What to Watch Today

Kevin James Plays a Neo-Nazi, Pregnant Discovery and More

Kevin James in 'Becky'

On TV this Saturday: Kevin James plays against type, A Discovery of Witches heads back to the 16th Century, and NBC gives viewers a second chance to find Debris. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • AMC+, Shudder, Sundance Now
    A Discovery of Witches

    Diana learns she’s pregnant with Matthew’s child, as the couple returns to 1591 London; William Cecil is tasked with finding the Book of Life.

  • Lifetime
    Circle of Deception

    TV-movie premiere: A resident of a small island community (Stargate: Atlantis‘ Paul McGillion) is found dead on the day after Christmas; Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica), Diane Neal and Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU) co-star.

  • BBC America
    Snow Animals

    In this 70-minute special, the planet’s toughest animals prepare for winter, showcasing their strategies for surviving the season’s coldest temperatures.

  • CNN
    Apollo 11: Quarantine

    The half-hour special circles back to the summer of 1969, when the Apollo 11 astronauts entered a three-week quarantine (imagine!) upon their return to Earth.

  • Showtime
    Becky

    Premium cable premiere: In this thriller, a group of escaped convicts, led by merciless Neo-Nazi Dominick (The Crew‘s Kevin James), wreak havoc on a father-daughter getaway; Lulu Wilson (Haunting of Hill House) and Joel McHale (Community) co-star.

  • NBC
    Debris

    Series premiere encore: CIA and MI6 agents (played by Kingdom’s Jonathan Tucker and The Magicians‘ Riann Steele) investigate the effects that alien spaceship wreckage has on humankind. (Read review.)

  • Hallmark Channel
    Fit for a Prince

    TV-movie premiere: A seamstress (All My Children‘s Natalie Hall) tries to impress a prince (Reign‘s Jonathan Keltz) with her charity ball dresses.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Miley Cyrus hosts this Season 36 installment, which originally aired March 5, 2011; The Strokes perform. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Former cast member Kristen Wiig hosts this repeat from December; Dua Lipa performs. (Which fellow series vet is hosting on March 27?)


    ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY
    On March 6, 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off as anchor of the CBS Evening News, ending his 19-year run with one final, “And that’s the way it is.”