Saturday TV: Iggy Pop and Gilly Too

IggyIggy Pop, subject of a new Jim Jarmusch documentary on the Stooges, is also featured on a new “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings), backed by members of the Arctic Monkeys and Queens of the Stone Age, playing songs from his “Post-Pop Depression” album he released last spring as well as old things like “Lust for Life,” “China Girl” and “Funtime.”

Gillian Anderson starts the third and final season of “The Fall” (Netflix, streaming) as the police investigator in Belfast who ended season two with the psycho killer played by Jamie Dornan bleeding out in front of her.

Pete Davidson stars in a standup comedy special from New York’s Skirball Center, titled “Pete Davidson: SMD” (Comedy Central, 11 p.m.), which probably doesn’t mean surface mounted device.

It would be a nice way for a World Series afternoon game that kids might be able to see. But no. Game 4 of Cleveland at Cubs (Fox, 8 p.m.) starts late again, purely for prime time profit reasons.

It’s the season finale for “Treasure Quest: Snake Island” (Discovery, 10 p.m.), so we see whether they get the treasure.

Good time for the premium cable premiere of the Jane Austen mash up, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (Starz, 9 p.m.). Elsewhere is last year’s variation of “Poltergeist” (HBO, 8 p.m.) and “Furious 7” (Cinemax, 10:25 p.m.), which is scary only in the sense that they are still making these films. there is also “The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift” (VH1, 10:30 p.m.), now a decade old.

“The Mind of a Chef” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) wanders to a strip mall.

The disappearance of a Tennessee woman after visiting her former husband is examined on “48 Hours” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

“My Cat From Hell: Worst Cat-astrophes” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.) is a two-hour special.

New information is found about the kidnapping of Patrick Spring’s daughter on “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” (BBC America, 9 p.m.).

A two headed baby is on “Body Bizarre” (Discovery Life, 9 p.m.).

I’m thinking it’s because they don’t have TVs that there have been an endless line of misleading movies about the Amish, the latest lie of which is the made for TV horror story “Amish Witches: The True Story of Holmes County” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) which of course isn’t true at all. Still, they will try to make their case in the documentary “The Real Amish Witches” (Lifetime, 10 p.m.). Sure they are.

“The Night Before Halloween” (Syfy, 9 p.m.) finds mischief night revelers hunted down and killed by the creature they unleash as a prank. With Bailee Madison

A boy dies from trick or treating on “True Nightmares” (Investigation Discovery, 10 p.m.).

Too early for the first Hallmark movie of the long, long season, “A Wish for Christmas” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.), with Lacy Chabert? Absolutely it is.

But it is also too early for “Punkin’ Chunkin’: SuperChunk!” (Science, 9 p.m.) and “Punkin Chunking 2013” (Science, 11 p.m.).

Way too timely on the other hand: A replay of the documentary “Weiner” (Showtime 2, 10 p.m.) though the constant weekend replays of cable news documentaries like “All Business: The Essential Donald Trump” (CNN, 8 p.m.), “Unfinished Business: The Essential Hillary Clinton” (CNN,10 p.m.), “Citizen Trump with Chris Matthews” (MSNBC, 10 p.m.) and “Hillary Clinton: It Takes a Country” (MSNBC, 11 p.m.) seem toothless without updates.

Graduation nears on “Life at Vet U” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.).

“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN, 9 p.m.) doesn’t just start helping a group of men in a three part series, she helps a member of Boyz II Men, Michael McCary.

“Ghost Adventures” (Travel, 9 p.m.) goes to Texas on a two hour episode.

We catch up with Debbie Gibson, Jennifer Hudson and Sally Jessy Raphael on a new “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (OWN, 10 p.m.).

Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Jude Law and Catherine Tate are on a new episode of “The Graham Norton Show” (BBC America, 10 p.m.).

Of course, there’s a day of “Halloween” (AMC, 7 p.m.), “Halloween II” (AMC, 9 p.m.) and “Halloween III: Season of the Witch” (AMC, 11 p.m.), not to mention “Saw” (Pop, 1 p.m.), “Saw II” (Pop, 3:30 p.m.), “Saw III” (Pop, 5:30 p.m.), “Saw IV” (Pop, 8 p.m.) and “Saw V” (Pop, 10 p.m.).

Not to mention “Hocus Pocus” (Freeform, 9:25 p.m.) and “Sleepy Hollow” (Freeform, 11:30 p.m.).

It’s the time of year when some of the weirdest cult classics usually kept to Turner Classic Movies “Underground” series makes it to prime time. Hence: “Blood and Black Lace” (8 p.m.), “Carnival of Souls” (9:45 p.m.), “It’s Alive” (11:15 p.m.) and “The Baby” (1 a.m.).

Later comes two extreme political tales, “The World’s Greatest Sinner” (TCM, 2:30 a.m.) and “Wild in the Streets” (TCM, 2:30 a.m.).

NBA action tonight includes New Orleans at San Antonio (NBA, 8 p.m.) and Minnesota at Sacramento (NBA, 10:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Pittsburgh at San Antonio (NBA, 8 p.m.) and Minnesota at Sacramento (NBA, 10:30 p.m.).

College football starts at noon with games that include Louisville at Virginia (ABC), Michigan at Michigan State (ESPN), West Virginia at Oklahoma State (Fox), Penn State at Purdue (ESPN2), Central Florida at Houston (ESPNU), Connecticut at East Carolina (ESPNews) and Kent State at Central Michigan (CBS Sports).

Games at 3:30 p.m. include Maryland at Indiana (ESPNU), Washington at Utah (Fox Sports 1), Northwestern at Ohio State (ESPN), Baylor at Texas (ABC), Florida vs. Georgia (CBS), Miami at Notre Dame (NBC), Texas Tech at TCU (ESPN2) and Cincinnati at Temple (CBS Sports).

Later games have SMU at Tulane (ESPNews, 4 p.m.), Nebraska at Wisconsin (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Boise State at Wyoming (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Kansas at Oklahoma (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.), Tennessee at South Carolina (ESPN2, 7:15 p.m.), New Mexico State at Texas A&M (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.), Clemson at Florida State (ABC, 8 p.m.), Tulsa at Memphis (ESPNews, 8 p.m.), UNLV at San Jose State (CBS Sports, 10:30 p.m.), Washington State at Oregon State (ESPN2, 10:45 p.m.) and Stanford at Arizona (Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.).

Your first “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) rerun of the season is the one from earlier this month with Margot Robbie and the Weeknd. There’s a replay, too, of the Tracy Morgan/Demi Lovato show from last season at 10 p.m.

 

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