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TV This Week, Nov. 22 - 28: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ on Starz

Colin Firth and Taron Egerton in 2014’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” on Starz.

Colin Firth and Taron Egerton in 2014’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” on Starz.

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SUNDAY

Circle of life, etc., etc.: “The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar” is a new sequel to 1994’s “The Lion King.” 7 p.m. Disney Channel

Jennifer Lopez is your mistress of ceremonies for the “2015 American Music Awards.” 8 p.m. ABC

“90210’s” Jessica Lowndes dons her gay apparel for the new TV movie “Merry Matrimony.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

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Howdy, Pilgrims! Ron Livingston, Ray Stevenson, Anna Camp and “Mad Men’s” Vincent Kartheiser land on Plymouth Rock in the two-night historical drama “Saints & Strangers.” 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel; also Mon.

The host of “The Daily Show” steps out from behind the desk in the standup special “Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation.” 10 p.m. Comedy Central

MONDAY

That mirror-ball trophy thingy is on the line in the two-night season finale of “Dancing With the Stars.” 8 p.m. ABC; also Tue.

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Melissa Rivers and company dish on the styles seen at Sunday’s AMAs on a new “Fashion Police.” 8 p.m. E!

The new special “Eddie Murphy: The Mark Twain Prize” has Chris Rock, Dave Chapelle, et al., saluting the former “SNL” cast member, movie star and standup comic. 9 p.m. KOCE

The documentary “3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets” revisits a deadly altercation between a carload of black teens and a middle-aged white male in Jacksonville, Fla., in 2012. 9 p.m. HBO

“Independent Lens” profiles a 92-year-old woman and her 64-year-old special-needs daughter in the new episode “Mimi and Dona.” 10:30 p.m. KOCE

TUESDAY

And now, a word from out sponsors: Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight host a “Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown.” 8 p.m. KTLA

“American Experience” also retells the story of “The Pilgrims” in this Ric Burns documentary. 8 p.m. KOCE

“Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward” offers a cornucopia of behind-the-scenes goodies for fans of the soapy teen-themed drama. 8 p.m. ABC Family

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Forensic anthropologists working at the site of the Jamestown colony unearth some remains to be seen on a new “Secrets of the Dead.” 10 p.m. KOCE

WEDNESDAY

Your favorite animated blue-jay-and-raccoon duo get their own movie with “Regular Show: The Movie.” 7 p.m. Cartoon Network

“Step Up 2’s” Briana Evigan is a princess on the lam in the new TV movie “Once Upon a Holiday.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Get smart! “Nova” takes you “Inside Einstein’s Mind” in this new profile of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist. 9 p.m. KOCE

Yuletides during the groovy yet turbulant 1960s are up first in the nostalgic new series “Christmas Through the Decades.” 10 p.m. History Channel

THURSDAY

Floats, marching bands, musical performances and those big balloons? All on display in “The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS” and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” 9 a.m. CBS; 9 a.m. NBC

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Submitted for your approval, KTLA’s annual marathon of eighteen episodes of Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone.” 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. KTLA

They’ll be woofing it up at “The National Dog Show” and “The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration.” Noon NBC; 8 p.m. Fox

Stuff yourself stupid with “NFL Football” with a slate that includes the Eagles versus the Lions, the Panthers versus the Cowboys, and the Bears versus the Packers. 9:30 a.m. Fox; 1:30 p.m. CBS; 5:30 p.m. NBC

Old folkie Arlo Guthrie revisits his epic 18-minute counter-culture fable in the new special “Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Concert.” 7 p.m. KOCE

“Arrow’s” Katrina Law shops till she drops in the romantic new TV movie “12 Gifts of Christmas.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Chanel

FRIDAY

Mena Suvari battles her demons and yours in the new supernatural drama “South of Hell.” 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 p.m. and midnight WE

Should canceled dramas be forgot? The CBS procedural “Unforgettable” returns as a cable series. With Poppy Montgomery. 8 and 9 p.m. A&E

“The Wonder Years’” Danica McKellar may be getting a “Crown for Christmas” in this romantic new TV movie. Rupert Penry Jones also stars. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Lend me a tenor: Andrea Bocelli sings songs from the movies on “Great Performances.” 9 p.m. KOCE

Bruuuuuce! The new rock-doc “The Ties That Bind” tracks the creation of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s 1980 album “The River.” 9 p.m. HBO

SATURDAY

Candace Cameron Bure takes “A Christmas Detour” in this new TV movie. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Colin Firth schools working-class lad Taron Egerton on the finer points of being a veddy British spy in Matthew Vaughn’s 2014 thriller “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” 8 p.m. HBO

“Men at Work’s” Meredith Hagner shops until she drops in the romantic new TV movie “A Gift Wrapped Christmas.” 8 p.m. Lifetime

Intelligence-agency insiders share thoughts on the war on terrorism and more in the documentary “The Spymasters — CIA in the Crosshairs.” 9 p.m. Showtime

 


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