What to Watch Tonight

SNL Returns, Smallville on Hulu, Good Place Binge and More


On TV this Saturday: Margot Robbie hosts the Saturday Night Live season premiere, Tom Welling makes Hulu a little more super and NBC gives viewers a second chance to go to The Good Place. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu
    Smallville

    To mark the upcoming 15th anniversary of the Superman origin series taking flight (so to speak), Hulu now hosts all 10 seasons. (Read our oral history.)

  • Discovery Family Channel
    Transformers: Rescue Bots

    Episode 100: Kade’s favorite movie star comes to Griffin Rock and causes trouble for the Rescue Team.

  • TNT
    Arrow

    Repeats to Revisit: As Oliver Queen enters basic cable syndication, here are encores of Episodes 1-4 and then 5-8 (from 11 pm-3 am). (View Season 5 trailer.)

  • ABC, ESPN, Fox
    College Football

    Clemson hosts Louisville (ABC), Kentucky takes on Alabama (ESPN) and Arizona State visits USC (at 8:30, Fox).

  • NBC
    The Good Place

    Repeats to Revisit: A second chance to get hooked on the Kristen Bell/Ted Danson comedy, with Episodes 1-4. (Read premiere recap.)

  • Lifetime
    My Husband Is Missing

    A woman’s husband goes missing, and she’d really like to find him; Daphne Zuniga (One Tree Hill) and Nicole Muñoz (Defiance) star.

  • Hallmark
    Love on a Limb

    A protester (HIMYM‘s Ashley Williams) falls for a landscaper (90210‘s Trevor Donovan) after she chains herself to a beloved oak tree. Yes, really. Marilu Henner (Taxi) co-stars.

  • Ovation
    Versailles

    Stateside premiere (two episodes): This French import is a 17th Century period piece that follows Louis XIV (Vikings‘ George Blagden) in his efforts to seize complete control of France and his enemies.

  • OWN
    Oprah: Where Are They Now?

    Subjects include Austin Power‘s Verne Troyer and hip-hop trio Naughty By Nature.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Season 42 premiere: Margot Robbie hosts with musical guest The Weeknd. Plus, Alec Baldwin makes his debut as Donald Trump.