Saturday TV: Recalling Attica’s Prison Riot

“Next Stop Christmas” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.) is one of at least a couple premature Yuletide romances tonight. This one stars Lyndsy Fonseca who imagines what would have happened if she had married her boyfriend from 10 years earlier. Chandler Massey, Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd also star.

In “Debbie Macomber’s A Mrs. Miracle Christmas” (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 10 p.m.) Caroline Rhea’s Mrs. Miracle swoops in to provide holiday spirit. Kaitlin Doubleday, Steve Lund and Paula Shaw round out the cast.

A man acquitted of murder is still a suspect on “Frankie Drake Mysteries” (Ovation, 7 p.m.). 

The culinary special “Getting Spicy with Pepper Teigen” (Food, noon) celebrates hot dishes from her Thai past. 

The sixth collaboration between CNN and Sesame Street picks up on the new frontier of vaccinations for the young, “The ABC’s of Covid Vaccines” (CNN, 8:30 p.m.).

It’s militias and gun nights all night on Reelz with “Waco Burning: Deadly Standoff” (Reelz, 8 p.m.), “Ruby Ridge: Deadly Standoff” (Reelz, 9 p.m.) and “Montana Freeman Militia: Deadly Standoff” (Reelz, 10 p.m.).

Buffalo and ducks are among the “World’s Funniest Animals” (CW, 9 p.m.).

On “The Zoo: Bronx Tales” (Animal Planet, 8 p.m.), giraffes are paired for breeding.

A camel has a toothache on “The Zoo” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.). 

“Louisiana Law” (Discovery, 9 p.m.) is hit by Hurricane Ida.

A volatile couple has to decide whether to marry on “Family or Fiance” (OWN, 9 p.m.). 

“Cold Justice” (Oxygen, 8 p.m.) returns for a sixth season.

The comics page favorite gets a triple play on Turner Classic Movies with “Blondie Plays Cupid” (8 p.m.), “Blondie in Society” (9:15 p.m.) and “Blondie’s Blessed Event” (10:45 p.m.). The 12 o’clock noir is the Cold War “5 Steps to Danger” (midnight), which is followed by a pair of Michael Crichton thrillers, “The Andromeda Strain” (1:45 a.m.) and “Coma” (4 a.m.).

College football begins at noon with Army vs. Air Force (CBS), Wake Forest at North Carolina (ABC), Ohio State at Nebraska (Fox), Missouri at Georgia (ESPN), Illinois at Minnesota (ESPN2), Kansas State at Kansas (Fox Sports 1), SMU at Memphis (ESPNU), and Louisiana Tech at UAB (CBS Sports). 

Games at 3:30 p.m. include Michigan State at Purdue (ABC), Auburn at Texas A&M (CBS), Baylor at TCU (Fox), Navy at Notre Dame (NBC), Oklahoma State at West Virginia (ESPN), Tulsa at Cincinnati (ESPN2), Penn State at Maryland (Fox Sports 1) and Colorado at Wyoming (CBS Sports).

Then comes Tulane at Central Florida (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), LSU at Alabama (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Tennessee at Kentucky (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Boise State at Fresno State (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Texas at Iowa State (Fox Sports 1, 7:30 p.m.), Houston at South Florida (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.), San Jose State at Nevada (Fox Sports 2, 10 p.m.), Texas San Antonio at Texas El Paso (ESPN2, 10:15 p.m.), Southern California at Arizona State (ESPN, 10:30 p.m.) and San Diego State at Hawaii (Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.).

Hockey includes Tampa Bay at Ottawa (NHL, 2 p.m.) and Boston at Toronto (NHL, 7 p.m.).

Basketball has Utah at Miami (NBA, 7:30 p.m.) and Lakers at Portland (NBA, 10:30 p.m.).

NASCAR runs the Xfinity Series Championship (NBC Sports, 8:30 p.m.). 

Leon Bridges and the trio Khruangbin play a new “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings). 

Kieran Culkin of “Succession” hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with musical guest Ed Sheeran. A replay from last year at 10 has Timothee Chalamet and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

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