Saturday TV: NBA All-Star Saturday, Ripper Street, Saturday Night Live & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 16, 2013

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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, HBO has a Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream special, History has a Stories From the Road to Freedom special, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Pastor Brown, Nickelodeon has the series premiere of Wendell & Vinnie, and Showtime has The History of the Eagles – Part Two special.

Prime Picks

Person of Interest (CBS): Repeat. The first season finale episode, “Firewall,” replays.

Ripper Street (BBC America): New. Reid looks into some robberies and Drake has to confront someone from his past. Runs 75 minutes.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Justin Bieber hosted and was the musical guest.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Pittsburgh at Marquette followed by third round coverage of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games with Villanova at Connecticut, Purdue at Indiana, Missouri at Arkansas, Duke at Maryland and Texas at Kansas.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games Xavier at Dayton, Virginia Tech at North Carolina State, UCLA at Stanford, Detroit at Valparaiso and Georgia at Mississippi.
  • FOX has NASCAR action with the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action with Princeton at Harvard followed by San Diego State at UNLV.
  • TNT has NBA All-Star Saturday.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Restless,” replays.
  • The Following (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Mad Love,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Christoph Waltz hosts with musical guest Alabama Shakes.
  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “Normandy,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Cosby Show (Centric): Has 14 episodes early.
Moesha (gmc): Has 10 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Perry Mason (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 20 episodes.
Psych (ION): Five episodes tonight.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 13 episodes.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 22 episodes.

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