TV on Sunday: Leverage, The Newsroom S.1 Finale, Episodes S.2 Finale & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 26, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Falling Skies Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, HBO has the fourth season finale of True Blood and the first season finale of The Newroom, Showtime has the second season finale of Episodes, and TNT has the first season finale of The Great Escape.

In late night, Adult Swim has the ninth season finale of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

Prime Picks

Strike Back (MoreMAX): Repeat. This past Friday’s episode replays.

Leverage (TNT): New. Nate is obsessed with solving a mystery after hearing a dying FBI agent talk about his biggest failure. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier today.

The Newsroom (HBO): Season Finale. Nina has a surprise for Mac. Neal searches out a threat. Will, Mac and Charlie go up against Leona and Reese. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Army Wives (Lifetime): New. Roxy and Trevor are getting ready for a new future. Roland and Joan are arguing. Gloria is back from New York. Plays again later.
  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. This past Friday’s episode, “Through and Through,” replays.
  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Walt is taking control of things. Mike has to deal with the repercussions of his actions. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • Copper (BBC America): New. Someone from Corcoran’s past returns to town and new questions come to light about the death of his daughter and the disappearance of his wife. Plays twice.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane accidentally gives Nancy Grace a black-eye and the video goes viral. Stacy’s business is in trouble. Plays again later.
  • Episodes (Showtime): Season Finale. Merc finds out about his wife and Matt. Beverly takes Rob to the “Man of the Year” ceremony as her date. Plays again later.
  • The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network): New. The seven remaining team must use prickly pear cactus in a dish. Plays again later. Last week’s season premiere episode replays earlier this evening.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Izard takes on Iron Chef Michael Symon. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the Little League World Series: Championship Game.
  • FOX has preseason NFL action with the San Francisco 49ers at the Denver Broncos today.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball action with the Atlanta Braves at the San Francisco Giants.
  • NBC has preseason Sunday Night Football with the Carolina Panthers at the New York Jets.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Los Angeles Angels at the Detroit Tigers.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s sixth summer finale episode, “Desperate Times,” replays.

Sunday TV Marathons

gmc has five episodes of 7th Heaven.
ION has six episodes of Flashpoint followed by five episodes of Leverage tonight.
TNT has five episodes of Law & Order early.
TV One has 12 episodes of Martin tonight.
USA Network has 11 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What TV on Sunday are you going to watch?

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