Saturday TV: Where’d D.B. Cooper Go?

Wait, “Gold Rush: White Water“ (Discovery, 9 p.m.) and “Gold Rush” (Discovery, 10 p.m.) is on both Friday and Saturday nights? Their relentless digging up the Earth for greed is getting less and less appealing. 

Another new premature holiday romance film 

It plays opposite “Christmas on Wheels” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) with Tiya Sircar as another woman who goes back to her hometown and fins love, in this case with a car. 

And later comes a third original movie, with Catherine Bell starring in “Meet Me at Christmas” (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 10 p.m.), in which she plays a mother who is planning a Christmas Eve wedding for her son. Mark Deklin also stars. 

Meanwhile, things are darker in the self-explanatory thriller “Young, Stalked and Pregnant” (Lifetime Movie Network, 8 p.m.) with Taylor Blackwell, Cody Sulek and Tanya Clarke. 

The Robert Downey Jr. take on “Dolittle” (HBO, 8 p.m.) with Selena Gomez, Tom Holland and Rami Malek, makes its premium cable debut. Also on tonight, “The Children Act” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) with Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci. 

“BlackkKlansman” (FX, 8 p.m.) is also on. 

A Frenchie needs a bump on her face removed by “Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.).

“Drugs, Inc.: The Fix” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.) looks into the world of ecstasy.

A comedian has compromised her relationship with her daughter on “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN, 9 p.m.). 

An explosion in South America leaves a crater and possibly an illness on “What on Earth?” (Science, 9 p.m.). 

“Ghost Nation” (Travel, 9 p.m.) goes to an antique shop in Bozrah, Conn. 

Joliet Prison is on the itinerary on “Destination Fear” (Travel, 10 p.m.). 

On “Secret Life of the Zoo” (Animal Planet, 11 p.m.) a new chimp causes problems. A zebra gets its tail fixed on “Mega Zoo” (Animal Planet, 10 p.m.). 

“Sister Act” (VH1, 8 p.m.) is followed by “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” (VH1, 10:30 p.m.), which is probably a better double feature than “Grown Ups” (Paramount, ) and “Grown Ups 2” (Paramount, 8:30 p.m.). 

“Shrek” (Bravo, 7:10 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.) is on a couple of times. 

On Turner Classic Movies, “Ball of Fire” (8 p.m.) is paired with “Brother Orchid” (10 p.m.) because they both involve unusual hideouts — a college and a monastery, respectively. The noir at 12 o’clock is “Fear” (midnight), followed by the two final features from Hitchcock from the 1970s, “Family Plot” (1:30 a.m.) and “Frenzy” (3:45 a.m.). 

There is third round play at The Masters (CBS, 1 p.m.). 

COVID’s acceleration has caused the cancellation of two college football games today including Ohio State at Maryland, and the postponement of six others. What’s left begins at noon with Miami at Virginia Tech (ESPN), Indiana at Michigan State (ABC), TCU at West Virginia (Fox), Coastal Carolina at Troy (ESPN2), Penn State at Nebraska (Fox Sports 1), Western Carolina at Liberty (ESPNU), and Middle Tennessee State at Marshall (CBS Sports).

After Fresno State at Utah State (Fox Sports 2, 2:30 p.m.), games at 3:30 p.m. include Notre Dame at Boston College (ABC), Southern California at Arizona (Fox), Colorado at Stanford (ESPN), South Florida at Houston (ESPN2) and Southern Mississippi at Western Kentucky (CBS Sports).

Then comes Baylor at Texas Tech (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.), Nevada at New Mexico (Fox Sports 2, 6:30 p.m.), Oregon at Washington State (Fox, 7 p.m.), Arkansas at Florida (ESPN, 7 p.m.), SMU at Tulsa (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Wisconsin at Michigan (ABC, 7:30 p.m.), Temple at Central Florida (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.), Utah at UCLA (Fox, 10:30 p.m.), California at Arizona State (ESPN2, 10:30 p.m.), UNLV at San Jose State (Fox Sports 2, 10:30 p.m.) and Oregon State at Washington (Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.). 

Soccer includes Togo at Egypt (beIN Sports, 1:50 p.m.).

Auto racing’s 12 Hours of Sebring (NBC Sports, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; NBC, 3 p.m.) runs on two networks.

Jackie Venson plays “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m.), which also has a 2012 performance from Mavis Staples that features Bonnie Raitt. 

After six consecutive new shows to start the season “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) has its first rerun, repeating the underwhelming season opener with Chris Rock and Megan Thee Stallion. 

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