What to Watch Tonight: Doctor Who & Saturday Night Live

by Jason the TVaholic on May 7, 2011

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Doctor Who Season 6 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS is playing last Sunday night’s CSI: Miami that was preempted. Also, ABC may be playing last Sunday night’s Brothers & Sisters sometime today or tonight. Here in Seattle it is scheduled to follow the late local news.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the series premiere of My Cat From Hell, BBC America has the ninth season premiere of The Graham Norton Show, DIY has the sixth season finale of Renovation Realities, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Three Weeks, Three Kids, HBO has a Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden special, and HGTV has the series premiere of Sarah’s Summer House and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Almighty Thor.

Tomorrow is the last day to enter our Law & Order: Criminal Intent prize pack giveaway, but still a few days left for the In Plain Sight giveaway.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Day of the Moon,” replays, where Amy, Rory and River are on the run while The Doctor is being held in the perfect prison. Plays again later.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. A sea creature is attacking a 17th century pirate ship and The Doctor arrives to help them. Plays again later.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The “Spectacle” episode from earlier this season replays, where Stabler and Tutuola are searching for the victim and the person who attacked her after a video of the assault is posted to an Intranet at a college.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA playoff action with the Miami Heat at the Boston Celtics this evening.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball and later NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Darlington 500.
  • ESPN has NBA playoff action with the team that was stolen from Seattle at the Memphis Grizzlies this afternoon.
  • MLB Network has the New York Yankees at the Texas Rangers.
  • NBC has coverage of the Kentucky Derby.
  • Versus has three NHL playoff games.

Late Night

  • Fringe (FOX): Repeat. Last night’s third season finale episode, “The Day We Died,” replays.
  • In Plain Sight (USA Network): Repeat. Last Sunday’s fourth season premiere episode, “The Art of the Steal,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Tina Fey hosts with musical guest Ellie Goulding.

TV Marathons

ABC Family is playing Back to the Future I-III today.
Bravo has six episodes of House tonight.
History has five episodes of Ax Men early.
Spike TV is playing Star Wars Episode I-III today.
Travel Channel has seven episodes of Food Paradise.
WE tv has eight episodes of Ghost Whisperer early.

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