On TV this Saturday: Donald Glover and Rihanna journey to Guava Island, Crazy Rich Asians lands on HBO and Emma Stone returns to SNL. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
Childish Gambino Takes You to Guava Island, Emma Stone and BTS Do SNL and More
Original movie premiere: First screened at Coachella and helmed by Atlanta director Hiro Murai, this Childish Gambino film centers on a singer (Donald Glover) who promises to write his girlfriend (Rihanna) a song, then uses his music to unite the citizens of the titular isle; Nonso Anozie (Zoo) and Letitia Wright (Black Mirror) co-star. (Movie will be free to all until 9 pm ET, then only available to Prime subscribers.)
Series finale: Frankie worries that she will lose her best friend when Paige volunteers for a veterinarian channel.
Coop & Cami Ask the World
Season 1 finale: Cooper struggles with the “Would You Wrather” challenges without Cami; Cami focuses on the dance team. (Check renewal status.)
Bottled With Love
TV-movie premiere: Stood up, Abbey (One Tree Hill‘s Bethany Joy Lenz) opens her heart in a letter, puts it in a bottle and lobs it into the ocean. Months later, a fisherman (the ubiquitous Andrew Walker) finds said bottle and reaches out.
Crazy Rich Asians
Premium cable premiere: A young woman (Fresh Off the Boat‘s Constance Wu) travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family for the first time, only to discover that he is a member of one of the richest families in the country; Michelle Yeoh (Star Trek: Discovery), Gemma Chan (Humans), Awkwafina (Ocean’s Eight) and Ken Jeong (Community) co-star.
Secrets in a Small Town
TV-movie premiere: A single mother (Wynonna Earp‘s Kate Drummond) must uncover the dark secrets of her small town after her daughter goes missing; Rya Kihlstedt (Charmed) co-stars.
The Resurgence: Demarcus Cousins
Documentary premiere (70 minutes): NBA superstar DeMarcus Cousins fights to get back onto the court after a tear in his Achilles nearly derails his career.
The team must negotiate the release of two rival ballerinas. (On the move in May!)
Chasing Life With Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Docuseries premiere (two episodes): The neurosurgeon travels across the world in search of the secrets to living a happier, healthier and longer life.
Repeat to revisit: Here’s a second chance to catch this JAG-gy drama, which follows judge advocates as they tackle legal challenges facing the U.S. Marine Corps; Dana Delany (Body of Proof) and Luke Mitchell (Blindspot) star. (Episode 2 airs Monday at 9 pm.)
Saturday Night Live
The Favourite‘s Emma Stone marks her fourth time as host; BTS performs. (Which former cast member is hosting on May 4?)