What to Watch Today

Cats Terrorize HBO, Eli's Horror, Bill Burr Hosts SNL and More

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On TV this Saturday: Comedian Bill Burr makes his SNL debut, Cats claws its way onto HBO, and Eli Roth delves back into the History of Horror. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC
    College Football

    Five games: Texas vs. Oklahoma (12 pm, Fox); Tennessee vs. Georgia (3:30 pm, CBS); Kansas State vs. TCU (4 pm, Fox); Florida State vs. Notre Dame (7:30 pm, NBC); Miami vs. Clemson (7:30 pm, ABC).

  • Ovation
    The Fall

    Basic cable premiere (previously on Netflix): Detective superintendent Stella Gibson (The X-Files‘ Gillian Anderson) chases down a serial killer (Fifty Shades of Grey‘s Jamie Dornan).

  • HBO

    Premium cable premiere: Watch if you dare! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical gets a CGI-heavy redo; James Corden (The Late Late Show), Judi Dench (Skyfall), Idris Elba (Luther), Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) and Taylor Swift star.

  • Lifetime
    Cheer Camp Killer

    TV-movie premiere: A mother/daughter duo devise a devious plan to take down a new rival at a cheerleading camp; Andrea Bogart (General Hospital) and Jacqueline Scislowski (Power Rangers Beast Morphers) star.

  • Fox
    PBA Playoffs

    Tommy Jones, Jakob Butturff, Marshall Kent and more vie for the $100,000 first-place prize.

  • Hallmark Channel
    My Best Friend's Bouquet

    TV-movie premiere: A hopeless romantic (Nashville‘s Chaley Rose) misses all the signs of true love after placing her trust in a caught wedding bouquet; Nathan Witte (Batwoman) co-stars.

  • AMC
    Eli Roth's History of Horror

    Season 2 premiere: Roth provides a deep dive into cinema’s many “Houses of Hell”; talking heads include Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Jordan Peele, Karyn Kusama, Ashley Laurence and Piper Laurie.

  • NBC