On TV this Saturday: A guardian of the galaxy visits Studio 8H for Saturday Night Live‘s 40th premiere, Outlander wraps for a while, the Global Citizen Music Festival attracts some huge names and Doctor Who goes incognito. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Chris Pratt Hosts SNL, Outlander's Midseason Finale and More
Did football overrun foil your DVR’s valiant attempts to catch this new, Tea Leoni-starring drama last Sunday? Well take note, because here is a third chance to check it out. (After that, it’s all on you.)
Autumn Reeser (Last Resort) stars as a young businesswoman whose life becomes all about tracking down a handsome man she meets at a costume ball — unaware that he’s actually the employee of a rival company. Richard Burgi (Desperate Housewives) and Christopher Russell (Flashpoint) co-star.
Midseason finale: In the 1940s, Frank desperately searches for his missing wife. In the 1740s, Claire settles into her marriage to Jamie… until a gigantic opportunity presents itself. NOTE: A marathon of the first seven episodes begins at 1:45 pm. (Watch a sneak preview, and find out when the series will return.)
The Doctor goes undercover when terrifying events threaten Coal Hill school. Plus, any second now, Danny Pink and the Doctor are bound to meet!
Hell on Wheels
Cullen clashes with the new marshal to recover his arrested railroad workers; Campbell confronts Louise over a story.
Music for Change: The Global Citizen Festival
Jay-Z, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, Tiësto, The Roots and Fun. headline this concert — broadcast from New York’s Central Park — as part of a movement to end global poverty. Hugh Jackman hosts.
Season 27 premiere: The title of tonight’s true crime hour is “Murder or Madness?” (Do I have to choose one or the other?)
The first in a series of weekly “vintage” episode rebroadcasts is a Season 1 outing hosted by comedian Richard Pryor. Sketches include “Samurai Hotel” and an Exorcist spoof. (Get details.)
In the final week of pre-production, Anna and Shane hit casting dilemmas, and table reads raise doubt that the scripts are ready for filming.
Saturday Night Live
Season 40 premiere: Chris Pratt (Parks and Recreation, Guardians of the Galaxy) hosts with musical guest Ariana Grande.