Also on Saturday: NBA Playoffs Begin

warrior2The NBA Playoffs — a season in itself — begins with Indiana at Toronto (ESPN, 12:30 p.m.), Houston at Golden State (ABC, 3:30 p.m.), Boston at Atlanta (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Dallas at Oklahoma City (ESPN, 9:30 p.m.).

Mostly, though, it’s about fisticuffs, with Boxing (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) returns to primetime network TV with the welterweight bout of Errol Spence Jr. vs. Chris Algieri in Brooklyn. It’s opposite prime time UCF Match (Fox, 7 p.m.) of Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans in Tampa.

On cable thers even more boxing (HBO, 10 p.m.) on cable, with Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley in a welterweight bout in Las Vegas and featherweight boxing (Showtime, 11 p.m.) with Gary Russell Jr. vs. Patrick Hyland at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. An MMA bout (Spike, 10 p.m.) from Torino, Italy has Patricky Freire vs. Edmilson Souza

While in Paris, Jamie deals with his past on “Outlander” (Starz, 9 p.m.).

The first season of “Beowulf” (Esquire, 10 p.m.) ends with a defense against an attack on Herot.

The day after he was honored at ballparks, see the whole four hours of Ken Burns’ “Jackie Robinson” (PBS, 7 p.m., check local listings).

A bouncer can’t handle his cat on “My Cat from Hell” (Animal Planet, 8 p.m.).

They can’t think of a good band name on “School of Rock” (Nickelodeon, 8:30 p.m.).

Man and soap star Genie Francis are among those revisited on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (OWN, 10 p.m.).

On the made-for-TV romance “Love by Chance” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.), a pastry chef (Beau Garrett) is angry when she finds that meeting her new doctor boyfriend (Ben Ayres) as the result of her meddling matchmaking mother (Brenda Strong).

Also new, a teenager and her delinquent boyfriend (Paloma Kwiatkowski and Jedidiah Goodacre) stage their double suicide until her mother (Lindsay Hartley) tries to uncover the truth in “Dying to Be Loved” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.).

The 2006 TV bio pic, “Life is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story” (BET, 8 p.m.) gets a post “Idol” replay.

Turner Classic Movies presents three spoofs on horror “Young Frankenstein” (8 p.m.), “The Fearless Vampire Killers” (10 p.m.) and “Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (midnight). Later comes real horror with a pair of haunted house tales, Italy’s bloody “The House by the Cemetery” (TCM, 2 a.m.) and “Burnt Offerings” (TCM, 3:30 a.m.) with Karen Black, Oilver Reed and Bette Davis.

The Stanley Cup playoffs continue its high profile with Rangers at Pittsburgh (NBC, 3 p.m.) Philadelphia at Washington (CNBC, 7 p.m.), Minnesota at Dallas (NBC Sports, 8 p.m.) and San Jose at Los Angeles (NBC Sports, 10:30 p.m.).

Baseball has Seattle at Yankees (MLB, 1 p.m.), Braves at Marlins (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.) and San Francisco at Dodgers (MLB, 9 p.m.).

The new “Party Over Here” (Fox, 11 p.m.) already reverts to a clip show.

The father-son duo Tweedy play a 2014 replay of “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m.).

A week before the fifth season of “Veep” starts, Julia Louis Dreyfus returns to host a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.). Musical guest is Nick Jonas, who was born 10 years after she started her three season stint as an “SNL” cast member in 1982.

 

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