Saturday TV: MythBusters, Atlantis, Black Sails & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 1, 2014

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News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, FOX has the 2014 NFL Honors special.

Over on cable, The Hub has the TV movie premiere of Stan Lee’s Might 7 and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Gabby Douglas Story followed by a Beyond the Headlines: The Gabby Douglas Story.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Some myths that you could actually try at home are tested. Plays again later.

Atlantis (BBC America): New. Jason eats something he shouldn’t and begins acting strangely. Plays again later.

Black Sails (Starz): Repeat. The second episode, “II.,” replays. The second of three airings tonight. Last week’s series premiere episode, “I.,” replays earlier this evening.

Other Option

  • True Detective (HBO): Repeats. This past Sunday’s episode, “Seeing Things,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action today with Kentucky at Missouri.
  • ESPN has four college basketball games today with Ohio State at Wisconsin, Baylor at Oklahoma State, Kansas at Texas and Duke at Syracuse followed by NBA action with the Miami Heat at the New York Knicks.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games today with Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth, North Carolina State at North Carolina, Clemson at Florida State, Wright State at Wisconsin (Green Bay), Tennessee at Alabama and St. Mary’s (California) at BYU.
  • FS1 has two college basketball games today with Marquette at St. John’s and Georgetown vs. Michigan State.
  • NBC Sports has four college basketball games today with George Washington at Dayton, George Mason at St. Louis, Drexel at Towson and Pennsylvania at Harvard.

Late Night

  • American Horror Story: Coven (FX): Repeat. This past Wednesday’s season finale episode, “The Seven Wonders,” replays.
  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “The Trip to Pirate’s Cove,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Melissa McCarthy hosts with musical guest Imagine Dragons.
  • White Collar (USA Network): Repeat. This past Thursday’s fifth season finale episode, “Diamond Exchange,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (AMC): Five episodes in late night.
Everybody Hates Chris (UPtv): Has 10 episodes.
Food Paradise (Travel Channel): Six episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
I Love Lucy (Hallmark Channel): Has 10 episodes early.
Law & Order (Sundance): Six episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Nine episodes.
Roseanne (WEtv): Has 12 episodes today.
The Wayans Bros. (Centric): Has 18 episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 26 episodes tonight.

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