/ 8:00pm (13) Talk about someone with apparent bad luck: A man is held hostage for the second time in the new episode “Refuge,” this time along with the rest of his family. The captor is a thief they caught in the act of trying to break into their safe, but Eric (Luke Roberts) becomes suspicious after learning of the repeat kidnapping. Sarah Greene, Nazneen Contractor and Brandon Jay McLaren also star.
“War Dogs” / 8:00pm (HBO) 1:15am (HBO) Todd Phillips co-wrote and directed this 2016 comedy-drama, based on a Rolling Stone article by Guy Lawson, although the film takes liberties with a number of factual points. The story follows two international arms dealers (Jonah Hill, Miles Teller) who find themselves completely in over their heads after they land a $300 million contract to supply weapons to the Afghan military. Bradley Cooper, Kevin Pollack and Ana de Armas also star.
/ 9:00pm (13) The police drama inspired by the same-named Denzel Washington movie moves to Saturdays with the new episode “Quid Pro Quo,” as Kyle (Justin Cornwell) becomes caught up in Frank’s (the late Bill Paxton) scheme to get the goods on a deeply corrupt lawyer. The attorney has been assisting in the permanent removal of witnesses against his clients.
/ 9:00pm (AMC) 11:08pm (AMC) 3:46am (AMC) Pierce Brosnan heads the cast of this series adaptation of a novel by Philipp Meyer, also an executive producer on this project, a sprawling multi-generational saga about a Texas clan. In the two-hour premiere, Eli McCullough (Jacob Lofland, later played by Brosnan) survives a Comanche attack in 1849, and in 1915, leads his family’s empire through difficult times. The large cast also includes Henry Garrett (“Poldark”), Zahn McClarnon (“Fargo”), Paola Nunez and young Tony Award nominee Sydney Lucas from “Fun Home.”
For Peete’s Sake
/ 10:00pm (OWN) 1:00am (OWN) In the season finale “Citizen Peete,” Holly and Dolores land a meeting with high-powered U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris to talk about how to reform police training, particularly in terms of how it involves interaction with the special-needs community. Elsewhere, Robinson throws a hip-hop charity event for Uncle Matt, while Dolores drops a major bombshell: She wants to move out.
Pierce Brosnan stars in “The Son” Saturday on AMC.