Saturday's TV Highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Batman v Superman' and more

 

SERIES

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency This surreal mystery-comedy inspired by Douglas Adams’ books continues with an episode that promises to connect several of the series’ seemingly random subplots; Samuel Barnett and Elijah Wood star. 9 p.m. BBC America

SPECIALS

Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant, Britney Spears, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller and James Woods lend their voices to this 2002 animated special and the sequel “Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe.” 8 and 8:30 p.m. CBS

The National Dog Show If you missed Thursday’s live broadcast, here’s an encore of the annual competition hosted by John O’Hurley and David Frei. 8 p.m. NBC

The Story of Santa Claus This animated holiday tale features the voices of former “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” costars Ed Asner and Betty White plus “The Rocky Horror Picture Show’s” Tim Curry. 9 p.m. CBS

MOVIES

The Last Waltz The Band’s 1976 farewell concert in San Francisco, captured on film by Martin Scorsese, includes performances by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Neil Diamond, Muddy Waters and Joni Mitchell. 8 p.m. KVCR

A Heavenly Christmas “Sex and the City’s” Kristin Davis plays a former workaholic looking to earn her wings in this new made-for-cable fantasy tale; Shirley MacLaine and “Will & Grace’s” Eric McCormack also star. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ben Affleck does his first turn as the Caped Crusader, Henry Cavill returns as the Man of Steel and Gal Godot leaps into the fray as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s overloaded 2016 franchise crossover; Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons and Diane Lane also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Legends of the Hidden Temple Isabela Moner, Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer star in this adventure tale based on the 1990s-era kids’ game show hosted by Kirk Fogg, who makes a cameo. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

I Saw the Light “Thor’s” Tom Hiddleston portrays country-music legend Hank Williams in this 2015 bio-drama; Elizabeth Olsen also stars. 12:50 a.m. Starz

TALK SHOWS

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

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

State of the Union Trump transition, the Democrats: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); Trump transition: Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway; Trump transition, the Democrats: Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), commentators Bakari Sellers, Alice Stewart and Andre Bauer. (N) 6 and 9 a.m. CNN

CBS News Sunday Morning Carnegie Medal winners; Lady Gaga; former quarterback Steve Young; Casey Affleck. (N) 6:30 a.m. KCBS

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace RNC chairman Reince Priebus; challenging Nancy Pelosi for House minority leader: Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV, 11 a.m. Fox News Channel

Fareed Zakaria GPS ISIS, Putin, Trump, China, Iran: national security advisor Susan Rice; challenging Trump on climate change: Tom Steyer, Farallon Capital; world-changing innovations; genetics and modern medicine. (N) 7 and 10 a.m. CNN

Face the Nation Giving thanks; water contamination in Flint, Mich.: Dr. Marc Edwards, Virginia Tech; 2016 Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes; former Dodgers announcer Vin Scully; John Shinholser and Honesty Liller, McShin Foundation for addiction and recovery; Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative; correspondent Holly Williams with U.S. troops in Iraq. (N) 8 a.m. KCBS

Meet the Press Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway; Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio). (N) 8 a.m. KNBC, 11 a.m. MSNBC

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

Reliable Sources Rethinking coverage of Trump, fake news, how to cover hate groups; Trump biographers on what to expect next; incoming Associated Press executive editor Sally Buzbee; non-profit news organizations are seeing a “Trump bump.” (N) 8 a.m. CNN

MediaBuzz Commentators Erin McPike, Mollie Hemingway, Michael Tomasky and Tucker Carlson. (N) 8 a.m. FNC

60 Minutes Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi promotes sweeping electoral reforms; scientists look for a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. (N) 7 p.m. KCBS

SPORTS

College football The Trojans host Notre Dame and the Bruins battle Cal. 12:30 p.m. ABC; 4 p.m. ESPN2

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