Check out the movies playing on your television Jan. 8-10.Metro Creative Connection / Contributed photo / Meryl Streep, Doris Day and Cary Grant star in movies playing this weekend on broadcast and cable stations. Take a look. Friday, Jan. 8 The Manchurian Candidate (2004): Meryl Streep redefines how mothers can try to control their sons in this remake of the classic drama about the steps people take to rise in politics. 5:45 p.m. Flexe. Bugsy (1991): Bugsy Siegel tries to balance the worlds of organized crime, domestic relationships and romantic ambition in this stylized biopic starring Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. 8 p.m. Flixe. Saturday, Jan. 9 Erin Brockovich (2000): A determined citizen makes it her cause to force a giant public utility to do what’s right for people in its communities. Julia Roberts won an Oscar. 12:25 p.m. POP. Midnight Lace (1960): A sophisticated lady finds herself stalked by a mysterious presence in foggy London. Doris Day and Rex Harrison star in this fashionable thriller. 1:45 p.m. TCM. The Martian (2015): An astronaut gets marooned on Mars. Uh ho. How can he survive? And cope? Ridley Scott offers a keen visual sense and human perspective to this wondrous tale. 6 p.m. FX-E. The Iron Lady (2011): Margaret Thatcher climbs to the top of the British political world only to face new challenges when her term of service ends. Meryl Streep won her third Oscar. 8 p.m. Flixe. North by Northwest (1959): A Madison Avenue advertising executive is mistaken for a spy. Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint star in this classic Hitchcock thriller. Beware of the corn field. 8 p.m. TCM. Sunday, Jan. 10 Cabaret (1972): An ambitious singer tries to navigate through a complicated life in pre-World War II Berlin. Liza Minnelli won an Oscar for this Bob Fosse adaptation of the Broadway musical. 5:45 p.m. TCM. Remains of the Day (1993): A British butler begins to question what he has given up so he could serve others. Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson star. 8 p.m. TCM. Twister (1996): His and her storm chasers consider following tornadoes more important than every-day issues of love, romance and divorce. Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton star. 8 p.m. AMC.