What to Watch Today

Viola Davis' Custody, Octavia Spencer Hosts SNL and More

On TV this Saturday: Viola Davis and Hayden Panettiere lead Lifetime’s star-studded Custody battle, Octavia Spencer hosts Saturday Night Live and Love Thy Neighbor‘s end begins. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Rosita, Zoe and Grover throw Norbert the Robot a surprise birthday party.

  • Lifetime
    Nanny Seduction

    A newly hired nanny (Sullivan & Son‘s Valerie Azlynn) kidnaps a couple’s adopted daughter; Wes Brown (True Blood) and Austin Highsmith (Scream) co-star.

  • NBC
    #OneChicago Crossover

    Encore presentation: Here’s your second chance to catch the high-rated crossover between Fire, P.D. and newcomer Justice.

  • Lifetime

    Newly minted Oscar winner Viola Davis (HTGAWM) exec- produces and stars in this film about a single mom (The Affair‘s Catalina Sandino Moreno) whose children are taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son; Hayden Panettiere (Nashville), Ellen Burstyn (House of Cards) and Tony Shalhoub (Monk) co-star.

  • CBS

    Eric and his team are hired by a French couple after their daughter is kidnapped and possibly sold into human trafficking. (When does Beyond Borders return?)

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth II

    This hour explores the world’s most exotic jungles — from Brazil to Costa Rica — and the animals that populate them.

  • CBS
    Showtime Championship Boxing: Thurman vs. Garcia

    Undefeated world champs Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia duke it out in this 147-lb. title unification bout.

  • OWN
    Love Thy Neighbor

    Final season premiere (two episodes): Linda fears that Danny will keep himself isolated after Troy leaves him. (Just how bad is Tyler Perry’s Too Close to Home?)

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    Guests include Tom Hiddleston, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Ruth Wilson and Joshua McGuire; Tinie Tempah performs.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Hidden Figures‘ Octavia Spencer hosts, with musical guest Father John Misty. (Which returning host joins the Five Timers’ Club on March 11?)