Saturday TV: NBA Basketball, Counterpart Encore, True Detective Encore & More

News & Notes

Get an NBA Indoor/Outdoor Basketball on AmazonTonight, CBS has The 8th Annual NFL Honors special.

Over on cable, Animal Planet has the Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl II special, BET has The 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration 2019 special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Valentine in the Vineyard and Hallmark Channel’s 1st Annual Cat Bowl special, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Death of a Cheerleader, and Nickelodeon has the second season premiere of Knight Squad.

On streaming, as of this morning, Netflix drops the complete second season of Bordertown.

Next Saturday, Netflix drops the complete second season of The Break.

Prime Picks

Counterpart (Starz Edge): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “No Strings Attached,” replays. Starts 19 minutes before the hour and runs 56 minutes. Plays again later here and on Starz.

The Passage (FOX): Repeat. The second episode, “You Owe Me a Unicorn,” of the season replays.

True Detective (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Hour and the Day,” replays. Starts 45 minutes after the hour and runs 70 minutes.

Other Option

  • Deadly Class (Syfy): Repeat. The first three episodes replay.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA Saturday Primetime with the Los Angeles Lakers at the Golden State Warriors.
  • CBS has college basketball action today with Texas Tech at Kansas.
  • CBS Sports has quintuple-header college basketball action with SMU at Cincinnati closing out the night.
  • ESPN has quadruple-header college basketball action with Tennessee at Texas A&M closing out the night.
  • ESPN+ has 39 men’s and 24 women’s college basketball games available via streaming over the course of the day.
  • ESPN2 has sextuple-header college basketball action with Loyola-Chicago at Illinois State closing out the night.
  • ESPN3 has 18 men’s and 26 women’s college basketball games available via streaming over the course of the day.
  • ESPNU has quintuple-header college basketball action with New Mexico at Fresno State closing out the night.
  • FS1 has college basketball action today with Providence at DePaul.
  • NBC Sports has doubleheader college basketball action today with UMass at St. Joseph’s followed by George Mason at VCU.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Jason Momoa hosted with musical guest Mumford & Sons.
  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Episode 2,” replays.
  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s episode, “Whale Hunt,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (WEtv): Has 14 episodes today into late night.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives/Triple D Nation (Food Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 12 episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 17 episodes today into late night.
Last Man Standing (WGN America): Has 10 episodes today.
M*A*S*H (SundanceTV): Has 20 episodes.
Monk (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Has 10 episodes.
Murder, She Wrote (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Seven episodes in late night.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Two and a Half Men (TV Land): Has 18 episodes tonight.

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