Weekend Preview: Ronda Rousey Hosts ‘SNL’ And ‘The X-Files’ Finally Returns

The X-Files (FOX, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Mulder and Scully got the band back together to investigate new paranormal mysteries in this long-beloved science-fiction drama.

Billions (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Ax finds a fall guy and the SEC compliance suits come bursting through the doors in a tense second episode of Showtime’s Wall Street drama.

Chelsea Does (Netflix, Anytime) — Chelsea Handler’s new show that’s aiming to be smarter than she is. She does drugs with a Shaman, gallivants around Silicon Valley (topless) and finds out what this whole racism thing is all about.

Mad Dogs (Amazon, Anytime) – Amazon’s latest streaming series premiered today, and follows four friends who go on a vacation to Belize that goes very, very wrong. (“Murder” wrong, not “stomach issues” wrong.)

Childrens Hospital (Cartoon Network, Friday, 11:00 p.m.) — The doctors are back and looking for work after getting fired. At least one turns to crime. One presumes hijinks will ensue.

Whitney Cummings: I’m Your Girlfriend (HBO, Saturday 10:00 p.m.) — Whitney dishes on birth control, health care and modern masculinity in a new hour-long comedy special filmed in Santa Monica.

Saturday Night Live (NBC, Saturday 11:30 p.m.) — UFC badass Ronda Rousey and Selena Gomez come and get it (na na na naaa) as the host and musical guest, respectively.

Shameless (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Frank makes his push for father of the year when he teaches Debbie how to manipulate the welfare system to her advantage.

Downton Abbey (PBS, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Anna and Mary must not have been eating an apple a day because they’ve got to rush to the doctor’s in London while a familiar face drops by Downton.

NFL Playoffs (NBC, Four games throughout the weekend) —

  • Patriots at Broncos at 3:05 p.m. on Sunday on CBS (this is Manning vs. Brady XVII)
  • Cardinals at Panthers at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday on FOX


Late Night Guests

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert — Steven Tyler, Gaby Hoffmann and Lapsley

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon — Jeff Daniels, Lilly Singh and St. Lucia