TV highlights: ‘Get Shorty,’ the series, premieres on Epix

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Saturday, August 12, 2017 | Fox airs the Teen Choice Awards.

(All times Eastern.)

Turn: Washington’s Spies (AMC at 9) The Revolutionary War comes to an end as this drama wraps its four-season run.

Sunday listings

Fox News Sunday (Fox at 9 a.m.) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).

 

Sunday Morning Futures (Fox News at 10) Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.).

Newsmakers (C-SPAN at 10) Steven Law, president and chief executive of the Senate Leadership Fund.

This Is America & the World (WETA at 10 and WHUT at 7:30 p.m.) Vlora Citaku, Kosovo’s ambassador.

Meet the Press (NBC at 10:30) National security adviser H.R. McMaster.

Premieres

Get Shorty (Epix at 10) This drama series, based on the Elmore Leonard novel-turned-film, stars Chris O’Dowd as Miles Daly, a mob tough guy who takes his (criminal) talents to Hollywood in search of a safer life for his daughter. Ray Romano also stars.

The Cars That Made America (History at 8) Dale Earnhardt Jr. is an executive producer of this three-night, six-hour special (concluding Tuesday) that charts the rise of well-known automobile brands.

Guy’s Family Road Trip (Food at 10) More Guy Fieri and food that’s bad for you.

Awards Show

Teen Choice 2017 (Fox at 8) This year’s ceremony will dole out major honors to Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Miley Cyrus and feature appearances by Chris Pratt, Millie Bobby Brown, Zendaya and Louis Tomlinson.

Documentary

Elvis Presley: Behind Closed Doors (Reelz at 9) Forty years after the King’s untimely death, Natalie Morales hosts this two-hour special, featuring interviews with some of the entertainer’s closest friends and family members.

— Bethonie Butler

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