On TV this Saturday: SNL goes live nationally with Jimmy Fallon and Harry Styles, Doctor Who introduces a new companion (and gets a spinoff) and My Little Pony saddles back up. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Doctor Who Returns, Class Begins, SNL Goes Live Nationally, The Ten Commandments and More
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Season 7 premiere: Twilight Sparkle seeks the advice of Princess Celestia as she agonizes over Starlight Glimmer’s future.
The Ten Commandments
As is tradition, the Alphabet network celebrates Easter with the 1956 religious classic, starring Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner.
Season 1 finale: Eric works with a former adversary to prevent a hacker from activating explosions worldwide. (Not yet renewed.)
Season 10 premiere (70 minutes): The Doctor meets Bill (Pearl Mackie), whose concept of the world is forever changed when she realizes that the universe is bigger and more exciting than she could have ever possibly imagined.
Young Eli makes enemies during his training to become a warrior; in the year 1915, Eli and Phineas find it difficult to help the family.
The late Bill Paxton’s son, James Paxton, guest-stars as one-half of an on-the-run father-and-son crime team; Sam Trammell (True Blood) also guest-stars.
Spinoff premiere (70 minutes): The Doctor tasks four teens with protecting Coal Hill School, while physics teacher Miss Quill (Mr. Selfridge‘s Katherine Kelly) keeps a watchful eye over the group. Greg Austin (Mr. Selfridge), Fady Elsayed (Silent Witness), Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah star.
The Graham Norton Show
Season 21 premiere: Guests include Going in Style‘s Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman and Game of Thrones‘ Gemma Whelan; Take That performs.
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show‘s Jimmy Fallon returns to
laugh through every sketchhis former stomping grounds, as the show goes live for everyone; Harry Styles performs.