What to Watch Tonight

Olympics Basketball, Police Academy Reunion and More


On TV this Saturday: Steve Guttenberg takes down fire-breathing spiders, Elmo learns the importance of friendship and the U.S. men’s basketball team faces off against China. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Elmo discovers what it means to be a good winner, a good loser and a good friend. (What’s going on with Bob, Luis and Gordon?)

  • NBC/NBCSN
    2016 Summer Olympics

    Select highlights include the United States vs. China in men’s basketball (6 pm, NBCSN), men’s gymnastics (8 pm, NBC) and women’s beach volleyball (11 pm, NBC).

  • Lifetime
    Sorority Nightmare

    A sorority member’s (A.N.T. Farm‘s Sierra McCormick) good time is ruined when one of her sisters turns up dead; Cassidy Gifford (God’s Not Dead) and Katie Sarife (Girl Meets World) co-star.

  • CBS
    Rush Hour

    As the summer burn-off continues, Carter and Lee deal with a hostage crisis at a concert hall.

  • Fox
    Wayward Pines

    Repeats to Revisit: First up, Nurse Pam (Melissa Leo) returns. Then at 9 pm, Rebecca and Megan argue over Lucy. (Should there be a Season 3?)

  • ABC
    Last Man Standing

    Repeat to Revisit: Mike builds Vanessa a work station in the yard; Kristin is named Employee of the Month at Outdoor Man.

  • Syfy
    2 Lava 2 Lantula!

    In what’s sure to be Bill Clinton’s seventh-favorite sequel ever (behind Police Academy films 2-7), Steve Guttenberg, Michael Winslow and Marion Ramsey reteam to save Florida from lava-spewing arachnids.

  • Hallmark
    My Summer Prince

    A consultant (The Originals‘ Taylor Cole) is hired by the royal family after the hard-partying heir to the throne (Stitchers‘ Jack Turner) creates a PR nightmare; Lauren Holly (Motive) co-stars.

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders

    Repeat to Revisit: The IRT searches for newlyweds who go missing in Belize; Autumn Reeser (The O.C.) guest-stars.

  • ABC
    Boston EMS

    A married couple help rescue a man drowning in a near-frozen river; EMTs aid a six-year-old who fractures his arm falling out of bed; a candle ignites a building fire.