Saturday TV: College Basketball, Ripper Street & More

Get Ripper Street S.1 on DVD/Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, CBS has The 2nd Annual NFL Honors special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Dixie Mafia special, E! has an Infamous 911 Calls special, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Betty & Coretta, and Nickelodeon has the series finale of Victorious.

HBO is airing new episodes of Girls and Enlightenment tonight, which will both replay three times tomorrow night.

Prime Picks

Last Man Standing (ABC): Repeat. The “Bullying” episode from earlier this season replays, where Eve gets suspended from school and Ryan buys a motorcycle after getting a job. Runs 30 minutes.

Ripper Street (BBC America): New. Panic spreads after a cholera outbreak and the investigation looks to see if there is some pattern to the rise in deaths. Runs 75 minutes.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. The “Presumed Innocent” episode from earlier this season replays, where Det. Tutuola’s ex-brother-in-law gets arrested for after a priest is attacked.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Miami at North Carolina State.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games with Syracuse at Pittsburgh, Duke at Florida State, Tennessee at Arkansas, Kentucky at Texas A&M and Michigan at Indiana.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games Purdue at Northwestern, Notre Dame at DePaul, Wichita State at Northern Iowa, Kansas State at Oklahoma and Baylor at Iowa State.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC has coverage of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament.
  • NBC Sports has three college basketball games with Dayton at St. Louis, Columbia at Princeton and Nevada at New Mexico.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “I Should Have Known It,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Jeremy Renner hosted with musical guest Maroon 5.

Saturday TV Marathons

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Psych (ION): Five episodes tonight.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 13 episodes.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 22 episodes.

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