Saturday TV: I Believe I’m ‘The Fly’

flyIt’s the most famous high-pitched plea in movie history: “Help me!” It happened in the classic 1958 horror film “The Fly” (TCM, 8 p.m.), the one with Vincent Price (Jeff Goldblum was in the 1986 remake). It’s paired tonight with the first of two lesser-known sequels, the 1959 “Return of the Fly” (TCM, 10 p.m.), also with Price.

Later, Turner Classic Movies brings a rare crime noir with Lucille Ball as a detective in the 1947 “Lured” (midnight), and two films with Matthew Broderick, “The Freshman” (2 a.m.) and “Torch Song Trilogy” (4 a.m.).

It’s another weekend of NFL Playoffs with Indianapolis at Kansas City (NBC, 4:30 p.m.) and Dallas at Rams (Fox, 8 p.m.).

The all-female “Ocean’s 8” (HBO, 8 p.m.) with Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Cate Blanchett and Sarah Paulson, makes its premium cable debut as does the my Schumer comedy “I Feel Pretty” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) and “The Padre” (Starz, 10 p.m.) with Nick Nolte and Tim Roth.

Three couples seek to revive Huntsville, Ala., through a real estate project they call the Comeback Group on the new series “Love & Marriage: Huntsville” (OWN, 10 p.m.). It follows the sixth season premiere of “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN, 9 p.m.).

The two couples from a previous romantic film, “One Winter Weekend,” return to the same ski resort on the new sequel “One Winter Proposal” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.) with Taylor Cole, Jack Turner, Rukiya Bernard and Dewshane Williams.

Another made-for-TV premiere tonight is th thriller “My Mother’s Split Personalities” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) with Kayla Wallace, Lindsay Hartley and Jefferson Brown.

The former bass player for Prince is the latest to “Say Yes to the Dress” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

“Ghost Adventures” (Travel, 9 p.m.) concludes its two part investigation of the Mineral Springs Hotel.

Fire up the HDTV with an all day marathon of “Planet Earth” (BBC America, 6 a.m.).

Hockey has Philadelphia at New Jersey (NHL, 1 p.m.) and Boston at Toronto (NHL, 7 p.m.).

NBA action has San Antonio at Oklahoma City (NBA, 8 p.m.).

Men’s college basketball includes Providence at Georgetown (Fox Sports 1, noon), Louisville at North Carolina (ESPN, noon), Kansas State at Iowa State (ESPN2, noon), Oklahoma State at Virginia (ESPNU, noon), Miami Ohio at Buffalo (CBS Sports, noon), Mississippi at Mississippi State (CBS, 1 p.m.), VCU at Davidson (CBS Sports, 2 p.m.), Duke at Florida State (ESPN, 2 p.m.), Seton Hall at Marquette (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.), South Florida at Temple (ESPNU, 2 p.m.), Illinois State at Loyola Chicago (ESPN2, 2 p..), Kansas at Baylor (ESPN, 4 p.m.), Georgia at Auburn (ESPN2, 4 p.m.), New Mexico at Colorado State (CBS Sports, 4 p.m.), Tennessee at Florida (ESPN, 6 p.m.), DePaul at St. John’s (CBS Sports, 6 p.m.), Georgia Tech at Syracuse (ESPN2, 6 p.m.), Saint Louis at La Salle (NBC Sports, 6 p.m.), Tulsa at SMU (ESPNU, 6 p.m.), Nevada at Fresno State (ESPNU, 8 p.m.), Wichita State at Houston (CBS Sports, 8 p.m.), Connecticut at Cincinnati (ESPN2, 8 p.m.), Gonzaga at San Francisco (ESPNU, 10 p.m.) and Washington at Colorado (ESPNU, 10 p.m.).

Residente from Calle 13 plays a new “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings).

It’s yet another rerun on “Saturday Night Live” (11:30 p.m.) with Matt Damon returning to argue the merits of Weezer and Miley Cyrus showing the miracle of double-sided tape as musical performer.

 

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