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TV highlights: Jeremy Piven takes a turn as ‘Mr. Selfridge’


On Saturday night, “Doctor Who” (BBC America at 10) finally returns for the second half of Season 7. This time, the doctor has a new sidekick — Jenna-Louise Coleman, playing Clara Oswin.

“Orphan Black” (BBC America at 9), a new drama about a woman who realizes that she’s a clone, is reviewed by Hank Stuever on Page C1.

On Sunday night, “Call the Midwife” (WETA and MPT at 8) returns for Season 2, as Jenny Lee celebrates her birthday.

Miniseries “The Bible” (at 8) concludes its record-breaking run on the History channel.

Jeremy Piven takes a turn on “Masterpiece Classic: Mr. Selfridge” (WETA and MPT at 9), playing Harry Gordon Selfridge, and tells the story of the American founder of the famous London department store.

It’s “Game of Thrones” (HBO) time — the third season kicks off at 9 p.m.

Emily Yahr

Emily Yahr covers pop culture and entertainment for the Post. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyYahr.



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