On TV this Saturday: Queen Latifah channels blues legend Bessie, Saturday Night Live’s 40th season comes to a close, Outlander prepares for death and Orphan gets a family reunion. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Tonight
Queen Latifah Is Bessie, SNL Finale, '50s Bones and More
Queen Latifah stars as Bessie Smith in this film from director Dee Rees (Pariah), which follows the iconic blues singer’s journey from a struggling young artist into the legendary “Empress of the Blues.”
Dancing With the Stars: Road to the Finals
Ahead of next week’s two-part finale, this hour-long special looks back on each couple’s journey through Season 20 and previews their upcoming routines.
When Calls the Heart
Abigail travels to Hamilton to stay with Elizabeth’s family and is compelled to accept Bill’s help on a personal matter.
The Wrong Girl
When shy teen Sophia (Sarah Grey, Bates Motel) strikes up a friendship with new girl Grace (Kirsten Prout, Kyle XY), Grace begins acting possessive and threatens to hurt Sophia’s family. Ugh, high school.
Jamie awaits his death sentence at Wentworth Prison (sniff), while Claire and the Highlanders search for a rescue plan.
Sarah and Helena suffer a strained reunion, while the Leda family worries about Sarah’s absence.
Repeat to Revisit: In case you missed the series’ 200th episode in December, now’s your chance to watch it in all its 1950s-set glory.
In an episode from January 1997, Kevin Spacey hosts with musical guest Beck.
The Graham Norton Show
Graham’s guests include Rupert Everett, British comedians Miranda Hart and Greg Davies and musical guest Electro Velvet.
Saturday Night Live
Season finale: Louis C.K. hosts — which means there definitely won’t be a song-and-dance monologue — and Rihanna performs.