Saturday Night TV: Doctor Who in the U.S. Special, Doctor Who S.7 Fall Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 29, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Doctor Who S.7 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has the 26th season premiere of 48 Hours Mystery.

Over on cable, BBC America has a Doctor Who in the U.S. special, the seventh fall season finale of Doctor Who and the series premiere of Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S., Comedy Central has a Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian special, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of A Mother’s Nightmare, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Lake Placid: The Final Chapter.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who in the U.S. (BBC America): New Special. Takes a look at the Doctor’s visits to the U.S. Plays again later.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor bids farewell to Amy and Rory while dealing with angels coming to life in New York. Plays again later.

Demetri Martin. Standup Comedian (Comedy Central): New Special. Demetri Martin uses his guitar and illustrations to have some fun with cultural norms and customs. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Revolution (NBC): Repeat. This past Monday’s second episode, “Chained Heat,” replays.

Elementary (CBS): Repeat. This past Thursday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S. (BBC America): Series Premiere. Two teams of eight chefs race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in the first stage. High tea and sushi are made. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode replays. Replays again later.
  • Vegas (CBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action today and later Saturday Night College Football.
  • CBS has a college football game today with Tennessee at Georgia.
  • ESPN has a college football game followed by NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: OneMain Financial 200 followed by doubleheader college football action.
  • ESPN2 has quadrupleheader college football action.
  • FOX has an MLB on FOX game today followed by CFB on FOX tonight.
  • FX has doubleheader college football action today.
  • MLB Network has a game tonight.
  • NBC has Day 2 coverage from the Ryder Cup.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college football action today.

Late Night

  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Conversation,” replays. Replays earlier this evening as well.
  • Louie (FX): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s third season finale episode, “New Year’s Eve,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Mick Jagger hosted and was the musical guest as well in last season’s finale episode.

Saturday TV Marathons

BBC America has seven episodes of Doctor Who.
BET has 20 episodes of The Parkers.
gmc has 12 episodes of Moesha today.
Hallmark Movie Channel has episodes of Murder, She Wrote all day today and tomorrow.
Showtime is playing all 12 first season episodes of Homeland today.
TV Land has 21 episodes of Roseanne.
USA Network has 10 episodes of NCIS.

What Saturday night TV shows are you going to watch tonight?

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