News & Notes
Tonight, ABC has the third season premiere of Secret Millionaire and the second season premiere of Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition and NBC an Adele Live in London special and the 2012 Miss USA Pageant.
Over on cable, A&E has the third season premiere of The Glades and the series premiere of Longmire, BBC America has The Diamond Queen special, Destination America has the series premiere of Fast Food Mania, Discovery Channel has the series premiere of Head Games, HBO has the second season finale of Game of Thrones, History has the sixth season premiere of Ice Road Truckers, Lifetime has the fourth season premiere of Drop Dead Diva, MTV has MTV Movie Awards Punk’d special and the 21st Annual MTV Movie Awards, and style has the series premiere of Empire Girls.
In late night, Adult Swim has the first season finale of Loiter Squad and MTV has the second season premiere of Teen Wolf.
The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. “The Food Wife” episode from this past season replays, where Marge, Bart and Lisa start a food blog and score a reservation at a very popular place. Runs 30 minutes.
Game of Thrones (HBO): Season Finale. Theon gets his men to fight. Luwon has some advice. Brienne has to silence Jaime. Arya gets a gift. Dany heads into a strange place. Jon has to prove himself. Runs 70 minutes. Plays again later. Wondering if tonight’s finale will be as epic as last season?
Veep (HBO): New. Selina wants a partial “full disclosure” of office correspondence. Someone may get fired. Starts 10 minutes after the hour and runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Season Premiere. Kim is trying to save the firm while Parker is away. Jane comes home. Fred has a new girlfriend. Stacy goes to a relationship guru for advice. Plays again later. This isn’t a great episode, but it does two things of interest. One, something happens that I will be really interested to find out what fans of the show think, since it didn’t go over very well previously on the show. Two, it does set forth an interesting story arc for the season involving Grayson.
- The Glades (A&E): Season Premiere. Jim catches the case of a wealthy man found dead that left his fortune to a group of UFO enthusiasts. Callie is having trouble finding work. Plays again later. Have been looking forward to the return of this show. How about you?
- Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Franklin Becker challenges Iron Chef Jose Garces. Plays again later.
- The Killing (AMC): New. Sarah and Holder have to go on the run after their latest foray onto the reservation. Stan and Richmond have big decisions to make. Plays again later two times. The previous episode replays right before and earlier in the morning.
- Longmire (A&E): Series Premiere. A Wyoming sheriff tries to deal with the death of his wife while running for re-election against a young opponent. Plays twice and again later twice. Very interested in checking this show out tonight. How about you?
- Mad Men (AMC): New. Don tracks down an unexpected lead. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. The previous three episodes replay earlier this morning.
- MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. Falling wrapped in bubble wrap and a James Bond style ejector seat are tested. Plays again later.
- The Next Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Contestants must turn a bland dish into a fashionable crowd pleaser. Plays again later.
- Nurse Jackie (Showtime): New. Cruz is going after Jackie’s coworkers. Eddie is supporting Jackie. Lenny may move to Europe. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- CBS has final round coverage of the Memorial Tournament.
- ESPN has NBA Playoffs action tonight.
- ESPN2 has Sunday Night Baseball action with the St. Louis Cardinals at the New York Mets.
- FOX has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: FedEx 400
- NBC has French Open tennis coverage.
- TBS has MLB action today with the New York Yankees at the Detroit Tigers.
- Teen Wolf (MTV): Season Premiere. Werewolves and hunters are searching for Lydia after she goes missing from the hospital. Plays again later and again tomorrow night before another new episode in its regular timeslot. The surprise hit of last summer makes its return. I have been looking forward to the return of this show as well. Will you be watching?
A&E has 10 episodes of Criminal Minds.
BET has 25 episodes of The Game.
Centric has 28 episodes of 227.
Discovery Channel has 10 episodes of MythBusters.
gmc has five episodes of The Waltons followed by A Wedding on Walton’s Mountain and A Walton Wedding.
Hallmark Channel has 14 episodes of Little House on the Prairie.
ION has nine episodes of Flashpoint tonight.
TNT has seven episodes of Law & Order early.
TV Land has 14 episodes of Hot in Cleveland.
USA Network has five episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.
What show/s are you most looking forward to on this packed TV Sunday?