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TV highlights: Ben Affleck hosts season finale of ‘Saturday Night Live’


Ben Affleck hosts the season finale of “Saturday Night Live” (NBC at 11:30 p.m. Saturday) with musical guest Kanye West.

Sunday talk shows: “Fox News Sunday” (Fox at 9 a.m.) hosts White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and lawyers Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova; “White House Chronicle” (WETA at 9) has U.S. News & World Report’s Brian Kelly, Yahoo News’s Olivier Knox and The Post’s Joe Davidson; “State of the Union” (CNN at 9) features Pfeiffer and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.); “The Chris Matthews Show” (NBC at 10) hosts The Post’s David Ignatius, Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, CNN’s Gloria Borger and NBC’s Kasie Hunt.

“This Week” (ABC at 10) features Pfeiffer, Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio), and Reps. Tom Price (R-Ga.) and Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.); “Newsmakers” (C-SPAN at 10) talks to Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.); “This Is America & the World” (WETA at 10 a.m., WHUT at 6 p.m.) talks to the National Education Association’s Dennis Van Roekel; “Meet the Press” (NBC at 10:30) has Pfeiffer and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); “Face the Nation” (CBS at 10:30) talks to Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.), Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Associated Press President Gary Pruitt; “Washington Watch With Roland Martin” (TV One at 11) re-airs a special broadcast with Bishop T.D. Jakes; “Bloomberg Government’s Capitol Gains” (WUSA at 11:30) has Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Bloomberg’s Matt Hummer and Alan Levin.

Sunday night, Tracy Morgan hosts — what could possibly go wrong? — the Billboard Music Awards (ABC at 8). Performers include Prince, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Miguel, Selena Gomez, Christina Aguilera and Taylor Swift.

Discovery launches “North America” (at 9), a seven-part docu-series that looks at various types of wilderness across the continent.

It’s a night of finales on Fox, starting with “The Cleveland Show” (at 7), wrapping up for good with Season 4 . However, “The Simpsons” (at 8) and “Family Guy” (at 9) have been renewed, and they end Seasons 24 and 11, respectively.

PBS has its own night of finales as characters on “Call the Midwife” (at 8) face several challenges, while “Mr. Selfridge” (WETA, MPT at 9) ends as tragedy strikes at the store.

Donald Trump names a winner on the Season 13 finale of “The Celebrity Apprentice” (NBC at 9).

— Emily Yahr



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