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V.C. Andrews' Landrys on Lifetime, March Madness and More

Ruby Premiere Lifetime

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.

  • CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV
    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).

  • Ovation
    Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch and Ogden investigate a murder at a country inn.

  • Lifetime
    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.)

  • Hallmark Channel
    Chasing Waterfalls

    TV-movie premiere: A photographer (Cedar Cove‘s Cindy Busby) falls for a dreamy guide (UnREAL‘s Christopher Russell) while chasing mythical waterfalls.

  • Showtime

    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.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosts this Season 32 installment, which originally aired March 17, 2007; Snow Patrol performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)

  • Adult Swim
    Final Space

    Season 3 premiere: Gary and the crew enter Final Space with hopes of rescuing Quinn.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Schitt’s Creek‘s Dan Levy hosts this repeat from February; Phoebe Bridgers performs. (Who’s hosting March 27 and beyond?)

    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.