What’s on Saturday TV: Treasure Island Miniseries, Saturday Night Live & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 5, 2012

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News & Notes

Eli Manning Figurine at AmazonTonight, NBC has the first season finale of Escape Routes.

Over on cable, HBO has The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 2012 Induction Ceremony and Syfy has the miniseries premiere of Treasure Island.

Prime Pick

Treasure Island (Syfy): Miniseries Premiere. Eddie Izzard and Donald Sutherland star in this new take on the classic tale. Both parts play tonight with a total runtime of four hours. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: Aaron’s 312 game today.
  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA Playoff games today.
  • FOX has MLB action with FOX Saturday Baseball today and tonight has UFC on FOX.
  • MLB Network has a game tonight.
  • NBC has Stanley Cup Playoff action and then coverage of the Kentucky Derby.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA Playoff action tonight.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Eli Manning hosts with musical guest Rihanna.

TV Marathons

Centric has 11 episodes of New York Undercover early.
ION has nine episodes of Psych tonight.
USA Network has eight episodes of NCIS.
WE tv has seven episodes of Ghost Whisperer.

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