TV Saturday: The Walking Dead Marathon, The Following Encore, Ripper Street & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 9, 2013

in Tonight on the Tube

Get Ripper Street S.1 on DVD/Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, CBS has The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family special. Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Be My Valentine, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Twist of Faith, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Heebie Jeebies.

Prime Picks

Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (ABC): Repeat. The gang goes to festivities at school for Valentine’s Day. A Charlie Brown Valentine follows. Ripper Street (BBC America): New. The detectives deal with an unreliable witness after a murder scene is revealed while clearing local slums. Runs 75 minutes. BBC America has picked the show up for a second season. Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Adam Levine hosted with musical guest Kendrick Lamar.

Other Option

  • The Following (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “The Poet’s Fire,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Mississippi at Missouri followed by third round coverage of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games with Michigan at Wisconsin, North Carolina at Miami, Kansas at Oklahoma, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati and Louisville at Notre Dame.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games with Florida State at Wake Forest, St. Joseph’s at Massachusetts, Valparaiso at Cleveland State, Iowa State at Kansas State, LSU at Alabama and Illinois State at Creighton.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Denver Nuggets at the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with New Mexico at UNLV.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Runnin’ Down a Dream,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Justin Bieber hosts and is the musical guest.

Saturday TV Marathons

Law & Order (TNT): Five episodes early. Matlock (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 20 episodes. The Parkers (BET): Has 18 episodes. Psych (ION): Five episodes tonight. Roseanne (TV Land): Has 13 episodes. Roseanne (WE tv): Has 13 episodes. South Park (Comedy Central): Has 18 episodes. The Walking Dead (AMC): Has 34 episodes starting today and leading into tomorrow night’s third winter season premiere.

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