What to Watch Tonight

Ariana Grande Hosts SNL, Audra McDonald's Lady Day, Nick's Kids' Choice Awards and More

  • Nickelodeon
    Kids' Choice Awards

    The Voice coach Blake Shelton hosts this year’s ceremony, but let’s not forget the real star of the show: So. Much. Slime.

  • Lifetime
    The Stepchild

    After recovering from a home invasion that left her father dead and stepmother injured, Ashley (Sarah Fisher, Degrassi: TNG) suspects a family friend (Paul Johansson, One Tree Hill) as the reason her dad was killed.

  • HBO
    Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

    In this TV adaptation of the same-named Broadway musical, Tony winner Audra McDonald plays singer Billie Holiday, as seen during key moments in her tumultuous life and career.

  • Starz
    Black Sails

    Rogers comes under attack while moving a prisoner, and violence erupts on the Walrus.

  • Nickelodeon
    School of Rock

    Series premiere: Based on the 2003 film of the same name, this comedy centers on Dewey Finn (Hart of Dixie’s Tony Cavalero), a wannabe musician who poses as a prep-school substitute teacher and teaches his students to love rock ’n’ roll.

  • Esquire
    Beowulf

    Herot prepares for Slean and Keta’s wedding, but when secrets are revealed — Slean secretly watches The Bachelor! – the couple must make decisions about loyalties.

  • Fox
    Party Over Here

    Series premiere: For those craving a warm-up to SNL, this half-hour sketch series — produced by Andy Samberg’s The Lonely Island and Paul Scheer (The League) — covers pop culture, politics and more.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Ariana Grande takes on a big — er, venti — role, serving as both host and musical guest.