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What to Watch on Saturday: Louis CK hosts ‘SNL’ season finale

Louis CK (left), host of the season finale of “Saturday Night Live,” with cast member Kate McKinnon.
Louis CK (left), host of the season finale of “Saturday Night Live,” with cast member Kate McKinnon. Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (11:30 p.m., NBC) - The final episode of SNL’s 40th season is hosted by Louis CK, with Rihanna as the musical guest.

Also on tonight . . .

Bessie (8 p.m., HBO) – Oscar nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO film written by Dee Rees and Horton Foote. The film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The Empress of the Blues,” one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and an enduring icon today.

The Wrong Girl (8 p.m., Lifetime) – A teen’s budding friendship with a new student takes a sinister turn when the girl starts to disrupt the lives of her family. Stars Jamie Luner, Kirsten Prout and Sarah Grey.

Iverson (9 p.m., Showtime) – A feature-length documentary on the legacy of NBA great Allen Iverson, which debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Iverson was an 11-time NBA All-Star whose audacious persona shocked many NBA fans while influencing a generation.

Gourmet Detective (9 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) – A chef (Dylan Neal) turned culinary sleuth works with a beautiful detective (Maggie Burns) to unravel the mystery behind the death of a guest at a dinner party.

Is Your Dog a Genius (10 p.m., Nat Geo Wild) - In the second installment of this three-part series featuring Duke’s “Dognition” expert Dr. Brian Hare, a series of scientific tests that will help you figure out if your dog has strategies it uses to outsmart you.

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