What to Watch Today

Shameless Marathon, 48 Hours Returns and More

Shameless Season 1 Cast - Showtime

On TV this Saturday: Shameless goes back to the beginning, 48 Hours delves into the Hollywood Ripper case and Steve Carell welcomes you to Marwen. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Showtime
    Shameless Marathon

    Through 9 pm | The countdown to Season 10 begins! The cabler binges on one season per weekend leading up to the premiere. (View lineup.)

  • ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC
    College Football

    Eight games: Among the broadcast matchups are Pittsburgh vs. Penn State (12 pm, ABC), Ohio State vs. Indiana (12 pm, Fox), New Mexico vs. Notre Dame (2:30 pm, NBC), USC vs. BYU (3:30 pm, ABC), Alabama vs. South Carolina (3:30 pm, CBS), Arizona State vs. Michigan State (4 pm, Fox), Clemson vs. Syracuse (7:30 pm, ABC), Oklahoma vs. UCLA (8 pm, Fox).

  • Ovation
    Maigret

    The detective investigates the mysterious death of a diamond dealer from Antwerp.

  • Starz
    A Dog's Way Home

    Premium cable premiere: A dog travels 400 miles to find her way back home and reunite with her owner; Ashley Judd (Berlin Station) and Edward James Olmos (Mayans M.C.) co-star.

  • Lifetime
    The Cheerleader Escort

    TV-movie premiere: A college freshman’s romance with an older alumnus (Star Trek: Discovery‘s Damon Runyan) takes a dark turn when she discovers that he’s involved with an underground escort service.

  • HBO
    Welcome to Marwen

    Premium cable premiere: After suffering a dramatic assault, an artist (The Office‘s Steve Carell) creates a miniature, WWII-era town that magically comes to life; Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), Diane Kruger (The Bridge), Merritt Wever (Unbelievable), Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures) and Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) co-star. (When can you watch Carell in The Morning Show?)

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    Season 33 premiere (120 minutes): Maureen Maher investigates Michael Gargiulo, the serial killer known as “The Hollywood Ripper.”

  • Hallmark Channel
    Forever in My Heart

    TV-movie premiere: After nearly finding love in Ireland five years ago, a young woman (The Royals‘ Merritt Patterson) returns to the Emerald Isle for a second chance at happiness.

  • BBC America
    Planet Earth: Nature's Great Events

    70 minutes: The ocean’s predators gather for the Sardine Run, an epic clustering of billions of sardines along South Africa’s east coast.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Former SNL scribe John Mulaney hosts, with musical guest Thomas Rhett. (Meet the new cast members; who’s hosting the premiere?)