Saturday TV: Ash vs Evil Dead, Doctor Who S.9 Finale, Spotless & More

News & Notes

Get Funko POP Ash From The Evil Dead at AmazonTonight, ION has the TV movie premiere of Merry Kissmas.

On cable tonight, BBC America has the ninth season finale of Doctor Who, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Just in Time for Christmas, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Flight Before Christmas, Nickelodeon has a Make It Pop special, and TV One has the TV movie premiere of Royal Family Christmas.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who (BBC America): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “Heaven Sent,” replays. Stars 15 minutes before the hour and runs 75 minutes.

Doctor Who (BBC America): New. The Doctor faces the Time Lords after returning to Gallifrey. Runs 80 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. “The Searchers” episode from last season replays, where the team investigates the murder of a retired master sergeant.

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. Ash goes through an awakening. Pablo and Kelly find something. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times.

Spotless (Esquire Network): New. Nelson is called after a politician has some problems with an escort that goes really bad. Julie’s new business opens. Jean finds out something about Victor. Plays again later.

Other Option

  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “The Litvinov Ruse,” replays.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action this afternoon with the American Athletic Championship with Temple at Houston and later has Saturday Night College Football with the ACC Championship with North Carolina at Clemson.
  • CBS has college basketball action today with Temple at Wisconsin and later college football action with the SEC Championship with Florida vs. Alabama.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader college basketball action with California at Wyoming, Georgia Tech at Tulane and Southeast Missouri State at Memphis.
  • ESPN has college football action with Texas at Baylor, men’s college basketball action with Arizona at Gonzaga, women’s college basketball action with Notre Dame at UConn and tonight college football action with the Pac-12 Championship with Stanford vs. USC.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with the Conference USA Championship with Southern Mississippi at Western Kentucky, doubleheader college basketball action with Harvard at Kansas followed by Buffalo at Duke, college football action with the Mountain West Championship with Air Force at San Diego State, and closing out the night with college basketball action with Texas A&M at Arizona State.
  • ESPNEWS has college basketball action today with Seton Hall at Rutgers.
  • ESPNU has doubleheader college football action with Binghamton at Michigan State followed by Houston Baptist at Michigan, college football action with the SWAC Championship with Grambling State vs. Alcorn State, and doubleheader college basketball action with Providence at Rhode Island followed by Wichita State at St. Louis.
  • FOX has college football action today with Syracuse at Georgetown and later CFB on FOX college football action with the Big Ten Championship with Michigan State vs. Iowa.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action today with Indiana State at Butler followed by Chicago State at DePaul, college football action with West Virginia at Kansas State, and college basketball action with Western Kentucky at Xavier.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Miami Heat.
  • NBC Sports has college basketball action with Mississippi at UMass today.

Late Night

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Ryan Gosling hosted with musical guest Leon Bridges.

Saturday TV Marathons

Agent X (TNT): The first five episodes in late night.
House (WEtv): Has seven episodes today.
Law & Order (TNT): Seven episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Martin (BET): Has 10 episodes today.
Reba (TV Land): Has 15 episodes today.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Six episodes.

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