TV Watch List: Thursday, September 5

Will 'SNL' be any good now that Wiig and company are gone?
Will ‘SNL’ be any good now that Wiig and company are gone?

Metro’s Thursday night TV breakdown.

‘My Teen is Pregnant and So Am I’
REALITY. This is the only show on television to give “Teen Mom” a run for its money, in terms of depressing/messed up shows about knocked up teenagers.
9 p.m., DFH

‘Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again’
COMEDY. There are those who say that “SNL” hasn’t been good since the late 80s but we still watch it for the occasional glimmer of comedy gold. We’re not sure how the newest season (premiering later this month) will be now that pretty much all of the best remaining cast members have peaced out, but you can tune in to this special tonight for a refresher.
8 p.m, VH1

‘Tamar & Vince’
REALITY. This is the second season premiere of a spin-off of “The Braxton Family Values.” If you’re thinking “a spin-off of what?,” then you’re right there with us. Is there a show that some exec in a big office somewhere WON’T greenlight a spin-off of?
Season Premiere, 9 p.m., WE



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