Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and more

Ralph Fiennes in “The Grand Budapest Hotel”
Ralph Fiennes welcomes you to “The Grand Budapest Hotel” on HBO.
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This week’s TV Movies



Sex Sent Me to the E.R. The saucy series offers an expanded holiday-themed edition. 11 p.m. TLC


WWE Tribute to the Troops Pro wrestling’s finest salute our men and women in uniform, and country music’s Florida Georgia Line performs in this annual special. 8 p.m. NBC


Michael Sam This new documentary profiles the first openly gay football player to participate in an NFL draft. 9 p.m. OWN


The Black Stallion Kelly Reno, Teri Garr and an Oscar-nominated Mickey Rooney star in this breathtaking 1979 adaptation of Walter Farley’s classic novel. 5 p.m. TCM

The Grand Budapest Hotel Ralph Fiennes heads an all-star cast in Wes Anderson’s delightful 2014 romp; with Bill Murray, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody and Tilda Swinton. 8 p.m. HBO

A Wife’s Nightmare Inspired by a true story, this new thriller stars Jennifer Beals as a woman who has her doubts about a stranger claiming to be her husband’s long-lost daughter; with Lola Tash and Dylan Neal. 8 p.m. Lifetime


College Football A full slate of bowl games includes the USC Trojans versus Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl. 5 p.m. ESPN




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

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


Today The year in sports; smart dating academy. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Finishing up his final term, 2016 election: Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas); politics and foreign policy: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.); North Korea; consequences of cyber attacks and hackings; ISIS: Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.); political panel, new polling. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Making excuses; Mick Jones of the rock band Foreigner; Tony Danza discusses his Broadway musical; notable deaths of 2014. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS


Fareed Zakaria GPS Creating a new limitless energy source; innovations in hypersonic flight; unlocking the power of the mind by mapping the brain. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Slain NYPD officers, protests against police tactics: New York City police commissioner William Bratton, former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani; Ebola: U.S. Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain; foreign policy: journalist David Rohde, the Wilson Center’s Robin Wright; author Laura Hillenbrand (“Unbroken”). (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week With George Stephanopoulos 2014 game changers. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace Year in review: Journalists Jason Riley, Susan Page, Stephen Hayes and Bob Woodward; author Lauren Hillenbrand (“Unbroken”). (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Reporters and PTSD; young reporters in war zones; President Obama’s relationship with Fox News. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Killing of two NYPD officers; Sony Pictures releases “The Interview"; media coverage of race relations; year in review: Ebola, missing Malaysian airplane, Ferguson, VA scandal. (N) 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fox News Channel

60 Minutes Pope Francis’ closest friends, including a rabbi in Argentina, discuss the new pontiff; inside the Vatican library. 7 p.m. KCBS


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