What to Watch Today

Issa Rae Hosts SNL, Byrne's American Utopia and More

Saturday Night Live Season 46 Issa Rae

On TV this Saturday: Issa Rae heads the Studio 8H stage, David Byrne jams out on HBO and Vivica A. Fox unleashes one psychotic cheerleading coach. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

    College Football

    Three games: Louisville plays Notre Dame (2:30 pm, NBC); North Carolina takes on Florida State (7:30 pm, ABC); Georgia visits Alabama (8 pm, CBS).

  • FS1, TBS
    MLB League Championship Series

    The Braves and Dodgers head into the NLCS Game 6 (4:30 pm, FS1), and the ALCS wraps up with Game 7 between the Rays and Astros (8:30 pm, TBS).

  • HBO
    David Byrne's American Utopia

    Talking Heads’ David Byrne performs songs from his hit Broadway musical alongside a group of international musicians; Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods) directs.

  • Lifetime
    The Wrong Cheerleader Coach

    TV-movie premiere: A single dad (Parker Lewis Can’t Lose‘s Corin Nemec) and his teen daughter (Double the Trouble, Twice the Fun‘s Madi Burton) face a deranged cheerleading coach (Empire‘s Vivica A. Fox). On top of all that, Tara Reid (American Pie) co-stars.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Sweet Autumn

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (Awkward‘s Nikki Deloach) and a maple farmer (Hallmark Men’s League All-Star Andrew Walker) discover the truth behind their inheritance of a candy store.

  • Syfy
    Tales From the Hood 3

    Cable premiere: The cult classic anthology returns as William (Candyman‘s Tony Todd) tries to outrun an unseen evil while protecting a young girl; Lynn Whitfield (Greenleaf) co-stars.

  • AMC
    Eli Roth's History of Horror

    Roth and his guests dissect cinema’s greatest monster movies and the evolution of special effects technology.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Insecure‘s Issa Rae hosts, with musical guest Justin Bieber. (Watch Bill Burr highlights.)