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Download Orphan Black Season 2 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, FOX has a UFC on FOX 11 sports special.

On cable tonight, BBC America has the second season premiere of Orphan Black and the series premiere of The Real History of Science Fiction, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Lesson in Romance, HBO has a Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays special, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of A Day Late and a Dollar Short.

Prime Picks

Nurse Jackie (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s sixth season premiere episode, “Sink or Swim,” replays.
Silicon Valley (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Cap Table,” replays.

Orphan Black (BBC America): Season Premiere. Sarah is looking for her daughter and thinks Rachel is the one who took her. Alison attends a funeral that leaves her despondent. Plays again later. This wasn’t just one of the best new shows of last year, it was one of the best shows overall of the year. I can’t wait to watch tonight. How about you?

The Real History of Science Fiction (BBC America): Series Premiere. Documentary series narrated by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock) as various filmmakers, writers, actors and more talk about their experience with science fiction. This first episode covers “Robots.” Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has first round NBA Playoff action with the Golden State Warriors at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • ESPN has three first round NBA Playoff games today with the Brooklyn Nets at the Toronto Raptors early, then the game on ABC and lastly doubleheader action tonight with the Atlanta Hawks at the Indiana Pacers followed by another game.
  • FS1 has MLB action today with the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • MLB Network has a game this afternoon with the Houston Astros at the Oakland Athletics.

Late Night

  • Game of Thrones (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Lion and the Rose,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
I Love Lucy (Hallmark Channel): Has 10 episodes early.
Law & Order (TNT): Six episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 11 episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Orphan Black (BBC America): The last five episodes of season one replay early.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 14 episodes.

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Get Hannibal Season 2 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Sundance has the second season premiere of The Writers’ Room.

Prime Picks

Unforgettable (CBS): New. Carrie and Al are investigating the murder of a defense attorney. The prime suspect is a recently paroled criminal.

Hart of Dixie (The CW): New. Lemon and Zoe rely on each other for advice. Wade becomes suspicious of Vivian. Magnolia hopes to get her dad out of the house so she can have a party.

Hannibal (NBC): New. Will consults on a case after a woman is found inside a horse. Alana is worried about what Will may do to Hannibal. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Solid Selections

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW): New. Sumo wrestler Byambajav Ulambayar and comic Gary Anthony Williams join in the fun. Runs 30 minutes. The “Darren Criss” episode replays right after.

Game of Thrones (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Lion and the Rose,” replays. The previous week’s fourth season premiere episode, “Two Swords,” replays right before.

Continuum (Syfy): New. Carlos’ work starts to suffer after learning more about time travel. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy goes “Crazy for Chicken.” Plays again later.
  • The Writers’ Room (Sundance): Season Premiere. The creative team behind Scandal, including creator Shonda Rhimes, talk about making the show. Plays twice and again later.

Sports Note

  • MLB Network has a game tonight.

Late Night

  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. This past Monday’s fifth season premiere episode, “Endless Terror,” replays.

Friday TV Marathons

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 11 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 12 episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims (USA Network): Eight episodes.
Monk (ION): Nine episodes today.
Psych (ION): Seven episodes tonight into late night.
Supernatural (TNT): Has 11 episodes.

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Thursday TV: Community S.5 Finale, The Crazy Ones S.1 Finale, Scandal S.3 Finale & More

April 17, 2014

News & Notes Tonight, ABC has the third season finale of Scandal, CBS has the first season finale of The Crazy Ones, and NBC has the fifth season finales of Community and Parenthood. Over on cable, ESPN has the documentary premiere of 30 for 30: Bad Boys and Food Network has the first season finale [...]

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Wednesday TV: Arrow, The 100, The Americans & More

April 16, 2014

News & Notes On cable tonight, Comedy Central has the fourth season finale of Workaholics, Discovery Channel has the fifth season finale of Survivorman, E! has a Worst Thing I Ever Wore special, FS1 has the 19th season premiere of The Ultimate Fighter, and Travel Channel has the third season finale of Toy Hunter. In [...]

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