On TV this Saturday: The NBA previews its shortened season, Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn debuts on HBO and Animal Planet gets in on the Tiger King craze. Here are seven programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Joe Exotic Animals Update, NBA Preview and More
Major League Baseball
Four games (attended by virtual fans): On Fox, the Brewers take on the Cubs (at 1 pm), the Giants visit the Dodgers (at 4 pm) and the Yankees play the Nationals (at 7 pm). At 9 pm, FS1 airs Diamonbacks at Padres.
Director Edward Norton (Birdman) stars in this 1950s-set crime drama about a P.I. with Tourette syndrome who investigates the murder of his mentor; Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show) and Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse) co-star.
This two-hour presentation previews the shortened season (resuming July 30), recaps all the league news since the March 11 stoppage, and discusses the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Stalked by My Husband's Ex
TV-movie premiere: Strange and deadly events occur after a woman (Crossing Jordan‘s Alex McKenna) becomes engaged to a man (Power‘s Adam Huss) with a 10-year-old daughter.
Queen Latifah hosts this Season 28 throwback that originally aired March 8, 2003; Ms. Dynamite performs.
Surviving Joe Exotic
The eccentric zookeeper’s big cats take center stage in this one-hour special that tells the stories of the animals that found new homes after his arrest, and features one of Exotic’s last pre-prison interviews.
Saturday Night Live
Former SNL writer/Sack Lunch Bunch leader John Mulaney hosts; Thomas Rhett performs. (Will the show return to Studio 8H this fall?)