On TV this Saturday: Girls Trip breakout star Tiffany Haddish hosts SNL, Syfy binges on every episode of Futurama and Sesame Street returns with a primetime special. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Tiffany Haddish Hosts SNL, Every Futurama Ever and More
From executive producer James Franco comes this deep dive into the work of artist Shepard Fairey, who’s most famous for crafting the Barack Obama “HOPE” poster.
Through Tuesday at 4 am | Go back to the future with your favorite 31st Century-set cartoon! The basic cabler is serving up every episode ever.
Eight games: Among the broadcast-TV offerings are North Carolina State vs. Boston College (12 pm, ABC); Florida vs. South Carolina (12 pm, CBS); Michigan State vs. Ohio State (12 pm, Fox); Iowa vs. Wisconsin (3:30 pm, ABC); Georgia vs. Auburn (3:30 pm, CBS); USC vs. Colorado (4 pm, Fox); Notre Dame vs. Miami (8 pm, ABC); TCU vs. Oklahoma (8 pm, Fox).
The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special
45 minutes: The gang struggles to find their way home after a bird steals Abby’s magic wand during a hot air balloon ride; Elizabeth Banks guest-stars. (Season 48 officially kicks off on Nov. 18 at 9 am.)
Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer
This TV-movie chronicles the events leading up to Valentine’s Day 2013, when the infamous Paralympic gold medalist (Elementary‘s Andreas Damm) shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (Under the Bed‘s Toni Garrn).
The Sweetest Christmas
A pastry chef (Mean Girls‘ Lacey Chabert) reconnects with an ex-boyfriend (Queen Sugar‘s Lea Coco) when she is forced to use his industrial pizza oven to compete in the American Gingerbread Competition. (What a specific problem to have!)
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
The case takes an unexpected turn when the dead couple’s adult son turns up alive; Amanda begins to master her powers.
The Graham Norton Show
Norton welcomes Murder on the Orient Express’ Dame Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer and Josh Gad; St. Vincent performs.
Louis has an unexpected encounter; Montespan questions where Madam Scarron’s heart lies.
Saturday Night Live
Carmichael Show-turned-Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish hosts, with musical guest Taylor Swift. (Who’s hosting on Nov. 18?)