What to Watch Today: TV Marathons, Game of Thrones & The Killing

by Jason the TVaholic on May 29, 2011

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News & Notes

Get George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones at AmazonOn cable tonight, Food Network has the first season finale of Best in Smoke, TLC has the series premiere of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, and WE tv has an Iced With Sylvia Weinstock special and the fourth season finale of Amazing Wedding Cakes.

A&E has the first season finale of Breakout Kings tomorrow night.

While Sunday nights may be practically the only night that still has lots of shows playing new episodes with Game of Thrones, Treme, The Killing, Army Wives, In Plain Sight and Law & Order: Criminal Intent, the latter three return next week, there will be lots of stuff to watch over the summer.

On June 5th A&E has the second season premiere of The Glades and Food Network has the seventh season premiere of The Next Food Network Star. On June 12th Lifetime has the series premiere of The Protector. On June 19th Lifetime has the third season premiere of Drop Dead Diva and TNT has the series premiere of Falling Skies. On June 26th HBO has the fourth season premiere of True Blood and TNT has the fourth season premiere of Leverage. On July 10th HBO has the eighth season premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm. On July 17th AMC has the fourth season premiere of Breaking Bad. Lastly, on July 24th HBO has the eighth season premiere of Entourage.

Prime Picks

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Repeat. Funny videos include a proposal that goes badly, a runaway snowmobile, and some tricky bridesmaids.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Jaime and Tywin are getting ready for battle. Jon takes the vows of the Knights Watch. Plays again later.

The Killing (AMC): New. The cops need to regroup. Richmond gains in the polls. Stan has to face the consequences of his actions. Runs 62 minutes. Plays twice and again later.

Other Options

  • Best in Smoke (Food Network): Season Finale. The remaining three contestants have to cook up some tasty treats and deliver them to Yankee Stadium. Plays again later.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Roger Mooking challenges Iron Chef Michael Symon. Plays again later.
  • Treme (HBO): New. Sofia realizes something. Antoine puts forth a straw boss. Janette finds out that Jacques is in some trouble. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has IndyCar racing action with the Indianapolis 500: The 95th Running.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action with the Cincinnati Reds at the Atlanta Braves.
  • FOX has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600.
  • TBS has early MLB action with the Boston Red Sox at the Detroit Tigers.

TV Marathons

A&E has five episodes of Criminal Minds tonight.
Animal Planet has 14 episodes of River Monsters.
BBC America has 24 episodes of Top Gear.
BIO has 10 episodes of I Survived…
Bravo has 20 episodes of The Real Housewives of…
Discovery Channel has 14 episodes of Deadliest Catch.
History has six episodes of American Pickers tonight.
MTV has 13 episodes of Jersey Shore.
MTV2 has 10 episodes of Martin.
Oxygen has 12 episodes of America’s Next Top Model.
Science has episodes of Firefly all day.
style has six episodes of Project Runway.
Syfy is playing Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Nemesis, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek Generations, and Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
TLC has seven episodes of Four Weddings early followed by nine episodes of Extreme Couponing.
TNT has nine episodes of Law & Order early.
truTV has 14 episodes of Bait Car.
USA has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
WE tv has 11 episodes of Bridezillas.

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