What to Watch Today

Westworld and Power Marathons, Esme & Roy and More


On TV this Saturday: HBO binges on the Emmy-nominated Westworld, Starz gives viewers a chance to re-Power up and the Sesame Workshop introduces the world to Esme & Roy. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Disney XD
    DuckTales

    Season 1 finale (60 minutes): The family races against time to save Scrooge from the vengeful Magica De Spell; Don Cheadle (House of Lies) guest-voices.

  • HBO
    Esme & Roy

    Series premiere: From the makers of Sesame Street comes this program that offers a creative approach to “learning through play” and mindfulness strategies for preschoolers.

  • HBO2
    Westworld Marathon

    Through 9 pm | Here’s your chance to binge on the Emmy-nominated sophomore run (while of course pausing after each episode to read Kim Roots’ recaps).

  • Starz
    Power Marathon

    Through 11 pm | Fall behind on Season 5? Don’t sweat it! The cabler is re-airing the first seven hours, before new episodes resume next Sunday. (Read recaps.)

  • HBO
    Darkest Hour

    Premium cable premiere: Academy Award winner Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in this acclaimed film that finds the prime minister leading a helpless nation in a stare-down with Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

  • Lifetime
    Married to a Murderer

    Emma (Spartacus‘ Anna Hutchison) marries the wealthy man of her dreams… then endures the nightmarish wrath of his jealous twin brother!

  • CBS
    Pink Collar Crimes

    This hour focuses on a criminal who duped people into believing she was an accountant and used their IRS payments to finance her lavish lifestyle.

  • Showtime
    Lynyrd Skynyrd: If I Leave Here Tomorrow

    95 minutes: This documentary chronicles the rise of the legendary rock band, as well as their drunken antics and controversial use of the rebel flag.

  • Hallmark
    Pearl in Paradise

    A photojournalist (Teen Wolf‘s Jill Wagner) and a best-selling author (Life Unexpected‘s Kristoffer Polaha) team up to find an elusive Fijian pearl… and also love, surely.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Chance the Rapper hosts, with musical guest Eminem. (Season 43 episodes, ranked!)