On TV this Saturday: Guillermo del Toro’s latest Nightmare hits HBO, the Winter Olympics continue in Beijing and the NHL’s best hit the ice. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
Nightmare Alley on HBO, NHL All-Star Game and More
Rick and Morty
Season 5 now streaming (all 10 episodes): Watch the latest adventures of sociopathic scientist Rick and his grandson Morty as they enter Birdperson’s mind, transform into turkeys and squabble with alien squids.(Boondocks reboot nixed!)
Decades Remembers Howard Hesseman
Through Monday at 6 am | The network pays tribute with select episodes of WKRP in Cincinnati. (MeTV will also feature two episodes of WKRP Sunday at 4 pm.)
2022 Winter Olympics
Events include women’s skiathlon, ski jumping and speed skating, in addition to men’s luge; then at 8 pm, men compete in alpine skiing and figure skating.
NHL All-Star Game
A four-team, 3-on-3 tournament features captains Auston Matthews (Atlantic Division), Claude Giroux (Metro), Joe Pavelski (Central) and Connor McDavid (Pacific).
Premium cable premiere: After working for a traveling carnival, Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) schemes with a psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins); Rooney Mara co-stars.
Single Black Female
TV-movie premiere: After Monica (SMILF‘s Raven Goodwin) lands a gig as the host of a daytime talk show, her dangerous new assistant Simone (Glee‘s Amber Riley) poses a threat to her life.
Premium cable premiere: Forest ranger Finn (Veep‘s Sam Richardson) and postal worker Cecily (AT&T pitchwoman Milana Vayntrub) try to keep the peace in town, as a creature hunts them down; Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows), Michaela Watkins (The Unicorn) and Cheyenne Jackson (Call Me Kat) co-star.
The hour reveals the latest developments in “The Yogurt Shop Murders,” a seemingly dead-end case involving the brutal slaying of four teenagers in 1991 Austin, Texas.