Saturday TV: College Football, Quarry Encore, Saturday Night Live S.42 Premiere & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 1, 2016

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

NCAA FootballTonight, PBS has the 42nd season premiere of Austin City Limits.

Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Love on a Limb, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of My Husband Is Missing, Ovation has the series premiere of Versailles, Showtime has a Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That? comedy special, and Syfy has the TV movie premiere of The Crooked Man.

In late night, NBC has the 42nd season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

Prime Picks

Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-man: Web Warriors (Disney XD): New. Spider-Man, Dr. Strange and Ant-Man work together to stop Baron Mordo from turning trick-or-treaters into monsters. Plays again later.
Star Wars Rebels (Disney XD): New. The crew of the Ghost is taken hostage by Maul and Ezra and Kanan attempt to find an ancient Sith artifact in order to save them. Plays again later.

Quarry (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Seldom Realized,” replays. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again later.

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

Sports Notes

  • ABC doubleheader college football action today and then later has Saturday Night College Football with Louisville at Clemson.
  • CBS has college football action today with Tennessee at Georgia.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action with Fresno State at UNLV closing out the night.
  • ESPN has four college football games with Arizona at UCLA closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has three college football games with Utah State at Boise State closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has two college football games today with San Diego State at South Alabama closing out the night.
  • ESPNU has four college football games today with Wyoming at Colorado State closing out the night.
  • FOX has MLB action today and later tonight has doubleheader CFB on FOX with Oklahoma at TCU followed by Arizona State at USC.
  • FS1 has college football action today with Baylor at Iowa State and later has MLB action with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Kansas City Royals.
  • MLB Network has tripleheader action today.
  • NBC has Day 2 coverage of the Ryder Cup golf tournament.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Season Premiere. Margot Robbie hosts with musical guest The Weeknd.

Saturday TV Marathons

Dexter (Showtime): Has 10 fan favorite episodes.
Fear the Walking Dead (AMC): All six first season episodes tonight and all of season two starting in late night and running through to the second season finale.
Good Times (TV One): Has 16 episodes early.
House (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order (TNT): Five episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Nine episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 18 episodes today.
The Rifleman (AMC): Has 10 episodes early.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 15 episodes early.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes today.
Sherlock (BBC America): Four episodes today.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Eight episodes today.

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