What to Watch Tonight: College Football, Up All Night Encore, Doctor Who & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 17, 2011

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News & Notes

Get Doctor Who Season 6, Part 1 on DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, Animal Planet has a Too Cute! Puppies, Cloo has the series premiere of Killer Instinct, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of I Faked My Own Death, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Love Begins, and Spike TV has a UFC Fight Night special.

In late night, BBC America has a Funny as Hell: Part 1 special and Spike TV has the third season premiere of Blue Mountain State.

Enter our Glee Season 2 DVD giveaway.

Find out more about the Suburgatory Preview Screening & Seattle Area TV Fan Tweetup.

Next Saturday, CBS has the season premieres of Rules of Engagement and 48 Hours Mystery.

Prime Picks

Rules of Engagement (CBS): Repeats. Two episodes from the end of last season replay.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. They land in a hotel that has rooms that contain the visitor’s darkest fear. Plays again later.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The “Bombshell” episode from last season replays.

Other Options

  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeats. Six episodes repeat. All six play again later.
  • Free Agents (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode from this past Wednesday replays.
  • Up All Night (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode from this past Wednesday replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football this afternoon with Washington at Nebraska and later Saturday Night College Football with Oklahoma at Florida State.
  • CBS has college football action with Tennessee at Florida.
  • ESPN has four college football games today with Stanford at Arizona closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has college football action followed by NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Dollar General 300 and then two more games.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball.
  • FX has college football action with Syracuse at USC.
  • MLB Network has a game tonight.
  • NBC has college football action with Michigan State at Notre Dame.
  • Versus has college football action with Texas Tech at New Mexico.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Justin Timberlake hosted with musical guest Lady Gaga.

TV Marathons

A&E has seven episodes of Beyond Scared Straight.
BET has 21 episodes of The Parkers.
Bravo has seven episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Syfy has six episodes of Alphas in late night.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order early.
USA Network has 15 episodes of NCIS.

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