What’s on TV tonight: Critic’s corner

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Veep Sunday, 10 p.m., HBO

About 1.7 million people tuned into the premiere of “Veep,” in which Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays freshly elected VPOTUS Selina Meyer, who, along with her crack staff of advisers and smarmy liaisons, specializes in creating and squashing PR wildfires. Tonight, the president (who never seems to call or write anymore . . . ) has chest pains, a nosy reporter sniffs around for a scoop, and (surprise!) more frenzied damage control commences when Selina has a whoopsie moment.

Saturday Night Live 11:30 p.m., Channel 7


It’s a repeat, with Channing Tatum hosting and Bon Iver as the musical guest. Downside (for some): Tatum forgets his comedic chops (as seen in “21 Jump Street”) on the desk of his hotel. Upside (for everyone else): He plays a stripper — twice. Along the way, “Downton Abbey” gets reimagined in an entertaining fake Spike TV promo, Kristen Wiig does a solid Lana Del Rey bit, and a miserable “Getting Freaky With Cee Lo” makes a compelling case for getting a solid eight hours of sacktime.

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Cats 101 8 p.m., Animal Planet

Hey diddle diddle, the . . . skookum and the Peterbald

Shark Men 8 p.m., National Geographic

Catch a tiger by the . . . elongated caudal fin.


Flipped Off 10 p.m., A&E

This is the house that . . . Shawn totally phoned in the inspection for.