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Colin Donnell Eyes Love in Iceland, Seven Worlds Doc and More

Love on Iceland

On TV this Saturday: Colin Donnell finds Love on Iceland, Niecy Nash tells the Kamiyah Mobley Story and BBC America’s Seven Worlds, One Planet takes a closer look at the devastation in Australia. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Abby helps Leela get dressed for a party, even though Leela doesn’t think she needs the help. This could get dicey.

  • Reelz
    Aaron Hernandez's Killing Fields

    Docuseries premiere (all three episodes): Just three days after Netflix dropped its own exposé, the basic cabler unloads this supplemental offering.

  • ABC
    NBA Primetime Saturday

    Season 5 premiere: The Houston Rockets host the Los Angeles Lakers, live from the Toyota Center.

  • Fox
    Premier Boxing Champions Special

    Two hours: Julian “J-Rock” Williams defends his WBA and IBF titles against Jeison Rosario in a Philadelphia homecoming match-up.

  • Lifetime
    Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story

    TV-movie premiere: Gloria Williams (Claws‘ Niecy Nash) abducts newborn Kamiyah (The Hate U Give‘s Rayven Ferrell) and raises the child as her own — but years later, an anonymous tip outs her crime.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Love on Iceland

    TV-movie premiere: A photographer (Empire‘s Kaitlin Doubleday) is reunited with her ex (Chicago Med‘s Colin Donnell) on a trip to Iceland; Donnell’s real-life wife, fellow Med vet Patti Murin, co-stars.

  • BBC America
    Seven Worlds, One Planet

    Docuseries premiere (simulcast on AMC, IFC and SundanceTV): Sir David Attenborough narrates this nature exposé, which explores animal behavior and biodiversity across all seven continents. First up: a closer look at Australia, and how viewers can support relief efforts in the wake of the horrific bushfires.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Jennifer Lopez hosts; DaBaby performs. (Season 45 episodes ranked! Plus, who’s hosting on Jan. 25?)