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Rami Malek Hosts SNL, Locklear on Lifetime, NLCS and More

SNL Rami Malek Season 47

On TV this Saturday: Rami Malek makes his Studio 8H debut, the Dodgers and Braves go head-to-head, and Heather Locklear steps into the shoes of Kristine Carlson. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Fox, TBS
    MLB League Championship Series

    The Red Sox visit the Astros for Game 2 of the ALCS (4:30 pm, Fox); the Dodgers take on the Braves in Game 1 of the NLCS (8 pm, TBS).

  • Ovation
    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Frankie and Trudy investigate a trio of flappers who may have stolen a priceless bottle of wine.

  • TNT
    All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite

    Special night: The Lucha Brothers defend their belts against a masked tag team; Bryan Danielson takes on Bobby Fish; Dante Martin wrestles Malakai Black.

  • Lifetime
    Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story

    TV-movie premiere: Following the death of her husband (The Vampire Diaries‘ Jason MacDonald), Kristine Carlson (Melrose Place‘s Heather Locklear) navigates single motherhood along with the pressure of becoming the face of a popular self-help brand.

  • HBO
    Those Who Wish Me Dead

    Premium cable premiere: A smokejumper (Maleficent‘s Angelina Jolie) attempts to save a boy from two killers and a raging forest fire that’s headed their way; Nicholas Hoult (The Great), Jon Bernthal (The Punisher) and Tyler Perry co-star.

  • The CW
    Whose Line Is It Anyway?

    Schmigadoon!‘s Keegan-Michael Key improvs alongside Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Advice to Love By

    TV-movie premiere: A love advice author (Riverdale‘s Erinn Westbrook) and a dating columnist (The Young and the Restless‘ Brooks Darnell) seem to have finally met their match. (Spoiler alert: It’s each other!)

  • The CW
    World's Funniest Animals

    A special kind of feeding frenzy ensues, while a group of dogs is hard at work; Parker Bates (This Is Us) appears.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Booked to promote No Time to Die‘s original release date, Daniel Craig hosts this Season 45 episode from March 2020 — the last in-studio episode before the COVID pandemic halted production; The Weeknd performs.

  • Lifetime
    Fighting for Her Family

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (Yellow Jacket‘s Aisha Kumari) with a life-threatening blood disorder is determined to carry her risky pregnancy to term; Adam Huss (Power) co-stars.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    No Time to Die villain Rami Malek hosts; Young Thug performs. (Who’s hosting next week?)


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