What to Watch Today

Kerry's Confirmation, JLD Does SNL, All That-athon and More

  • ESPN
    NBA Playoffs

    Game 1 action tips off with the Pacers at the Raptors. Also: Rockets/Warriors (ABC, 3:30), Celtics/Hawks (ESPN, 7:00) and Mavericks/Thunder (ESPN, 9:30).

  • NBC
    Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Pittsburgh Penguins (1-0) host the New York Rangers for Game 2. Other NHL face-offs airing today: Philadelphia at Washington (CNBC, 7 pm), Minnesota at Dallas (NBCSN, 8 pm) and San Jose at Los Angeles (NBCSN, 10:30 pm).

  • HBO

    Scandal‘s Kerry Washington stars as Anita Hill in this TV-movie, which explores the 1991 Supreme Court nomination hearings of Clarence Thomas (Wendell Pierce, Treme), who was accused of sexual harassment. Greg Kinnear (Rake), Jeffrey Wright (Boardwalk Empire) and Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) co-star. (Read Michael Slezak’s review.)

  • Lifetime
    Dying to Be Loved

    When her teenage daughter begins dating a bad boy, Jill (Passions‘ Lindsay Hartley) sets out to prove that the thug has gone on the run and taken her child with him.

  • Starz

    As Jamie struggles to overcome his past, opportunities arise following a fortunate meeting with Prince Charles. (Watch video and view photo.)

  • Hallmark
    Love by Chance

    When a pastry chef (Beau Garrett, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce) meets the perfect man, she is horrified to learn her meddling mom (Desperate Housewives‘ Brenda Strong) is responsible for their meeting. (If you’ve ever seen Because I Said So, no need to watch this movie… because it’s the exact same thing.)

  • Esquire

    Series finale: Women and children join the fray as Beowulf leads the defense against Herot’s attackers.

  • TeenNick
    All That Marathon

    Through 2 am | Ready yet? Get set! It’s a major ’90s nostalgia trip, complete with one- to three-minute promos in which original cast members – Danny Tamberelli, Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Lori Beth Denberg and Josh Server – celebrate the sketch series’ 22nd anniversary.

  • Fox
    Party Over Here

    In its first-ever “best of” episode – bit of a head-scratcher, since the show has only been on for a month – the comedy series revisits its strongest skits to date.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Veep star (and onetime SNL cast member) Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns to host, with musical guest Nick Jonas.