What to Watch Today

Doctor Who Returns, Criminal Minds Flashback and More

Doctor Who Season 9 Premiere

On TV this Saturday: Doctor Who is back (or is he?), Blunt Talk stirs up controversy, Lifetime commits Ungodly Acts and Criminal Minds refreshes your memory. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar.

  • El Rey
    The Tommyknockers

    The second of three Stephen King miniseries airing this month, this one follows the residents of a small town who begin to blindly follow an eerie light glowing from out of the woods. Jimmy Smits (Sons of Anarchy) and Marg Helgenberger (Under the Dome) star.

  • Hallmark
    Cedar Cove

    In the season’s penultimate episode, Jack and Olivia finally move in together and complications arise. Meanwhile, Grace and Cliff can’t agree on what kind of wedding to have.

  • Lifetime
    Ungodly Acts

    When Melissa Cooper (Megan Park, The Secret Life of the American Teenager) is found dead in a park, all signs point to her husband (Brant Daugherty, Pretty Little Liars), who is allegedly the leader of an end-times religious cult. (Inspired by actual events, in case you’re not already creeped out.)

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    Season 9 premiere: When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend — but where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? (And why is [Spoiler] leaving?)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    Repeat to Revisit: Before the CBS procedural returns on Sept. 30, refresh your memory with the Season 10 finale.

  • Starz
    Blunt Talk

    When a friendly poker game goes awry, Rosalie is forced to book a controversial guest whose message Walter despises.

  • Starz
    Survivor's Remorse

    Reggie meets Jupiter Blackmon (played by Ser’Darius Blain, Jane by Design), a college prospect headed for NFL superstardom, whose manager only manages to make trouble.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Relive last season’s Nov. 1 episode, with host Chris Rock and musical guest Prince.


    COMING NEXT SATURDAY: 48 Hours kicks off its 29th season.