On TV this Saturday: Harry Shum Jr.’s “rom-dram” hits HBO, Autumn Reeser finds love during a 27-Hour Day, and more gold medal matches take place on the penultimate day of the Tokyo Olympics. Here are seven programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
Glee Grad's Tearjerker, O.C. Vet's 27-Hour Day and More
Morning coverage includes gold medal matches in men’s volleyball, handball and beach volleyball, plus rhythmic gymnastics and artistic swimming; additional primetime events (beginning at 8 pm) include women’s 10,000m, men’s javelin, men’s platform diving and the women’s basketball gold medal game.
All My Life
Premium cable premiere: A newly engaged couple’s (Utopia‘s Jessica Rothe and Glee‘s Harry Shum Jr.) romance turns to tears after they’re rocked by a tragic diagnosis; Chrissie Fit (Pitch Perfect 2) and Jay Pharoah (SNL) co-star.
Eden: Untamed Planet
The series turns its eye on a “land that time forgot”: the grasslands of the Luangwa Valley in East Africa.
Premier Boxing Champions Special
Undefeated welterweights Cody Crowley and Gabriel Maestre face off live from the Armory in Minneapolis.
Psycho Storm Chaser
TV-movie premiere: A nurse (Addicted to You‘s Tara Erickson) tending to a coma patient during a hurricane crosses paths with a serial killer (Port Charles‘ Rib Hillis) who uses storms to cover his tracks.
The 27-Hour Day
TV-movie premiere: A wellness entrepreneur (The O.C.‘s Autumn Reeser) finds romance with a charming guy (Andrew Walker, of course) at a relaxing retreat.
No Man's Land
Premium cable premiere: After he accidentally kills an immigrant child, a border vigilante (Kingdom‘s Frank Grillo) flees to Mexico, and begins to love the land he was taught to hate; George Lopez and Andie MacDowell (Cedar Cove) co-star.