Saturday TV: The Following Encore, Ripper Street, True Detective Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on March 8, 2014

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News & Notes

Get Ripper Street Season 2 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, BBC America has the 14th season finale of The Graham Norton Show, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Ring by Spring, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Trip to Bountiful, and Spike TV has the 26th season finale of Cops.

Prime Picks

Almost Human (FOX): Repeat. The “Perception” episode from this past season replays, which played as the 10th episode, but was filmed as the fourth.

Ripper Street (BBC America): New. A member of the London County Council gets abducted. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.

True Detective (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “After You’ve Gone,” replays.

Other Options

  • Black Sails (Starz): New. Flint tells Gates the truth. Eleanor deals with a loss. Vace has to overcome a huge challenge. Runs 65 minutes. Plays twice. Last week’s episode, “VI.,” replays right before.
  • The Following (FOX): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Sacrifice,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has tripleheader college basketball action today with Kentucky at Florida, Connecticut at Louisville and Arizona at Oregon.
  • ESPN has five college basketball games today with Kansas at West Virginia, Oklahoma State at Iowa State, Missouri at Tennessee, Indiana at Michigan and North Carolina at Duke.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games today.
  • FS1 has four college basketball games with St. John’s at Marquette, Georgetown at Villanova, Seton Hall at Butler and UCLA at Washington.
  • NBA TV has a game with the New York Knicks at the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Late Night

  • Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Too Much Ain’t Enough,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): NBC. Lena Dunham hosts with musical guest The National.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Cosby Show (TV Land): Has 10 episodes early.
Food Paradise (Travel Channel): Five episodes.
Moesha (BET): Has 14 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 15 episodes.
The Returned (Sundance): All eight episodes of season one.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 18 episodes.

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