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TV highlights: ‘The David S. Pumpkins Animated Halloween Special’

By Bethonie Butler

October 27, 2017 at 8:52 PM

"The David S. Pumpkins Animated Halloween Special" (NBC at 11:30) Any questions? Tom Hanks lends his voice to a cartoon version of the oddball character he debuted in a buzzed-about SNL sketch last year. Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones") narrates. (NBC/NBC)

(All times Eastern.)

Flint (Lifetime at 8) Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Marin Ireland and Betsy Brandt star in this movie based on the real-life crisis surrounding a Michigan city's lead-tainted water and all the ways the problem was ignored.

Marry Me at Christmas (Hallmark at 8) In a very early nod to the season, this movie follows a wedding planner (Rachel Skarsten) who falls for the movie-star brother of one of her clients.

Black Sabbath: The End of the End (Showtime at 9) This rockumentary chronicles the heavy-metal band's farewell tour.

Sunday listings

Fox News Sunday (Fox at 9 a.m.) Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.).

White House Chronicle (WETA at 9) Frederic G. Reamer, professor at Rhode Island College's School of Social Work.

Sunday Morning Futures (Fox News at 10) House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.).

Newsmakers (C-SPAN at 10) NAACP President Derrick Johnson.

This Is America & the World (WETA at 10 and WHUT at 7:30 p.m.) Bangladesh's ambassador, Mohammad Ziauddin.

Meet the Press (NBC at 10:30) Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.).

Prime time

Outlander (Starz at 8) Claire makes a risky decision.

Shark Tank (ABC at 9) Spanx founder Sara Blakely sits in on the Sharks' panel.

The Walking Dead (AMC at 9) Rick encounters a familiar face.

Madam Secretary (CBS at 10) Elizabeth struggles to find a new chief of staff.

Finales

Ray Donovan (Showtime at 9) Ray heads to New York — the drama's new setting — in the Season 5 finale.

The Deuce (HBO at 9) In the Season 1 finale, Vincent hesitates to get further into business with Rudy, and Candy sees the future of pornography.


Bethonie Butler writes about television for The Post.

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