What to Watch Today

Kids' Choice Awards, Animated Constantine and More

On TV this Saturday: John Cena returns as host of the Kids’ Choice Awards, a One Tree Hill vet finds a royal match and CBS documents the lead up to the March for Our Lives. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Elmo and Telly learn how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly through the process of metamorphosis.

  • Discovery Family
    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

    Season 8 premiere (two episodes): The Mane 6 discover that the Friendship map has expanded to show the world beyond Equestria.

  • CW Seed
    Constantine: City of Demons

    Series premiere (five episodes): Matt Ryan — who was just promoted to series regular status on Legends of Tomorrow‘s (hypothetical) fourth season — voices the beloved demonologist in this new cartoon.

  • TBS
    NCAA Basketball Tournament

    Two games: Loyola Chicago vs. Kansas State (at 6:00 pm); Florida State vs. Michigan (at 8:30 pm). (View complete NCAA line-up.)

  • NBC
    Hope & Fury: MLK, The Movement and the Media

    Two hours: This news special looks back at how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and fellow leaders of the Civil Rights movement utilized the media to spread their message.

  • Nickelodeon
    Kids' Choice Awards

    90 minutes: Children choose favorites from across the world of film, television, music, pop culture, animation and more; John Cena returns as host. (View TV nominees.)

  • CBS
    39 Days

    60 minutes: This documentary follows the students who banded together in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting and created a movement, all leading up to the March for Our Lives event.

  • Hallmark
    Royal Matchmaker

    Sparks fly when a king (Reign‘s Will Kemp) calls on a New York matchmaker (One Tree Hill‘s Bethany Joy Lenz) to help find his son a suitable princess.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Encore presentationLady Bird‘s Saoirse Ronan partakes in the instant classic “Welcome to Hell” music video; U2 performs. (Who’s hosting next?)