Saturday TV: College Football Bowls, NFL Football, Watchmen Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 21, 2019

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News & Notes

Watch Watchmen via the HBO Channel on Amazon Prime VideoTonight, ION has the TV movie premiere of 12 Pups of Christmas.

Over on cable, Food Network has an Ultimate Hanukkah Challenge special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Double Holiday, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Christmas on My Mind, Lifetime has the TV movie premieres of Christmas Love Letter and Christmas Hotel, and LMN has the TV movie premiere of Fatal Deceit.

Prime Picks

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (tbs): Repeat Special. The 1966 animated holiday classic replays.
The Unicorn (CBS): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays. Not the best of starts but the cast has really gelled together nicely and I am enjoying this show quite a bit now.

His Dark Materials (HBO): Repeat. This past Monday night’s episode, “The Fight to the Death,” replays. Starts 40 minutes after the hour and runs 60 minutes.

Watchmen (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “See How they Fly,” replays. Starts 40 minutes after the hour and runs 70 minutes. Plays earlier this evening on HBO2.

Other Option

  • Dublin Murders (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Episode 6,” replays. Runs 63 minutes. Replays earlier in the evening as well.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action with the Boca Raton Bowl today with SMU at Florida Atlantic followed by the Las Vegas Bowl tonight with Boise State vs. Washington. #GoDawgs
  • CBS Sports has college football action today with the Cure Bowl with Liberty vs. Georgia Southern.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college football action with the New Mexico Bowl with Central Michigan vs. San Diego State, the Camellia Bowl with Florida International vs. Arkansas State and the New Orleans Bowl with Appalachian State vs. UAB.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action Washington Wizards at the Philadelphia 76ers followed by the Houston Rockets at the Phoenix Suns.
  • NFL Network has tripleheader action with the Houston Texans at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Buffalo Bills at the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams at the San Francisco 49ers.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Eddie Murphy hosts with musical guest Lizzo. Live in each time zone.

Saturday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (WEtv): Has 15 episodes today into late night.
Everybody Hates Chris (MTV2): Has 13 episodes early.
Family Matters (TV One): Has 16 episodes today.
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (MTV2): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes tonight.
House (Pop): Eight episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Married…With Children (Logo): Has 16 episodes tonight into late night.
M*A*S*H (WGN America): Has 18 episodes today.
NCIS: New Orleans (Pop): Eight episodes tonight into late night.
The Office (Comedy Central): Has 10 episodes early.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 17 episodes today.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has episodes all day every day through the end of the year.
Three’s Company (Logo): Has 11 episodes early.
Two and a Half Men (TV Land): Has 24 episodes today into late night.
The Wayans Bros. (MTV2): Has 11 episodes today.

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