TV This Week, Nov. 8-14: ‘Listen to Me Marlon’ on Showtime

Marlon Brando, right, and son Christian Brando in “Listen To Me Marlon” on Showtime

Brando talks in the 2015 documentary “Listen to Me Marlon” airing on Showtime. Pictured: Marlon Brando, right, and son Christian Brando.

(Mike Gillman / Showtime)


The proof is in the pudding when the winner is revealed on the finale of “The Great British Baking Show.” 7 p.m. KOCE

You take the good, you take the bad: “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” is back with new cast member Kim Fields (“The Facts of Life”) and at some point in the season, the return of former series regular NeNe Leakes. 8 p.m. Bravo

Julie Benz and David Sutcliffe don their gay apparel for the new TV movie “Charming Christmas.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel


A young dancer (Sarah Hay) gets her foot in the door of an uber-competitive ballet company in N.Y.C. in the new drama “Flesh and Bone.” 8 p.m. Starz

Sharon Stone is no Julia Louis-Dreyfus, but she is the veep in the new action drama “Agent X.” James Earl Jones, Gerald McRaney and Jeff Hephner also star. 9 and 10 p.m. TNT

It’s back to Splitsville on the return of the divorce-themed unscripted series “Untying the Knot.” 10 p.m. Bravo; also Wed.

The healthcare-themed comedy “Getting On” gets on with its third season. With Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash, Alex Borstein and Mel Rodriguez. 10 p.m. HBO



The live rounds get underway on “The Voice.” 8 p.m. NBC; also Tue.

Soup-kitchen cooks beat the stuffing out of one another on a Thanksgiving edition of “Chopped.” 8 p.m. Food Network

The First and Second Ladies of these United States join in a salute to female members of our armed forces in the new special “Women of Honor With Michelle Obama and Jill Biden. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Sasquatch is ready for his close-up in the new special “Bigfoot Captured.” 9 p.m. History Channel

A Vietnam veteran and biker who goes by the nickname “Stray Dog” shares his story on the season premiere of the anthology series “Independent Lens.” 10 p.m. KOCE


The remaining Republican candidates meet in Milwaukee for the next “Republican Presidential Debate.” Maria Bartiromo, Neil Cavuto and Gerard Baker are moderators. 4 and 6 p.m. Fox Business


The rivalry between boxing greats Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson is replayed in the sports doc “Chasing Tyson” on a new “30 for 30.” 5 p.m. ESPN

Tales of service and sacrifice are told in the Veterans Day Eve specials “Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades” and “Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History.” 8 and 9 p.m. KOCE

Was Der Fuhrer der fugitive? The eight-part series “Hunting Hitler” investigates that old conspiracy theory about the Nazi dictator escaping to South America after the fall of Berlin. 10 p.m. History


Four Hispanic teens build a robot out of “Spare Parts” in hopes of winning a national robotics competition in this inspirational 2015 drama. With George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis. 8 p.m. Epix

Oh, give me a home where the dinosaurs roam: “Nova” looks back on the prehistoric era in the second installment of the three-part special “Making North America.” 9 p.m. KOCE

They’re a long way from home, but at least they’re not alone, but they’re beginning to wish they were, in the new outdoor survival series “Men, Women, Wild.” 10 p.m. Discovery Channel



Fashion designers from the just-wrapped cycle of “Project Runway” reunite to reminisce, followed by the new teen-themed spinoff “Project Runway: Junior.” 8 and 9 p.m. Lifetime

Hozier, Miguel and X Ambassadors are among the up-and-coming artists sharing the stage in “VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know.” 9 p.m. VH1

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs are still “2 Broke Girls” on the return of this sitcom. 9:30 p.m. CBS


When is a show not “Mr. Show”? When it’s “W/ Bob & David.” Former partners-in-comedy Bob Odenkirk and David Cross reunite in this four-episode sketch series. Any time, Netflix

“Monk’s” Tony Shalhoub portrays Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Moss Hart in James Lapine’s bio-drama “Act One” on a new “Live From Lincoln Center.” 9 p.m. KOCE


Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, is the site of the next “Democratic Presidential Debate.” John Dickerson moderates6 p.m. CBS

Liam Neeson plays a retired hitman who must use his particular set of skills to save his estranged son in the 2015 thriller “Run All Night.” 7 p.m. HBO

Alicia Witt is more naughty than nice in the new made-for-cable holiday fable “I’m Not Ready for Christmas.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Ireland’s finest take the stage in the City of Light in the special “U2: Innocence and Experience Live in Paris.” 9 p.m. HBO

The innermost thoughts of Marlon Brando are revealed in audio recordings that the late, great actor made of himself in the “Stella!” — sorry, that’s “stellar” — 2015 documentary “Listen to Me Marlon.” 9 p.m. Showtime

“30 Rock’s” Elizabeth Banks hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” with musical guests Disclosure featuring Lorde and Sam Smith. 11:29 p.m. NBC


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