The Surrogate 8 p.m., Lifetime
You can imagine the alarmist TV promos. “Are surrogate mothers deadly? News at 11.” This Lifetime spectacular is about a couple who hire a surrogate who has murder on her mind. She also wants to keep the husband all for herself. Cameron Mathison (left), Amy Scott, and Annie Wersching (right) star.
Golden Boy 9 p.m., Channel 4
This new cop series premiered on Tuesday, and did pretty well for CBS. The network is trying to build the show more tonight with a reairing of the pilot. “Golden Boy” has potential in its compelling lead, Theo James (above), and in his character’s story. He’s an ambitious young hotshot cop who becomes a media hero, gets a fast promotion, and engenders lots of negative feeling from his colleagues. If the writers can improve the too-familiar procedural material, “Golden Boy” could be worthwhile network fare.
Too Cute!: Mighty Munchkins 8 p.m., Animal Planet
The Bible Sunday at 8 p.m., History
Cheese if you please.
Red Widow Sunday at 9 p.m., Channel 5
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