On TV this Saturday: Maya Rudolph returns to Studio 8H as host, TVLine joins in the WonderCon fun, and HBO chronicles the life of the legendary Tina Turner. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Maya Hosts SNL, Image Awards, Tina Turner Docu and More
In the first half of the two-hour Season 2 finale (which is being made available ahead of Monday’s TNT debut), Layton sinks to new lows, while Wilford moves forward with his endgame.
Through 9 pm: TV-related panels at the virtual fan event include Charmed, Hulu’s Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., Manifest (moderated by TVLine’s Matt Webb Mitovich), Batwoman (moderated by TVLine’s Keisha Hatchett), Pennyworth, Fear the Walking Dead and Amazon Prime’s Invincible. (See schedule.)
NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament
Four games: Iowa vs. UConn (1 pm, ABC); Michigan vs. Baylor (3 pm, ABC); Indiana vs. NC State (6 pm, ESPN2); Arizona vs. Texas A&M (8 pm, ESPN2).
NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
Four games: Loyola Chicago vs. Oregon State (2:40 pm, CBS); Baylor vs. Villanova (5:15 pm, CBS); Arkansas vs. Oral Roberts (7:25 pm, TBS); Houston vs. Syracuse (9:55 pm, TBS).
Murdoch investigates the death of a harlot who was promised in a marriage transaction.
Figure Skating World Championship
Two hours: Women from around the globe compete for the Ladies’ Free Skate title.
NAACP Image Awards
Anthony Anderson (black-ish) hosts the annual awards ceremony, which honors achievements in TV, film, music and literature. (View nominees.)
Documentary premiere: Tina Turner looks back on her career — including her early rise to fame, her 1980s resurgence and her lifelong struggles. Talking heads include Angela Bassett and Oprah Winfrey.
V.C. Andrews' All That Glitters
TV-movie premiere: In the third of four Landry Family films, Ruby returns to her childhood home in the bayou and gets wrapped up in a twisted plan to reconnect with her true love (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina‘s Ty Wood); Kristian Alfonso (Days of Our Lives) co-stars. (Hidden Jewel follows Sunday at 8 pm.)
Don't Go Breaking My Heart
TV-movie premiere: Sparks fly between the manager (Designated Survivor‘s Italia Ricci) of a boot camp for brokenhearted women, and the reporter (General Hospital‘s Ryan Paevey) investigating her efforts.
Awkwafina hosts this Season 44 installment, which originally aired Oct. 6, 2018; Travis Scott performs. (Which Minari breakout has been cast in Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens?)
Saturday Night Live
Former cast member/go-to Kamala Harris impersonator Maya Rudolph returns to host; Jack Harlow performs. (Who’s hosting in April?)
👩⚕️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 👨⚕️
On March 27, 2005, a little medical drama called Grey’s Anatomy debuted on ABC. Which Sunday night drama was it a midseason replacement for?