What to Watch Tonight

SAG Awards, Making a Murderer Special and More


On TV this Saturday: The Screen Actors Guild awards the year’s best entertainers, ID answers your Making a Murderer questions, 48 Hours takes on The Jinx and Black Sails weathers a storm. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar.

  • TNT/TBS
    Screen Actors Guild Awards

    This year’s biggest TV and movie stars award one another for their work, and you know what that means: more drunken acceptance speeches! (Revisit the nominations.)

  • ID
    Steven Avery: Innocent or Guilty?

    Hosted by Dateline’s Keith Morrison, this special focuses on the man at the center of Netflix’s Making a Murderer — who is still in prison for allegedly murdering Teresa Halbach — and promises to answer crucial questions raised by the buzzy documentary.

  • Starz
    Black Sails

    While the Walrus crew battles the elements, Teach and Rackham have a disagreement, and Rogers and Eleanor set terms for their partnership.

  • Hallmark
    Dater's Handbook

    After taking romantic advice from the titular self-help book, Cassandra Barber (Meghan Markle, Suits) must choose between reliable George (Jonathan Scarfe, Hell on Wheels) and fun-loving Robert (Kris Polaha, Life Unexpected).

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    Now step aside, Steven Avery: This special report revisits Robert Durst, the subject of HBO’s docuseries The Jinx, and investigates whether or not he will ever be able to clear his name.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    From November 2008, Ben Affleck hosts and American Idol David Cook performs. Sen. John McCain makes an appearance, because what else is a politician to do during an election?

  • Esquire
    Beowulf

    Thanes from across the Shieldlands gather for an intertribal election, and Beowulf is pressured to locate an enemy who may be closer than he ever imagined.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Elizabeth Banks leads the Nov. 14 festivities with musical guest Disclosure (featuring Lorde and Sam Smith).