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Prince Philip Funeral, Chadwick Boseman Tribute and More

Prince Philip Funeral

On TV this Saturday: The world says goodbye to Prince Philip, Netflix pays tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman, and a Pretty Little Liars alum finds love. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist

    This special celebrates the life and legacy of the gone-too-soon actor, giving viewers an inside look behind his process and performances; talking heads include Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Danai Gurira (Black Panther) and director Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods).

  • ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC
    Prince Philip Funeral

    A short procession is followed by a 50-minute service, live from St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle; CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Fox News’ Martha MacCallum, and MSNBC’s Alex Witt and Katy Tur begin coverage at 9 am; ABC’s David Muir, CBS’ Gayle King, and NBC’s Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb go live at 9:30.

  • Ovation
    Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch investigates a murder at an opium den, while Brackenreid tracks down Nomi’s missing friend.

  • BBC America
    One Wild Day

    Docuseries premiere: Spend a day with the world’s most extreme animals, and learn how they take advantage of every single hour. First up: desert life.

  • Lifetime
    Envy: A Seven Deadly Sins Story

    TV-movie premiere: A successful career woman (The Catch‘s Rose Rollins) meets her devious half-sister (Empire‘s Serayah), whose growing jealousy threatens to tear her world apart; Kandi Burress (The Chi) and Gregory Alan Williams (Greenleaf) co-star.

  • Fox
    Premier Boxing Champions Special

    Former WBC super welterweight champ Tony Harrison faces off against Bryant Perrella.

  • Nickelodeon
    Nick News: Kids and the Impact of Climate Change

    CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas explores the history of Earth Day and its global reach since 1970; U.S. Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry makes an appearance.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Right in Front of Me

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (Pretty Little Liars‘ Janel Parrish) tries to impress her college crush with help from her new male friend (Virgin River‘s Marco Grazzini), but soon realizes who’s really the right guy for her. We’ll let you guess.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Steve Buscemi hosts this Season 23 installment, which originally aired April 4, 1998; Third Eye Blind performs.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Regina King (Watchmen, One Night in Miami director) hosts this repeat from February; Nathaniel Rateliff performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)


    ūüźČ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY ūüźČ
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