Saturday TV: Charlie Chaplin Times

Here’s one good full-day antidote from crummy times: Charlie Chaplin all day on Turner Classic Movies. The 19 movies for today’s Summer Under the Stars start with the 106 year old “The Rounders” (6 a.m.) and with “The Knockout” (6:15 a.m.), “The Pilgrim” (7 a.m.), “A Dog’s Life” (7:45 a.m.), “The Kid” (8:30 a.m.), “The Gold Rush” (9:30 a.m.), “The Circus” (11:15 a.m.), “Monsieur Verdoux” (12:45 p.m.), “Limelight” (3 p.m.), “The Great Dictator” (5:30 p.m.).

Prime time begins with a stellar Chaplin double bill: the 1931 “City Lights” (8 p.m.) and “Modern Times” (9:45 p.m.), followed by “A King in New York” (11:30 p.m.), “Pay Day” (2:15 a.m.), “Sunnyside” (2:45 a.m.), “The Idle Class” (3:30 a.m.), “Shoulder Arms” (4:15 a.m.), “A Day’s Pleasure” (5 a.m.) and “Mabel’s Married Life” (5:30 a.m.). 

The second episode of “Earthflight” (BBC America, 8 p.m.) flies over Africa. 

Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” (HBO, 8 p.m.) makes its premium cable debut, with Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates. 

Also on tonight: the horror movie “Countdown” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) with Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway and Peter Facinelli. 

The crimes of Jodi Arias is relived in the new TV movie “Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.), starring Tania Raymonde in the title role, followed by the documentary backgrounder “Jodi Arias: Cellmate Secrets” (Lifetime, 10 p.m.), with details given by former cellmates of the convicted murderer.

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