Television

Critic’s corner: Saturday, October 20

Lifetime

A Nanny’s Revenge Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Lifetime

Now that Lifetime has launched its own meta-back-patting series “My Life Is a Lifetime Movie” (Wednesdays at 10 p.m.) to plumb the true stories behind the network’s beloved melodrama-splosions, it’s safe to say the Lifetime Movie is having a moment. Tonight’s little doozy, starring Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (as seen on “Prison Break” and “Two and a Half Men”) seems custom formulated for fans of . . . well, vengeful nannies. There will be (fake) blood.

Doomsday Preppers Bugged Out Saturday, 10 p.m.,
National Geographic

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On this episode, “The End of the World As We Know It,” we meet self-described “foodie” Kellene (pictured), who serves a dinner party made entirely from nonperishable foods (bunker to table?), and David, who has prepared his home to be a communications hub once our global networks collapse. Get in on this show now, as we’re not certain David will be broadcasting reruns of “Doomsday Preppers Bugged Out” after the fact.

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Billy the Exterminator Sunday, 10 p.m., A&E

Release the flying squirrels!

The Amazing Race Sunday, 8:30 p.m., Channel 4

Collect the rats!

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey Sunday, 9 p.m., Bravo

Call animal control!