Saturday TV: Survivor’s Remorse, Transporter: The Series Series Premiere, Doctor Who & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 18, 2014

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News & Notes

Download Doctor Who Season 8 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, Adult Swim has the second season premiere of Black Dynamite, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of My Boyfriend’s Dogs, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Big Driver, Syfy has the TV movie premiere of Finders Keepers, and TNT has the series premiere of Transporter: The Series.

In late night, Comedy Central has an Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure.

Prime Picks

Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Shalwar Kameez,” replays.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. Clara has to take on something other dimensional to save the Doctor. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Mummy on the Orient Express,” replays right before.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Christopher Walken hosted this vintage episode and the musical guest was Christina Aguilera.

Other Options

  • The Knick (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s first season finale episode, “Crutchfield,” replays. Plays again later.
  • Survivor’s Remorse (Starz): New. Cam visits a teen in the hospital and gets a surprise request. Reggie thinks Cam put family on the payroll. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times. Last week’s episode, “On the Carpet,” replays right before.
  • Transporter: The Series (TNT): Series Premiere. Two episodes play. A former military Special Forces trained guy named Frank transports anything with no questions asked. In the first, Frank attempts to transport an eco-friendly engine to Paris. In the second, Frank helps out an old CIA pal that has gotten in a jam. Both play again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action today and later Saturday Night College Football with Notre Dame at Florida State.
  • CBS has college football action today with Texas A&M at Alabama.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader college football action with Hawaii at San Diego State closing out the night.
  • ESPN has four college football games today with Stanford at Arizona State closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has four college football games today with Nevada at BYU closing out the night.
  • ESPNU has four college football games today with Norfolk State at Hampton closing out the night.
  • FS1 has three college football games today with Washington at Oregon closing out the night.

Late Night

  • The Affair (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s series premiere episode, “1,” replays. Plays earlier in the evening as well.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Chris Pratt hosted with musical guest Ariana Grande to begin the 40th season.

Saturday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (A&E): Five episodes early and another six tonight.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (USA Network): Seven episodes today.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (TNT): Has six episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Five episodes tonight.

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