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Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Hell on Wheels' on AMC

August 09, 2013|By Ed Stockly
  • Railroad work continues on "Hell on Wheels" on AMC. With Anson Mount.
Railroad work continues on "Hell on Wheels" on AMC. With Anson… (Frank Ockenfels / AMC )

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This week's TV Movies  


Cedar Cove Bob and Peggy (Bruce Boxleitner, Barbara Niven) are uneasy when a man covered in blood shows up at the Thyme and Tide late at night  in this new episode. 8 p.m. Hallmark

The White Queen Based on a novel by Philippa Gregory, this British series offers a female perspective on the Wars of the Roses in the 15th century. Rebecca Ferguson stars with Max Irons. 8 p.m. Starz

America's Next Top Model A wedding photo shoot brings back painful memories for one model in this new episode. 9 p.m. KTLA

Hell on Wheels The third season opens with a two-hour episode, which finds Cullen and Elam (Anson Mount, Common) securing railroad jobs in New York. 9 p.m. AMC


Reading, Writing & Romance In this new TV romance a struggling actor goes to work as a substitute teacher. Eric Mabius, Virginia Williams, Stefanie Powers and Meredith Baxter star. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Clear History Larry David stars in this new TV comedy as a former car company executive who suffered a very public personal and professional humiliation. Ten years after changing his name and starting his life over, his past is about to catch up with him. Jon Hamm and Bill Hader also star. 9 p.m. HBO



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

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


Today David Gregory. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC

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

State of the Union With Candy Crowley Republican politics: Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee. Politics: Stephanie Cutter; Kevin Madden; Ben Ferguson; Basil Smikle. The state of baseball: Bob Nightengale, USA Today; Ernie Banks; Ken Burns. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Bryan Cranston; playing the role of Mark Twain; Marisha Pessl; Jun Kaneko; Michael Bolton. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Fareed Zakaria GPS Terror threats: Peter Bergen; Gregory Johnsen. Chances for Mid East peace: Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister. U.S./Russian relations: Chrystia Freeland; Julia Ioffe. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Meet the Press NSA surveillance; U.S./Russian relations: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas); Barton Gellman, the Washington Post; Ted Koppel. Sexual assault in the military: Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.); Anu Bhagwati, Women's Action Network. Panel: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa); former Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.); David Brooks; David Ignatius; Ana Navarro. (N) 8 a.m. KNBC

This Week Asylum for Snowden: Lon Snowden, father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden; attorney Bruce Fein. U.S./Russian relations; terror threats: Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.); Rep. Ed Royce (R- Fullerton). 2016 election: Donald Trump. Author and former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) ("Gridlock"). Panel: George Will; Donna Brazile; Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas); Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas); Arianna Huffington; Cory Johnson; David Remnick. (N) 8 a.m. KABC

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace U.S./Russian relations: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Midterm elections; 2016 election: Joe Trippi; Chip Saltsman. Former boxer Mike Tyson. Panel: Bill Kristol; Carly Fiorina; Former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.); Julie Pace. (N) 8 a.m. KTTV

Reliable Sources Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post; future of newspapers; Deborah Turness new NBC News president: Paul Farhi, the Washington Post; Jane Hall. Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post: Henry Blodget, Business Insider. Reporting from Yemen: Adam Baron; Iona Craig; Jeb Boone. Fox Sports 1vs. ESPN: John Skipper, ESPN. (N) 8 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Terrorism; NSA surveillance programs: Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.); Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.); former NSA and CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden. Sale of the Washington Post; future of newspapers: Len Downie; Bill Keller; John Harris. Rajiv Chandrasekaran; Eric Schmitt; Margaret Brennan. (N) 8:30 a.m. KCBS

60 Minutes Tainted pain medication; real estate mogul Zhang Xin. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

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