Saturday TV: Atlantis, Iron Chef America, Saturday Night Live & More

News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Discovery Channel has a Naked & Afraid: Bares All, ESPN has a 30 for 30: Youngstown Boys, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Hats Off to Christmas!, Lifetime has the TV movie premieres of Christmas on the Bayou and A Snow Globe Christmas, and TLC has an Outrageous 911: Locked Inside My Car special.

Prime Picks

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday classic replays.

Atlantis (BBC America): New. The guys stumble across an abandoned baby while hunting in the mountains. Jason thinks they should take it home with them, which leads to some big problems for them. Plays again later.

Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Iron Chefs Bobby Flay and Jose Garces take on Iron Chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Geoffrey Zakarian in a frozen wonderland battle. The judges are Anthony Anderson, Alfred Portale and Karine Bakhoum. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Kirstie (TV Land): Repeats. The second episode, “Arlo Moves In,” and the series premiere, “Pilot,” episode replay.

Masters of Sex (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Phallic Victories,” replays. Plays again later. The previous episode, “Fallout,” replays right before.

Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. The past three episodes, “One Last Thing,” “Good Night” & “Big Man in Tehran,” replay tonight into late night.

Other Options

  • Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday classic replays.
  • Frosty Returns (CBS): Repeat. The animated sequel replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Arizona at Michigan followed by college football action with Army vs. Navy.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action with Indiana vs. Notre Dame followed by Kentucky at North Carolina.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games today with Western Kentucky at Louisville, Tennessee at Wichita State, Michigan State vs. Oakland, New Mexico vs. Kansas and Illinois vs. Oregon.
  • FS1 has college basketball action with IUPUI at Marquette today and later tonight has Cincinnati at Xavier.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Miami Heat.
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with Northern Illinois at Massachusetts.

Late Night

  • Ground Floor (TBS): Repeat. This past Thursday’s episode, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” replays.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Big Man in Tehran,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. John Goodman hosts and with musical guest Kings of Leon.
  • Sons of Anarchy (FX): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s sixth season finale episode, “A Mother’s Work,” replays. Runs 111 minutes.

Saturday TV Marathons

The A-Team (Centric): Seven episodes early.
The Brady Bunch (TV Land): Has 10 episodes early.
Burn Notice (EsquireTV): Has 10 episodes early.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 10 episodes today.
Psych (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 20 episodes tonight.

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