On TV this Saturday: Lifetime tells (their version of) The Brittany Murphy Story, Starz settles into The Chair, Doctor Who is Mr. Roboto and Outlander has a scarring experience. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
The Brittany Murphy Story, The Chair Unfolds and More
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
The racing action continues from Virginia’s Richmond International Raceway.
The Brittany Murphy Story
This original film recounts the circumstances surround-ing the actress’ untimely death — with an extra dash of drama, because Lifetime. Amanda Fuller (Last Man Standing) fills the title role, while Twin Peaks‘s Sherilyn Fenn plays Brittany’s mom. (A Brittany-centric Beyond the Headlines follows at 10 pm.)
Person of Interest
Repeat to Revisit: In the penultimate Season 3 episode, the Machine sends the team five different numbers to investigate after details of an impending catastrophe are blocked.
The Doctor must join forces with Robin Hood when robots threaten Sherwood Forest. (Will there be Merry Cybermen?)
When Claire joins the Mackenzie rent-collecting trip, she is shocked to see Dougal using Jamie’s scars to gain sympathy for the Jacobite cause.
Hell on Wheels
Elam tries to recover from a savage bear attack in a Comanche village, in order to return to Cheyenne.
Don't Trust the B— in Apartment 23
Chloe hires a P.I. to track down the original b— in Apartment 23, who once stole her dream of becoming a dancer on TV. Wow, that is a b— move.
Jack returns home to find that Amy has reappeared, distraught. Meanwhile, Madison is determined to get to Seattle, no matter the cost.
Series premiere: This docuseries follows two first-time film directors as they lens separate films adapted from the same original screenplay. At the end of the season, the audience will determine which director
gets dibs on Star Wars IXreceives $250,000.
Saturday Night Live
Repeat to Revisit: Rewatch one of last season’s best monologues (courtesy of host Louis C.K.) and musical performances (courtesy of Sam Smith).