Saturday TV: 12 Monkeys, Doctor Who, Class & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 20, 2017

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News & Notes

Get Class on Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, CBS has the first season finale of Training Day.

Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of The Art of Us, HBO has the TV movie premiere of The Wizard of Lies, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Secrets of My Stepdaughter.

In late night, Adult Swim has the fifth season finale of Samurai Jack and NBC has the 42nd season finale of Saturday Night Live.

On streaming, as of this morning, Hulu has the documentary premiere of Becoming Bond.

Prime Picks

12 Monkeys (Syfy): New. The team heads to the 1980s in hopes of tracking the Witness. Two more new episodes follow. The final three episodes of season three play tomorrow night.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. A translation of a book that is known to induce suicide in its readers has been released online and the Doctor attempts to stop it from spreading. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Oxygen,” replays right before.

Class (BBC America): New. The kids end up in detention and then have to deal with a meteor impact. Starts five minutes after the hour and runs 60 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • American Gods (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Head Full of Snow,” replays. Runs 62 minutes. Plays earlier this evening as well.
  • Guerrilla (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s season finale episodes, “105” and “106,” replay.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has NBA Playoff action tonight.
  • FOX has MLB action tonight.
  • MLB Network has doubleheader action today and another game tonight.

Late Night

  • Angie Tribeca (tbs): Repeat. This past Monday’s episode, “Hey, I’m Solvin’ Here,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Season Finale. Dwayne Johnson hosts with musical guest Katy Party. Plays live in all time zones.
  • Silicon Valley (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Teambuilding Exercise,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Veep (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Chicklet,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Saturday TV Marathons

Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (EsquireTV): Has all 13 episodes.
Blue Bloods (WGN America): Six episodes tonight.
CSI: Miami (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
ER (Pop): Has 11 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 16 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
M*A*S*H (SundanceTV): Has 12 episodes today.
Murder, She Wrote (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Five episodes tonight and into late night.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 15 episodes.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes tonight.
Star Trek: Voyager (BBC America): Eight episodes.
Twin Peaks (SHO2): All eight first season episodes tonight and into late night, which is followed by all 22 second season episodes tomorrow leading up to the third season premiere on Showtime tomorrow night.

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