Saturday TV: Football Playoffs Kick Off

Another good chance to watch the entertainment and informative “Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President” (CNN, 10 p.m.). 

They dig for gold in a flooded cave on “Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch” (Discovery, 8 p.m.). 

A pair of Hitchcock thrillers in which the innocent are falsely accused are on Turner Classic Movies tonight with “North by Northwest” (8 p.m.) and “Saboteur” (10:30 p.m.). The midnight noir is “The Glass Key” (12:30 a.m.), followed by a pair of musicals, “It Happened at the World’s Fair” (2:15 a.m.) and “The Glass Slipper” (4:15 a.m.). 

Pro basketball includes Denver at Philadelphia (NBA, 3 p.m.) and Miami at Washington (NBA, 7 p.m.). 

Men’s college basketball includes St. John’s at Creighton (Fox Sports 1, noon), Richmond at George Mason (CBS Sports, noon), George Washington at St. Bonaventure (NBC Sports, noon), Alabama at Auburn (ESPN2, noon), Tulsa at West Virginia (ESPN, 1 p.m.), Tennessee at Texas A&M (ESPN2, 2 p.m.), Seton Hall at DePaul (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.), Rhode Island at Virginia Commonwealth (CBS Sports, 2 p.m.), Fordham at Duquesne (NBC Sports, 2 p.m.), Baylor at TCU (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Tulane at Houston (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), Texas Tech at Iowa State (ESPN2, 4 p.m.), Connecticut at Butler (CBS Sports, 4 p.m.), UNLV at Colorado State (Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m.), La Salle at Massachusetts (NBC Sports, 4 p.m.), North Texas at Texas-San Antonio (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), Oklahoma at Kansas (CBS, 4:30 p.m.), Kentucky at Florida (ESPN, 5 p.m.), Oklahoma State at Kansas State (ESPN2, 6 p.m.), Clemson at North Carolina (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Santa Clara at Saint Mary’s (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Georgetown at Syracuse (ESPN2, 8 p.m.), UCLA at Arizona (ESPN, 9 p.m.) and Nevada at San Diego State (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.). 

Men’s college hockey has Arizona State at Notre Dame (NHL, 2:30 p.m.).

Foo Fighters play an episode of “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) and also appears as musical guest on the replay of the post-election episode of “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with Dave Chappelle. 

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