Saturday TV: Memorial Day Movies

target-zeroThe Memorial Day Marathon on Turner Classic Movies continues all day, starting with movies about what’s called “the forgotten war,” the Korean War. It begins with “Target Zero” (7 a.m.) and continues with “The Hook” (8:45 a.m.), “One Minute to Zero” (10:30 a.m.), “The Rack” (12:30 p.m.), “Men in War” (2:30 p.m.), “The Steel Helmet” (4:30 p.m.) and “Battle Hymn” (6 p.m.).

Later comes a series of military comedies: “No Time for Sergeants” (TCM, 8 p.m.), “Mister Roberts” (TCM, 10:30 p.m.), “Ensign Pulver” (TCM, 12:45 a.m.), “See Here, Private Hargrove” (TCM, 2:45 a.m.) and “General Spanky” (TCM, 4:45 a.m.).

There’s a military tinge to the usual romances as well, as in the made-for-TV “All for Love” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.), starring Sara Rue as a novelist who teams up with a Navy SEAL played by Steve Bacic.

A fertility doctor has revenge on her mind when she treats a man who wronged her in the made-for-TV “Give Me My Baby” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) with Kelly Sullivan, Sofia Milos and Gabriel Hogan.

Kelli Williams stars in “Mommy’s Prison Secret” (Lifetime Movie Channel, 8 p.m.), about a suburban mom haunted by an old cellmate.

On a new “Doctor Who” (BBC America, 9 p.m.), an ancient pyramid appears overnight, starting a countdown to the world’s destruction.

With the voices of Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston and Kelsey Grammar, the animated “Storks” (HBO, 8 p.m.) makes its premium cable debut.

On “Class” (BBC America, 10:05 p.m.), Miss Quill visits new worlds.

Gun violence invades “The Book of John Gray” (OWN, 10 p.m.).

A volleyball player and beauty queen take “Fatal Vows” (Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.).

“Ghost Adventures” (Travel, 9 p.m.) goes to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

Hey, it’s the Indy 500 Parade (NBC Sports, 11 p.m.).

Laura Govan feels bad about the way she acted on “Basketball Wives,” so she goes to another reality show, “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN, 9 p.m.).

“The Dead Files” (Travel, 10 p.m.) looks into paranormal activity at a museum in Dumfries, Va.

The 2013 “Furious 6” (NBC, 8 p.m.) gets an unnecessary three-hour broadcast showcase.

A killer catfish in Nepal is investigated on “River Monsters: Unhooked” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.).

One teen girl is a giant and another is the world’s smallest woman on “Body Bizarre” (Discovery Life, 9 p.m.).

“Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…” (Reelz, 9 p.m.) concentrates on Natalie Cole.

“Say Yes to the Dress: UK” (TLC, 8 p.m.) lets you know that it’s not just Americans who get squirrelly as the wedding day approaches.

Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Alan Cumming and Sheryl Crow are guests on a new episode of “The Graham Norton Show” (BBC America, 11:05 p.m.).

Baseball includes Oakland at Yankees (MLB, 1 p.m.), Kansas City at Cleveland (Fox Sports 1, 4:10 p.m.), Baltimore at Houston (Fox, 7 p.m.) and Atlanta at San Francisco (MLB, 10 p.m.).

In golf, it’s the third round of the Senior PGA Championship (NBC, 1 p.m.) and the Dean & Deluca invitational (Golf, 12:30 p.m.; CBS, 3 p.m.).

Soccer’s FIFA U-20 World Cup has Portugal vs. Iran (Fox Sports 1, 4 a.m.), Costa Rica vs. Zambia (Fox Sports 2, 4 a.m.), Japan vs. Italy (Fox Sports 1, 7 a.m.), Uruguay vs. South Africa (Fox Sports 2, 7 a.m.). Later, it’s Mexico vs. Croatia (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.) in a men’s international friendly.

In the men’s college lacrosse final four, it’s Towson vs. Ohio State (ESPN2, noon) and Maryland vs. Denver (ESPN2, 2:30 p.m.).

The NCAA softball super regionals have Oklahoma at Auburn (ESPN, 1 p.m.), LSU at Florida State (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Alabama at Florida (ESPN, 5 p.m.), Texas A&M at Tennessee (ESPN2, 5 p.m.), Kentucky at Oregon (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Utah at Washington (ESPN2, 9 p.m.) and Baylor at Arizona (ESPN, 9 p.m.).

Iggy Pop plays a rerun of “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) from last year, backed by members of Queen of the Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys.

A season-full of reruns is upon us for “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.); the first is Louis C.K.-hosted show from earlier this year with the Chainsmokers.

 

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