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Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Star in HBO's Bad Education

ALSO: A new SNL At Home, Club MTV returns, The NFL Draft, Born Wild: The Next Generation, and more.
  • Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney in Bad Education. (HBO)
    Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney in Bad Education. (HBO)

    Bad Education had Oscar buzz written all over it when it emerged as the critical darling of the Toronto Film Festival. After a surprise pick up by HBO, the film is skipping theaters altogether and is now an Emmy front-runner, with Hugh Jackman said to be turning in a career-best performance. Also today: SNL returns with s second "at home" edition, ABC cedes its airwaves to baby animals, and VH1 offers some old school MTV fun for viewers stuck at home. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Saturday.

    MOVIE PREMIERE: Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney Star in the HBO original movie Bad Education. The film depicts the true life story of the multimillion dollar embezzlement scheme that rocked Long Island's revered Roslyn High School. Ray Romano costars. Watch the trailer. 8:50 PM ET on HBO

    NEW EPISODE: Two weeks after airing an unexpectedly moving and experimental remote broadcast, Saturday Night Live returns with a new "at home" edition at 11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT on NBC

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: This year's unorthodox NFL Draft continues on NFL Draft on ABC: Rounds 4 - 7. The live seven-hour broadcast begins at 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ABC

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: If The Tiger King has taught us anything, it's the universal appeal of baby animals. To wit, days after its Earth Day premiere on National Geographic, ABC is airing Born Wild: The Next Generation, taking viewers on a journey around the world to witness and celebrate the diversity and resilience of baby animals, their families and habitats. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    DANCE SPECIAL: DJ D-Nice hosts Club MTV Presents: #DanceTogether with D-Nice. The interactive dance party features dance-offs and surprise celebrity guests, all in the comfort of viewers' living rooms. 10:00 PM ET on VH1

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Matchmaking investigator Angie Dove (Danica McKellar) once again joins forces with Detective Kyle Carter (Victor Webster) in Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance. In their latest case, the two must determine if Angie's former boyfriend poisoned a bestselling romance novelist. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Pregnant, broke, and trapped in an abusive relationship, Tracy (Hannah Bamberg) puts her baby up for adoption in Dying for Motherhood. When the Parkers (Emmanuelle Vaugier and Josh Ventura), a wealthy but extremely troubled couple express interest in her unborn child, Tracy quickly finds herself in an even more dangerous situation. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    CHOICE REPEAT: Earlier this week, viewers flocked to the CBS special Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute To Prince. In case you missed it, the network has added a rebroadcast tonight. Watch the preview8:00 PM ET on CBS

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

    TOPICS: Bad Education, HBO, Allison Janney, Hugh Jackman