What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The 2021 ESPYS’ on ABC; ‘Miss California Pageant’ on KTLA

A tuxedoed Anthony Mackie throws a gold-colored football in the air.
Anthony Mackie hosts “The 2021 ESPYS” on ABC.
(Jabari Jacobs / ABC)


The Zoo: Bronx-Sized A freshwater crocs stops laying eggs. Also, a bison embryo makes a cross-country journey for a groundbreaking project and keepers train a coalition of cheetahs to walk the grounds of the zoo. 8 p.m. Animal Planet

Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty Alone and at extreme risk after being evicted, Sencha stays as close as she can to her family, hoping for a reprieve in the season finale of this nature documentary. Bill Nighy narrates. 8 p.m. BBC America

Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan Dylan (Young Dylan) plays detective after an expensive vase is broken in the house. No one admits guilt and everyone is a suspect. 8:30 p.m. Nickelodeon

Dateline NBC (N) 10 p.m. NBC


Miss California Pageant (N) 7 p.m. The CW

The 2021 ESPYS Hosted by Anthony Mackie, the awards ceremony returns to Microsoft Theatre after last year’s abbreviated format during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among this year’s field of nominees is Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, nominated for best athlete — men’s sports and best NFL player. Maya Moore is honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. 8 p.m. ABC


When Sharks Attack: Deep Dives South Africa’s Western Cape is rocked by 27 shark attacks. 8 p.m. National Geographic


2021 Wimbledon Championships Ladies’ Singles championship, Gentlemen’s Doubles championship (Tape) 6 a.m. ESPN; Ladies’ Final (Tape) Noon ABC; Ladies’ Final (Tape) 10 p.m. ESPN2

PGA Tour Golf John Deere Classic, Third Round, 10 a.m. Golf; John Deere Classic, Third Round, Noon CBS

Baseball The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Tampa Bay Rays, 10 a.m. MLB; the Oakland Athletics visit the Texas Rangers, 1 p.m. FS1; the St. Louis Cardinals visit the Chicago Cubs, 4 p.m. Fox; the Angels visit the Seattle Mariners, 7 p.m. BSW; regional coverage, 7 p.m. MLB; the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Dodgers, 7 p.m. SportsNetLA


Golf American Century Championship, Third Round, 11:30 a.m. NBC; PGA Tour, Third round Noon CBS; LPGA Tour, Third round, Noon Golf

2021 Copa America Argentina versus Brazil Final. 5 p.m. FS1

2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A: Mexico versus Trinidad and Tobago. 7:30 p.m. FS1

2021 Tour de France Stage 15: Céret to Andorra la Vella, 191.5 km, mountain stage (Live) 3:30 a.m. NBCSP


Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Morning America Tory Johnson. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

Sunday Talk Show Guests July 11: Mayoral candidate Eric Adams (D-N.Y.) “Face the Nation” “Meet the Press” “This Week” “Fox News Sunday” “60 Minutes”

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Judas and the Black Messiah Director and co-writer Shaka King’s 2021 biographical drama traces the complicated relationship between Black Panther leader Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) and William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield), an FBI informant, in late 1960s Chicago. Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders and Lil Rel Howery also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Framed by My Husband After a woman’s wealthy husband seems to be targeted by an extortionist she agrees to help him, but when the extortionist is found dead, she becomes the prime suspect in this new TV thriller. Christine Chatelain, Dan Payne and Rebecca Roberts star. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Crashing Through the Snow Former spouses Maggie and Jeff (Amy Acker, Kristian Bruun) have stayed friendly since their divorce. But when Jeff’s new girlfriend, Kate (Brooke Nevin), invites Maggie to an Aspen Christmas getaway with her and Jeff, Maggie feels like a third wheel until Kate’s brother (Warren Christie) shows up in this 2021 yuletide comedy, part of Hallmark’s “Christmas in July” event. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Embattled Loosely based on mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, director Nick Sarkisov’s 2020 sports drama stars Stephen Dorff as an MMA champion raised by an abusive father. Darren Mann, Colin McKenna, Karrueche Tran and Donald Faison also star. 9 p.m. Showtime

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) 8:05 a.m. E!

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) 8:25 a.m. TMC

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) 8:40 a.m. and 9:55 p.m. Epix

48 HRS. (1982) 9 a.m. IFC

My Cousin Vinny (1992) 9 a.m. Paramount

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 9 a.m. Showtime

The Four Feathers (1939) 9 a.m. TCM

Ned Kelly (2003) 9:29 a.m. Encore

Logan (2017) 9:30 a.m. FX

1917 (2019) 10 a.m. TMC

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) 11 a.m. Showtime

Raising Arizona (1987) 11:15 a.m. IFC

The Big Country (1958) 11:15 a.m. TCM

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) 11:40 a.m. E!

Don’t Breathe (2016) Noon FXX

Shrek 2 (2004) Noon Nickelodeon

Tombstone (1993) Noon and 5:30 p.m. Paramount

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) 12:30 p.m. Epix

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 1 p.m. Showtime

Almost Famous (2000) 1:30 p.m. IFC

Friday (1995) 2 and 8 p.m. MTV

Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball (2010) 2 p.m. Ovation

The Cooler (2003) 2:21 p.m. Cinemax

Total Recall (1990) 2:30 p.m. AMC

Apollo 13 (1995) 2:30 and 8:30 p.m. Paramount

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) 2:30 p.m. Syfy

The Good Lie (2014) 2:45 p.m. HBO

Cape Fear (1991) 2:49 p.m. Encore

Surf’s Up (2007) 3 p.m. KCOP

Unstoppable (2010) 3 p.m. A&E

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) 3 p.m. TNT

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) 3:30 p.m. POP

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) 3:35 p.m. E!

The Accidental Tourist (1988) 4 p.m. KCET

Star Trek: First Contact (1996) 4:20 p.m. Epix

American Gangster (2007) 4:30 p.m. VH1

Captain America: Civil War (2016) 4:45 p.m. Syfy

True Lies (1994) 5 p.m. AMC

Pale Rider (1985) 5 p.m. Ovation

The Wild One (1954) 5 p.m. TCM

Set It Off (1996) 5 p.m. TMC

The Aviator (2004) 5:05 p.m. HBO

I Love You, Man (2009) 5:15 p.m. Showtime

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. Comedy Central

Deadpool (2016) 5:30 p.m. FX

Field of Dreams (1989) 5:30 p.m. Sundance

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 5:45 p.m. TNT

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) 6:40 p.m. E!

The Thing (1982) 7:08 p.m. Encore

The Color Purple (1985) 7:30 p.m. Ovation

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) 7:36 and 10:48 p.m. Bravo

Crocodile Dundee (1986) 8 p.m. AMC

Jaws (1975) 8 p.m. Discovery

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) 8 p.m. Epix

Deadpool 2 (2018) 8 p.m. FX

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) 8 p.m. HBO

Framed by My Husband (2021) 8 p.m. Lifetime

Space Cowboys (2000) 8 p.m. Sundance

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) 8 p.m. Syfy

Avengers: Endgame (2019) 8:48 p.m. TNT

Crashing Through the Snow (2021) 9 p.m. Hallmark

Embattled (2020) 9 p.m. Showtime

Meet John Doe (1941) 9:55 p.m. KVCR

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) 10:10 p.m. E!

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) 10:30 p.m. FX

Long Shot (2019) 10:45 p.m. USA

Scarface (1983) 11 p.m. Sundance

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) 11:22 p.m. Cinemax