R ay Donovan (Showtime at 9) Ray (Liev Schreiber) is given a second chance at life when he’s pulled from the East River and taken to Staten Island, until Sam Winslow shows up, on Sunday’s Season 6 premiere. (Jeff Neumann/Showtime)

(All times Eastern.)

Premieres

Christmas at Pemberley Manor (Hallmark at 8) An event planner tries to persuade the owner of a Christmas party venue not to sell.

Zombie at 17 (Lifetime at 8) Tia Scott realizes her strange symptoms are a bigger problem than she thought.

Dead in the Water (Syfy at 9) An all-female ship crew encounters an invader who threatens their safety.

Sunday listings

White House Chronicle (WETA at 9) College as a path to entrepreneurship.

This Is America & the World (WETA at 10) African Union Ambassador Arikana Chihombori-Quao.

Premieres

Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj (Netflix streaming) A new comedy series from the “Daily Show” alumus.

Crikey! It’s The Irwins (Animal at 8) Steve Irwin’s family carrys on legacy with their work at the Australian Zoo.

Amanda to the Rescue (Animal at 9) Amanda Giese, founder of Panda Paws Rescue nonprofit group, stars in this new canine-rescue show.

Busy Tonight (E! at 10) A nightly talk show airing Sunday through Wednesday hosted by actress Busy Philipps.

LadyGang (E! at 10:30) Best friends Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin and Jac Vanek talk about pop culture.

Specials

Method of a Serial Killer (Oxygen at 7) A look into the case of killer Israel Keyes.

Fox Nation First Look (Fox News Channel at 8) A sneak peek at the offerings from the channel’s new streaming platform Fox Nation.

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