Saturday’s TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: ‘When Calls the Heart’


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This week’s TV Movies



MythBusters This new episode tests myths related to making moonshine. 8 p.m. Discovery

Atlantis The gang escorts valuable cargo across the desert in this new episode. 9 p.m. BBC America

When Calls the Heart This new drama series tells the story of a young teacher (Erin Krakow), who accepts a position in a small coal town on the prairie. 9 p.m. Hallmark


Figure skating The U.S. Championships. 8 p.m. NBC

Dangerous Toys Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage battle each other using weapons, defenses and tactics inspired by children. 9 p.m. Discovery


It Happened One Night This delightful 1934 comedy swept the Academy Awards, taking home the five big ones: best picture, director (Frank Capra), actor, actress and writing. Clark Gable stars as a down-and-out newspaperman on a bus from Miami to New York who finds the story of his life has literally fallen into his lap: a spoiled, runaway heiress (Claudette Colbert). 5 p.m. TCM




This Morning Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games: Billie Jean King. Chef Lee Schrager (“Fried and True”); Jake Bugg performs. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS

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

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


Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union Minimum wage increase; economic mobility; gun control: Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.). NSA surveillance; Iraq; Edward Snowden’s status: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Panel: Mo Elleithee; Sean Spicer; Karen Tumulty. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

Sunday Morning Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (“Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War”). June Squibb (“Nebraska”); Jane Pauley. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS


Fareed Zakaria GPS Iraq: Richard Haass; Meghan O’Sullivan; Rashid Khalidi; Peter Bergen. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.). New Jersey Assembly’s Transportation committee chair John Wisniewski. Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. Panel: Rana Foroohar, Time; Michael Gerson; John Harris; Gerald Seib. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press New Jersey bridge scandal: Reince Priebus, RNC; Mark Halperin; Chuck Todd; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (D-Baltimore); Kim Strassel. Women in economic peril: Maria Shriver. Panel: Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.); Jeffrey Goldberg; Jane Harman; Chris Matthews. Billie Jean King. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC; 11 a.m. MSNBC

This Week New Jersey bridge scandal: Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R-New York); Judy Smith. Women and the glass ceiling: Carly Fiorina; Col. Jeannie Leavitt, U.S. Air Force; Liza Mundy; Reshma Saujani. Panel: Donna Brazile; Matthew Dowd; Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); David Plouffe. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday Robert Gates’ memoir; Iraq; NSA: Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.); Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) Poverty; unemployment: Rep. Steve Southerland, II (R-Fla.); Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Panel: George Will; Bob Woodward; Karl Rove; Juan Williams. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. FNC

Reliable Sources Roger Ailes profile: Author Gabriel Sherman (“The Loudest Voice in the Room”); Jeffery Berry; Sarah Sobieraj. Chris Christie and the media; New Jersey bridge scandal: Michael Crowley. Reporters in Egypt: Sherif Mansour, Committee to Protect Journalists. (N) 8 a.m. CNN


MediaBuzz New Jersey bridge scandal; Robert Gates’ memoir: Lauren Ashburn; Brit Hume; Dana Milbank; Marisa Guthrie; Farhad Monjodo; Sarah Lacey.(N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. FNC

60 Minutes The increase in people with superior autobiographical memory. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS