TV Saturday: College Football Bowl Games, Atlantis, Saturday Night Live & More

News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoCheck out ‘Twas the TV Week Before Christmas – 2013 and see what might be worth watching out over the next few days.

Printable TV schedules have been updated for Winter 2014. If you are reading this via email or RSS feedreader, you will find the links at the bottom of this post.

Prime Picks

I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown! (ABC): Repeat. Lucy and Linus’ little brother goes to Snoopy and Spike for some holiday cheer.

Atlantis (BBC America): New. Ariande goes to Jason for help finding who sent a message. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Paul Rudd hosted with musical guest One Direction.

Other Option

  • Almost Human (FOX): Repeat. The second episode, “Skin,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has Las Vegas Bowl college football action with Fresno State vs. USC.
  • CBS has college basketball action with Michigan State at Texas.
  • ESPN has college basketball action with Georgetown at Kansas followed by tripleheader college football action with the New Mexico Bowl with Washington State vs. Colorado State, the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl with Buffalo vs. San Diego State and the New Orleans Bowl with Louisiana (Lafayette) vs. Tulane.
  • ESPN2 has three college basketball games today with Gonzaga vs. Kansas State, Missouri vs. Illinois and Notre Dame vs. Ohio State, then the Women’s NCAA Volleyball Championship and then back to college basketball action with Colorado vs. Oklahoma State.
  • FS1 has quadruple-header college basketball action with Youngstown State at St. John’s, Rider at Villanova, Louisville at Florida International and Michigan vs. Stanford.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Chicago Bulls and the Denver Nuggets at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action with Hampton vs. James Madison and Virginia Commonwealth vs. Virginia Tech.

Late Night

  • Ground Floor (TBS): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s, “If I Were a Rich Man,” replays.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s third season finale episode, “The Star,” replays.
  • Masters of Sex (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s first season finale episode, “Manhigh,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Jimmy Fallon hosts with musical guest Justin Timberlake.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Cosby Show (Centric): Has 20 episodes starting early.
The Cosby Show (TV Land): Has 11 episodes today.
Good Times (TV One): Has 10 episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Moesha (BET): Has 17 episodes.
The Rifleman (AMC): Has 10 episodes early.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 20 episodes tonight.

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