Saturday TV: ‘SNL’ Back in the Studio

On the made for TV romance “Country at Heart” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.), Jessy Schram plays a Nashville singer songwriter who returns to her small town for a festival, there she meets a fellow songwriter (Grady Connor) with whom she harmonizes. 

Things are more ominous in the film “Dying to be a Cheerleader” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.), in which Dominique Booth plays a newcomer to the squad who also becomes a suspect in the death of a fellow cheerleader. 

Three specials look at the highlights of the 16th presidency: “Lincoln’s Washington at War” (Smithsonian, 8 p.m.), “Lincoln’s Last Day” (Smithsonian, 9 p.m.) and “Civil War 360” (Smithsonian, 10 p.m.).

The serial killer’s rampage is recounted in the two hour “Ted Bundy: The Survivors” (Reelz, 8 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies has “Lawrence of Arabia” (8 p.m.), followed by the noir “Where the Sidewalk Ends” (midnight) and two with Ricardo Montalban, “Across the Wide Missouri” (2 a.m.) and “On an Island with You” (3:30 a.m.).

College football begins at noon with games that include TCU at Texas (Fox), Baylor at West Virginia (ABC), South Carolina at Florida (ESPN), Arkansas State at Coastal Carolina (ESPN2) and East Carolina at Georgia State (ESPNU). 

After Abilene Christian at Army  (CBS Sports, 1:30 p.m.), the 3:30 games include North Carolina at Boston College (ABC), Texas A&M at Alabama (CBS), Oklahoma State at Kansas (ESPN), Memphis at SMU (ESPN2) and Texas Tech at Kansas State (Fox Sports 1).

Then comes Charlotte at Florida Atlantic (EPNU, 4 p.m.), Navy at Air Force (6 p.m.), Oklahoma at Iowa State (ABC, 7:30 p.m.), Auburn at Georgia (ESPN) and Tulsa at UCF (ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.).

There is third round play early this morning at the French Open (Tennis, 5 a.m.).

Horse racing’s 145th Preakness Stakes (NBC, 5 p.m.), usually held in May, is finally run. Post time is 5:45 p.m.

Auto racing includes the Silverado 250 (Fox Sports 1, 1 p.m.), Harvest Grand Prix (NBC, 2:30 p.m.) and the AG-Pro 300 (NBC Sports, 4:30 p.m.). 

And very late tonight is the running of the London Marathon (NBC Sports, 2 a.m.). 

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