Saturday TV: Orphan Black Special, Ripper Street S.2 Finale, Saturday Night Live & More

News & Notes

Get Ripper Street Season 2 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonOn cable tonight, BBC America has an Orphan Black: The Cloneversation special and the second season finale of Ripper Street, Biography has the series premiere of Launch My Restaurant, Discovery America has the sixth season premiere of BBQ Pit Masters, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Death Clique, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Bermuda Tentacles.

In late night, BBC America has the 15th season premiere of The Graham Norton Show and Comedy Central has a Dave Attell: Road Work comedy special.

Prime Picks

Orphan Black: The Cloneversation (BBC America): New Special. The cast talks about season one of the show and previews season two. Wil Wheaton hosts. Plays again later.

Ripper Street (BBC America): Season Finale. Three corpses get found and it’s discovered that they were involved in Duggan’s development plans. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Anna Kendrick hosted with musical guest Pharrell.

Other Options

  • Game of Thrones (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s fourth season premiere episode, “Two Swords,” replays.
  • Silicon Valley (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s series premiere episode, “Minimum Viable Product,” replays.
  • Turn (AMC): Repeat. This past Sunday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has third round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • FS1 has MLB action today with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Seth Rogen hosts with musical guest Ed Sheeran.

Saturday TV Marathons

Dallas (TNT): Seven episodes in late night.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 11 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 10 episodes early.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Five episodes.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 14 episodes.

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