Tonight on the Tube: College Basketball, Ashes to Ashes & Saturday Night Live

News & Notes

Get Saturday Night Live Sketches via Amazon Video On DemandOn cable tonight, BBC America has the series premiere of Ashes to Ashes, CMT has the third season finale of Gone Country, FOX Reality has the third season finale of Solitary, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Bound By a Secret, and Travel Channel has a 21 Hottest Caribbean Escapes special.

Prime Picks

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Repeat. The “Who & What” episode from season eight replays, where Grissom is looking into the death of a youth that may have disappeared six years ago in New York. First part of a crossover with Without a Trace.

Brothers & Sisters (ABC): Repeat. The two-hour episode, “Trouble Waters,” from last Sunday replays, where someone almost dies, a baby is born and Tommy may be in big trouble.

Solid Selections

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Repeat. People and pets do stupid stuff on film.

Without a Trace (CBS): Repeat. The “Where & Why” episode from season six replays, where Grissom joins the FBI in New York to finish investigating a case. Second part of a crossover with CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat. In “Chattel” from earlier this season, Bernard and Lupo are investigating the deaths of two divorce lawyers and end up finding something more sinister.

Cable Choices

Desserts Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. Marc Summers takes a look at some of your favorite sweets that end a meal. Plays again later.

Ashes to Ashes (BBC America): New. This is the sequel to Life on Mars. DI Alex Drake has been shot and kidnapped and wakes up to find herself in 1981. Plays again later.

The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live (E!): Repeat. See some of the best bits form Chris Rock, David Spade, Adam Sandler and more.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college basketball action.
  • CBS has tripleheader college basketball action with Connecticut at Pittburgh followed by California at Arizona State and then Texas at Kansas.
  • ESPN has college basketball early and late with World Baseball Classic games in the middle.
  • ESPN2 has college basketball conference tournament games.
  • NBA TV has the Washington Wizards at the Dallas Mavericks.
  • NBC has Round 3 coverage of the Honda Classic golf tournament.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA): Repeat. Thursday night’s season finale episode, “Lesser Evil,” replays. Plays again Monday night.
  • MADtv (FOX): New. Jerry Springer is a guest.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Dwayne Johnson hosts with musical guest Ray LaMontagne.
  • Talkshow With Spike Feresten (FOX): New. Spike has Cheech & Chong on tonight.

TV Marathons

ABC Family has Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
History has five episodes of The Universe early.
Travel Channel is all about beaches today.
truTV has five episodes of Dominick Dunne: Power Privileged and Justice early and 10 episodes of Speeders tonight.
VH1 has the five-part 101 Greatest Hard Rock Songs tonight.

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