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This weekend on TV: Lifetime obsesses over

First Published      Last Updated Jun 27 2014 03:22 pm

It's not quite all-Warren Jeffs, all the time Saturday on Lifetime. It just seems that way.

First up, it's the premiere of the TV movie Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (6 p.m., Lifetime). Which is pretty ridiculous from the get-go, what with the very handsome Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal") playing the not-so-handsome Jeffs.

That's followed by the documentary Warren Jeffs: Beyond the Headlines (8 p.m., Lifetime). All this might be news to anyone who doesn't live in Utah; not so much to anyone who does.

Oh, and "Outlaw Prophet" repeats at 10:02 p.m. and 12:02 a.m.

Friday on TV ...

A Leap of Faith (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Meredith Vieira reports on an emerging medical breakthrough involving the field of regenerative medicine.


p class="TEXT_w_Indent">Rake (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): A mother and son both confess to the same murder.

Continuum (8 p.m., Syfy): Kiera and Liber8 find themselves in an unlikely alliance. (Season finale)

Crossbones (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Lowe uncovers Blackbeard's scheme.

Great Performances at the Met (8 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7): A performance of Puccini's "La Bohème."

20/20 (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Barbara Walters interviews Peter Rodger, the father of Elliot Rodger, who killed six people, wounded 13 more and killed himself near the campus of UC Santa Barbara.

Saturday on TV ...

World Cup soccer: Brazil vs. Chile (10 a.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Columbia vs. Uruguay (2 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4)

Power (7, 8:05 and 10 p.m., Starz): Ghost and Tommy meet with gang leaders

MLS (8:30 p.m., Ch. 4): Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA

The Assets (midnight, ABC/Ch. 4): Sandy learns there's still a leak at the CIA.

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