What to Watch Today

Ford vs. Ferrari on HBO, Fleabag's SNL Encore and More

Ford vs. Ferrari HBO Premiere

On TV this Saturday: Oscar contender Ford vs. Ferrari revs up on cable, a case of mistaken identities hits Partners in Crime and Fleabag graces the Studio 8H stage for an encore viewing. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Ovation

    Season 2 premiere (2.5 hours): McCallum’s failure to cope with Joanna’s departure leaves Angela swamped with work; an accident outside a senior living home leads to some odd findings.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Big Bird regales the neighborhood with a fairy tale about a bird who befriends a beast.

  • Ovation
    Republic of Doyle

    First, in the Season 2 finale, Jake confronts a dangerous man from his past after Tinny and Des disappear. Then, in the Season 3 premiere, Doyle finds himself the target of a manhunt while trying to protect a mob informant.

  • Ovation
    Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

    Tuppence gets a job as a maid, while Tommy is mistaken for a rich mastermind; the Beresfords attempt to maintain their cover.

  • Lifetime
    Birthmother's Betrayal

    TV-movie premiere: When teenaged Tara finds her birth mother using a DNA website, adoptive mom Amy worries about the woman’s destructive and unstable behavior; Tanya Clarke (Banshee), Aria Pullman (Deadly Inn) and Monica Rose Betz (College Town) star.

  • HBO
    Ford vs. Ferrari

    Premium cable premiere: Driver Ken Miles (Vice‘s Christian Bale) and American car designer Carroll Shelby (The Martian‘s Matt Damon) defy all odds to build a race car for Ford with hopes of defeating Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Love Under the Olive Tree

    TV-movie premiere: Nicole (Blindspot‘s Tori Anderson) must compete in a local competition to save her family’s olive oil land, but romance soon blooms with her childhood crush-turned-competitor (Code Black‘s Benjamin Hollingsworth).

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Fleabag‘s Phoebe Waller-Bridge hosts this repeat from October; Taylor Swift performs. (Season 45 episodes, ranked!)