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MLB Base­ball / 4:00pm (MASN) 11:30pm (MASN) Two teams ex­pected to do bat­tle in the Na­tional League East this year meet up in an early sea­son se­ries when Ryan Zim­mer­man and the Wash­ing­ton Na­tion­als visit Lu­cas Duda and the New York Mets. Each team has vi­able start­ing pitch­ing but fans keep wait­ing for the Nats’ ro­ta­tion to im­pose their will on op­pos­ing teams.

Amer­i­can Housewife / 8:00pm

(7) Katie (Katy Mixon) de­cides to show ev­ery­one else in the fam­ily how much they need her in “Bag Lady,” as their com­plaints about her med­dling prompt her to back off com­pletely. How­ever, they ap­pear to do fine with­out her in­volve­ment — giv­ing her more time to seek jus­tice when she be­lieves she was sold faulty trash bags. Larry Joe Camp­bell (“Ac­cord­ing to Jim”) guest stars. An­other episode fol­lows. MOVIE “The Im­mor­tal Life of Hen­ri­etta Lacks” / 8:00pm (HBO) 11:45pm (HBO) Di­rec­tor Ge­orge C. Wolfe (“An­gels in Amer­ica”) also adapted Re­becca Sk­loot’s ac­claimed non­fic­tion book for this new TV movie chron­i­cling the story of 1950s cer­vi­cal cancer pa­tient Hen­ri­etta Lacks, whose cancer cells would play a crit­i­cal role in chang­ing the course of mod­ern treat­ment for the dis­ease. Oprah Win­frey stars as Lacks’ daugh­ter Deb­o­rah, and “Hamil­ton” orig­i­nal cast mem­ber Re­nee Elise Golds­berry plays Hen­ri­etta in flash­backs.

The Son / 9:00pm (AMC) 10:00pm (AMC) 2:00am (AMC) In a flash­back to 1849, young Eli (Ja­cob Lofland) faces a life-or-death test of sur­vival that will de­ter­mine his fit­ness to be a war­rior in the new episode “Death Song.” Re­turn­ing to 1915, the adult Eli (Pierce Bros­nan) and the rest of the McCul­lough clan set into mo­tion a dan­ger­ous plan to take the fight to their enemy. Zahn McClarnon, Tatanka Means and Paola Nunes also star.

Katy Mixon stars in “Amer­i­can Housewife” Satur­day on ABC.

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