What to Watch on Saturday: Lifetime remakes the 1994 cult favorite ‘Death of a Cheerleader’


Death of a Cheerleader (8 p.m., Lifetime) - In this Lifetime original movie, a shy high school outsider aspires to be beautiful, popular and perfect. She tries to become friends with the rich and pretty leader of the school’s most prestigious clique, but when she is rejected, it fuels a jealous rage that leads to murder. This movie is a remake of the 1994 cult-classic with Kellie Martin and Tori Spelling (usually as “A Friend To Die For”) and inspired by Randall Sullivan’s Rolling Stone article about the real-life murder of a popular, affluent and beautiful Northern California high school cheerleader at the hand of a classmate. It stars Aubrey Peeples and Sarah Dugdale (you’ll see Kellie Martin back as an FBI agent).

Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl II (8 p.m., Animal Planet) - The Puppy Bowl is on Sunday, but tonight we celebrate the adult and senior dogs who need just as much love (and are still pretty good at scoring touchdowns).

Valentine in the Vineyard (8 p.m., Hallmark) - Hallmark slides into the official month of romance with a movie about winemakers who plan a wedding while also executing a high-stakes business expansion.

NFL Honors (9 p.m., CBS) - From Atlanta, ceremonies recognize the NFL’s best players, performances and plays from the 2018 season.

Cat Bowl is a one-hour special featuring adult cats from Kitten Bowls’ past coming together for an all-star game. Featuring ‘where are they now’ segments with fun and heartwarming profile pieces. Presented in association with North Shore Animal League America (the nations largest no-kill shelter and animal adoption organization) and Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation. Hosted by Beth Stern, TV personality and national spokesperson for North Shore Animal League America. Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Aaron Burns Aaron Burns CROWN MEDIA

The Cat Bowl (10 p.m., Hallmark) - In advance of Sunday’s big Kitten Bowl, Hallmark has an All Star game with previous Kitten Bowl stars returning to the field. The special will also feature inspirational stories of senior and special needs cats that have overcome all odds and many fun-filled surprises. Hosted by Beth Stern, Alison Sweeney and Cameron Mathison.

Austin City Limits (Midnight, PBS / UNC-TV) - Blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy performs songs from “The Blues Is Alive and Well” and hip-hop super group August Greene performs.

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