Friday TV: College Basketball & Football, TV Marathons, Unforgettable S.4 Premiere and More

News & Notes

Get Unforgettable Episodes via Amazon VideoOn cable tonight, A&E has the fourth season premiere of Unforgettable, Discovery Channel has the first season finale of Pacific Warriors, Food Network has a Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives: Extra Helpings special and the second season premiere of American Diner Revival, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Crown for Christmas, and HBO has the documentary premiere of The Ties That Bind.

In late night, Adult Swim has the second season finale of Black Jesus.

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Prime Picks

Unforgettable (A&E): Season Premiere. Carrie’s former husband comes to town to investigate a group distributing meth, but turns out they are a part of something even more dangerous. Plays again later.

Unforgettable (A&E): New. The team goes up against a hitman that killed two agents protecting a federal witness. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.

The Soup (E!): New. Sports reporter Michelle Beadle appears. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New Special. Guy goes for some “Extra Helpings” that uses new footage to cover places that have appeared on the show previously. Plays again later.

Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special (The CW): Repeat. Po finds that he has to host an event on his favorite holiday. Runs 30 minutes.
Merry Madagascar (The CW): Repeat. The gang attempts to save Christmas after Santa crash lands on the island and ends up with amnesia. Runs 30 minutes.

Blue Bloods (CBS): Repeat. The “Love Stories” episode from last season replays, where Danny and Baez investigate after a homeowner shoots an intruder that turns out to be a hitman.

Other Options

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz Edge): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Brujo,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later on Starz.
  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. Animated retelling of this offbeat holiday tale.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “All About Allison,” replays.
  • Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (ABC): Repeat. Fred Astaire and Mickey Rooney are some of the voices in this classic holiday tale that tells the legend of Santa Claus and how he got in the toy delivery business.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action with Navy at Houston followed by Iowa at Nebraska.
  • CBS has college football action with Missouri at Arkansas.
  • CBS Sports has doubleheader college football action with Western Michigan at Toledo followed by Boise State at San Jose State and doubleheader college basketball.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college basketball action today and later has college football action with Baylor at TCU tonight.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with Miami at Pittsburgh followed by five college basketball games.
  • ESPNU has college basketball action followed by doubleheader college football action with UMass at Buffalo and Tulsa at Tulane.
  • FOX has college football action with Washington State at Washington in the Apple Cup.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action with Marshall at Western Kentucky followed Oregon State at Oregon and then doubleheader college basketball action.

Late Night

  • Haven (Syfy): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “A Matter of Time,” replays.
  • The Royals (USA Network): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Welcome Is Fashion and Ceremony,” of the E! series replays on its sister cabler.

Friday TV Marathons

Criminal Minds (A&E): Has 10 episodes.
Criminal Minds (ION): Has 14 episodes.
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (BET): Has 30 episodes.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 18 episodes.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Younger (TV Land): Has all 12 first season episodes in late night.

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