What’s on Sunday TV: Breakout Kings S.2 Finale, The Good Wife S.3 Finale, Game of Thrones & More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 29, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Game of Thrones Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, CBS has the third season finale of The Good Wife.

Over on cable, A&E has the second season finale of Breakout Kings, BBC America has a Planet Earth: Extreme Predators special, Cooking Channel has the fifth season premiere of Unique Eats, E! has the second season finale of Ice Loves Coco, and TLC has the series premiere of My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding.

Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. August attempts to show Emma how she can defeat Regina and possibly get custody of Henry. Regina goes after David. Runs 61 minutes.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. The Baratheon rivalry comes to an end. Tyrion finds out about Joffrey’s defense plan and its flaws. Arya is made a promise. The Night’s watch gets to an ancient fortress. Plays again later.

Veep (HBO): New. The office gets some good news. Selina attempts to move forward on filibuster reform. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): New. The family goes on vacation and Bart attempts to keep it from ending. Runs 30 minutes.

The Good Wife (CBS): Season Finale. Patty Nyholm, guest star Martha Plimpton, and Louis Canning, guest star Michael J. Fox, have teamed up to go after the firm. Alicia deals with her conflicted feelings about Peter. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes.

GCB (ABC): New. Amanda gets the girls to help her with a cook-off. Heather meets a new guy. Cricket makes a new deal. Sharon attempts to help Zack with his dealership. Starts a minutes after the hour and runs 59 minutes. Next week is the season finale.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Denise is worried about Frank. Jackie is overwhelmed. Tanya gets into it with a doctor. Roland and Joan have some people over for dinner. Plays again later.
  • Breakout Kings (A&E): Season Finale. The team is after a circus escape artist in the first episode and then in the second, Damian reappears and the team is left with an impossible choice to make. Runs two hours. The second episode replays right after and then both episodes play again later followed by the second episode again.
  • Desperate Housewives (ABC): New. Lynette is messing with Tom and his girlfriend. Bree is asked to come clean by her attorney. Renee finds out that Ben has a big secret. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 60 minutes.
  • The Killing (AMC): New. Sarah begins looking more into the Larsen family. Stan has to confront his past. Mitch takes in a runaway. Plays again later two times. The previous episode replays earlier today.
  • Mad Men (AMC): New. Don, Roger and Pete are after some new business. Sally is helping a relative. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. The previous five episodes replay earlier this morning.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The team goes into the viewer mailbag to answer questions and test some mini myths. Plays again later.
  • Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie finds out that Grace knows about her being in rehab. Jackie gets her pay docked after some supplies are stolen. Jackie wants to meet with Charlie. Plays again later.
  • NYC 22 (CBS): New. White House and Jackpot are questioning a man that stopped a bank robbery and come across a secret. Kenny’s father comes to the precinct for a visit. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA Playoff action with the Denver Nuggets at the Los Angeles Lakers in the second NBA game of the day.
  • ESPN has NBA Playoff action with the Utah Jazz at the San Antonio Spurs in the first NBA game of the day and later Sunday Night Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays at the Texas Rangers.
  • NBC has NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action today.
  • NBC Sports has NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action tonight.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Detroit Tigers at the New York Yankees.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA Playoff action with the Boston Celtics at the Atlanta Hawks followed by the Los Angeles Clippers at the Memphis Grizzlies tonight for the third and fourth NBA games of the day.

TV Marathons

AMC has five episodes of Mad Men early.
Centric has 28 episodes of The Jamie Foxx Show.
Discovery Channel has eight episodes of MythBusters.
gmc has 12 episodes of Heartland.
MTV2 has 10 episodes of Save by the Bell early.
TNT has seven episodes of Law & Order starting early.
TV One has 12 episodes of Martin tonight.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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