Saturday TV: MythBusters Series Finale, Black Sails, Beowulf & More

by Jason the TVaholic on March 5, 2016

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News & Notes

Get MythBusters Episodes via Amazon VideoOn cable tonight, Discovery Channel has the series finale of MythBusters followed by a reunion special and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Nightmare Nurse.

Prime Picks

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Series Finale. The final episode. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later. A reunion special follows.

Black Sails (Starz): New. Rogers gets some information from Eleanor. Flint and River head back to Nassau. Plays three times and again later. Last week’s episode, “XXIV,” replays right before.

Beowulf (Esquire Network): New. Herot is being attacked by wolves. Beowulf can’t keep someone from getting captured. Beowulf and Varr end up joining together to face a threat. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA action tonight with the Houston Rockets at the Chicago Bulls.
  • CBS has tripleheader men’s college basketball action today with North Carolina State at Notre Dame, LSU at Kentucky and Stanford at Arizona.
  • CBS Sports has doubleheader women’s college basketball action followed by quadruple-header men’s action.
  • ESPN has five men’s college basketball games with Ohio State at Michigan State, West Virginia at Baylor, Iowa State at Kansas, North Carolina at Duke and Louisville at Virginia.
  • ESPN2 has seven men’s college basketball games.
  • ESPNEWS has tripleheader men’s college basketball action today with Oklahoma at TCU, Kansas State at Texas Tech and South Florida at Tulsa.
  • ESPNU has quadruple-header women’s college basketball action followed by a men’s game.
  • FOX has doubleheader men’s college basketball action today with Georgetown at Villanova followed by Creighton at Xavier.
  • FS1 has men’s college basketball action today with Providence at St. John’s.
  • NBC Sports has men’s college basketball action today with George Washington at Davidson.

Late Night

  • Colony (USA Network): Repeat. This past Thursday night’s episode, “In From the Cold,” replays. Plays earlier today.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Jonah Hill hosts with musical guest Future.
  • Suits (USA Network): Repeat. This past Wednesday night’s fifth season finale episode, “25th Hour,” replays. Plays earlier today.

Saturday TV Marathons

American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson (FX): The first five episodes tonight into late night and commercial free.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
Hart to Hart (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Has 16 episodes.
House, M.D. (WEtv): Has 18 episodes.
Law & Order (TNT): Six episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 21 episodes today.
The Rifleman (AMC): Has 12 episodes early.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 16 episodes today.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Seven episodes.

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