Charlton Heston returns to part the Red Sea in the annual telecast of “The Ten Commandments” (ABC, 7 p.m.), a Biblical epic so fraught with ads you might think it’s being sold by a former president. 

In a more secular holiday movie, Aimee Teegarden plays a gardener competing in a holiday flower arrangement competition in “An Easter Bloom” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.). Benjamin Hollingsworth also stars. 

Men’s play in the NCAA basketball tournament Elite 8 begins with Illinois vs. UConn (TBS, 6 p.m.) and Clemson vs. Alabama (TBS, 8:30 p.m.). 

The women’s NCAA basketball tournament Sweet 16 concludes with LSU vs. UCLA (ABC, 1 p.m.), Colorado vs. Iowa (3:30 p.m.), Baylor vs. USC (ESPN, 5:30 p.m.) and Duke vs. UConn (ESPN, 8 p.m.). 

It’s the season’s first Saturday of baseball, with games that include Atlanta at Philadelphia (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.) and Yankees at Houston (Fox, 7:15 p.m.). 

“Critter Fixers: Country Vets” (Nat Geo Wild, 9 p.m.) aid a snake-bitten pooch. 

The rodeo is the setting for the first of two episodes of “Rocky Rapids Vet 9-1-1” (Nat Geo Wild, 10 p.m.). 

On “Love & Marriage: DC” (OWN, 8 p.m.) Ashley meets up with her mom after months of silence. 

Turner Classic Movies has a Jack Nicholson double feature, with “The Passenger” (8 p.m.) and “Prizzi’s Honor” (10:15 p.m.). The midnight noir is “Pushover” (12:30 a.m.), followed by a couple of great ones from the 70s with Jeff Bridges: “The Last Picture Show” (2:15 a.m.) and “Hearts of the West” (4:30 a.m.). 

Basketball has Boston at New Orleans (NBA, 5 p.m.) and Milwaukee at Atlanta (NBA, 7:30 p.m.). 

Hockey has Detroit at Florida (NHL, 12:30 p.m.), Vegas at Minnesota (Hulu, 3:30 p.m.) and Toronto at Buffalo (Hulu, 7 p.m.). 

Brandy Clark and Charley Crockett play an “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) from 2021. 

Ramy Youssef hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with musical guest Travis Scott. Prepare by seeing the standup special the premiered last week, “Ramy Youssef: More Feelings” (HBO, 7 p.m.). The 10 p.m. rerun of “Saturday Night Love” comes from earlier this month, with Josh Brolin and Ariana Grande. And if you want to go back even further into “SNL” history, there is a replay of the 2015 documentary “I Am Chris Farley” (CW, 8 p.m.).