On TV this Saturday: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell make magic, AFI honors a wild ‘n’ crazy guy, When Calls the Heart debuts a super-sized finale and My Little Pony celebrates No. 100. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Jonathan Strange Begins, Steve Martin Tribute and More
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
In the series’ 100th episode, an invitation printing error forces last-minute changes to Cranky and Matilda’s wedding celebration.
When Calls the Heart
Season finale (two hours): Facing a life-threatening experience, Elizabeth and Jack finally discover the truth about what kept them apart. (Not yet renewed.)
Stanley Cup Final
The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning break their 2-2 series tie in Game 5.
I Killed My BFF
Inspired by the true story depicted in LMN’s I Killed My BFF docuseries, this TV-movie stars Katrina Bowden (30 Rock) and Olivia Crocicchia (Rescue Me) as two women whose fast friendship ultimately turns deadly.
In Season 3’s penultimate hour, Sarah, Felix and Mrs. S take a trip to London with the hopes of tracking down the Castor original — yet they are not alone.
Tommy agrees to help Ghost expand the drug business under one condition: Ghost must use Angela to discover what she knows about them from her investigation. (Hey, hear the big renewal news?)
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Miniseries premiere: During the Napoleonic Wars, the reclusive and skillful Mr. Norrell (Eddie Marsan, Ray Donovan) is challenged by the emergence of fellow illusionist Jonathan Strange (Bertie Carvel, Babylon), causing a dangerous battle between the two men.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin
The comedy vet is honored by colleagues and friends including Tina Fey, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Conan O’Brien and Sarah Silverman.
Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail
Comedian/roaster Jeff Ross — aka A Very Brave Soul — heads to Texas’ Brazos County Jail to get a look at life behind bars and perform for the inmates.
The Graham Norton Show
New time slot alert! Graham chats with Samuel L. Jackson, Stephen Merchant, Amy Schumer and musical guest Muse.