What to Watch Today

Lifetime Movie Marathon, Lucy in the Sky and More

Death of a Cheerleader Lifetime

On TV this Saturday: Niecy Nash revisits classic Lifetime movies, Natalie Portman’s Lucy in the Sky makes its HBO debut and Charles Barkley heads up a vintage SNL. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    After finding a 50-year-old map, Oscar and his friends complete three grouchy challenges on their quest for treasure; country singer Thomas Rhett guest-stars. 

  • Lifetime
    30th Anniversary of the Lifetime Original Movie Marathon

    Through 8 pm (then continues Sunday at 10 am) | Day 1 highlights include 1994’s Death of a Cheerleader (with Tori Spelling and Kellie Martin) and 1996’s No One Would Tell (Candace Cameron Bure and Fred Savage); Niecy Nash (Claws) hosts the event. (View lineup.)

  • ESPN
    Peloton All-Stars Ride

    One hour: Pro athletes take part in two live Peloton rides led by instructors Robin Arzon and Alex Toussaint; former Colts footballer Booger McFarland, golfer Justin Thomas, gymnast/Olympian Kyla Ross and more appear.

  • Ovation
    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    The Drake Detective Agency tracks down a valuable violin and the culprit who stole it.

  • Lifetime
    The Captive Nanny

    Chloe (Jane by Design‘s Karynn Moore) finds the perfect live-in nanny job — but of course, her new bosses are not what they seem; Austin Highsmith (TV’s Scream) and Michael Aaron Milligan (24: Legacy) co-star.

  • ABC
    The Last Dance

    Episode 3 & 4: Dennis Rodman becomes one of Michael Jordan’s most dependable teammates; Phil Jackson continues steering the Bulls toward another championship title.

  • HBO
    Lucy in the Sky

    Premium cable premiere: An unhappy astronaut (Natalie Portman) loses her grip on reality while floating in space; Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Dan Stevens (Legion) and Zazie Beets (Atlanta) co-star.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Charles Barkley hosts this Season 35 throwback that originally aired Jan. 9, 2010; Alicia Keys performs. (Season 45 episodes, ranked!)