What to Watch Tonight: Terra Nova Encore, Doctor Who S.6 Finale, Bedlam S.1 Premiere & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 1, 2011

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News & Notes

Get Doctor Who Season 6, Part 1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, PBS has the 37th season premiere of Austin City Limits.

Over on cable, BBC America has the sixth season finale of Doctor Who and the series premiere of Bedlam, Comedy Central has a “Weird Al” Yankovic Live! – The Apocalypse Tour special, and Hallmark has the TV movie premiere of Love’s Everlasting Courage.

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Prime Picks

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (FOX): Repeats. The second two of eight repeats episodes play in this time slot tonight.

Doctor Who (BBC America): Season Finale. Everything hangs in the balance on the day the Doctor dies. Plays again later.

Bedlam (BBC America): Series Premiere. Stories revolve around the residents of the Bedlam Heights apartment complex. It just so happens that the place is full of ghost out for revenge. Plays again later. They say that if Melrose Place was haunted, it would Bedlam.

Solid Selections

Terra Nova (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s series premiere episode, “Genesis,” replays. Runs two hours.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s episode, “Personal Fouls,” replays.

Other Option

  • Prime Suspect (NBC): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “Carnivorous Sheep,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has a college football today and later Saturday Night College Football with Nebraska at Wisconsin tonight.
  • CBS has college football action with Alabama at Florida tonight.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with Notre Dame at Purdue closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has a college football, NASCAR racing with the Nationwide Series: OneMain Financial 200, and then two more college football games with Mississippi at Fresno State closing out the night.
  • FX has college football action tonight with Texas at Iowa State.
  • TBS has quadrupleheader MLB Playoff action.
  • Versus has college football action with Nevada at Boise State.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly) hosts with musical guest Lady Antebellum.

TV Marathons

A&E has 16 episodes of Gene Simmons Family Jewels.
BBC America has episodes of Doctor Who all day, except for the premiere of Bedlam.
BET has 24 episodes of The Parkers.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of Roseanne.
TLC has seven episodes of 48 Hours Mystery.
TNT has 33 episodes of Law & Order starting early today.
WE tv has 15 episodes of Ghost Whisperer.

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