On TV this Saturday: Idina Menzel and Nia Long star in Lifetime’s Beaches, Aziz Ansari makes his SNL hosting debut and Ransom handles a peculiar bank heist. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar:
Beaches Redo, Figure Skating, Aziz Ansari's SNL and More
Power Rangers Ninja Steel
Season 7 premiere: Brody manages to escape an alien spaceship with an artifact known as the Ninja Nexus Prism. (Watch trailer for Power Rangers movie.)
Third Watch alum Nia Long is the wind beneath Tony winner Idina Menzel’s wings in this remake of the iconic Bette Midler/Barbara Hershey weepfest. (Watch trailer.)
U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Live from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., it’s the women’s free skate. (At 3 pm, you can catch the pairs free skate and free dance.)
Eric and his team must negotiate with bank robbers who, strangely enough, aren’t demanding cash.
Star Wars Rebels
Sabine learns to wield an ancient weapon in an effort to recruit her people to join the Rebels.
A woman (Falling Skies‘ Jessy Schram) makes a wish on her 30th birthday, altering the course of her future; Luke Macfarlane (Killjoys) co-stars.
Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender Revealed
This docu explores how Mercury’s life was forever changed between 1985 and 1987, beginning with the Live Aid concert and culminating in his AIDS diagnosis.
The Graham Norton Show
Guests include La La Land‘s Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and Live by Night‘s Ben Affleck and Sienna Miller.
Saturday Night Live
Master of None‘s Aziz Ansari hosts, with musical guest Big Sean. (Watch best and worst sketches from Felicity Jones’ episode.)