What to Watch Today

Jonathan Strange Begins, Steve Martin Tribute and More

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

On TV this Saturday: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell make magic, AFI honors a wild ‘n’ crazy guy, When Calls the Heart debuts a super-sized finale and My Little Pony celebrates No. 100. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

  • Discovery Family
    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

    In the series’ 100th episode, an invitation printing error forces last-minute changes to Cranky and Matilda’s wedding celebration.

  • Hallmark
    When Calls the Heart

    Season finale (two hours): Facing a life-threatening experience, Elizabeth and Jack finally discover the truth about what kept them apart. (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Stanley Cup Final

    The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning break their 2-2 series tie in Game 5.

  • Lifetime
    I Killed My BFF

    Inspired by the true story depicted in LMN’s I Killed My BFF docuseries, this TV-movie stars Katrina Bowden (30 Rock) and Olivia Crocicchia (Rescue Me) as two women whose fast friendship ultimately turns deadly.

  • BBC America
    Orphan Black

    In Season 3’s penultimate hour, Sarah, Felix and Mrs. S take a trip to London with the hopes of tracking down the Castor original — yet they are not alone.

  • Starz

    Tommy agrees to help Ghost expand the drug business under one condition: Ghost must use Angela to discover what she knows about them from her investigation. (Hey, hear the big renewal news?)

  • BBC America
    Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

    Miniseries premiere: During the Napoleonic Wars, the reclusive and skillful Mr. Norrell (Eddie Marsan, Ray Donovan) is challenged by the emergence of fellow illusionist Jonathan Strange (Bertie Carvel, Babylon), causing a dangerous battle between the two men.

  • TBS
    AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin

    The comedy vet is honored by colleagues and friends including Tina Fey, Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd, Conan O’Brien and Sarah Silverman.

  • Comedy Central
    Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail

    Comedian/roaster Jeff Ross — aka A Very Brave Soul — heads to Texas’ Brazos County Jail to get a look at life behind bars and perform for the inmates.

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    New time slot alert! Graham chats with Samuel L. Jackson, Stephen Merchant, Amy Schumer and musical guest Muse.