Ride ’em, cowboy

Hark back to when the West was young — or at least middle-aged — with a mini-marathon of “Hondo,” the 1960s drama starring Ralph Taeger as a wandering gunslinger who tries to bring peace between Indians and the white man. Taeger’s career hit a dead end shortly after this series and he ended up selling firewood. 11 a.m. Saturday, getTV

Let’s do the time warp again

Peter Capaldi returns for his second season of “Doctor Who,” the 12th actor to take on the iconic role of the Time Lord. As far as we’re concerned, Capaldi can stick around as long he wants — or at least until Screech from “Saved by the Bell” expresses interest. 8 p.m. Saturday, BBC America

Pet sounds

Even die-hard pet lovers may have a hard time detecting any compelling drama in “Vet School,” a new reality series that tracks those ready to dedicate their lives to caring for our four-legged friends. This student hospital at Cornell may be top-notch, but when it comes to being a set for TV series, it’s nothing but a dog. 9 p.m. Saturday, National Geographic Wild

Neal Justin