Saturday TV: Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who, Spotless & More

News & Notes

Get Funko POP Ash From The Evil Dead at AmazonOn cable tonight, BBC America has the first season finale of The Last Kingdom, Food Network has an All Star Gingerbread Build special and a Christmas Cookie Challenge special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Christmas Detour, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of A Gift Wrapped Christmas, and Showtime has the documentary premiere of The Spymasters – The CIA in the Crosshairs.

If you’ve thought about attending the ATX Festival in June 2016, you can get 15% off a weekend badge with the coupon code”ATXTURKEY15″ through Monday. I quite enjoyed the festival last June and will be attending again next year.

Check out Amazon’s Cyber Monday Deals Week like the Amazon Fire TV Stick for $24.99. It’s great for turning your perfectly fine old TV into a smart TV with apps for Hulu, Netflix, Prime Video and more. It’s how I watched Marvel’s Jessica Jones and am watching The Man in the High Castle.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Face the Raven,” replays.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor faces the Veil, which turns out to be his greatest challenge. Plays again later two times.

Spotless (Esquire Network): New. Jean ends up missing an appointment with Julie when Nelson gives him his first job. Martin learns that the French gangsters have found him to London, so he decides to take off. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The animated holiday classic narrated by Jimmy Durante replays. Runs 31 minutes.
Frosty Returns (CBS): Repeat. Jonathan Winters narrates this animated holiday tale with John Goodman voicing Frosty. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. Kelly gets the group in trouble. Pablo tries to be courageous. Ash tries something new. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times.

Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. A vintage episode replays where Anne Hathaway hosted with musical guest Florence and the Machine.

Other Options

  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “All About Allison,” replays. Plays again later. The previous seven episodes replay right before.
  • The Story of Santa Claus (CBS): Repeat. Animated musical with Ed Asner voicing Nicolas Claus and Betty White as Mrs. Claus.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action this afternoon and Saturday Night College Football tonight with Oklahoma at Oklahoma State.
  • CBS has college football action today with Alabama at Auburn.
  • CBS Sports has doubleheader college football action today with Cincinnati at East Carolina and BYU at Utah State followed by college basketball action and then college football action with Colorado State at Fresno State and then another college basketball game.
  • ESPN has three college football games today with Clemson at South Carolina, Penn State at Michigan State and Florida State at Florida tonight.
  • ESPN2 has quadruple-header college football action today with Nevada at San Diego State closing out the night.
  • ESPNEWS has college football action today with SMU at Memphis.
  • ESPNU has quadruple-header college football action today with Air Force at New Mexico closing out the night.
  • FOX has CFB on FOX college football action with Notre Dame at Stanford tonight.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action today with Iowa State at West Virginia and Kansas State at Kansas followed by college basketball action and then more college football action tonight with Arizona State at California.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Denver Nuggets at the Dallas Mavericks.
  • NBC Sports has college football action with Grambling State vs. Southern today.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Tracy Morgan hosted with musical guest Demi Lovato.

Saturday TV Marathons

Homeland (Showtime): Eight episodes of this season.
Law & Order (TNT): Seven episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Martin (BET): Has 30 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 10 episodes today.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Seven episodes.

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