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Saturday on TV – 11/14/20

Saturday is the series premiere of Lovely Bites, Tregaye’s Way, Food Fantasies, & Tanya’s Kitchen Table on OWN, starting at 12PM/11AMc. On Lovely Bites at 12PM/11AMc, Chef Connie “Lovely” Jackson is a Chicago native who’s known for festive foods that are both tasty and gorgeous, using edible flowers, gold leaf and other touches of elegance on her signature dishes. A fierce fan favorite from Hell’s Kitchen and Food Network Star, Chef Lovely’s food is approachable, clean and beautiful – and her positive attitude is as inviting as her dishes. Her stand-and-stir show will focus on fun entertaining and celebrating festive occasions. Chef Lovely’s bubbly energy is infectious and delicious food is her way to create long lasting memories. Then on Tregaye’s Way at 12:30PM/11:30AMc, Chef Tregaye Fraser is a fearless Atlanta chef who’s not afraid to push the boundaries of traditional cuisine, and not afraid to push her kids’ palates. The celebrated winner of “Food Network Star” is well-versed in cuisine from 24 different countries and is known for taking everyday foods from various regions and pairing them in unexpected ways that her family can enjoy. In this stand-and-stir series, her personal motivation is to help people create meals for their families and getting dinner on the table quickly and easily. Then on Food Fantasies at 1/12c, Do you ever wonder what mouth-watering dishes our favorite culinary connoisseurs daydream about daily? “Food Fantasies” shows us exactly what chefs would make when each is presented the same hypothetical culinary fantasy such as: “What’s the one dish you would make if calories didn’t count?” And “what’s the meal you would make for your nine-year-old self?” Join chefs Eddie Jackson, Nyesha Arrington, Jernard Wells, Darnell Ferguson, Danni Rose and more as they create and indulge their fantasy dishes. And finally, on Tanya’s Kitchen Table at 1:30/12:30c, Oakland-based chef Tanya Holland is a well-known restaurateur, cookbook author and soul food innovator. In this new stand-and-stir series, Chef Holland will showcase the beauty of “cooking local while thinking global” when audiences are invited to experience a one-of-a-kind course in cooking and some professional tips and tricks along the way.

Finally, tonight is the series premiere of History’s Greatest Mysteries on History Channel at 9/8c. Hosted and narrated by Laurence Fishburne, the show investigates a wide range of historically compelling topics and the mysteries that pervade each including the Titanic, Roswell, John Wilkes Booth, and Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ice ship. Each title within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth new facts and information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

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Today is the 30-minute special, Turkey Day Sunny’s Way, on Food Network at 12:30PM/11:30AMc. Sunny Anderson is named the first guest editor of Food Network Magazine; Sunny invites friends who are featured in the magazine to share favorite holiday recipes; Sunny makes grilled turkey with lemon pepper glaze and crowd-sourced stuffing.
 
Tonight is the holiday movie Christmas in Vienna on Hallmark at 8/7c. Jess (Sarah Drew), a concert violinist whose heart just isn’t in it anymore, goes to Vienna for a performance. While there, she finds the inspiration she has been missing, and a new love. It also stars Brennan Elliott.
 
Tonight is also the holiday movie Christmas on Wheels on Lifetime at 8/7c. Ashley (Tiya Sircar) returns to her small hometown to care of her uncle who recently broke his ankle. When she learns that he has sold her mom’s vintage red convertible, a car that holds many wonderful Christmas memories for Ashley, she is disappointed. But with the help of Duncan (Michael Xavier), her uncle’s attorney, Ashley is reunited with the car and restores it to its former glory, and fills it up with gifts for the community — just as her mother used to do. As she reconnects with happy Christmas memories, she feels torn about her plans to return to the big city and what she may be leaving behind.
 
Finally, tonight is the holiday movie Meet Me at Christmas on HMM at 10/9c. When Joan’s (Catherine Bell) son’s wedding planner unexpectedly quits, she must coordinate his Christmas Eve wedding with the help of Beau (Mark Deklin), the bride’s uncle. As they work alongside each other they discover their fates and pasts are intertwined.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#206) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Lovely Bites (#101) – OWN @ 12PM/11AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Food Fantasies (#101) – OWN @ 1/12c
  • *Series Premiere*History’s Greatest Mysteries (#101) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Tanya’s Kitchen Table (#101) – OWN @ 1:30/12:30c
  • *Series Premiere*Tregaye’s Way (#101) – OWN @ 12:30PM/11:30AMc
  • *Special*Christmas in Vienna – Hallmark @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Christmas on Wheels – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Meet Me at Christmas – HMM @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Turkey Day Sunny’s Way – Food Network @ 12:30PM/11:30AMc
  • *New*Behind Every Man (#102) – OWN @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Fear (#210) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#708) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Earth’s Great Seasons (#102) – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#209) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Hell Den (#202) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Iyanla: Fix My Life (#703) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *New*Killer Siblings (#202) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#107) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure (#103) – MotorTrend @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo: North Carolina – Nat Geo WILD @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
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Saturday on TV – 11/7/20

Saturday is the series premiere of Earth’s Great Seasons on BBC America at 8/7c. Narrated by Andrew Scott, each episode explores how animals and plants rise to the challenges of the natural world throughout the year.

Tonight is also the series premiere of Behind Every Man n OWN at 10/9c. Each episode of the new series will shine a spotlight on the strong Black women behind famous men we look up to and admire, focusing on the passions, struggles and sacrifices the women have made to support the men they love. Hosted by Melody Holt (Love & Marriage: Huntsville), the series’ star-studded lineup includes multi-platinum R&B artist Usher and his mother Jonnetta Patton, gospel music legend Kirk Franklin and his wife Tammy Franklin, multi-Grammy Award winner Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Smith, artist multi-platinum selling artist Wyclef Jean and his wife Claudinette Jean and DJ and radio host DJ Envy and his wife Gia Casey.

Finally, tonight is the season premiere of Hell Den on Syfy at 12AM/11PMc.

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This morning is a 1-hour The Battle Never Ends special on History Channel at 8AM/7AMc. A documentary highlighting the origins of Disabled American Veterans and its accomplishments throughout the past century.
 
Tonight is a 2-hour The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions special on HBO at 8/7c. Inductees include Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., and T-Rex; Jon Landau and Irving Azoff are Ahmet Ertegun Award honorees; guests will include Dave Grohl, Don Henley and Alicia Keys.
 
Tonight is also a holiday movie Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater on Hallmark at 8/7c. Single mom Maggie (Ashley Williams, The Jim Gaffigan Show, How I Met Your Mother) is facing Christmas alone until Lucas (Niall Matter, Remedy, Primeval: New World, Eureka) crashes into her life and becomes an unexpected houseguest. Together they overcome Christmas while finding comfort in their growing bond.
 
Tonight is also a holiday movie A Welcome Home Christmas on Lifetime at 8/7c. Chloe (Jana Kramer, One Tree Hill) has always supported various military organizations, including the town’s Army toy drive for Christmas. This year, she is paired up with Michael (Brandon Quinn, Rebel, Against the Wall), a vet who recently returned home, and together they recruit other veterans and active military personnel to help in the cause. As the community gears up for the Officer’s Christmas Ball, where all the kids will meet Santa Claus and receive their gifts, Michael and Chloe begin to realize the greatest gift this season has been each other’s company. Craig Morgan (After the Storm), Tim Reid (Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings), & Charlene Tilton also star.
 
Finally, tonight is the holiday movie The Christmas Ring on HMM at 10/9c. A reporter (Nazneen Contractor) searches for the love story behind an antique engagement ring. With the help of the ring’s owner’s grandson (David Alpay), they learn the legacy his grandparent’s left behind.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Series Premiere*Behind Every Man (#101) – OWN @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Earth’s Great Seasons (#101) – BBC America @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Hell Den (#201) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *Season Premiere*Killer Siblings (#201) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *Special*Never Kiss a Man in a Christmas Sweater – Hallmark @ 8/7c
  • *Special*The Battle Never Ends – History Channel @ 8AM/7AMc (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*The Christmas Ring – HMM @ 10/9c
  • *Special*The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions – HBO @ 8/7c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Special*A Welcome Home Christmas – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *New*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#205) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Fear (#209) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#707) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#210) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Iyanla: Fix My Life (#702) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#106) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure (#102) – MotorTrend @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#4606) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c, 9/8c, & 10/9c (3 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
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Saturday on TV – 10/31/20

Saturday early morning, overnight Friday night, was the series premiere of NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure on MotorTrend.com. Never in the seven decades of stock car racing has there been a season in the NASCAR Cup Series like 2020. Beginning with a dramatic start at the DAYTONA 500 in February, drivers, teams and owners made history by being the first major American sport to safely return from the COVID-19 global pandemic shutdown. Additionally, NASCAR reinforced its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, standing at the forefront of professional sports’ equality and social change movement. Through it all, competitors continue to push the limits of man, machine and speed in a thrilling chase for a soon to be awarded championship. As NASCAR comes down the season’s backstretch, MotorTrend’s all-new docuseries offers fans an all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes moments on and off the track that have defined and will define this year’s NASCAR Cup Series season. The show features the drivers who shaped the season’s most compelling storylines as the field battled for racing’s biggest prize – the NASCAR Cup Series Championship.

Tonight is also the 2-hour season premiere of Iyanla: Fix My Life on OWN at 9/8c.

Finally, tonight is the season finale of Magical Girl Friendship Squad & Wild Life, both on Syfy, at 12AM/11PMc & 12:15AM/11:15PMc.

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Tonight is a holiday movie Candy Cane Christmas on Lifetime at 8/7c. Since childhood, Candy Cane Lane has been Phoebe’s (Beverley Mitchell) favorite Christmas tradition of an entire neighborhood decorated for the holidays. This Christmas, however, the neighborhood decides to skip the decorations, crushing her spirits. As Phoebe is searching for a new tradition to cheer her up, she realizes that it’s not the traditions we cherish, but the people we spend them with. While preparing for her new tradition, Phoebe stumbles upon the final thing her Christmas was missing: love! It also stars Benedicte Belizaire, Mark Ghanime, & Trudy Weiss.
 
Tonight is also the 2-hour “Reunion in Hell” special for Ghost Nation on Travel Channel at 8/7c. Jason, Steve and Dave team up with Amy Bruni and Adam Berry from Kindred Spirits to unpack the 100-year history of Seaview Terrace, the Rhode Island mansion that was featured on the show Dark Shadows.
 
Tonight is also the holiday movie One Royal Holiday on Hallmark Channel at 8/7c. When Anna offers a stranded mother and son shelter in a blizzard, she learns that they are the Royal Family of Galwick. Anna shows the Prince how they do Christmas in her hometown, encouraging him to open his heart and be true to himself. It stars Laura Osnes (In the Key of Love), Aaron Tveit (Les Miserables), Krystal Joy Brown (Sydney to the Max), Victoria Clark (Homeland), and Tom McGowan (Everybody Loves Raymond).
 
Tonight is the 2-hour Croc Terror: Man Eating Monster special on Reelz at 8/7c. The special recounts the daring hunt and transport of the crocodile named “Lolong” after one of its original hunters with the shocking real footage of the crocodile which measured a jaw dropping 20.3 feet long and weighed 2,370 pounds making him the largest crocodile ever in captivity. Viewers will hear from Edwin Elorde (former mayor of Bunawan, where the cro was found) and Lolong hunter Ronnie Sumiller sharing their experiences of the harrowing ordeal including relying on more than 100 villagers to bring the crocodile onto land and the startling moments when restraining ropes broke sending people fleeing for safety. Sharing his expert insight on crocodiles including Lolong is Florida State University Professor of Biological Sciences Greg Erickson.
 
Tonight is also the holiday movie Cranberry Christmas on HMM at 9/8c. A separated couple (Nikki DeLoach and Benjamin Ayres) feign marital bliss on national television to help their town’s Christmas festival — and their business. But what will the future hold for them when rekindled love is complicated by new opportunities?
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Magical Girl Friendship Squad (#106) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *Season Finale*Wild Life (#106) – Syfy @ 12:15AM/11:15PMc
  • *Series Premiere*NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure (#101) – MotorTrend @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Season Premiere*Iyanla: Fix My Life (#701-120) – OWN @ 9/8c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Special*Candy Cane Christmas – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Cranberry Christmas – HMM @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Croc Terror: Man Eating Monster – Reelz @ 8/7c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Ghost Nation – Travel Channel @ 8/7c (2-Hour “Reunion in Hell” Special)
  • *Special*One Royal Holiday – Hallmark @ 8/7c
  • *New*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#204) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Fear (#208) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#706) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#105) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#4605) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c, 9/8c, & 10/9c (3 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo (#510) – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
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Saturday on TV – 10/24/20

Saturday is the season finales of License to Kill on Oxygen at 6/5c and Black Love on OWN at 9/8c.

Tonight is a new episode of Saturday Night Live on NBC at 11:29/10:29c.

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Tonight is the TV movie Christmas Unwrapped on Lifetime at 8/7c. It follows Charity (Amber Stevens West), an ambitious reporter, who learns the true meaning of Christmas when she investigates Erik Gallagher (Marco Grazzini), a beloved member of the town who insists all the gifts he provides are from none-other than Santa himself. Cheryl Ladd also stars.
 
Also tonight is the TV movie Jingle Bell Bride on Hallmark at 8/7c. Wedding planner Jessica Perez (Julie Gonzalo) travels to a remote town in Alaska to find a rare flower for a celebrity client and is charmed by the small town during Christmas, as well as the handsome local (Ronnie Rowe Jr.) helping her.
 
Tonight is also a 1-hour Clint Eastwood: Hollywood Outlaw special on Reelz at 8/7c. Clint Eastwood has a career spanning over six decades and is considered by many as one of the most successful actors ever; but transitioning into an A-list director was a different type of journey.
 
Tonight is also the TV movie Christmas Tree Lane: Miracles of Christmas on HMM at 9/8c. Music store owner Meg (Alicia Witt) spearheads the community effort to save the Christmas Tree Lane shopping district from demolition. As she finds herself falling for Nate (Andrew Walker), a recent acquaintance, she’s thrown when she learns his surprising tie to the developer. It also stars Briana Price & Drake Hogestyn.
 
Finally, tonight is the 2-hour special The Battle of Alctraz on Reelz at 9/8c. They’re desperate. Violent. And determined to do what no convict has ever done before – escape Alcatraz, America’s toughest maximum security prison. Five inmates plot to steal prison guns, take guards hostage, and hijack a boat.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Black Love (#406) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *Season Finale*License to Kill (#212) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *Special*Christmas Tree Lane: Miracles of Christmas – HMM @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Christmas Unwrapped – Lifetime @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Clint Eastwood: Hollywood Outlaw – Reelz @ 8/7c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Jingle Bell Bride – Hallmark @ 8/7c
  • *Special*The Battle of Alcatraz – Reelz @ 9/8c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*World Series Game #4 – FOX @ 7/6c
  • *New*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#203) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Destination Fear (#207) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#705) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#211) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Live Rescue – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Magical Girl Friendship Squad (#105) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#104) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#4604) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo (#509) – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
  • *New*Wild Life (#105) – Syfy @ 12:15AM/11:15PMc
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Saturday on TV – 10/17/20

Saturday is a new episode of Saturday Night Live on NBC at 11:29/10:29c, with host Issa Rae and musical guest Justin Bieber.

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Tonight is David Byrne’s American Utopia on HBO at 8/7c. The special event, directed by Spike Lee, presents a one-of-a-kind, dynamic film that gives audiences access to Byrne’s electrifying critically acclaimed Broadway show that played to sold-out, record-breaking audiences. The filmed version was recorded during its late 2019 to early 2020 run at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City. Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is joined by an ensemble of 11 musicians, singers, and dancers from around the globe, inviting audiences into a joyous dreamworld where human connection, self-evolution, and social justice are paramount.
 
Tonight is also the 2-part, 4-hour The Story of the Royals special on Reelz starting at 8/7c. The mystique and history of the monarchy as it draws international interest this spring with a new royal baby and the introduction of Meghan Markle, the first American to marry into the British royal family since Wallis Simpson in 1937.
 
Tonight is the TV movie Sweet Autumn on Hallmark at 9/8c. Maggie (Nikki DeLoach, Awkward, The Jury), a successful entrepreneur, returns home for a will reading and discovers she’s inherited half of her aunt’s famed maple candy business. What she doesn’t understand is why Aunt Dee’s (Henriette Ivanans) maple supplier, Dex (Andrew Walker, Against the Wall, Maybe It’s Me), inherited the other half. Her return also coincides with the town’s Sweet Autumn Fest, and through a series of letters Aunt Dee left, Maggie and Dex search for the reason behind her aunt’s final wishes. As she and Dex grow closer, Maggie must decide if the life she built is the one she wants.
 
Tonight is 1-hour Holy Calamavote special on Cartoon Network/Adult Swim at 12AM/11PMc. A special performance by Run the Jewels.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Help! I Wrecked My House (#104) – HGTV @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Hidden Potential – HGTV @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Special*David Byrne’s American Utopia – HBO @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Holy Calamavote – Cartoon Network @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *Special*Sweet Autumn – Hallmark @ 9/8c
  • *Special*The Story of the Royals – Reelz @ 8/7c
  • *New*AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (#202) – AMC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (#704) – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#208) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*License to Kill (#211) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *New*Live Rescue – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*Magical Girl Friendship Squad (#104) – Syfy @ 12AM/11PMc
  • *New*Mega Zoo (#103) – Animal Planet @ 10/9c
  • *New*Saturday Night Live (#4603) – NBC @ 11:29/10:29c
  • *New*Secrets of the Zoo – Nat Geo WILD @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Secret Life of the Zoo (#509) – Animal Planet @ 11/10c
  • *New*Wild Life (#104) – Syfy @ 12:15AM/11:15PMc
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