Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: ‘Baby Sellers’

Kirstie Alley in “Baby Sellers” on Lifetime
Kirstie Alley stars in the TV movie “Baby Sellers” on Lifetime.
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This week’s TV Movies  





Cedar Cove Olivia (Andie MacDowell) presides over a messy divorce in this new episode. 8 p.m. Hallmark

Hell on Wheels Cullen and Elam (Anson Mount, Common) search for their stolen food and get caught in the middle of a range war in this new episode. 9 and 10 p.m. AMC


The White Queen Elizabeth (Rebecca Ferguson) is crowned  in this new episode. 9 p.m. Starz


Grand Hotel This 1932 classic based on Vicki Baum’s novel stars Greta Garbo as a dancer targeted by a royal thief played by John Barrymore — whose brother, Lionel, also stars. Other screen favorites include Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone and Jean Hersholt. 5 p.m. TCM

Anna Karenina Keira Knightley plays the title character, a diplomat’s (Jude Law) wife trying to help her brother (Matthew Macfadyen) with his marital problems — only to run into some of her own. Aaron Taylor-Johnson also stars in this 2012 adaptation. 7:30 p.m. HBO

Baby Sellers In a departure from her usual comedic roles, Kirstie Alley stars in this new fact-based drama as the head of an adoption agency who traffics in black-market babies from other countries. Jennifer Finnigan plays an immigration agent who goes under cover to stop her. Nicole Munoz and Paul McGillion also star. 8 p.m. Lifetime

This Magic Moment Diane Neal plays a Hollywood movie star who stirs up a small town romance in this new TV drama. Travis Schuldt, Alaina Huffman, Vincent Spano and Charles Shaughnessy also star. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Sound City  Artists and producers highlight the history of the storied recording studio in Van Nuys. 10 p.m. VH1



Today The Forum restaurant in Boston; entertainment. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

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


Today David Gregory. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Egypt: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Panel: Donna Brazile; Grover Norquist; Mo Elleithee. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN


CBS News Sunday Morning Cassandra Clare. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Egypt; democracy in the Middle East: Peter Beinart; Bret Stephens. Regulation: Cass Sunstein. Middle East tech industry: Christopher Schroeder. Personal choices: Kent Greenfield; Sheena Iyengar. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Egypt; sexual assault in the military; NSA surveillance; New York City’s stop and frisk policy: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.); Rep. Jackie Speier, (D-Hillsborough); Commissioner Ray Kelly (NYPD); Rep. Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.); Rep. Robert C. Scott (D-Va.). Panel: Amy Walter; Bobby Ghosh; Kevin Madden; Courtney Jay. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Effect of Trayvon Martin shooting: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; Benjamin Crump, Trayvon Martin family’s lawyer; Ben Jealous, NAACP. Egypt: Richard Engel; Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.); Vali Nasr; Robin Wright. Panel: Robert Gibbs; Rich Lowry; Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.); Chuck Todd. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Egypt: Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.); Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.). New York City’s stop and frisk policy: Commissioner Ray Kelly (NYPD). Presidential debates: Reince Priebus. Former White House Storekeeper Bill Hamilton. Panel: Bill Kristol; David Plouffe; Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.); Carly Fiorina. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Affordable Healthcare Act: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Egypt: Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.); Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. Panel: Former Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.); Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio); Kimberley Strassel; Nina Easton. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Journalists covering Egypt: Rajiv Chandrasekaran; Sherif Mansour. USA Today after digital redesign: David Callaway. Crowd-sourced journalism: Walt Mossberg; Melinda Wittstock. The New York Times’ internal watchdog: Margaret Sullivan. President’s vacation: Dan Lothian. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

60 Minutes A former Danish spy talks about a CIA drone strike; Robin Hood Foundation; free diving. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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