Saturday TV: Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who, Spotless Series Premiere & More

News & Notes

Get Funko POP Ash From The Evil Dead at AmazonTonight, CBS has coverage of Campaign 2016: Democratic Debate.

Over on cable, Esquire Network has the series premiere of Spotless, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of I’m Not Ready for Christmas, HBO has a U2: Innocence + Experience Live in Paris special, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Preacher’s Sin, and Showtime has the documentary premiere of Listen to Me Marlon.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Zygon Inversion,” replays.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. Footage from the wreckage of Le Verrier Space Station shows a terrifying story. Plays again later two times.

Spotless (Esquire Network): Series Premiere. Things spin out of control when crime scene cleaner Jean has to deal with his outlaw brother coming back into his life. Plays again later. This is a really good show worth checking out. I like how they put a little bit of a different twist on the mob drama. Find out more about Spotless and some thoughts on it by listening to my spoiler-free preview.

Solid Selections

Unwrapped 2.0 (Food Network): New. Necco Wafers, Tastykake Krimpets, Wise BBQ Dipsy Doodles and Charleston Chew candy bars. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
Unwrapped 2.0 (Food Network): Repeat. TGI Friday’s cheddar-bacon snack chips; Mom Made Cheesy Mac; Granny Goose Cheese Puffs; and chocolate-covered cheesecake. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. A mysterious woman comes upon Kelly’s parents’ farm, while Ash, Pablo and Kelly continue looking for the Necronomicon. Fisher faces a terrifying scenario. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. A vintage episode replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action this afternoon and Saturday Night College Football tonight with Oklahoma at Baylor.
  • CBS has doubleheader college football action today with Georgia at Auburn followed by Alabama at Mississippi State.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action today with Wyoming at San Diego State closing out the night.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header college football action today with Washington State at UCLA closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college football action today with Memphis at Houston closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has two college football games today with Pittsburgh at Duke and later tonight has Tulsa at Cincinnati.
  • ESPNU has quadruple-header college football action today with New Mexico at Boise State closing out the night.
  • FOX has CFB on FOX college football action tonight with Oregon at Stanford.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action today with Kansas at TCU followed by Kansas State at Texas Tech and later tonight has Utah at Arizona.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Denver Nuggets at the Phoenix Suns.
  • NBC has college football action today with Wake Forest at Notre Dame.

Late Night

  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Parabiosis,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Elizabeth Banks hosts with musical guest Disclosure.

Saturday TV Marathons

Law & Order (TNT): Eight 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.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Seven episodes.

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