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What to Watch on Saturday: Octavia Spencer hosts ‘SNL’

Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures” and “The Shack”) poses in Studio 8H where “Saturday Night Live” is staged for NBC. Spencer hosts the show on Saturday.
Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures” and “The Shack”) poses in Studio 8H where “Saturday Night Live” is staged for NBC. Spencer hosts the show on Saturday. Rosalind O'Connor/NBC

Saturday Night Live (11:30 p.m., NBC) – Octavia Spencer (“Hidden Figures”) hosts with musical guest Father John Misty.

Also on tonight . . .

Say Yes to the Dress (8 p.m., TLC) – In the Season 15 premiere, Grammy-nominated rocker Elle King needs a dress.

Ransom (8 p.m., CBS) – A couple in France are forced to turn to Eric and his team for help after their daughter is abducted from a train.

Detroit Steel (10 p.m., History) – Adam buys himself a little more time on the 1979 Ford Bronco, but pleasing a Bronco expert isn’t easy.

Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (9 p.m., Animal Planet) – Dr. Jeff and Dr. Petro work to save the leg of a beloved husky. Also, a pig spay becomes complicated.

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