Saturday TV: Making Fun of Dad’s Prose

MyDadWroteWhen Jamie Morton discovered his father wrote some erotic novels earlier in his life, he picked up a copy and read it to his friends, who made snide comments as it went along. That became a podcast, which became a stage show, which was filmed at the Roundhouse in London to become the comedy special “My Dad Wrote a Porno” (HBO, 10 p.m.). It features the reading from the series “Belinda Blinked.”

The instant special on the week’s royal event is called “Meghan & Harry: It’s a Boy!” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

“Night School” (HBO, 8 p.m.), the comedy with Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, gets its premium cable debut, as does “Adrift” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) with  Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin in the shipwreck story based on a true story.

The Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals begin with the prime time broadcast showcase for St. Louis at San Jose (NBC, 8 p.m.).

Jonna Walsh plays an internet homemaker who is supposed to represent New England but whose persona may be shaken when she runs into her Texas ex (Nathan Parsons) in the made for TV romance “A Feeling of Home” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

A young woman desperate for the homecoming crown becomes the “Homekilling Queen” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.). Ashley Jones and Kaitlyn Bernard star.

For those who can’t take a day off, Donny Deutsch hosts the new “Saturday Night Politics” (MSNBC, 8 p.m.).

Perhaps the searchers for “Lost Gold of World War II” (History, 8 p.m.) should be aware of “The Curse of Wold War II Gold” (History, 11 p.m.).

The racing continues on “Million Dollar Mile” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

“The Vet Life” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.) does a hog house call.

A steakhouse in Safford, Ariz., gets help on “Restaurant: Impossible” (Food, 9 p.m.).

Eric’s new girlfriend is embroidered in an assassination attempt in Bogota on “Ransom” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

The case of a real estate multimillionaire accused of killing his wife and staging a kidnapping plot is the subject of “48 Hours” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

“Secret Life of the Zoo” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.) tries to get some sloths together.

“The Book of John Gray” (OWN, 10 p.m.) discusses sexual assault.

Eli deals with a new enemy on “The Son” (AMC, 9 p.m.).

A designer on “Trading Spaces” (TLC, 8 p.m.) enlists her mother and sister for help

“Nate & Jeremiah by Design” (TLC, 9 p.m.) redoes a moldy house.

Turner Classic Movies focuses on black filmmakers tonight with Haile Germ’s “Ashes and Embers” (8 p.m.) and Ousmane Sembene’s “Black Girl” (10:30 p.m.). They are followed by the 12 o’clock noir “White Heat” (midnight), followed by two with Anthony Quinn, “A Dream of Kings” (2:15 a.m.) and “Flap” (4:15 a.m.).

Baseball includes Seattle at Boston (MLB, 1 p.m.), Cleveland at Oakland (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.), Yankees at Tampa Bay (MLB, 7 p.m.), and Cincinnati at San Francisco (MLB, 10 p.m.).

Golf has third round play in the Byron Nelson (Golf, 1 p.m.; CBS, 3 p.m.).

Auto racing has the IndyCar Grand Prix (NBC, 3:30 p.m.) and Digital Ally 400 (Fox Sports 1, 7:30 p.m.).

College baseball includes LSU at Arkansas (ESPN2, 2 p.m.) and Indiana at Dallas Baptist (ESPNU, 9:30 p.m.).

College softball has North Carolina vs. Florida State (ESPN, noon), DePaul vs. Villanova (Fox Sports 1, 12:30 p.m.), Louisiana Tech vs. Marshall (CBS Sports, 1 p.m.) and Alabama vs. Florida (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

Men’s college lacrosse has Syracuse at Loyola (ESPNU, noon), Georgetown at Yale (ESPNU, 2:30 p.m.), Army at Pennsylvania (ESPNU, 5 p.m.) and Robert Morris at Virginia (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.).

John Prine plays an “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) from last year.

Emma Thompson hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with the Jonas Brothers.

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