News & Notes
Over on cable,
BBC America has the 16th season finale of The Graham Norton Show, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Wish Come True, HBO has a Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen special, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Beautiful & Twisted.
Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. A group of sports related sketches hosted by Seth Meyers.
The Musketeers (BBC America): New. A Spanish general has the formula for deadly gunpowder and will give it up for help getting his kidnapped daughter back. Runs 75 minutes. Plays again later.
Transporter: The Series (TNT): New. Frank is hired to get a horse to the Belmont Stakes. Plays twice.
- MythBusters (Discovery): New. The guys take on myths from video games. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “The A-Team Special,” replays right before.
- CBS has college basketball action today with Arkansas at Florida.
- CBS Sports has five college basketball games with Tulane at Temple, Georgetown at Creighton, UMass at St. Louis, Fresno State at Colorado State and Utah State at San Diego State.
- ESPN has four college basketball games with Wisconsin at Iowa, Kansas State at Kansas, North Carolina at Louisville and Duke at Virginia followed by NBA action tonight and then men’s finals coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament.
- ESPN2 has six college basketball games with Auburn at Tennessee, Richmond at VCU, Wichita State at Northern Iowa, Texas at Baylor, Oklahoma at Oklahoma State and Memphis at Gonzaga.
- ESPNU has six college basketball games with Texas Tech at West Virginia, TCU at Iowa State, Georgia at South Carolina, Purdue at Northwestern, Central Florida at SMU and Cal Poly at UC Davis.
- FOX has college basketball action today with Providence at St. John’s.
- FS1 has doubleheader college basketball games today with Xavier at Seton Hall and Villanova at Seton Hall.
- NBC Sports a college basketball game today with Davidson at St. Joseph’s.
- Cougar Town (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “Waiting for Tonight,” replays.
- Ground Floor (TBS): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s episode, “The Mansfield Who Came to Dinner,” replays.
- Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. J.K. Simmons hosts and with musical guest D’angelo.
Saturday TV Marathons
Criminal Minds (ION): Has 12 episodes.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Law & Order (TNT): Six episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Nine episodes tonight into late night.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 12 episodes.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has five episodes tonight.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 12 episodes today.