What to Watch on Sunday: Once Upon a Time, The Good Wife, Homeland & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 7, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Once Upon a Time Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the 23rd season finale of America’s Funniest Home Videos, FOX has the fourth season premiere of The Cleveland Show, and PBS has the second season premiere of Upstairs Downstairs.

Over on cable, AMC has the second season finale of Hell on Wheels, Comedy Central has a Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters comedy special, Discovery Channel has the 11th season premiere of MythBusters and the second season premiere of Curiosity, Disney Channel has the second season premiere of Austin & Ally, Food Network has the seventh season premiere of Cupcake Wars and the second season premiere of Halloween Wars, and Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Steel Magnolias.

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Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Regina wants her powers back. David is looking for Mary Margaret and Emma. The seven dwarfs test leaving town.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Will takes on his first case now that his suspension is up. Alicia accidentally helps Peter’s campaign.

Homeland (Showtime): New. Carrie finds out that her former informant may have information about Abu Nazir and an operation is put in place. Things aren’t going well at home for Brody with Jessica after a recent revelation. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier this evening. Something happens in this episode that made me even more excited for the rest of the season than I already was.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): New. It’s “Treehouse of Horror XXIII.” Runs 30 minutes.

Revenge (ABC): New. Emily attempts to insert herself in the Grayson’s lives again and keep tabs on Amanda. Runs 61 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. The death of a diamond cutter is investigated. Jane has an interesting experience.

Other Options

  • 666 Park Avenue (ABC): New. Jane makes a startling discovery while renovating an apartment. A lonely resident goes to Gavin for help. Henry wonders whether he should give Gavin some inside information. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. This past Friday’s episode, “Consequence,” replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon and again later.
  • Copper (BBC America): New. Corcoran has to make some difficult decisions and friendships are tested on election day.
  • Dexter (Showtime): New. Miami Metro reopens an old case based on evidence provided by a convict. Debra wants to help Dexter with his problem. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier this evening.
  • Iron Chef America (Food Network): New. Chef Eduard Fraunder takes on Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Plays again later.
  • MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Season Premiere. The guys test out a Titanic myth. Plays again later.
  • Strike Back (MoreMAX): Repeat. This past Friday’s episode replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon on Cinemax.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has a WNBA Playoff game.
  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • ESPN has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Good Sam 500.
  • FOX has NFL action today.
  • MLB Network has an MLB Playoffgame early.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the San Diego Chargers at the New Orleans Saints.
  • TBS has tripleheader MLB Playoff action today.

Sunday TV Marathons

AMC is playing the six-part, 12-hour Into the West miniseries.
Centric has 14 episodes of Moesha early.
gmc has eight episodes of 7th Heaven today.
Discovery Channel has seven episodes of MythBusters.
Hallmark Movie Channel has 24 episodes of Perry Mason.
TNT has 19 episodes of Law & Order.
TV Land has 15 episodes of Roseanne early and 10 episodes of The Andy Griffith Show tonight.
USA Network has six episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

What will you watch on Sunday night of TV?

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1 Balaji K October 7, 2012 at 8:46 am

Dexter
Homeland
Revenge
Once Upon a Time
Good Wife
Mentalist

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