What to Watch Today

Vikings Returns to History, Homage to Cats and More

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On TV this Saturday: Vikings‘ quest continues on History Channel, Netflix pays tribute to the little lions in your living room, and an X-Files alum headlines Lifetime’s Gone Mom. Here are seven programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats

    Purrrr-fect family viewing! The documentary chronicles the daily lives, routines and adventures of a group of Dutch cats — from the cute to the curious.

  • Lifetime
    Gone Mom: The Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos

    TV-movie premiere: Police investigate a man (Alphas‘ Warren Christie) after his wife (The X-Files‘ Annabeth Gish) mysteriously disappears. (Read preview.)

  • BBC America
    Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty

    Docuseries premiere: Three families of meerkats struggle to survive the vastly changing Kalahari Desert in South Africa; Bill Nighy (Love Actually) narrates.

  • History Channel

    Final/Season 6B cable premiere (two episodes per week): Ubbe makes a difficult decision about Kjetill; the battle against the Rus leads to grave consequences; Dir plots to overthrow Oleg. (All 10 episodes are already streaming on Amazon Prime and Hulu.)

  • Showtime
    Wrong Turn

    Premium cable premiere: A woman (Warrier Nun‘s Charlotte Vega) and her friends encounter a group of cannibalistic mountain dwellers while hiking the Appalachian Trail; Matthew Modine (Stranger Things), Adain Bradley (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Emma Dumont (The Gifted) co-star.

  • Hallmark Channel
    You Had Me at Aloha

    TV-movie premiere: Clashing travel show cohosts (played by When Calls the Heart‘s Pascale Hutton and Kavan Smith) form an off-screen romance.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Former cast member Maya Rudolph hosts this encore from March; Jack Harlow performs. (Season 46 episodes, ranked!)