Tonight on the Tube: College Football, College Basketball and Saturday Night Live

Tenacious D - The Pick of Destiny SoundtrackA lot of college football on the tube today. The biggest game is USC at UCLA this afternoon. USC needs to win to go to the National Championship Game. If they lose then Florida will need to beat Arkansas handily to have a chance at jumping Michigan to get to the championship game. Who do you think will end up playing in the National Championship Game?

Prime Pick

Saturday Night Football (ABC): The Big 12 Championship is on tonight with Nebraska vs. Oklahoma. The game starts at about 8:00 p.m. Eastern and runs for about three hours.

Solid Selections

SEC on CBS (CBS): The SEC Championship is on tonight with Florida vs. Arkansas. The game starts at about 6:00 p.m Eastern and runs for about three hours.

Shark (CBS): Repeat. Stark and the team prosecute a group of football players for a rape but find it hard to find a witness who will talk.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Stabler and Beck try to get a prostitute to testify against her pimp.

Cable Choices

Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Christmas recipes are kicked up.

All Star Holiday Gifts (Food Network): Repeat. Watch as stars of the Food Network share with you some of their favorite holiday memories.

Road Tasted (Food Network): Repeat. The Deen boys try to help you with some holiday gift ideas.

Other Options

  • AKC/Eukanuba National Championship 06/07 (Animal Planet/Discovery Channel): New. Both Animal Planet and Discovery Channel have coverage of the big dog show. This is Part 1 of 2 and runs three hours and replays again right after on both cable channels.
  • Trading Spaces (TLC): New. Laurie tries to update a 1920’s kitchen into something a bit more modern while Hildi redoes a little boy’s room in a music theme.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football with Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest in the ACC Championship followed by USC at UCLA and then by Saturday Night Football with the Big 12 Championship.
  • CBS has college basketball with Kentucky at North Carolina followed college football with Army vs. Navy followed by the SEC Championship.
  • ESPN has college football with Connecticut at Louisville followed by college basketball with Gonzaga vs. Texas and Arizona vs. Illinois in the Hall of Fame Challenge and then back to college football with Rutgers at West Virginia and then later Oregon State at Hawaii.
  • ESPN2 has college football with the NCAA Division 1-AA Quarterfinal game followed by Georgetown at Duke in college basketball action.
  • FOX Sports has college football.
  • NBA TV has the Seattle Supersonics at the Utah Jazz in NBA action.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Watch Matthew Fox host with musical guest Tenacious D.
  • Talk Show With Spike Feresten (FOX): Repeat. Jerry Seinfeld was the guest.

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