Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: ‘The Confession’

Julia Whelan, left, Katie Leclerc and Sherry Stringfield in “The Confession” on the Hallmark Channel.
A daughter is reunited with her terminally ill mother in “The Confession” on Hallmark. With Julia Whelan, left, Katie Leclerc and Sherry Stringfield.
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This week’s TV Movies  




Orphan Black Paul (Dylan Bruce) discovers that Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) has kept some key information from him in this new episode of the science fiction thriller. 6 and 9 p.m. BBC America

Saturday Night Live Kristen Wiig hosts with musical guest Vampire Weekend. 11:29 p.m. NBC



Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith supply the voices of the animated animal pals and Frances McDormand, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jessica Chastain and Bryan Cranston join the cast. 8 p.m. HBO

Beverly Lewis’ The Confession Sherry Stringfield and Katie Leclerc star in this new TV melodrama about an Amish girl in search of her biological mother, who is dying of cancer. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Dangerous Intuition In this new TV drama, a women (Tricia Helfer) is not sure if her anxiety is caused the stress of her divorce, or if her intuition is sensing something more sinister. 8 p.m. Lifetime



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

McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET



The Chris Matthews Show 2016 race: Joe Klein, Time; Howard Fineman, Huffington Post; Kelly O’Donnell; S.E. Cupp. (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC

Today David Gregory; painting with dolphins. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Benghazi; guns laws; immigration: Sen. Susan Collins (R- Maine.). Sexual harassment in the military: Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.); Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). Alex Castellanos; Karen Tumulty,. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Tom Hanks; Natalie Maines; Sidney Poitier. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press Benghazi hearings: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista.); Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). Benghazi investigation: Ambassador Thomas Pickering. Panel: Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); author Wes Moore; Katty Kay, BBC; David Brooks, the New York Times. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos Benghazi: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.); Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.). Moms on Capitol Hill: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.); Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.); Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.); Rep. Linda T. Sanchez (D-Lakewood). Panelists: George Will; Gen. James Cartwright (U.S.M.C., Ret.); Jonathan Karl; Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post; Donna Brazile; Matthew Dowd; Jonathan Karl; former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine). (N) 8 a.m. KABC


Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace Benghazi hearings: Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.). Return to politics: former Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.). Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone and Schwarzman Scholars. Panel: Bill Kristol; former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio); Kimberley Strassel; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Coverage of Cleveland kidnappings; Arias trial coverage: Paul Farhi; Lola Ogunnaike; Jim Warren. Local view of Cleveland kidnappings: Connie Schultz. Coverage of the Benghazi Hearings; Mark Sanford’s election; Chris Christie’s weight loss surgery: Jim Geraghty; Margaret Carlson. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Former Sec. of Defense Robert Gates; Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill); Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.); Ambassador Thomas Pickering; author Maya Angelou (“Mom and Me and Mom”); David Rohde, Reuters; David Sanger, the New York Times; Bobby Ghosh, Time; Sharyl Attkisson. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

60 Minutes Aid worker Jessica Buchanan; teaching veterans to start businesses; Bill Gates. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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