TV on Saturday: College Football, Doctor Who S.7 Premiere & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 1, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Doctor Who S.7 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOver on cable, BBC America has the seventh season premiere of Doctor Who and Discovery Channel has a One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute.

Prime Picks

Veep (HBO2): Repeats. A couple episodes from the first season replay.

Doctor Who (BBC America): Season Premiere. The seventh season gets underway with the Doctor being abducted and held at a planetary prison that is an asylum. Plays again later. An all-day marathon of previous episodes play leading up to tonight’s premiere.

Copper (BBC America): Repeats. The series premiere episode, “Surviving Death,” replays. This past Sunday’s episode, “Husbands & Fathers” replays right after.

Other Options

  • The Newsroom (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s first season finale episode, “The Greater Fool,” replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon.
  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode replays. Replays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action today and later the premiere of Saturday Night College Football with Alabama vs. Michigan.
  • CBS has college football action with Navy vs. Notre Dame followed by early round coverage of U.S. Open Tennis.
  • ESPN has quadrupleheader college football action today with Arkansas State at Oregon capping things off.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college football action early today followed by NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: NRA American Warrior 300.
  • FOX has an MLB on FOX game today followed by the premiere of CFB on FOX with Hawaii vs. USC.
  • FX has doubleheader college football action with Marshall at West Virginia followed by Colorado vs. Colorado State today.
  • MLB Network has a game tonight.

Late Night

  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Ablution,” replays. Replays earlier this evening as well.
  • Covert Affairs (USA Network): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Loving the Alien,” replays.
  • Episodes (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s second season finale episode replays.
  • Louie (FX): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “Late Show (Part 1),” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Eli Manning hosted with musical guest Rihanna.

Saturday TV Marathons

A&E is playing the three-part, six-hour Hatfields & McCoys miniseries tonight.
BBC America has episodes of Doctor Who all day leading up to tonight’s seventh season premiere.
BET has 22 episodes of The Game today.
Centric has 20 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show.
ION has 10 episodes of Psych.
Spike TV is playing Star Wars Episode IV-VI today.

What TV on Saturday will you be watching?

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