Saturday TV: College Football, Doctor Who S.9 Premiere, Survivor’s Remorse & More

News & Notes

Get Doctor Who S.9 Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, BBC America has the ninth season premiere of Doctor Who, BET has the TV movie premiere of The Start Up, CMT has a CMT Crossroads: Reo Speedwagon and Sara Evans special, Hallmark Channel has the third season finale of Cedar Cove, OWN has the seventh season premiere of Oprah: Where Are They Now?, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Ungodly Acts.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Steve Rannazzisi: Breaking Dad comedy special.

ThinkGeek.com is running a 2 for $20 T-Shirt Sale and has some pretty fun shirts available as part of the deal. These include The IT Crowd, which I own already, and a cool mashup of Doctor Who and Pac-Man, which I just purchased yesterday along with a Firefly shirt. Also find shirts around The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and other just plain geeky t-shirts. Sale ends on Monday. The link is an affiliate link, which means we receive a small percentage for referring the sale, which helps support the site.

Prime Picks

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS): Repeat. The “My Brother’s Keeper” episode from last season replays, where the team investigates the murder of a Navy recruiter.

Doctor Who (BBC America): Season Premiere. An alien force is freezing the sky and the Doctor is missing. The Doctor deals with old enemies and must face his past. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again later.

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (OWN): Season Premiere. Oprah interviews actors David Oyelowo, Debi Mazar and Lisa Rinna. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode replays. Plays again later.
  • Survivor’s Remorse (Starz): New. Reggie considers taking on an NFL prospect. Plays again later three times.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action this afternoon and Saturday Night College Football tonight with Stanford at USC.
  • CBS has college football action today with Auburn at LSU.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action with UCLA at UNLV closing out the night.
  • ESPN has college football action today and then doubleheader college football action tonight with South Carolina at Georgia and LSU at Mississippi at Alabama.
  • ESPN2 has tripleheader college football action with Texas Tech at Arkansas closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has doubleheader college football action with Western Kentucky at Indiana and Iowa State at Toledo.
  • ESPNU has tripleheader college football action with Western Carolina at Tennessee closing out the night.
  • FOX has MLB action today and later tonight have CFB on FOX college football action with California at Texas.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action followed by MLB action tonight followed by another college football game with BYU at UCLA closing out the night.

Late Night

  • Graceland (USA Network): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s third season finale episode, “No Old Tigers,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (ION): Has 12 episodes.
Doctor Who (BBC America): Has episodes all day leading up to the ninth season premiere tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Hart to Hart (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Has 16 episodes.
Homeland (SHO2): All 12 second season episodes.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 15 episodes.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes.

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