What to Watch Today

De Niro Is Madoff, SNL Finale, Training Day Ends and More


On TV this Saturday: Robert De Niro plays fraudulent financier Bernie Madoff, the SNL finale is ready to Rock, AXS TV pays tribute to Chris Cornell and Samurai Jack and Training Day come to an end. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • DramaFever
    The Good Doctor

    Before the fall debut of ABC’s Freddie Highmore-fronted adaptation, here’s your chance to binge on all 20 episodes of the original Korean drama.

  • AXS TV
    Sound Off With Matt Pinfield: Chris Cornell

    The basic cabler pays tribute to the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman with this rebroadcast of a 2007 interview given at the time of his second solo release, Carry On.

  • Syfy
    12 Monkeys

    Three episodes: Jennifer and Deacon splinter to 1989 to retrieve the 12 Monkeys’ most sacred document. Then, in the year 1953, Back to the Future‘s Christopher Lloyd guest-stars as Cole and Railly are reunited with Agent Gale. Finally at 10 pm, Cole and Railly are faced with an unspeakable decision.

  • HBO
    The Wizard Of Lies

    Oscar winner Robert De Niro stars as notorious New York Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, who ripped off his investors for billions of dollars; Michelle Pfeiffer (Batman Returns) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)

  • CBS
    Training Day

    Series finale: Frank goes on a rogue mission to Mexico in an effort to retrieve intel on the murder of Kyle’s father. (Yup, cancelled.)

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    The Pope urges The Doctor to read over the Veritas, which is said to contain a deadly truth.

  • AMC
    The Son

    Prairie Flower must choose between love and duty; Pete and Maria grow closer; Eli lets Phineas in on a dangerous secret.

  • BBC America
    Class

    The gang finds itself in a nightmarish ordeal, floating in blackness with no means of escape. (Just reading that’s enough to induce nightmares — and claustrophobia.)

  • Cartoon Network
    Samurai Jack

    Series finale: Jack faces off against Aku, as the fate of the entire world hangs in the balance.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Season 42 finale: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returns for his fifth stint as host, while recent American Idol hire Katy Perry serves as musical guest.