Sunday TV: The Simpsons S.23 Finale, Game of Thrones, Veep & More

News & Notes

Get Game of Thrones Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the 22nd season finale of America’s Funniest Home Videos and The 2012 Billboard Music Awards, CBS has the TV movie premiere of Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt, FOX has the third season finale of The Cleveland Show, the 23rd season finale of The Simpsons, the second season finale of Bob’s Burgers and the 10th season finale of Family Guy, NBC has the 12th season finale of The Apprentice, and PBS has the second season finale of Sherlock.

Over on cable, BBC America has a Planet Earth: Incredible Families special, Comedy Central has an Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious comedy special, E! has the seventh season premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Food Network has the series premiere of Mystery Dinners, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Kiss at Pine Lake, History has the fifth season finale of Ax Men, and Lifetime has the sixth spring season finale of Army Wives.

In late night, Comedy Central has a Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace comedy special.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Season Finale. Lisa attempts to up her popularity by ghost writing some positive stories about herself on the school blog. Runs 30 minutes.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. Theon attempts to hold the fort. Arya calls in another debt. Robb gets betrayed. Stannis and Davos get close to their destination. Plays again later.

Veep (HBO): New. Selina is obsessed with her nicknames. The Clean Jobs bill ends up in danger. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): Spring Finale. Michael gets promoted. Audrey wants payback. Hector and Gloria are fighting. Plays again later.
  • The Killing (AMC): New. Richmond gives some help to the investigation. Sarah wants to get her hands on Rosie’s key. Mitch reaches her destination. Plays again later two times. The previous episode replays right before and earlier this morning.
  • Mad Men (AMC): New. Christmas wishes turn into reality. Harry sets out to help a friend. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. The previous two episodes replay earlier this morning.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The guys dig into the viewer mailbag. Plays again later.
  • The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Contestants must create dishes after a food tour of New York. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Jackie is covering for Cruz. Zoey is surveying her coworkers. The staff participates in an elaborate charade. Plays again later.
  • Sherlock (PBS): New. Sherlock and Watson investigate after Moriarty pulls off three crimes in the same day, which brings Sherlock’s reputation into question in “The Reichenbach Fall.” Runs 90 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has a WNBA game followed by NBA Playoff action today.
  • ESPN has NASCAR racing action with the Nationwide Series: Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 today and later Sunday Night Baseball action with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • NBC has NHL Stanley Cup Playoff action today.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Boston Red Sox at the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • TNT has NBA Playoff action tonight.

TV Marathons

A&E has 12 episodes of Criminal Minds.
Ctrc has 24 episodes of Girlfriends.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order early.
USA Network has 10 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

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