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College Football Kicks Off the 2019 Season on Fox

ALSO: Can You Ever Forgive Me, Black Love, My One & Only, Injustice with Nancy Grace, and more
  • Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt return as Fox's lead game crew for college football this year  (Photo: Fox)
    Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt return as Fox's lead game crew for college football this year (Photo: Fox)

    It's Labor Day Weekend, the unofficial close to summer, but if that's not enough to convince you that Autumn is on the way, tonight's top pick is an undeniable indicator that the warm months will soon be behind us. That's right: college football is back, with the first kickoff happening tonight in Minnesota.

    Today's other highlights include the fall from grace of a bestselling celebrity biographer, a look at what it takes to make long-term love last, and a peek at the beginnings of a new romance. 

    SEASON PREMIERE: It's time for the first game of the season as College Football kicks off on Fox. The first matchup is South Dakota State at Minnesota, with the Golden Gophers taking on the Jackrabbits as the battle for the 2019 championship commences. 8:00 PM ET on Fox

    CABLE PREMIERE: HBO's big Saturday night movie this week is Can You Ever Forgive Me. The bizarre and sad true life tale of Lee Israel, who went from celebrity biographer to one of the most prolific literary forgers in history, garnered Oscar nominations for stars Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant, as well as writers Jeff Whitty and Nicole Holocener (who also directed). Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO

    SEASON FINALE: Viewers get one more look into the joy and challenges of marriage in Black Love's season finale. The series from filmmakers Tommy and Elaine Oliver explores the inner workings of marriages with raw, emotional, and at times uncomfortable true stories of how couples met, married, started families, and maneuvered the onslaught of challenges every step of the way. 9:00 PM ET on OWN

    MADE FOR TV MOVIE: Contestants Oliver (Steph Huszar) and Stephanie (Pascale Hutton) are appearing in a very Bachelor-like television series to see if they're meant for one another in My One & Only. But things take an unexpected turn when Stephanie and Alex (Sam Page), the owner of the ranch where the show is taping, begin to tjhink they're the ones who are meant to be together. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel


    • Injustice with Nancy Grace closes out the season with a look at an accidental death where the family of the deceased wonder if it was really an accident. 6:00 PM ET on Oxygen
    • Saturday Night Live re-airs its December episode with host Matt Damon and musical guests Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus.11:35 PM ET on NBC

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: College Football, FOX