Sunday Night TV: The Killing, Sherlock, Game of Thrones & More

by Jason the TVaholic on May 13, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Game of Thrones Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the first season finale of Once Upon a Time, CBS has the 24th season finale of Survivor followed by a reunion show, and FOX has the seventh season finale of American Dad.

Over on cable, BBC America has a Planet Earth: Extreme Journeys special, Cooking Channel has the second season finale of Unique Sweets, E! has the second season finale of Khloe & Lamar followed by an E! True Hollywood Story: Joan & Melissa Rivers, Food Network has the eighth season premiere of The Next Food Network Star, and Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Notes From the Heart Healer.

In late night, Food Network has the series premiere of Invention Hunters.

Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): Season Finale. Emma and Regina are working to save Henry. Prince Charming plans his escape from the Evil Queen in hopes of reuniting with Snow White. Runs 61 minutes.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Jaime comes in contact with a relative. Dany is invited to the House of the Undying. Jon gets lost. Plays again later.

Veep (HBO): New. Dan and Amy go to a book launch. Selina sees a war hero as a threat politically. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Marge finds out that Ned and Edna have got married, so she plans a party for them. Runs 30 minutes.

Sherlock (PBS): New. Sherlock and Watson some experiments in “The Hounds of Baskerville.” Runs 90 minutes.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Roland and Joan have some legal issues to discuss. Roxy has some good news. Plays again later.
  • Desperate Housewives (ABC): Series Finale. Trip wants Bree to finally tell him what happened the night of the murder. Susan is selling her home. Katharine Mayfair returns to the lane. Runs two hours.
  • The Killing (AMC): New. Sarah is searching for Holder. Stan decides to take matters into his own hands. Plays again later two times. The previous episode replays earlier today.
  • Mad Men (AMC): New. Don gets competitive. Roger is searching for some new business. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. The previous four episodes replay earlier this morning.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Some ricochet myths are tested. Plays again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): Season Premiere. The competition begins to get a show on the network. Runs two hours. Plays again later.
  • Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Cruz is appearing in Jackie’s dreams. Zoey is questioning things with Lenny. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has doubleheader NBA Playoff action today.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball with the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers.
  • NBC has final round coverage of the Players Championship golf tournament.
  • NBC Sports has NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action tonight.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Atlanta Braves at the St. Louis Cardinals.

TV Marathons

ION has nine episodes of Flashpoint tonight.
gmc has five episodes of The Waltons today.
Syfy has 14 episodes of Eureka.
TNT has 10 episodes of Law & Order starting early.
USA Network has nine episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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