What to Watch Tonight

Red Band's Second Life, Fraggin' Mythbusters, SNL and More

  • Fox
    Backstrom

    Repeat to Revisit: I’m an avid TV fan who missed the pilot of Rainn Wilson’s new crime drama. What do I do? Catch up with this rerun, of course.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    In this “NFL Saturday” special, SNL alum Seth Meyers leads an hour of fan-favorite sports sketches.

  • Lifetime
    Beautiful & Twisted

    Based on a true story, this TV-movie follows Ben Novack, Jr. (Parks and Rec’s Rob Lowe), a hotel heir who weds a stripper (Paz Vega) shortly before getting murdered — and his wife is the prime suspect. Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) plays Ben’s mother. (A special Beyond the Headlines about Novack follows at 10 pm.)

  • Fox
    Red Band Society

    New time slot alert! In the series’ antepenultimate episode — its final two installments air back-to-back next week — an unexpected return reveals a betrayal, while another red bander fights for freedom.

  • HBO
    Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen

    The comedy icon performs a one-man show at the Geffen Playhouse in L.A., sharing jokes, songs and anecdotes about his illustrious career.

  • NBC
    NFL Honors

    Hosted by Seth Meyers (a busy guy tonight, eh?), the awards special salutes football’s best players and plays from the 2014 season.

  • Starz
    Black Sails

    Flint gives Dufresne some advice, while Eleanor is asked to depose a captain.

  • Discovery
    Mythbusters

    Adam and Jamie take on the classic videogame Doomcan one carry all those weapons/supplies? — including the recreation of a level in real life.

  • TNT
    Transporter

    When Frank is hired to transport a racehorse worth $10 million to the Belmont Stakes, a mysterious attacker breaks into the stable.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Oscar nominee/Golden Globe and SAG winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) hosts, with musical guest D’Angelo.