On TV this Saturday: HBO elects Bryan Cranston as POTUS, Saturday Night Live‘s finale welcomes back an alum and FX revisits Wayward Pines. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Bryan Cranston as LBJ, SNL Finale, Wayward-athon and More
Through 6 pm | Before the twisty thriller returns on May 25, catch up on Season 1 in its entirety. (Watch a Season 2 teaser.)
Stanley Cup Playoffs
The St. Louis Blues (1-2) attempt to even the score against the San Jose Sharks in Game 4.
All the Way
Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston reprises his Tony-winning role of Lyndon B. Johnson in this adaptation of Robert Schenkkan’s play, which follows LBJ’s tumultuous first year in office after Kennedy’s assassination. Anthony Mackie (Captain America), Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines) and Frank Langella (The Americans) co-star.
LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-0) go for their third straight victory against the Toronto Raptors.
Grab-the-Kleenex alert! Claire is brought to L’Hôpital des Anges, where doctors try to save her life and that of her unborn baby.
The Spymasters – CIA in the Crosshairs
Homeland‘s Mandy Patinkin narrates this documentary — making its broadcast-TV premiere — which takes viewers inside the inner workings of the CIA.
Date With Love
When an A-list actress (Shenae Grimes-Beech, 90210) gets dumped on the red carpet before her latest movie premiere, she accepts a “promposal” from a small-town teen (Quinn Lord, The Man in the High Castle) in order to save her reputation.
Roots: A New Vision
Before History’s Roots remake airs on Memorial Day, the cabler offers a sneak peek of the eight-hour miniseries. (And at an oddly specific time, too!)
Party Over Here
Season finale: In a second “best of” compilation, sketches include “Shots,” “Ad Stalker” and the curiously-named “Salsa Bitch.” (Not yet renewed.)
Saturday Night Live
Season finale: Series vet Fred Armisen returns to host, with singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett as musical guest. (Renewed.)