Saturday TV: College Football, Ground Floor Encore, Orphan Black S.1 Finale Replay & More

News & Notes

Get Orphan Black Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, CBS has a 48 Hours: As It Happened: John F. Kennedy 50 Years special.

Over on cable, BIO has the series premiere of Food Factory, CMT has the series premiere of Orange County Choppers and the second season premiere of Swamp Pawn, Discovery Channel/Science has the TV movie premiere of The Challenger Disaster, E! has a Power Players: Global Hotties special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of The Christmas Ornament, HBO has Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Twelve Trees of Christmas, Reelz has a JFK: For the Record special, Showtime has a F#ck Nick Cannon comedy special, and Starz has the miniseries finale of Dancing on the Edge.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild comedy special.

Earlier this week I was a guest on the TV Campfire Podcast Ep.183. We talked recent episodes of The Walking Dead, Masters of Sex, Sleepy Hollow, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. , American Horror Story: Coven, Person of Interest, Arrow, White Collar, The Vampire Diaries and Scandal.

Prime Picks

Mom (CBS): Repeat. The “A Pee Stick and an Asian Raccoon” episode from earlier this season replays. Starts at the half hour after a repeat 2 Broke Girls.

Strike Back: Origins (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode replays. Starts 10 minutes after the hour and runs 50 minutes. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Bruce Willis hosted with musical guest Katy Perry.

Other Option

  • Awkward. (MTV): Repeats. The past three episodes replay.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has a college football game today and later Saturday Night College Football with Stanford at USC.
  • CBS has college football action today with Georgia at Auburn today.
  • ESPN has a college football game early and later tonight has Alabama at Mississippi State.
  • ESPN2 has four college football games today with Wyoming at Boise State closing out the night.
  • FOX has a college basketball game followed by doubleheader CFB on FOX college football action with Oklahoma State at Texas followed by Baylor at Texas Tech..
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action today.
  • NBA TV has the Brooklyn Nets at the Los Angeles Clippers.

Late Night

  • Ground Floor (TBS): Repeats. The “Pilot” episode and the “Off to the Races” episode replay.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Gerontion,” replays. Also replays earlier this evening.
  • Masters of Sex (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “All Together Now,” replays.
  • Orphan Black (BBC America): Repeat. The first season finale episode, “Endless Forms Most Beautiful,” replays.
  • Ravenswood (ABC Family): Repeats. The past three episodes replay.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Lady Gaga hosts and is the musical guest.
  • Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s episode, “Huang Wu,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Game (BET): Has 22 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Monk (ION): Has 13 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Nine episodes.
The Rifleman (AMC): Has 10 episodes early.
The Wayans Bros. (Centric): Has 16 episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 28 episodes.

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