Saturday TV: College Bowl Games, Ash vs Evil Dead, Spotless & More

News & Notes

Get Funko POP Ash From The Evil Dead at AmazonTonight, NBC replays The Wiz Live!

Over on cable, AMC has the Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of A Christmas Melody, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Spirit of Christmas, SundanceTV has the second season finale of The Returned, and TV Land has the series finale of Instant Mom.

Prime Picks

NCIS (CBS): Repeat. The “Cadence” episode from last season replays, where DiNozzo investigates a case that revolves around the military academy he attended as a teen.

Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. Ash has to deal with some stuff from his past before he can end the Evil and Fisher has to confront something scary. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times.

Spotless (Esquire Network): New. Martin has his past catch up with him. Jean may have found a new ally. Julie’s commission comes from an unexpected client. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader college football action with the Celebration Bowl with Alcorn St. vs. North Carolina A&T followed by the Las Vegas Bowl with BYU vs. Utah.
  • CBS has doubleheader college basketball action today with UCLA vs. North Carolina followed by Ohio State vs. Kentucky.
  • CBS Sports has college basketball action today with Cincinnati at VCU and later has college football action with the Cure Bowl with San Jose State vs. Georgia State.
  • ESPN has college basketball action today with Utah vs. Duke followed by tripleheader college football action with the New Mexico Bowl with Arizona at New Mexico, the Camellia Bowl with Ohio vs. Appalachian State and the New Orleans Bowl with Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball today with Villanova at Virginia followed by Indiana vs. Notre Dame followed by college football action with the NCAA Division II Football Championship with Northwest Missouri State vs. Shepherd and then doubleheader college football action with UNLV at Arizona followed by Texas at Stanford.
  • ESPNU has five college basketball games with Western Kentucky at Louisville, Creighton at Oklahoma, Northern Iowa at Iowa State, Baylor at Texas A&M and Tennessee vs. Gonzaga.
  • FOX has college basketball action today with Wichita State at Seton Hall.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action today with Auburn at Xavier followed by Northwestern at DePaul and later more college basketball with Florida vs. Oklahoma State tonight.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Charlotte Hornets at the Washington Wizards.
  • NFL Network has a game tonight with the New York Jets at the Dallas Cowboys.

Late Night

  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Our Man in Damascus,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host with musical guest Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

Saturday TV Marathons

The Affair (Showtime): All 11 second season episodes thus far to get you ready for tomorrow night’s season finale.
Futurama (Comedy Central): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (TNT): Six episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 15 episodes.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Has seven episodes.

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