What to Watch Tonight

Oprah's HBO Film, Patton Oswalt on 48 Hours and More

  • HBO
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Oprah Winfrey stars as Deborah Lacks, who with the help of journalist Rebecca Skloot (Damages‘ Rose Byrne) learns about the mother (Hamilton‘s Renée Elise Goldsberry) she never knew, and the harvested cancer cells that were taken without her mother’s consent that led to medical breakthroughs; Courtney B. Vance (People v. O.J.), Reg E. Cathey (House of Cards), Rocky Carroll (NCIS), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Castle) and Leslie Uggams (Empire) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • Lifetime
    The Other Mother

    A divorcee (Timeless‘ Annie Wersching) tries to reconnect with her daughter when she fears that her ex’s new wife is leading the family down a dark path; Tyler Christopher (General Hospital) co-stars.

  • Hallmark
    The Perfect Catch

    A single mom (Awkward‘s Nikki DeLoach) reconnects with her former high school sweetheart, who is now a famous baseball player.

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    “Cute” droids hold the answer when The Doctor and Bill arrive in a city seemingly uncolonized on a distant planet.

  • AMC
    The Son

    The McCulloughs put forth a dangerous plan in an effort to defeat the enemy; Young Eli must endure a test of survival.

  • CBS
    Training Day

    Frank and Kyle seek justice for a community organizer who was accidentally murdered in a gang-related shootout.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    Comedian Patton Oswalt discusses his late wife, true-crime writer Michelle McNamara, and her quest to find The Golden State Killer, an elusive criminal who committed 50 rapes and a dozen murders.

  • BBC America

    Ram isolates himself after the events that transpired at prom; the gang must unite to fend off a new threat to Coal Hill.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Encore presentation: Tom Hanks hosts this memorable outing, featuring musical guest Lady Gaga. (Any questions?)