Saturday on TV: College Basketball, The Following Encore, Ripper Street & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 23, 2013

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Get Ripper Street S.1 on DVD/Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, CBS has a Vanity Fair’s Hollywood special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has an Argo: Inside Story special, Hallmark Movie Channel has the TV movie premiere of Meddling Mom, IFC has the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of End of the World.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The “Extreme Prejudice” episode from earlier this season replays.

Ripper Street (BBC America): New. Reid ends up in the British government’s fight after a Jewish anarchist is killed. Runs 75 minutes.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Christoph Waltz hosted and was the musical guest Alabama Shakes.

Other Option

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

Sports Notes

  • CBS has doubleheader college basketball action with South Carolina at Georgia followed by Georgetown at Syracuse.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college basketball action with North Carolina State at North Carolina, Creighton at St. Mary’s, and Missouri at Kentucky.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games with Clemson at Maryland, Oklahoma State at West Virginia, Detroit at Wichita State, Marquette at Villanova, South Dakota State at Murray State, and Ohio at Belmont.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC has coverage of the WGC Match Play Championship golf tournament.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action with New Mexico at Colorado State followed by Nevada at San Diego State.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Flirting With Time,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Martin Short hosted with musical guest Paul McCartney.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Librarian (TNT): All three TV movies play today.
I Love Lucy (Hallmark Channel): Has 56 episodes.
My So-Called Life (Sundance): Seven episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Six episodes.
The Parkers (BET): Has 15 episodes early.
Psych (ION): Five episodes tonight.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 13 episodes.
The Steve Harvey Show (Centric): Has 19 episodes.

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