On TV this Saturday: The Kentucky Derby leaves the gates for the 147th time, the NFL draft winds down and Christopher Nolan’s Tenet hits HBO. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
Kentucky Derby, Tenet on HBO, NFL Draft and More
Seven hours: Rece Davis, Mel Kiper and Louis Riddick lead coverage of Rounds 4-7, live from Cleveland.
Five hours: The 147th annual race — aka “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” — takes place live from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
Season 14 finale (Part 2 of 2): Murdoch seeks to avenge the murder of Anna Fulford.
Inspiring America: The 2021 Inspiration List
The one-hour special honors Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), CEO of Feeding America Claire Babineaux-Fontenot and other extraordinary individuals who made an impact during an unusually challenging year; Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Lester Holt co-host.
One Wild Day
Docuseries finale: Journey through the world’s jungles where sloths, monkeys and lizards survive the most diverse habitat on the planet.
Premier Boxing Champions Special
WBA super welterweight champ Erislandy Lara fights Thomas LaManna for the WBA middleweight title.
TV-movie premiere: An obstetrician (The Expanse‘s Oluniké Adeliyi) suspects one of her students is the vengeful daughter of someone from her past.
Premium cable premiere: A man (Ballers‘ John David Washington) armed with a single word heads out on a time-traveling mission to save the world; Robert Pattinson (Twilight), Elizabeth Debicki (The Crown), Michael Caine (The Dark Knight) and Kenneth Branagh (Henry V) co-star.
Premium cable premiere: An entrepreneur (The Third Day‘s Jude Law) moves his American family to
OseaEngland, where he and his wife (The Leftovers‘ Carrie Coon) succumb to the bleak despair of 1980s Britain.
Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson hosts this installment from April 11, 2015; Mumford & Sons performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)
Saturday Night Live
Nick Jonas pulls double duty in this repeat from February. (Which cast members aren’t happy about Elon Musk hosting?)
👨⚕️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 👩⚕️
On May 1, 2015, NBC greenlit a third #OneChicago show — Chicago Med, which wraps its sixth season on May 26.