What to Watch Today

Kids' Choice Awards, NCAA Basketball and More


On TV this Saturday: DJ Khaled hosts the Kids’ Choice Awards, Fran Drescher hosts a stand-up comedy special and March Madness enters Round 2. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern: 

  • CBS, TBS and TNT
    NCAA Basketball: Second Round

    Eight games: Maryland vs. LSU (12:00 pm, CBS); Wofford vs. Kentucky (2:30 pm, CBS); Florida vs. Michigan (5:00 PM, CBS); Murray State vs. Florida State (6:00 pm, TNT); Baylor vs. Gonzaga (7:00 pm, TBS); Minnesota vs. Michigan State (7:30 pm, CBS); Villanova vs. Purdue (8:30 pm, TNT); Auburn vs. Kansas (9:30 pm, TBS).

  • Lifetime
    A Daughter's Deception

    TV-movie premiere: Years after placing her with an adoptive family, a mother (Passions‘ Jade Harlow) reunites with her daughter… only to discover that she is a sociopathic murderer. (Don’t you just hate when that happens?)

  • Hallmark Channel
    Love to the Rescue

    TV-movie premiere: When their respective children want to adopt the same dog, two single parents (Awkward‘s Nikki DeLoach and Timeless’ Michael Rady) must work together to give it a loving home.

  • HBO
    The Meg

    Premium cable premiere: A rescue diver (The Fate of the Furious‘ Jason Statham) battles a 75-foot prehistoric shark to save the crew of a deep-sea submersible; Rainn Wilson (The Office), Cliff Curtis (Fear the Walking Dead), Ruby Rose (Batwoman) and Masi Oka (Hawaii Five-0) co-star.

  • NBC
    World Figure Skating Championships

    120 minutes: The competition continues from Saitama, Japan with the Ladies’ and Men’s Free Skate.

  • Nickelodeon
    Kids' Choice Awards

    90 minutes: DJ Khaled hosts the slimiest night of the year, live from the Galen Center in Los Angeles; Migos and DJ Mustard perform.

  • Showtime
    Funny Women of a Certain Age

    90 minutes: The Nanny‘s Fran Drescher (who may soon return to primetime!) headlines a night of stand-up comedy featuring female comedians over the age of 50; Carole Montgomery, Luenell, Lynne Koplitz, Kerri Louise and Vanessa Hollingshead perform.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Halsey pulls double duty as host and musical guest. (Who’s hosting the next three episodes?)