SouthwestofSalemA new documentary looks back at the dark days when kids’ shaky testimony and little evidence could imprison innocent people in unpopular corners. Deborah S. Esquenazi’s powerful “Southwest of Salem: The San Antonio Four” (Investigation Discovery, 8 p.m.) looks at the case of four Latina lesbians fighting to prove their innocence convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls, one of whom recants her testimony. It’s a great direction for Investigation Discovery to supplant their own re-enactment series with new true crime documentaries.

The other side of “Straight Outta Compton” is told on the TV movie “Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.), which looks at the experience of the R&B singer Michel’le in dealing with N..A., Dr. Dre and Suge Knight. the cast includes Rayon Nicole brown, Curtis Hamilton, R. marcos Taylor and Jamie Kennedy. Michel’le herself narrates.

An autumn love story comes in “Pumpkin Pie Wars” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.) with Julie Gonzalo and Eric Aragon as rival bakers.

College football once more dominates primetime TV with Ohio State at Wisconsin (ABC, 8 p.m.) and Stanford at Notre Dame (NBC, 7:30 p.m.).

Danny DeVito, Miranda Hart, Sam Neill, John Bishop and Amber Riley are on a new episode of “The Graham Norton Show” (BBC America, 10 p.m.).

Kenny Rogers, Ben Vereen and Kate Pierson of the B-52’s are subjects on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (OWN, 10 p.m.).

David O. Russell’s latest film with Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro, “Joy” (HBO, 8 p.m.) makes its cable debut. as does the religious drama “Risen” (Starz, 9 p.m.) with Joseph Fiennes and Tom Felton.

“The Mind of a Chef” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) celebrates fried foods.

There are three consecutive episodes of “Alaska: The Last Frontier: Life on the Homestead” (Discovery, 9 p.m.), which suits a series with three titles and two colons.

This will be hard to watch: “Untold Stories of the E.R.: Baby 911” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

“Ghost Adventures” (Travel, 9 p.m.) visits a haunted drug house in Reseda, Calif.

Deborah Kerr stars in “The Innocents” (TCM, 8 p.m.), “The Chalk Garden” (TCM, 10 p.m.) and “Eye of the Devil” (midnight).

Then comes blaxploitation classics “Dolemite” (TCM, 2 a.m.) and “Superfly” (TCM, 3:30 a.m.).

In the baseball playoffs, it’s Toronto at Cleveland (TBS, 4 p.m.) in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, then Dodgers at Cubs (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.) in the National League Championship Series.

The season’s first Hockey Night in Canada has Boston at Toronto (NHL, 7 p.m.).

Preseason basketball has Boston at New York (NBA, 7:30 p.m.) and Golden State at Lakers (NBA, 10 p.m.).

College football begins at noon with Minnesota at Maryland (ESPNU), North Carolina State at Clemson (ABC), Kansas State at Oklahoma (ESPN), West Virginia at Texas Tech (Fox Sports 1), Iowa at Purdue (ESPN2) and Lafayette at Army (CBS Sports).

Then at 3:30 p.m. it’s Alabama at Tennessee (CBS), Nebraska at Indiana (ABC), Kansas at Baylor (Fox Sports 1), Wake Forest at Florida State (ESPN), North Carolina at Miami (ESPN2), Western Michigan at Akron (CBS Sports), Southern California at Arizona (Fox), Air Force vs New Mexico (ESPNews) and Virginia Tech at Syracuse (ESPNU).

Later games have Mississippi at Arkansas (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Tulsa at Houston (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Connecticut at South Florida (CBS Sports, 7 pm.), Temple at Central Florida (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.), Colorado State at Boise State (ESPN2, 10:15 p.m.), UCLA at Washington State (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.) and Nevada at San Jose State (CBS Sports, 10:30 p.m.).

Robert Plant is featured on a new “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings).

Emily Blunt hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.). Bruno Mars is musical guest.