On TV this Saturday: Tom Hanks gets the marathon treatment, Starz revisits cult classic Party Down and Cynthia Erivo’s Harriet biopic makes its HBO debut. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Harriet's HBO Premiere, Tom Hanks-athon and More
Party Down Marathon
Through 5 pm | Revisit Season 1 of the short-lived cult classic, which featured Adam Scott (Parks and Rec), Ken Marino (Black Monday), Lizzy Caplan (Castle Rock), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars), Martin Starr (Silicon Valley) and Jane Lynch (Glee) as a group of wannabe actors who work as caterers. (Season 2 follows next Saturday at noon.)
Tom Hanks Movie Marathon
Through 11:08 pm | The cabler revisits five of the Oscar winner’s earlier films, including Joe Versus the Volcano (at 1:15 pm), Bachelor Party (3:03 pm), The ‘Burbs (4:51 pm), Forrest Gump (6:35 pm) and Philadelphia (9 pm).
Science Channel's Grant Imahara Marathon
Through 8 pm | The late Grant Imahara is remembered with a Killer Robots: Robo Games 2011 encore, four of his best MythBusters outings and an episode of White Rabbit Project.
Partners in Crime
Tommy and Tuppence’s search for nuclear bomb thief suspect “N” takes them to the Sans Souci guesthouse.
Premium cable premiere: Cynthia Erivo (The Outsider) is Harriet Tubman in this biopic that chronicles the abolitionist’s escape from slavery and her efforts to free others via the Underground Railroad; Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton) and Janelle Monáe (Homecoming) co-star.
Murder in the Vineyard
TV-movie premiere: When Beatrice (Avengers: Endgame‘s Emma Fuhrmann) is hazed and harassed after moving to a new town, her mom (666 Park Avenue‘s Helena Mattsson) struggles to protect her.
Anne Hathaway hosts this Season 34 throwback that originally aired Oct. 4, 2008; The Killers perform.
Saturday Night Live
Drag Race‘s RuPaul hosts; Justin Bieber performs. (Season 45 episodes, ranked!)