Saturday TV: College Football, Dirk Gently, SMILF Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 11, 2017

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News & Notes

Get the Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Novel at AmazonOn cable tonight, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of The Sweetest Christmas/em>, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of A Song for Christmas, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Oscar Pistorious: Blade Runner Killer.

On streaming, as of this morning, Hulu drops the documentary Obey Giant.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The “One Book, Two Covers” episode from last season replays where Torres takes the lead when a Marine’s murder looks to be linked to a biker gang he once infiltrated.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America): New. Arnold shows up and the case goes in a new direction. Amanda comes across a mystical coven. Plays again later.

SMILF (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s series premiere episode, “A Box of Dunkies and Two Squirts of Maple Syrup,” replays. Starts 40 minutes after the hour and runs 35 minutes. Replays earlier this evening and later tonight on Showtime as well.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action today and then later has Saturday Night College Football with Notre Dame at Miami.
  • CBS has college football action today with Georgia at Auburn.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader college football action with Boise State at Colorado State closing out the night.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college football action with Alabama at Ole Miss closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has quadruple-header college football action with Oregon State at Arizona closing out the night.
  • ESPNU has quadruple-header college football action with Wyoming at Air Force closing out the night.
  • FOX has college football action today and tonight with TCU at Oklahoma.
  • FS1 has college basketball action today with Notre Dame at DePaul.
  • NBA TV has the Brooklyn Nets at the Utah Jazz tonight.

Late Night

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Accidental Text on Purpose,” replays. Runs 40 minutes.
  • Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus (Cinemax): Repeat. This past Friday night’s first season finale episode, “Blaze Foley,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Tiffany Haddish hosts with musical guest Taylor Swift. Plays live across all time zones.

Saturday TV Marathons

ER (Pop): Seven episodes that play twice.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 11 episodes.
M*A*S*H (SundanceTV): Has 14 episodes.
Monk (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Star Trek: Voyager (BBC America): Seven episodes.

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