What to Watch Today

NFL Divisional Playoffs, Jesse Eisenberg's Resistance and More

NFL Divisional Playoffs

On TV this Saturday: The second round of the NFL Playoffs get underway, Jesse Eisenberg’s French Resistance film debuts on Showtime and Anderson Cooper takes a deeper look inside the U.S. Capitol insurrection. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

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

    While seeking a mentor for her witchcraft, Diana meets a powerful witch with a secret.

  • NBC, NBCSN
    U.S. Figure Skating Championships

    The Men’s Short (on NBC) is followed by the Free Dance/Pairs Free (NBCSN, 9 pm), live from the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

  • Fox, NBC
    NFL Divisional Playoffs

    Two games: The Los Angeles Rams visit the Green Bay Packers (4:35 pm, on Fox); the Baltimore Ravens take on the Buffalo Bills (8:15 pm, NBC).

  • Lifetime
    The Evil Twin

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (The Girlfriend Experience‘s Emily Piggford) moves back to her hometown to escape an abusive relationship, only to discover she has a long-lost twin (!) who may be a murderer (!!).

  • Showtime
    Resistance

    Premium cable premiere: Inspired by a true story, aspiring Jewish actor Marcel Marceau (The Social Network‘s Jesse Eisenberg) helps thousands of Jewish orphans escape Nazi-occupied France — by using his skills as a performer; Ed Harris (Westworld) co-stars.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Two for the Win

    TV-movie premiere: A ski racing champ (90210‘s Trevor Donovan) and a local ski instructor (Rookie Blue‘s Charlotte Sullivan) find romance on the slopes.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    A college student is murdered, possibly because she looked like her killer’s ex-girlfriend; the ex in question reveals why she fears for her own safety.

  • CNN
    CNN Special Report: The Faces of the Trump Insurrection

    Anderson Cooper takes a closer look at the events of Jan. 6 and the people behind the insurrection in this one-hour special. Interview subjects include former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe and white supremacy expert Kathleen Belew.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Ozark‘s Jason Bateman hosts this repeat from December; Morgan Wallen performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)


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