Twitterings for the Week Ending 2016-02-06

by Jason the TVaholic on February 6, 2016

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Saturday TV: MythBusters, Black Sails, Beowulf & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 6, 2016

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News & Notes

Get MythBusters Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, ABC has The New Hampshire Republican Debate and CBS has a Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials All-Star Countdown special and the 5th Annual NFL Honors.

Over on cable, HBO has the documentary premiere of Jim: The James Foley Story, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Appetite for Love, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Manson’s Lost Girls followed by a Behind the Headlines: Manson’s Lost Girls.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Weapons for a zombie apocalypse are tested. Methods for standing in line are tested. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.

Black Sails (Starz): New. Flint and Silver are stranded at sea. Max gets things in order. Vane has a difficult choice to make. Plays three times and again later. Last week’s episode, “XX,” replays right before.

Beowulf (Esquire Network): New. Beowulf and Rate are looking for Slean and Thane Scorann after they disappear. Meanwhile, Rheda finds her bid for leadership tough and needs Scorann’s vote. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Billions (Showtime): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Billions (Showtime): Repeat. The second episode, “Naming Rights,” replays.

Billions (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “YumTime,” replays.

Other Options

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. A vintage episode plays.
  • The X-Files (FOX): Repeat. The 10th season premiere episode, “My Struggle,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has doubleheader men’s college basketball action today with Michigan State at Michigan followed by Florida at Kentucky.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader men’s college basketball action today with George Washington at VCU, Northern Iowa at Drake and New Mexico at San Diego State and later tonight another game with Georgetown at Seton Hall.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header men’s college basketball action with Kansas at TCU, North Carolina State at Duke, Purdue at Maryland and North Carolina at Notre Dame followed by NBA action tonight.
  • ESPN2 has seven men’s college basketball games with Cincinnati at Memphis, Iowa State at Oklahoma State, Stanford at California, Mississippi State at LSU, Baylor at West Virginia, Wichita State at Illinois State and Gonzaga at Pepperdine.
  • ESPNU has six men’s college basketball games with Temple at Central Florida, Rutgers at Nebraska, South Carolina at Texas A&M, Oklahoma at Kansas State, Vanderbilt at Mississippi and Hawaii at Cal Poly.
  • FOX has men’s college basketball action today with Arizona at Washington.
  • FS1 has three men’s college basketball games with Marquette at Xavier, Villanova at Providence and Western Kentucky at UTEP.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader men’s college basketball action today with Davidson at Duquesne followed by Delaware at William & Mary.

Late Night

  • Colony (USA Network): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s episode, “Blind Spot,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Larry David hosts with musical guest The 1975.
  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s episode, “Live to Fight…,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
House, M.D. (WEtv): Has 19 episodes.
Law & Order (TNT): Seven episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 17 episodes.
Matlock (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Eight TV mystery movies.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 11 episodes today.

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Friday TV: Sleepy Hollow, Second Chance, Grimm & More

February 5, 2016

News & Notes Tonight, CBS has a Super Bowl’s Greatest Halftime Shows special. Over on cable, Food Network has the series premiere of Guy & Hunter’s European Vacation, Showtime has the documentary premiere of Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall, and TV One has the 47th NAACP Image Awards. In late night, […]

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Thursday TV: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The 100, Elementary & More

February 4, 2016

News & Notes Tonight, ABC has miniseries finale of Madoff followed by a Madoff: After the Fall news special. Over on cable, ESPN has the documentary premiere of 30 for 30: The ’85 Bears, Lifetime has the first season finale of Project Runway Junior, and truTV has an Impractical Jokers Super Bowl Special. Prime Pick […]

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