Saturday TV: Billions Encore, Outlander S.2 Premiere, Beowulf & More

News & Notes

Get Outlander on DVD via AmazonOn cable tonight, Discovery Channel has The Last Alaskans special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Hearts of Spring, HBO has the documentary premiere of Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Cheerleader Murders, and Starz has the second season premiere of Outlander.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Nikki Glaser: Perfect comedy special.

Prime Picks

Billions (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Magical Thinking,” replays.

Outlander (Starz): Season Premiere. Jamie and Claire go to France in hopes of infiltrating the Jacobite rebellion, where they end up in the middle of court intrigue and find it hard to make any political progress. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again twice. The previous eight episodes replay leading up to tonight’s second season premiere.

Beowulf (Esquire Network): New. Rheda and her people face a great threat. Slean sets out to right some wrongs. Plays again later.

Other Option

  • Banshee (Cinemax): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “The Burden of Beauty,” replays. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA Saturday Night action tonight with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Chicago Bulls.
  • CBS has third round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • ESPN has NBA action tonight with the Golden State Warriors at the Memphis Grizzlies.

Late Night

  • Motive (USA Network): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Calling the Shots,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Russell Crowe hosts with musical guest Margo Price.

Saturday TV Marathons

American Crime Story: The People vs. O.J. Simpson (FX): Has all 10 first season episodes.
Blue Bloods (WGN America): Has six episodes tonight.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Good Times (TV One): Has 14 episodes early.
House, M.D. (WEtv): Has 19 episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
Outlander (Starz): Has nine episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 21 episodes.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 15 episodes today.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Six episodes today.
Underground (WGN America): Has the first five episodes.

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