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What’s on TV Saturday: ‘A Little Daytime Drama’ on Hallmark; ‘Stand Up to Cancer’; Rams/Raiders

Two women seated, one with a notepad, one looking through a binder of material.
Linda Dano, left, and Jen Lilley in the new TV romance “A Little Daytime Drama” on Hallmark.
(Hugh Tull / Hallmark)

The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print. You can find more TV coverage at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

SERIES

The Zoo: San Diego Hyena brothers prepare to share a habitat with lions, and zookeepers are pleased when a zebra shows signs of being pregnant. Also, a pygmy hippo gives birth. 8 p.m. Animal Planet

Five tigers now have the coronavirus. Zoo and Safari Park staff are vaccinating about 250 animals.


Eden: Untamed Planet This new episode travels to the southern tip of South America to visit Patagonia, a region that appears to be frozen in time. Helena Bonham Carter narrates. 8 p.m. BBC America

Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan Rebecca (Celina Smith) wants to use her new scooter to make social media posts but Dylan (Young Dylan) wants to use it in a rap video, and both need to hide it from their parents if they want to keep it. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

SPECIALS

We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert An all-star concert celebrates the resilience of a city and the nation after a challenging year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. 2 p.m. CNN

Stand Up to Cancer This year’s fundraising event — executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and her husband, Jim Toth — originates from Los Angeles and airs on several broadcast and cable channels. Ken Jeong and his wife, physician Tran Ho, a cancer survivor herself, are cohosts with Anthony Anderson and Sofía Vergara. Common and Brittany Howard are scheduled to perform. 8 p.m. CBS, NBC, Fox, E!, HBO, IFC and Showtime

SPORTS

WNBA Basketball The Phoenix Mercury visit the Atlanta Dream, 9 a.m. ESPN2

2021 Little League World Series 10 a.m., 3 and 5 p.m. ESPN; noon ABC

Torrance is the first L.A. County team since 1994 to reach the Little League Baseball World Series. They begin play on Thursday.


Baseball The Minnesota Twins visit the New York Yankees, 10 a.m. FS1; the Angels visit the Cleveland Indians, 1 p.m. BSW; the New York Mets visit the Dodgers, 1 p.m. FS1 and SportsNetLA; regional coverage, 4 and 7 p.m. MLB

PGA Tour Golf The Northern Trust, third round, 10 a.m. Golf; noon CBS

NFL Preseason Football The Las Vegas Raiders visit the Rams, 7 p.m. ABC. Also, the Buffalo Bills visit the Chicago Bears, 10 a.m. NFL; the New York Jets visit the Green Bay Packers, 1:30 p.m. NFL; the Detroit Lions visit the Pittsburgh Steelers, 4:30 p.m. NFL

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MLS Soccer The Sporting Kansas City visit the Minnesota United FC, 12:30 p.m. ESPN; the Seattle Sounders FC visit the Columbus Crew SC, 2:30 p.m. Fox; the New York City FC visit the New York Red Bulls, 5 p.m. FS1; the FC visit the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 7 p.m. KCOP

Women’s Soccer International Champions Cup 7 p.m. ESPN2

SATURDAY TALK SHOWS

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

Frank Buckley Interviews Comedian and author Cristela Alonzo (“Music to My Years”). 12:05 a.m. KTLA

Sunday Talk Show Guests August 22 : Lloyd Austin on “This Week”; “Face the Nation”; “Meet the Press”; “Fox News Sunday”; “60 Minutes”

MOVIES

A Little Daytime Drama This new 2021 romance stars Jen Lilley as Maggie, the head writer on a soap opera with ratings so low it could be canceled. The show’s creator (real-life soap veteran Linda Dano) wants to boost ratings by bringing back a fan favorite (Ryan Paevey) who years ago bailed on the show — and a on relationship with Maggie. 9 p.m. Hallmark

Godzilla vs. Kong Released internationally in theaters and domestically on the HBO Max streaming service during the COVID-19 pandemic, director Adam Wingard’s 2021 monster film — a sequel to “Kong: Skull Island” (2017) and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019) — stars Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown and Brian Tyree Henry. 9 p.m. HBO

Godzilla! Kong! Fight! The kaiju showdown restores some of the giddy escapism that’s been missing from the big screen lately.

Pixie British producer Barnaby Thompson directs this dark 2020 comedy thriller starring Olivia Cook as a sly young beauty who daydreams of getting out of her sleepy Irish village to start a bohemian life in San Francisco. Colm Meaney, Ben Hardy, Dylan Moran and Alec Baldwin also star. 9 p.m. Showtime

Irish crime comedy ‘Pixie’ relies on star Olivia Cooke to work her magic.

The LEGO Movie (2014) 8 a.m. Freeform

Trainwreck (2015) 8 a.m. FX

Back to the Future Part III (1990) 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Paramount

The Nutty Professor (1996) 8:30 a.m. TMC

The Bourne Legacy (2012) 8:41 a.m. Cinemax

Don’t Breathe (2016) 9 a.m. FXX

Bringing Up Baby (1938) 9:15 a.m. TCM

Cinderella (2015) 9:17 a.m. Starz

Flatliners (1990) 9:21 a.m. Encore

The Bad News Bears (1976) 10 a.m. MLB

The Hunger Games (2012) 10 a.m. POP

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) 10:15 a.m. IFC

Meet the Robinsons (2007) 10:30 a.m. Freeform

The Hangover (2009) 10:30 a.m. FX

Back to the Future (1985) 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Paramount

Woman of the Year (1942) 11 a.m. TCM

My Cousin Vinny (1992) Noon and 7:30 p.m. CMT

Phineas and Ferb: The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) Noon Disney

Selena (1997) Noon E!

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) Noon Nickelodeon

The World’s End (2013) Noon Syfy

Wreck-It Ralph (2012) 12:35 p.m. Freeform

War Horse (2011) 12:45 p.m. HBO

The Avengers (2012) 1 p.m. Epix

BlacKkKlansman (2018) 1 p.m. FXX

The Sea of Grass (1947) 1 p.m. TCM

Back to the Future Part II (1989) 1:30 and 6 p.m. Paramount

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) 1:30 p.m. POP

Fargo (1996) 2 p.m. Ovation

Out of the Furnace (2013) 2:05 p.m. TMC

This Is the End (2013) 2:19 and 10:02 p.m. Starz

Harriet (2019) 2:40 p.m. Cinemax

Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) 2:40 p.m. Freeform

Adam’s Rib (1949) 3:15 p.m. TCM

Friday (1995) 4 p.m. VH1

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) 4:15 p.m. TBS

Jaws (1975) 5 p.m. AMC

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) 5 p.m. POP

Desk Set (1957) 5 p.m. TCM

Steel Magnolias (1989) 5:13 p.m. Encore

Toy Story (1995) 5:15 p.m. Freeform

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) 5:30 p.m. Ovation

We Were Soldiers (2002) 5:40 p.m. Epix

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) 5:55 p.m. HBO

The Rainmaker (1956) 7 p.m. TCM

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007) 7:15 p.m. Encore

Toy Story 2 (1999) 7:15 p.m. Freeform

Cujo (1983) 7:25 p.m. TMC

Avengers: Endgame (2019) 7:30 p.m. TBS

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015) 7:50 p.m. POP

Tombstone (1993) 8 p.m. AMC

Coming to America (1988) 8 p.m. BET

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) 8 p.m. Comedy Central

Mad Max (1979) 8 p.m. Ovation

The Lion in Winter (1968) 9:15 p.m. TCM

Toy Story 3 (2010) 9:20 p.m. Freeform

Sunshine Cleaning (2008) 9:40 p.m. Cinemax

Skyfall (2012) 9:50 p.m. Epix

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) 10 p.m. Ovation

Dazed and Confused (1993) 10:30 p.m. CMT

Gran Torino (2008) 11 p.m. AMC

Private Parts (1997) 11:12 p.m. Cinemax

Working Girl (1988) 11:24 p.m. Encore

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