Saturday TV: MythBusters, Atlantis S.1 Finale, True Detective Encore & More

News & Notes

Download Atlantis Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has a 48 Hours: Whole Gritty City special.

Over on cable, BBC America has the first season finale of Atlantis, Centric has the series premiere of Being, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Good Mistress, and Travel Channel has the ninth winter season premiere of Ghost Adventures.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Herding cats, catching a greased pig and other things are tested. Plays again later.

Atlantis (BBC America): Season Finale. Minos’ health is getting worse. Jason faces bad odds. The past is exposed. Plays again later.

True Detective (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Who Goes There,” replays.

Other Options

  • Black Sails (Starz): New. Flint is warned about Billy. Eleanor goes to her father for help. Vane gets a visit from someone from his past. Runs 65 minutes. Plays twice. Last week’s episode, “III.,” replays right before.
  • The Following (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Family Affair,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action today with Pittsburgh at North Carolina.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games today with Memphis at Connecticut, Virginia Commonwealth at St. Louis, Indiana at Purdue, Maryland at Duke, and Florida at Kentucky.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games today with Virginia at Clemson, Oklahoma at Oklahoma State, Tennessee at Missouri, Georgia State at Troy, and BYU at St. Mary’s (California).
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with Wisconsin at Ohio State.
  • TNT has the NBA All-Star Saturday Night.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Learning to Fly,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Cosby Show (Centric): Has 14 episodes early.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
I Love Lucy (Hallmark Channel): Has 10 episodes early.
Law & Order (Sundance): Six episodes.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Moesha (BET): Has 17 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Five episodes tonight.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 30 episodes tonight.

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