Saturday TV: Swashbuckling All Day

errol flynnA dozen Errol Flynn movies seems right for a late summer Saturday. It starts today on Turner Classic Movies with “Footsteps in the Dark” (6 a.m.), “Northern Pursuit” (8 a.m.), “The Master of Ballantrae” (10 a.m.), “The Sea Hawk” (11:45 a.m.), “The Adventures of Robin Hood” (2 p.m.), “The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex” (4 p.m.), “Santa Fe Trail” (6 p.m.), “Captain Blood” (8 p.m.), “Gentleman Jim” (10:15 p.m.), “The Dawn Patrol” (12:15 a.m.), “Dodge City” (2:15 a.m.) and “Cry Wolf” (4:15 a.m.).

With no Sharknado in the forecast, here’s another farcical-sounding horror storm a-‘brewing: “Zombie Tidal Wave” (Syfy, 9 p.m.).

The half-hour special “JoJo’s Follow Your D.R.E.A.M.” (Nickelodeon, 8 p.m.) follows tour preparations for the surprisingly popular former star of “Dance Moms,” JoJo Siwa.

It’s not exactly live, but the thought is there, with a replay of the Jimmy Kimmel-produced “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’” (ABC, 8 p.m.) is a tribute to a sitcom golden era, with a contemporary cast that does better than you’d think. Kimmel plans at least two more ventures in this arena, but hasn’t said which shows he’d pay tribute to.

It sits among same-week replays of reality shows like “America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.), “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox, 8 p.m.), and newsmagazines like “48 Hours” (CBS, 9 p.m.) and “Dateline” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

A baboon seeks his mate on “The Zoo: San Diego” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.).

Nearby forests are explored in a new episode of “Wild City: Singapore” (BBC America, 9 p.m.).

“The Vanilla Ice Project” (DIY, 9 p.m.) turns to the patio.

Alliances are formed on a two-hour “Deadliest Catch” (Discovery, 8 p.m.).

“Restaurant: Impossible” (Food, 8 p.m.) helps a joint on Chicago’s South Side, and a Massachusetts diner at 9 p.m.).

Erin Krakow stars as a rancher resists a developer’s (Ryan Paevey) attempt to buy her ranch before she warms to him on a wholly expected “A Summer Romance” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

Another made-for-TV movie tonight is the next chapter in the “Flowers in the Attic” series “V.C. Andrews’ Gates of Paradise” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.), with Lizzie Boys, Jason Pristley, Keenan Tracey and Daphne Zuniga.

Clint Eastwood stars as 90-year-old who becomes an unwitting drug courier in the premium cable premiere of “The Mule” (HBO, 8 p.m.) with Bradley Cooper, Dianne Wiest and Taissa Farmiga. Also making its debut tonight, “Escape Room” (Starz, 8 p.m.) with Taylor Russell and Deborah Ann Woll.

Jessica’s friends are no help when it’s time to “Say Yes to the Dress” (TLC, 9 p.m.).

On “The Vet Life” (Animal Planet, 10 pm), a dog may have the flu.

A two hour “Undercover Billionaire” (Discovery, 10 p.m.) sounds excessive.

Preseason football has Cleveland at Indianapolis (NFL, 4 p.m.), Kansas City at Pittsburgh (NFL, 7:30 p.m.) and Dallas vs. Rams (NFL, 10 p.m.).

Baseball includes Cleveland at Yankees (MLB, 1 p.m.), Houston at Oakland (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.), Milwaukee at Washington (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.) and White Sox at Angels (MLB, 10 p.m.).

Golf has third round play in the BMW Championship (Golf, noon; NBC, 3 p.m.) as well as the semifinals in the U.S. Amateur (Fox, 3 p.m.).

NASCAR runs its Bass Pro Shops Night Race (NBC, 7:30 p.m.).

Little League World Series has Australia vs. Venezuela (ESPN, 1 p.m.), Rhode Island vs. Kentucky (ABC, 3 p.m.), Italy vs. Canada (ESPN, 6 p.m.)and Louisiana vs. Oregon (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

The American Legion World Series has Idaho Falls vs. Shrewsbury (ESPNU, 1 p.m.), Asheboro vs. Fargo (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), and Destrehan vs. Albuquerque (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.).

Arctic Monkeys and Wild Child play “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings).

A Jonah Hill-hosted “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with Maggie Rogers is rerun.

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