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ID has the movie ‘Dating Game Killer’ on Rodney Alcala
Kids’ Choice Awards 2020: Celebrate Together (8 p.m., Nickelodeon) – The stars (and slime) virtually come together to celebrate kids and the best of what kids love. NBA star LeBron James will be honored. On the program: Dwayne Johnson, Ariana Grande, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Millie Bobby Brown, Lil Nas X and many more.
Deadly Mile High Club (8 p.m., lifetime) – In this new Lifetime movie, a deranged flight instructor becomes obsessed with a handsome student and tries to destroy the people in his life so that he falls in love with her.
Dating Game Killer (9 p.m., Investigation Discovery) – This scary film starring Guillermo Diaz (“Better Call Saul”) follows the investigation and eventual capture of serial killer Rodney Alcala, who actually appeared as a contestant for the game show “The Dating Game” (and won!) in the midst of a gruesome murder spree in 1970s California. This movie was originally released in 2017, but there is renewed interest in this creep thanks to a really good Wondery podcast on Alcala, also called “The Dating Game Killer”. A documentary-style show airs at 11 a.m.
Saturday Night Live (11:30 p.m., NBC) –We get another quarantine episode this week, complete with digital skits and shorts made from the homes of the cast members.
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