News & Notes
Over on cable, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of When Calls the Heart: New Year’s Wish, which gets you ready for the show’s third season return in February and Starz has the series finale of Da Vinci’s Demons.
On streaming, Netflix drops Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes, which is a one-hour special that flashes back and tells the backstory of Hundred Eyes, as of this morning.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy checks out some of the “Best of New York” in this special episode. Plays again later.
Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): New. Ash goes up against his biggest nemesis. Kelly and Pablo must figure out who they can really trust. Runs 30 minutes. Plays twice and again later three times.
Spotless (Esquire Network): New. Jean tells the police what he has been doing in hopes of getting out from under his destructive mob partnership. Martin starts an affair. Julie continues to dig into what Jean is up to. Plays again later.
Bones (FOX): Repeat. The crossover episode with Sleepy Hollow replays.
Sleepy Hollow (FOX): Repeat. The crossover episode with Bones replays.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy does some “Piggin’ Out.” Plays again later.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Repeat. Guy checks out some “Meat in the Middle.” Plays again later.
- ABC has college football action with the Pinstripe Bowl with Indiana vs. Duke.
- CBS has college basketball action today with Louisville at Kentucky followed by college football action with the Sun Bowl with Miami vs. Washington State.
- ESPN has quadruple-header college football action with the St. Petersburg Bowl with UConn vs. Marshall, the Heart of Dallas Bowl with Washington vs. Southern Mississippi, the Independence Bowl with Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech, and the Foster Farms Bowl with UCLA vs. Nebraska.
- NBA TV has a game tonight with the Houston Rockets at the New Orleans Pelicans.
- NFL Network has a game tonight with the Washington Redskins at the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s fifth season finale episode, “A False Glimmer,” replays.
- Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Matthew McConaughey hosted with musical guest Adele.
Saturday TV Marathons
Doctor Who (BBC America): Episodes all day everyday through Monday night.
Game of Thrones (HBO2): Has all 10 first season episodes. Season two plays tomorrow, season three on Monday, four on Tuesday and the fifth season on Wednesday.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
The Knick (Cinemax): All 10 second season episodes.
Law & Order (TNT): Seven episodes early.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 12 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 18 episodes.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes today.