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What to Watch on Saturday: 'SNL' opens season with Tina Fey and Arcade Fire

The Cheating Pact (8pm, Lifetime) - Three high school students, under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges, convince a very smart girl to take the college entrance exams for them. After the smart girl gets a low score on one of the tests, she ends up dead in a mysterious accident, and all three students are suspects in her murder.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - With Gen. Grant's deadline looming, a gang of riders attacks Cheyenne while Cullen and Elam pay Durant a visit.

Saturday Night Live (11:29, NBC) - Season 39 kicks off with host Tina Fey and music guest Arcade Fire.

What to Watch on Saturday: Lifetime movie on a 'Taken' teen

Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker (8pm, Lifetime) - A teen on spring break in Moscow is abducted by a Russian sex-slavery ring. Her mother, an NYPD detective, flies to Moscow in a frantic attempt to rescue her daughter. Stars Julie Benz ("Dexter") and Naomi Battrick.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - After his workers defect to the Mormons, Cullen recruits Durant to help get them back. Meanwhile, Sean and Mickey's past comes back to haunt them.

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's (9pm, OWN) - Tim and Robbie meet with a literary agent in New York to discuss a possible cookbook deal, while the staff at the Upper Crust enjoy their freedom.

The Marriage Test (10pm, A&E) - Four couples in troubled relationships attempt to resolve their issues.

What to Watch on Saturday: Lifetime's 'Sins of the Preacher' based on true story

Sins of the Preacher (8pm, Lifetime) - A pastor's wife dies and it's ruled a suicide, but her mother doesn't believe her daughter killed herself. She tries to prove that her daughter's husband, a beloved pastor, is a murderer. Inspired by a true story. Stars Gail O'Grady ("Desperate Housewives," left), Bree Williamson ("One Life to Live") and Christopher Gratin ("The Mentalist").

Million Second Quiz (8pm, NBC) - Apparently this comes on every night.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - A cholera epidemic in Hell on Wheels has Cullen seeking fresh water to help save his workers. Meanwhile, Durant faces political fallout.

Robocroc (9pm, Syfy) - A crocodile is transformed into a killing machine that's let loose in a water park full of young adults.

Hello Beautiful Interludes Live: John Legend (10pm, TV One) - Singer John Legend performs and discusses his career.

What to Watch on Saturday: 'Do No Harm' series ends on NBC

A Sister's Nightmare (8pm, Lifetime) - Sibling rivalry returns to torment Jane, a young police officer, after her older sister Cass is released from the state hospital for the criminally insane. Cass begins showing an increasing interest in getting back her daughter, whom Jane has been raising.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - Cullen's position is threatened after Durant files an injunction against the Union Pacific. Meanwhile, Elam deals with a dangerous newcomer.

Too Cute (9pm, Animal Planet) - A very controversial countdown of the most adorable kittens.

Do No Harm (10pm, NBC) - In the series finale, Jason's surgery to rid of Ian is about to begin, but years of taking his blackout drug render him immune to normal anesthesia. Under the influence of stronger medicine, Jason (Steven Pasquale, right) flashes back to his childhood -- and Ian's origins. Meanwhile, Jordan and Lena take separate paths to uncover Jason's secret.

What to Watch on Saturday: 'Escape from Polygamy' for Lifetime teens

Too Cute (8pm, Animal Planet) - Puppies at 8 and kittens at 9. Everybody's happy!

Escape from Polygamy (8pm, Lifetime) - In this new Lifetime movie, two teens living in a polygamous community fall in love but their romance is forbidden by the boy's father, who declares that God has chosen the young woman to be his own wife. The two lovers then try to escape their cult-like surroundings. Stars Mary McCormack, William Mapother, Haley Lu Richardson, Jack Falahee.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - After a railroad accident, Cullen and Elam forge deep into Indian territory to secure a new lumber source. Meanwhile, Durant tells Louise a secret about Cullen.

The White Queen (9pm, Starz) - To further her son's claim to the throne, Margaret Beaufort joins Warwick's rebellion against Edward, but when insurrection is thwarted, the traitors flee for their lives, with Jasper Tudor going into exile, while Warwick and George sail to France.

Do No Harm (10pm, NBC) - Jason learns he has a son, but his attempt to have a relationship with him is thwarted by Olivia, who believes it's too dangerous. Meanwhile, Ruben and Lena begin to question Jason's practices.

What to Watch on Saturday: 'Escape from Polygamy' for Lifetime teens

Too Cute (8pm, Animal Planet) - Puppies at 8 and kittens at 9. Everybody's happy!

Escape from Polygamy (8pm, Lifetime) - In this new Lifetime movie, two teens living in a polygamous community fall in love but their romance is forbidden by the boy's father, who declares that God has chosen the young woman to be his own wife. The two lovers then try to escape their cult-like surroundings. Stars Mary McCormack, William Mapother, Haley Lu Richardson, Jack Falahee.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - After a railroad accident, Cullen and Elam forge deep into Indian territory to secure a new lumber source. Meanwhile, Durant tells Louise a secret about Cullen.

The White Queen (9pm, Starz) - To further her son's claim to the throne, Margaret Beaufort joins Warwick's rebellion against Edward, but when insurrection is thwarted, the traitors flee for their lives, with Jasper Tudor going into exile, while Warwick and George sail to France.

Do No Harm (10pm, NBC) - Jason learns he has a son, but his attempt to have a relationship with him is thwarted by Olivia, who believes it's too dangerous. Meanwhile, Ruben and Lena begin to question Jason's practices.

What to Watch on Saturday: Kirstie Alley is a ruthless 'Baby Seller'

Scandal marathon (8 a.m., BET) - The second block of the "Scandal" marathon begins this morning and runs until 10 p.m. (The first block aired last Saturday.) Also, this Wednesday night, BET will start airing the complete second season with two-hour, back-to-back episode blocks. Those start at 9 p.m. The second season is the best, so do what you have to do to catch up before the show's Season 3 premiere on October 3 on ABC.

Baby Sellers (8pm, Lifetime) - In this new Lifetime movie, a government agent (Jennifer Finnigan) tries to bring down a ruthless international kingpin (the ruthless Kirstie Alley!!) who controls a worldwide baby-selling operation.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - An attack on the cattle pens sends Cullen and Elam into the prairie in search of their stolen food. Then, a stranger's arrival threatens Elam's family.

Iyanla: Fix My Life (9pm, OWN) - WNBA player Chamique Holdsclaw gets help dealing with personal issues.

What to Watch on Saturday: Larry David brings 'Clear History' to HBO

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - In the two-hour Season 3 opener, Cullen and Elam travel to New York to secure their positions on the railroad. Meanwhile, Durant fights for his legacy from prison.

Clear History (9pm, HBO) - In this HBO movie by Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Seinfeld"), a marketing executive (David) at an electric-car start-up quits after an argument with his boss (Jon Hamm), but is crushed when the company hits the big time. So he tries to reinvent his life under a different name in the peace and quiet of Martha's Vineyard. If you liked "Curb Your Enthusiasm," this will be right for you. And there's a great supporting cast: Kate Hudson, Bill Hader, Philip Baker Hall, Michael Keaton, Danny McBride, Eva Mendes, Amy Ryan, J.B. Smoove and Liev Schreiber.

Megalodon: Monster Shark Lives: Sharktweeto (9pm, Discovery) - A deadly attack on a fishing vessel off the coast of South Africa is examined. But come on, Discovery. "Sharktweeto"? Have some self-respect. Please.

Psychic Tia (10pm, A&E) - Tia warns a client of a car accident in her future, and at 10:30, Hailey's parents visit from North Carolina. Hailey is former Miss North Carolina Hailey Best, of course. She works as Tia's assistant.

Do No Harm (10pm, NBC) - A surgery goes past 8:25 p.m. due to complications, so Jason takes a chance on Ruben's new drug to keep Ian at bay. However, the effects don't last as long as they'd hoped, which turns out to be bad news for Lena and Olivia.

What to Watch on Sunday: Emmy Awards and a new season of 'Treme'

Primetime Emmy Awards (8pm, ABC) - Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 64th annual awards show tonight. HBO's 81 nominations are more than any other network, although everything for "Hemingway & Gelhorn" should be nullified. "American Horror Story" and "Mad Men" are the leading shows, with 17 nominations each. Presenters include Louis C.K., Ricky Gervais, Ginnifer Goodwin, Mindy Kaling, Jim Parsons and Amy Poehler.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - The aftermath of the tragedy leaves Lily and Cullen struggling to maintain order, while Elam plan for the future.

Boardwalk Empire (9pm, HBO) - Eli gets out of jail but he clashes with his new boss as he settles into a different line of work. Meanwhile, Gyp Rosetti takes an interest in the route between Atlantic City and New York, and Chalky helps his daughter map out her future.

Treme (10pm, HBO) - Season 3 begins in the fall of 2007, as the neighborhood is shocked by police officers' response to a brass-band procession for a fallen musician. Also, Delmond (Rob Brown, right) and Albert (Clarke Peters, right) experience different reactions to their new album, Toni finds a new ally in her ongoing crusade for justice, and LaDonna is uncomfortable in her temporary lodgings.

Copper (10pm, BBC America) - Corcoran and O'Brien investigate a double homicide, and the evidence reveals that the crimes are part of a revenge plot gone wrong.
 
Breaking Amish (10pm, TLC)
- The cast grow more comfortable in the city when they get wardrobe makeovers and tattoos. Kate and Rebecca mull modeling careers, but surprise visits by Abe's and Rebecca's families could squash that.

What to Watch on Sunday: New 'Boardwalk Empire' season begins, 'Weeds' series ends

Note: Starting tonight and continuing through football season, CBS is pushing Sunday shows to 7:30, beginning with "60 Minutes." There could still be delays, so DVR accordingly.

Leverage (9pm, TNT) - Two new episodes air tonight. In the first, Eliot, Hardison and Parker team up with a colonel to thwart a terrorist's plot to launch a biological attack on Washington. In the second, Sophie is charged with stealing a valuable painting and Nate tries to clear her name.

Boardwalk Empire (9pm, HBO) -The Season 3 premiere begins on New Year's Eve in 1922, but gangster Gyp Rosetti isn't in a celebratory mood after hearing Nucky's plans to alter his business model. Also, Richard mentors Tommy Darmody and Margaret tours a new hospital made possible by Nucky's fortune. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Irish mobster Dean O' Banion angers Al Capone, and Van Alden hopes for a career boost.

Hell on Wheels (9pm, AMC) - Despite righting to save his own life, Durant must try to keep the railroad from going under.

The Great Food Truck Race (9pm, Food) - The four remaining teams arrive in Nashville and prepare a picnic for the country music duo Joey + Rory. Later, two members of each team must sit out of a challenge while their teammates train culinary students to do their jobs.

Weeds (10pm, Showtime) - In the one-hour series finale, the Botwins have returned to Agrestic (renamed Regrestic) to try to reboot their pot business. Will Nancy and Andy be together when the credits roll?

Copper (10pm, BBC America) - A gang's scheme to rob the wealthiest families in New York is uncovered, and Corcoran is charged with protecting patrons at an upscale fundraiser.

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