On TV this Saturday: Lifetime adapts V.C. Andrews’ Landry Family novels, Emily Mortimer battles sinister spirits and March Madness enters Day 3. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
V.C. Andrews' Landrys on Lifetime, March Madness and More
NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
Sixteen games: Georgetown vs. Colorado (at 12:15 pm, on CBS); UNC Greensboro vs. Florida State (12:45 pm, truTV); Eastern Washington vs. Kansas (1:15 pm, TBS); St. Bonaventure vs. LSU (1:45 pm, TNT); Mount St. Mary’s/Texas Southern vs. Michigan (3 pm, CBS); UC Santa Barbara vs. Creighton (3:30 pm, truTV); Iona vs. Alabama (4 pm, TBS); Wichita St./Drake vs. USC (4:30 pm, TNT); Grand Canyon vs. Iowa (6:25 pm, TBS); Maryland vs. UConn (7:10 pm, CBS); Ohio vs. Virginia (7:15 pm, truTV); Missouri vs Oklahoma (7:25 pm, TNT); Norfolk St./Appalachian St. vs. Gonzaga (9:20 pm, TBS); Michigan St./UCLA vs. BYU (9:40 pm, CBS); Abilene Christian vs. Texas (9:50 pm, truTV); VCU vs. Oregon (9:57 pm, TNT).
Murdoch and Ogden investigate a murder at a country inn.
V.C. Andrews' Ruby
TV-movie premiere: In the first of four Landry Family films, Ruby (Pandora‘s Raechelle Banno) leaves her bayou home to search for her estranged father (Ally McBeal‘s Gil Bellows) in the wake of her grandmother’s (Naomi Judd) death. (Pearl in the Mist follows Sunday at 8 pm.)
TV-movie premiere: A photographer (Cedar Cove‘s Cindy Busby) falls for a dreamy guide (UnREAL‘s Christopher Russell) while chasing mythical waterfalls.
Premium cable premiere: A daughter (The Newsroom‘s Emily Mortimer) and granddaughter (The Man in the High Castle‘s Bella Heathcote) return to their family’s decaying country home to find the missing Edna (Top of the Lake‘s Robyn Nevin), but uncover a sinister presence instead.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts this Season 32 installment, which originally aired March 17, 2007; Snow Patrol performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)
Season 3 premiere: Gary and the crew enter Final Space with hopes of rescuing Quinn.
Saturday Night Live
🧼 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🧼
On March 20, 1987, CBS’ daytime soap opera Capitol — whose cast over the years included Constance Towers, Nicholas Walker, Catherine Hickland and Jess Walton — ended its five-year run.