale) is about to receive a neurotransmitter implant that will do away with his evil alter ego in the season finale. 10 p.m. NBC


Giant Edna Ferber’s tale of a Texas ranch family was James Dean’s last film. Rock Hudson and Elizabeth Taylor star. 5 p.m. TCM

Argo Ben Affleck directs and stars in this fact based tale about the CIA using a fake Hollywood production as a cover to rescue six Americans during the Iranian hostage crisis. 8 p.m. HBO



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

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



Today David Gregory; the set of “The Million Second Quiz.” (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Syria: White House chief of staff Denis McDonough. Syria: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.); Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.); Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita). Syria: Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland); Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.); Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.). Panel: Stephanie Cutter; Van Jones; Ana Navarro; David Frum. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Billy Crystal; Kenny Chesney. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fox News Sunday Syria: White House chief of staff Denis McDonough. Syria: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Tim Arcano, Naval Surface Warfare Center. Panel: Brit Hume; Howard Kurtz; Karl Rove; Juan Williams. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Fareed Zakaria GPS Syria: Nicholas Burns; Gen. Wesley K. Clark; James Steinberg; Paul Wolfowitz. Syria: Bernard-Henri Lévy. War powers: Steven Groves; Jeffrey Toobin. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation White House chief of staff Denis McDonough; Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.). Panel: David Ignatius, the Washington Post; Bill Kristol; Danielle Pletka; David Sanger, the New York Times; Bob Woodward, the Washington Post. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS


Meet the Press Syria: White House chief of staff Denis McDonough. Syria: Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.). Syria: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas); Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove); Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.). Panel: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.); David Axelrod; former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.); Chuck Todd. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Syria: White House chief of staff Denis McDonough; Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Benghazi attack: Gregory Hicks. Giving birth while in Congress: Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.). Panel: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); Donna Brazile; Dan Senor; Katrina vanden Heuvel; Greta Van Susteren; Ali Soufan; Brian Ross; Pierre Thomas. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Reliable Sources Coverage of Syria: Arwa Damon; Shibley Telhami; Christina Bellantoni, PBS; Tara Sonenshine. Twitter in 2012 presidential campaign: Peter Hamby; Kevin Madden; Christina Bellantoni. Jeff Bezos’ new leadership at the Washington Post: Len Downie. Coverage of iPhone: Susan Glasser, Politico. Guest host: Frank Sesno. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz (Premiere) Howard Kurtz hosts. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

60 Minutes Technological advances revolutionizing the workplace; the Sept. 11 Memorial Museum. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS 

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