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Donald Glover Hosts SNL, the Kentucky Derby and More

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On TV this Saturday: The Kentucky Derby leaves the gates for the 144th time, Donald Glover pulls double duty on SNL and music royalty gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • NBC
    144th Kentucky Derby

    Santa Anita Derby winner Justify and UAE Derby winner Mendelssohn head the field in the 144th annual “Run of the Roses,” live from Churchill Downs in Louisville.

  • NBC
    NHL Playoffs

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals are deadlocked as they head into Game 5 of the second-round series.

  • HBO
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    Three hours: Inductees include Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

  • CBS

    Eric uncovers a sinister plot when negotiating the release of an arms dealer’s kidnapped son; Zara works with an abusive ex to prevent a terrorist attack.

  • Lifetime Movie Network
    Dangerous Seduction

    An engaged woman (Revenge‘s Christa B. Allen) has a fling, only to discover that the man she’s involved herself with is a potential murderer. (Don’t you hate when that happens?)

  • ABC
    NBA Basketball

    The Toronto Raptors play the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    A young wife phones 9-1-1 to report her attempted suicide, but changes her story as she clings to life.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Atlanta‘s Donald Glover pulls double duty, as first-time host and musical guest Childish Gambino. (Who’s hosting the final two episodes of the season?)