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What to Watch on Saturday: Keep an eye on ‘The Grim Sleeper’

From left, Dreama Walker and Brendan Fletcher in “The Grim Sleeper” on Lifetime.
From left, Dreama Walker and Brendan Fletcher in “The Grim Sleeper” on Lifetime. Lifetime

The Grim Sleeper (8pm, Lifetime) - In a Lifetime movie based on a true story, a Los Angeles reporter uncovers a pattern of clues that exposes a serial killer, known as “The Grim Sleeper,” and a secret that police held for 20 years while a community was repeatedly terrorized. Stars Dreama Walker, Macy Gray, Brendan Fletcher, and Ernie Hudson.

Also on . . .

ACC Tournament (WRAL, ESPN/ESPN2) - The semifinals take place today at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and end with the championship game on Sunday. You can see scores and the full at the N&O ACC Tournament site.

Great Performances: The Dukes of September (8pm, UNC-TV) - Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs perform as the Dukes of September in this concert from New York’s Lincoln Center.

Too Cute! (8pm, Animal Planet) - Puppies get their turn tonight in an episode featuring Chesapeake Bay retrievers, miniature poodles and Samoyeds.

Ripper Street (9pm, BBC America) - An Irish bomber escapes from a police wagon while traveling through Whitechapel and murders a member of Parliament.

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