Saturday TV: College Football, Doctor Who, Saturday Night Live S.41 Premiere & More

News & Notes

Get Doctor Who S.9 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has a SNL: Live From New York! special and PBS has the 41st season premiere of Austin City Limits.

Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Autumn Dreams and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story.

In late night, BBC America has The Graham Norton Show: Compilation Special and NBC has the 41st season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

Prime Picks

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS): Repeat. “The Walking Dead” episode from last season replays, where a Navy lieutenant goes to Pride for help solving his impeding murder.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor and Clara end up on an underwater base where the crew is being threatened by a frightening threat. Plays again later. The previous two episodes replay right before.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. A classic episode of the series replays.

Other Options

  • The Bastard Executioner (FX): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays tonight followed by the subsequent two episodes in late night.
  • Code Black (CBS): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. Listen to my preview of Code Black.
  • Live From New York! (NBC): New Special. Interviews with comics, writers and performers about the 40 year history of the show. Runs two hours.
  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode replays. Plays again later.
  • Survivor’s Remorse (Starz): New. Cam deals with an injury. Reggie thinks taking on Jupitor as a client. Plays again later three times.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action this afternoon and Saturday Night College Football tonight with Notre Dame at Clemson.
  • CBS has college football action today with Alabama at Georgia.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action with Fresno State at San Diego State closing out the night.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header college football action with Oregon at Colorado closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has quadruple-header college football action with Hawaii at Boise State closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has doubleheader college football action today.
  • ESPNU has tripleheader college football action with Eastern Michigan at LSU closing out the night.
  • FOX has MLB action today and later CFB on FOX college football action with Arizona State at UCLA.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action today with West Virginia at Oklahoma followed by Kansas State at Oklahoma State.
  • NBC Sports has college football action tonight with William & Mary at Delaware.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Season Premiere. Miley Cyrus is the host and the musical guest.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Affair (Showtime): Has all 10 first season episodes. Season two premieres tomorrow night.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 14 episodes.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Five episodes tonight.

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