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What to Watch on Saturday: Lifetime’s ‘Love You To Death’ movie based on Gypsy Rose case

Emily Skeggs, left, and Marcia Gay Harden star in “Love You to Death” on Lifetime.
Emily Skeggs, left, and Marcia Gay Harden star in “Love You to Death” on Lifetime. LIFETIME

Love You To Death (8 p.m., Lifetime) - This original Lifetime movie stars Marcia Gay Harden as a mother taking care of her sickly, wheelchair-bound daughter (Emily Skeggs). They get tons of attention and support from the community, but the situation is not what it seems — and it ends in murder. If this sounds vaguely familiar it’s because it’s based on the real life case of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and her mother Dee Dee Blanchard.

Also on tonight . . .

Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice (7 p.m., Oxygen) - In the second episode of this true crime series, the team of retired detectives travel to La Crosse, Wisconsin, to investigate the 2006 death of a college basketball player. The detectives believe La Crosse is ground zero for their Smiley Face Killer theory, which involves multiple drowning deaths of college-aged men.

Snowcoming (8 p.m., Hallmark) - In this Hallmark Winterfest movie, a famous NFL quarterback returns to his hometown to celebrate his high school football coach’s retirement, and while in town, he rekindles a romance with his former sweetheart.

Saturday Night Live (11:30 p.m., NBC) - James McAvoy hosts and Meek Mill performs.

Austin City Limits (Midnight, PBS / UNC-TV) - Willie Nelson performs a set of his hits and music from his album “My Way.”

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