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Saturday Night Live Returns With Special "At Home" Edition

ALSO: It Chapter Two, The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel, and more.
  • The SNL cast preps for tonight's show via Zoom. (NBC)
    The SNL cast preps for tonight's show via Zoom. (NBC)

    Well this ought to be interesting. While we've quickly grown accustomed to news anchors and late night hosts broadcasting from their homes while in self-quarantine, Saturday Night Live is kicking things up a notch tonight, reconvening the cast remotely for a special "at home edition" of the long-running series. 

    Also today: a new biopic from producers Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, and Mary J. Blige and HBO airs the horror hit It Chapter 2 (just in case real life isn't scary enough for you these days). Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Saturday:

    SPECIAL EPISODE: NBC's press release promises that tonight's Saturday Night Live will feature "remotely produced original content." Exactly what shape that takes remains to be seen, but we'll certainly be tuning to find out. 11:30 PM ET on NBC

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night movie this week is It Chapter Two. The sequel to the 2017 hit brings the second half of Stephen King's bestselling horror classic to the screen. James McAvoy, Bill Hader, and Jessica Chastain star. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: From executive producers Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott, and Mary J. Blige, the Lifetime original biopic The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel tells the true story of five sisters who became the biggest gospel group ever. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Lauren (Kat Graham) has spent years working at a Seattle magazine, but as Fashionably Yours begins, she has grown disillusioned with the Emerald City and has hired movers to help her head back home. When the moving company's owner, Rob (Kendrick Sampson) gets to know her, he's determined to convince his latest client that she's home already. Watch the trailer. 9:00 pm ET on Hallmark

    SERIES PREMIERE: If you're looking for something family friendly, National Geographic's Alaska Animal Rescue should fill the bill. The new series follows veterinarians and wildlife experts as they care for animals in the Alaskan frontier. 9:00 PM ET on National Geographic Wild

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Saturday Night Live, NBC