Saturday TV: MythBusters, Atlantis, Saturday Night Live & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 18, 2014

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of June in January, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Flowers in the Attic, Nat Geo Wild has the series premiere of We Move Animals, and Pivot has the series premiere of HitRECord on TV.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Neal Brennan: Women and Black Dudes comedy special.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Some “Hollywood Car Crash Cliches” are tested. Plays again later.

Atlantis (BBC America): New. The guys take a trip to the Underworld after Medusa is held for ransom by a merchant. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. John Goodman hosted with musical guest Kings of Leon.

Other Options

  • The Following (FOX): Repeat. The first season finale episode, “The Final Chapter,” replays. Season two premieres tomorrow night following the NFC Championship game.
  • Intelligence (CBS): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Red X,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has tripleheader college basketball action today with Tennessee at Kentucky, North Carolina State at Duke and Oklahoma State at Kansas.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games today with Boston College at North Carolina, Oklahoma at Baylor, Pittsburgh at Syracuse, Michigan at Wisconsin and Louisville at Connecticut.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college basketball action with Temple vs. La Salle, Alabama at Missouri and Indiana State at Wichita State, college football action with the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl All Star Game and then tonight early round coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
  • FS1 has quadruple-header college basketball action with USC at Colorado, UCLA at Utah, Dartmouth at St. John’s and Creighton at Providence.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Los Angeles Clippers at the Indiana Pacers.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action with George Mason at Rhode Island and Fordham at St. Louis.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Drake hosts and is the musical guest.

Saturday TV Marathons

Alex Haley’s Queen (BET): The three-part miniseries replays.
The Cosby Show (TV Land): Has 10 episodes.
Girlfriends (Centric): Has 20 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (Sundance): Six episodes.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 16 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Nine episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 26 episodes.

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