Saturday TV: MythBusters, Black Sails Series Premiere, Atlantis & More

News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has a Shaun White: Russia Calling special.

Over on cable, Hallmark Movie Channel has the TV movie premiere of My Gal Sunday, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, Starz has the series premiere of Black Sails, and TLC has an Outrageous 911 special.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Some car chase and animal myths are tested. Plays again later.

Atlantis (BBC America): New. The group is trying to locate Medusa, but ends up in a brutal blood sport. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Drake hosted and was the musical guest.

Other Option

  • Black Sails (Starz): Series Premiere. Capt. Flint deals with a mutiny. John Silver has hidden something. Eleanor attempts to keep order in New Providence. Runs 70 minutes. Plays three times and again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action today with Syracuse at Miami.
  • ESPN has three college basketball games today with Florida State at Duke, Tennessee at Florida and Michigan at Michigan State.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games today with Virginia Commonwealth at La Salle, West Virginia at Oklahoma State, Western Kentucky at Louisiana (Lafayette), Pittsburgh at Maryland, LSU at Alabama and BYU at Gonzaga.
  • FS1 has three college basketball games today with Xavier at Providence, Villanova at Marquette and Georgetown at Creighton.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action with the Chicago Bulls at the Charlotte Bobcats followed by the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Portland Trail Blazers.
  • NBC Sports has a college basketball game today with St. Joseph’s at Richmond.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Depending on You,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Jonah Hill hosts with musical guest Bastille.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Brady Bunch (TV Land): Has 11 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (Sundance): Six episodes.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Moesha (BET): Has 14 episodes.
The Steve Harvey Show (Centric): Has 20 episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 33 episodes.

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