Tonight on the Tube: Saturday Night Football, Alec Baldwin on Saturday Night Live and All Six Star Wars Movies

Saturday Night Live - Best of Alec BaldwinIf you haven’t heard yet the NBC show Kidnapped has been taken off the air. It will no longer be seen on Saturday nights. If you want to finish out the 13 episode run of the show you can at the NBC Kidnapped website where they will release a new episode each Friday. In other news Alec Baldwin is hosting Saturday Night Live tonight and has been part of some of the best shows in recent years. Last year’s “Always Be Cobbling” sketch was pretty good. I wonder what they will come up with this time. Will you be watching? Have you ever wanted to watch all six Star Wars movies in a row? Well tonight you can on Cinemax. See below for more info.

Prime Picks

CSI: NY (CBS): Repeat. The “City of the Dolls” episode replays. This was a very creepy episode with all those doll heads looking at you.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. The “Daddy’s Little Girl” episode replays. The team investigates when a young man is found dead in the garage of his girlfriend.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The “Recall” episode from earlier this season replays. Stabler and Beck need a new witness to step forward or they won’t be able to build their case.

Solid Selections

Saturday Night Football (ABC): The Texas Longhorns face off against Kansas State with Texas needing a win to stay alive in the chase for the championship game with Louisville losing on Thursday to Rutgers. Starts about 8:00 p.m. Eastern and runs for about three hours.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Emeril cooks up a Firehouse Thanksgiving.

Monarch Cove (Lifetime): New. Two more new episodes play this week. In the first Bianca finds out about Elizabeth’s pregnancy from Jake and in the second Jake lets it be known that he is in love with Bianca the night before his wedding is to take place. Runs two hours.

Other Options

  • Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade Thanksgiving (Food Network): New. Learn how to prepare a quick and easy meal for the big day.
  • Trading Spaces (TLC): New. See the beach feel of New England brought indoors by Frank, Genevieve and Amy Wynn.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action during the day and later with Saturday Night Football. See above for details.
  • CBS has more from the Merrill Lynch Shootout followed by college football.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with the second one being Michigan trying to stay undefeated against Indiana for their big showdown with Ohio State next week.
  • ESPN2 has Cincinnati at West Virginia in college football action and later Tennessee and Arkansas.
  • FOXSports has college football including Oregon at USC in my area.
  • NBC has NASCAR Racing with the Arizona.Travel 200.

Late Night

  • MADtv (FOX): New. Seth McFarlane joins in with the gang for some of the sketches and Los Lonely Boys perform.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Alec Baldwin hosts with Christina Aguilera as the musical guest.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Joey Greco is his guest.

Movie Marathon

Cinemax is playing all six Star Wars movies in order from The Phantom Menace to The Return of the Jedi. If you have HDTV then you can also catch them in high definition then you can watch them in all their glory on the HD Cinemax channel.

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