Saturday TV: College Football, Will & Grace Encore, Halt and Catch Fire & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 7, 2017

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News & Notes

Get Halt and Catch Fire Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, PBS has the 43rd season premiere of Austin City Limits.

Over on cable, BBC America has the 22nd season premiere of The Graham Norton Show, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premieres of All of My Heart, and HBO has the documentary premiere of Spielberg.

In late night, Showtime has the Nemr: No Bombing in Beirut comedy special.

Next Saturday, BBC America has the second season premiere of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

Prime Picks

Will & Grace (NBC): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s episode, “Who’s Your Daddy,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Halt and Catch Fire (AMC): New. Cameron gives Donna a hand packing up. Joe gives Haley some help. Runs 75 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

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

Other Option

  • Episodes (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Episode 506,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. The previous five episodes replay right before.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action today and then later has Saturday Night College Football with Michigan State at Michigan.
  • CBS has college football action today with LSU at Florida.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action with Hawaii at Nevada closing out the night.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header college football action with California at Washington closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has quadruple-header college football action with San Diego State at UNLV closing out the night.
  • ESPNU has tripleheader college football action with Central Florida at Cincinnati closing out the night.
  • FOX has doubleheader college football action today and then later has CFB on FOX with Washington State at Oregon tonight.
  • FS1 has quadruple-header college football action Stanford at Utah closing out the night.
  • tbs has doubleheader National League Division Series action tonight with the Chicago Cubs at the Washington Nationals followed by the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Late Night

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s ninth season premiere episode, “Foisted!,” replays. Runs 40 minutes.
  • The Deuce (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “I See Money,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Gal Gadot hosts with musical guest Sam Smith. Plays live in all time zones.

Saturday TV Marathons

ER (Pop): Seven episodes that play twice.
Law & Order (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
M*A*S*H (SundanceTV): Has 15 episodes tonight into late night.
The Missing (Starz Edge): Has all eight second season episodes.
Monk (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Murder, She Baked (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Has five TV mystery movies tonight into late night.
The Rifleman (AMC): Has 12 episodes early.

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