What to Watch Today

Mulaney Hosts SNL, Fire Fight Australia and More

'SNL' John Mulaney, David Byrne - Season 45

On TV this Saturday: John Mulaney returns to Studio 8H, Olivia Newton-John hosts a concert for Australian bushfire relief and Seven Worlds, One Planet comes to an end. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • HBO
    Sesame Street

    Elmo quickly learns that shortcuts aren’t the answer to mastering skills after Abby uses magic to improve his basketball skills. #MagicComesWithAPrice

  • HBO

    Premium cable premiere: A Russian woman (Valerian‘s Sasha Luss) is trained to be a KGB assassin while posing as a fashion model; Helen Mirren (Catherine the Great), Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders) and Luke Evans (The Alienist) co-star.

  • Lifetime
    Dying to Be You

    TV-movie premiere: When childhood pen pals finally meet in real life, Molly (The Flash‘s Natalie Dreyfuss) reveals dangerous intentions of taking over Lily’s (Ghost Wars‘ Elise Gatien) life.

  • Fox
    Major League Soccer

    The MLS kicks off its season with Nashville SC hosting Atlanta United FC, live from Nissan Stadium.

  • ABC
    NBA Primetime Saturday

    The Boston Celtics host the Houston Rockets, live from TD Garden.

  • Hallmark Channel
    The Bad Date Chronicles

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (The Royals‘ Merritt Patterson) agrees to go out with a rival blogger to determine which one is the bad dater.

  • BBC America
    Seven Worlds, One Planet

    Doucseries finale: In Africa, cheetah hunt oversized prey, while chimps make tools.

  • Fox
    Fire Fight Australia

    Queen + Adam Lambert, Michael Bublé, Alice Cooper, 5 Seconds of Summer and k.d. lang perform; Olivia Newton-John (Grease) hosts.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Former SNL scribe John Mulaney returns for his third stint as host; David Byrne performs. (Who’s hosting March 7?)