What to Watch Tonight

Roots Marathon, NCIS Star Talks Stalking Laws and More

  • Sundance TV
    Roots Marathon

    The basic cabler is honoring the nine-time Emmy winner’s 40th anniversary with a four-day event; the original 1977 miniseries will air in its entirety twice (with marathons beginning Saturday and Sunday at 11 am); Roots: The Next Generations will then air over two nights, Monday and Tuesday (beginning at 5 pm).

  • IFC
    Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Oh, Hello funnymen John Mulaney and Nick Kroll host this year’s ceremony honoring independent filmmakers. (View nominees.)

  • Lifetime
    Infidelity in Suburbia

    A stay-at-home mom is held captive by her contractor (UnREAL‘s Marcus Rosner) after she tries to end their forbidden tryst. On top of that, he went over budget.

  • TV One
    Media

    A wealthy family fights to maintain its status in the communications industry; Penny Johnson Jerald (Castle), Brian White (Chicago Fire) and Pooch Hall (The Game) star.

  • CBS
    Ransom

    Eric and the team delve into a senator’s darkest secrets in an effort to try and rescue his kidnapped daughter. (Which CBS drama got quickly axed?)

  • VH1
    The Notebook Marathon

    “VH1 Goes Gosling” this weekend in honor of the La La Land star’s Oscar nod, with a 24-hour marathon of his and Rachel McAdams’ 2004 romantic weeper.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    An investigation pauley-perretteof terrifying stalking cases also details the efforts by NCIS star Pauley Perrette to change laws that she says are outdated or ineffective.

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth II

    In this hour focused on mountain animals, snow leopards try to help a mother and her cub trapped by rival males.

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    New time slot alert! Guests include Fences‘ Denzel Washington, Fifty Shades‘ Jamie Dornan, John Wick 2‘s Keanu Reeves and The View‘s Whoopi Goldberg.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to RevisitLa La Land‘s Emma Stone hosts — with a surprise assist from Jennifer Aniston; Shawn Mendes performs. (Read recap.)