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What to Watch on Sunday: ‘SNL’ celebrates 40 years with live special

Eddie Murphy as Mr. Robinson during the ‘Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood’ skit on the May 13, 1983 episode of “Saturday Night Live.”
Eddie Murphy as Mr. Robinson during the ‘Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood’ skit on the May 13, 1983 episode of “Saturday Night Live.” Al Levine/NBC

SNL 40th Anniversary Special (8 p.m., NBC) – This live 3-hour special celebrating 40 years of “Saturday Night Live” will feature former cast members Tina Fey, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Kristin Wiig, Maya Rudolph and others. The special will also bring back former hosts, like Justin Timberlake, Steve Martin and Betty White.

The Jinx (8 p.m., HB) – Durst discusses witnessing his mother’s suicide when he was a child, and his 1973 marriage to Kathleen McCormack, who disappeared in 1982.

The Walking Dead (9 p.m., AMC) – Life on the road has the group beaten down and beleaguered. (So “life on the road” is what they’re calling what happened last week?)

Downton Abbey (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – Edith’s secret is uncovered and Mary loses a suitor. Meanwhile, Isobel and Lord Merton announce their plans and Robert tosses a guest from the house.

Togetherness (9:30 p.m., HBO) – Michelle organizes an outing for old friends, but it’s nearly ruined by Brett’s bad attitude and by another group who booked the same venue.

Episodes (10:30 p.m., Showtime) – Matt is forced to spend a day at the hospital when his father undergoes heart surgery.

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