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TV highlights for May 11 and May 12


Saturday night, original movie “Dangerous Intuition” (Lifetime at 8) shows a woman moving from “devastated” to “rage” when she thinks the woman who stole her husband is out to hurt her daughter.

Kristen Wiig hosts “Saturday Night Live” (NBC at 11:30) with musical guest Vampire Weekend.

Sunday talk shows: “Platts Energy Week” (WUSA at 7:30 a.m.) interviews EEI’s Tom Kuhn and EPRI’s Matt Olearcyzk; “This Week in Defense News” (WUSA at 8) has Lt. Gen. Willie J. Williams and Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero; “BioCentury This Week” (WUSA at 8:30) features European Medicines Agency’s Peter Richardson and Amgen’s Thomas Moore; “Fox News Sunday” (Fox at 9) hosts Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Rep.-elect Mark Sanford (R-S.C.); “White House Chronicle” (WETA at 9) has journalist Claude Salhani and George Washington University’s Amitai Etzioni.

“State of the Union” (CNN at 9) features Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Reps. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii); “The Chris Matthews Show” (NBC at 10) hosts Time’s Joe Klein, Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell and MSNBC’s S.E. Cupp; This Week” (ABC at 10) features Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.); “Newsmakers” (C-SPAN at 10) talks to Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.); “This Is America & the World” (WETA at 10 and WHUT at 6 p.m.) talks to Earth Policy Institute’s Lester Brown; “Meet the Press” (NBC at 10:30) has Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif. ) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.); “Face the Nation” (CBS at 10:30) talks to former ambassador Thomas Pickering and Sens. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.);

“Bloomberg Government’s Capitol Gains” (WUSA at 11:30) has Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and United Launch Alliance’s Mike Gass.

Sunday night, season finales include “Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites” (CBS at 8); “Once Upon a Time” (ABC at 8); “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox at 8:30); “Revenge” (ABC at 9); and “American Dad” (Fox at 9:30).

Style debuts two new series, “XOX Betsey Johnson” (at 8), who runs her fashion empire with her daughter, Lulu, and “Resale Royalty” (at 9), about a vintage store with designer couture in a St. Louis mall.

“Breaking Amish: Brave New World” (TLC at 10), spinoff of the original “Breaking Amish,” sends the cast members to Sarasota, Fla., which has a large ex-Amish community.

Competition series “Ultimate Survival Alaska” (National Geographic at 10) kicks off as a group of adventurous travelers try to make it across the wilderness.

New docu-style show “Family Tree” (HBO at 10:30), created by Christopher Guest, stars Chris O’Dowd as a down-on-his-luck 30-year-old who starts investigating his lineage.

— Emily Yahr



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