What to Watch Today

HBO's Bad Education, The ABC's of COVID-19, SNL and More

Bad Education Premiere HBO

On TV this Saturday: Hugh Jackman’s Bad Education skips theaters, SNL churns out another installment from home and the NFL continues its draft selections. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • CNN, CNN en Espanol, CNN International, CNN.com
    The ABC's of COVID-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall

    CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and anchor Erica Hill, along with Big Bird, host a 90-minute special that answers the questions both parents and kids have about the pandemic. Sesame Street Muppets including Abby Cadabby, Elmo, Rosita and Grover will also make appearances.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Zoe and Rosita design a ball-throwing machine to help them with their dog-sitting duties.

  • ABC
    NFL Draft

    Rounds 4-7 (seven hours): The 85th annual selections continue from ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. studios, all while raising money for charities battling the spread of COVID-19.

  • Ovation
    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    A man claiming to be Frankie’s half-sibling begs her to help free his wrongly imprisoned friend.

  • HBO
    Bad Education

    Premium cable premiere: A smooth-talking superintendent (Logan‘s Hugh Jackman) raises the bar for his high school while taking part in an $11 million embezzlement scheme; Allison Janney (Mom) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond) co-star.

  • Lifetime
    Dying for Motherhood

    TV-movie premiere: After a pregnant woman (CSI: NY‘s Emmanuelle Vaugier) finds a wealthy couple to adopt her baby, their troubling neuroses threaten her and her unborn child.

  • Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    The Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance

    Matchmaker Angie Dove (The Wonder Years‘ Danica McKellar) works another case with Detective Kyle Carter (Continuum‘s Victor Webster), to solve the murder of a romance writer.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    The late-night sketch series returns with its second episode produced entirely from home.