Saturday TV: College Football, Gilmore Girls Marathon, Dirk Gently’s & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 19, 2016

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News & Notes

NCAA FootballOn cable tonight, Discovery Channel has an Alaska: The Next Frontier: Thanksgiving special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of My Christmas Dream, and Ovation has the first season finale of Versailles.

Prime Picks

Insecure (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Guilty as F**k,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later on HBO.
Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks (BBC America): New. Part 1 of 6. This is the completely missing third serial of the fourth season, which was first broadcast in six weekly parts from November 5th thru December 10th, 1966. Starts five minutes before the half hour and runs 35 minutes. Plays again later.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America): New. Todd lets loose a secret. Estevez and Zimmerfield go big to finish their case. Plays again later.

Westworld (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Trompe L’Oeil,” replays. Starts 15 minutes after the hour and runs 60 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ABC doubleheader college football action today and then later has Saturday Night College Football with Oklahoma at West Virginia.
  • CBS has college football action today with Missouri at Tennessee.
  • CBS Sports has quadruple-header college football action with Air Force at San Jose State closing out the night.
  • ESPN has four college football games with USC at UCLA closing out the night.
  • ESPN2 has four college football games with New Mexico at Colorado State closing out the night.
  • ESPNews has three college football games today with Tulsa at Central Florida closing out the night.
  • ESPNU has three college football games today with Arkansas at Mississippi State closing out the night.
  • FOX has doubleheader CFB on FOX with Washington State at Colorado followed by Arizona State at Washington. #GoDawgs
  • FS1 has doubleheader college football action with Oklahoma State at TCU followed by Texas Tech at Iowa State.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action tonight with the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Memphis Grizzlies followed by the Chicago Bulls at the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • NBC has college football action today with Virginia Tech at Notre Dame.

Late Night

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Delusion,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Good Behavior (TNT): Repeats. This past Tuesday night’s series premiere episodes replay.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): New. Kristen Wiig hosts with musical guest The XX.
  • Shooter (USA Network): Repeat. This past Tuesday’s series premiere episode, “Point of Impact,” replays.

Saturday TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (WGN America): Five episodes tonight.
Doctor Who (BBC America): Has 13 episodes.
Gilmore Girls (UPtv): Has episodes all day everyday thru the Friday premiere of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life on Netflix.
Good Times (TV One): Has 15 episodes early.
The Librarians (TNT): Has all 10 season two episodes.
Law & Order (WEtv): Eight episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (ION): Has 16 episodes.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 22 episodes early.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 20 episodes today.
Will & Grace (WEtv): Has 14 episodes today.

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