On TV this Saturday: Lifetime debuts its Britney Spears biopic, Planet Earth II launches on BBC America and NBC encores Dave Chappelle’s post-election SNL. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar:
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Britney Spears Biopic, Planet Earth Returns and More
Britney Ever After
Natasha Bassett (Rake) portrays the Princess of Pop in this made-for-TV biopic, chronicling her rise to fame, her infamous meltdown and subsequent comeback. (Watch trailer.)
When Eric is taken hostage by the maniacal leader of a militia group, Maxine steps up to lead her first negotiation. (When does The Amazing Race return?)
Encore presentation: Carter is forced to put his trust in the CTU after arranging to meet up with Grimes for the exchange. (Which Fox drama was recently renewed?)
Star Wars Rebels
Sabine returns to her home world to recruit her family to join the rebels.
A perfumer (Shooter‘s Shantel VanSanten) falls for the botanist (Continuum‘s Victor Webster) working to formulate her late father’s unfinished scent.
Planet Earth II
Series premiere: Sir David Attenborough narrates this followup to the acclaimed 2006 docuseries, featuring breathtaking views of nature and rarely seen exotic wildlife. (Watch trailer.)
Encore presentation: In Episode 1, a billionaire (Weeds‘ Justin Kirk) invests in a troubled Chicago district, by giving it a “technically innovative” police force. (Get Fox spring premiere dates.)