Oscar winners and nominees abound on television this weekend for anyone looking for a movie to enjoy.

Check out what’s playing on broadcast and cable stations.


Friday, June 9


Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and “Baby” between scenes of Bringing Up Baby. —classiccinemagold.com

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Four-time Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn teams with Cary Grant in this screwball comedy about an heiress, a paleontologist and a leopard. This movie invented the genre.

4:45 p.m., TCM







Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Two-time Best Actor Tom Hanks reminds how citizen soldiers make a difference in every war our nation fights. Steven Spielberg won a well-deserved second Oscar as Best Director.

7 p.m., Friday, AMC; 1 p.m., Saturday, AMC; 5 p.m., Sunday, IFC


Royal Wedding (1951)

Fred Astaire and Jane Powell make beautiful music as a brother-and-sister act playing London at the time of Queen Elizabeth’s wedding. The dancing, no surprise, is splendid.

8 p.m., TCM


Saturday, June 10


Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke. — rogerebert.com

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Paul Newman was Oscar nominated – and George Kennedy won – for this striking drama about a nonconformist who dares to challenge authorities in a prison in the South.

2 p.m., Sundance


The Pirate (1948)

Judy Garland and Gene Kelly have a great time as a shy lady and a robust pirate in this Cole Porter musical directed by Vincente Minnelli. The stars are sublime.

2 p.m., TCM


The Godfather (1972)

Marlon Brando won an Oscar for playing the ultimate patriarch in this iconic film from director Francis Ford Coppola. The film was named the year’s Best Picture.

5 p.m., AMC


A Man for All Seasons (1966)

Paul Scofield was named Best Actor for playing Sir Thomas More, a man who dares to challenge King Henry VIII’s desire to marry Anne Boleyn. The year’s Oscar-winning film.

4 p.m., TCM


The Lost Weekend (1945)

Ray Milland won an Oscar for his riveting portrayal of desperation in Billy Wilder’s account of four days in the life of an alcoholic. The movie was named Best Picture, too.

8 p.m., TCM


Sunday, June 11


Jennifer Jones and William Holden in Love Is a Many Splendored Thing. — tcm.com

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (1955)

Oscar winners Jennifer Jones and William Holden fall in love against a Hong Kong backdrop in this tale of romance, race and relationships. Listen for the Oscar-winning title song.

12 noon, TCM


Ray (2004)

Jamie Foxx won an Oscar for bringing the life of Ray Charles to the screen in this memorable bio pic directed by Taylor Hackford. Regina King costars.

1:40 p.m., BET


Fargo (1996)

Frances McDormand was named Best Actress for playing a small town sheriff in this wondrous dark comedy from Joel and Ethan Coen. They won an Oscar for the screenplay.

2 p.m., Sundance


Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Emma Thompson won an Oscar for adapting Jane Austin’s novel into this delightful romantic comedy of love and longing. Kate Winslet shines as Thompson’s sister.

2 p.m., TCM