Saturday on TV: Madam Secretary Encore, Doctor Who, Saturday Night Live S.40 Premiere & More

by Jason the TVaholic on September 27, 2014

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News & Notes

Download Doctor Who Season 8 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, CBS has the 27th season premiere of 48 Hours and NBC has the Music for Change: The Global Citizen Festvial special.

Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Midnight Masquerade and Starz has the first season finale of Outlander.

In late night, NBC has the 40th season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

Prime Picks

Madam Secretary (CBS): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor and Clara deal with the terrifying Skovox Blitzer before mankind is destroyed. Last week’s episode, “Time Heist,” replays right before. Both play again later.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Richard Pryor hosted this episode from 1975 and the musical guest was Gil Scott-Heron.

Other Options

  • The Knick (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Get the Rope,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Scorpion (CBS): Repeat. This past Monday night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action today and later Saturday Night College Football with Notre Dame vs. Syarcuse.
  • CBS has college football action with Arkansas vs. Texas A&M.
  • CBS Sports has quadrupleheader college football action with TCU at SMU, Western Kentucky at Navy, Boise State at Air Force and Nevada at San Jose State.
  • ESPN has college football action today with Tennessee at Georgia and later tonight doubleheader action with Missouri at South Carolina and Oregon State at USC.
  • ESPN2 has three college football games with Duke at Miami closing out the night.
  • FOX has MLB action followed by college football with Stanford at Washington and later more college football action tonight with Baylor at Iowa State.
  • FS1 has MLB action today followed by college football action with Texas at Kansas.
  • MLB Network has doubleheader action.

Late Night

  • Masters of Sex (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “One for the Money, Two for the Show,” replays. The previous 10 replay right before.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Season Premiere. Chris Pratt hosts with musical guest Ariana Grande.

Saturday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (A&E): Five episodes early and another six tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (TNT): Has six episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Masters of Sex (SHO2): Has all 11 episodes thus far of season two.
The Nanny (TV Land): Has 10 episodes early.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 14 episodes.

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