Sunday TV: Once Upon a Time, The Good Wife, Homeland & More

by Jason the TVaholic on October 21, 2012

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Once Upon a Time Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonOn cable table, BBC America has the first season finale of Copper, Bravo has The Real Housewives of New Jersey: The Lost Footage special, Comedy Central has a Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Austism, Cooking Channel has a Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Halloween Special, Discovery Channel has a America’s Most Secret of Secret: Structures special, E! has The Soup: The Goodest Moments of Redneck Shows special, and History has the series premiere of Outback Hunters.

Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Belle is threatening to leave Mr. Gold. The Dwarfs are mining for fairy dust.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia and Diane are dealing with a lawyer that keeps changing tactics. Eli keeps Peter’s image protected.

Homeland (Showtime): New. Estes put together a covert mission after seeing the intelligence gathered from Beirut and puts his own operative in charge. Carrie is sent to bump into Brody in hopes he will contact his handler. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier this evening. This season is really pushing things ahead much faster than I would have guessed and tonight’s episode continues that pace. What do you think of the season so far?

Solid Selections

MythBusters (Discovery Channel): New. The gang tests a rope-bridge myth from the movie Cliffhanger. Plays again later.

Revenge (ABC): New. Amanda ends up in some trouble because of the Graysons. Daniel is tired of being manipulated, so he decides to make his own move. Runs 61 minutes.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. Rigsby’s dad is all messed up in a small town gang war.

Other Options

  • 666 Park Avenue (ABC): New. Henry has a big choice to make. Jane figures out who the Drake thief is. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.
  • Boss (Starz): Repeat. This past Friday’s second season finale episode, “True Enough,” replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon and again later.
  • Copper (BBC America): Season Finale. A giant fight breaks out in the 6th precinct. BBC America has renewed Copper for a second season.
  • Dexter (Showtime): New. Debra is dealing with a bunch of problems at work. Dexter attempts to help his sister. Plays again later. Last week’s episode replays earlier this evening.
  • Hunted (MoreMAX): Repeat. This past Friday’s series premiere episode, “Mort,” replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon and in late night on Cinemax.
  • The Walking Dead (AMC): New. A life hangs in the balance while the rest deal with another threat. Plays twice and again later two times. Last week’s third season premiere episode, “Seed,” replays right before.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • ESPN has NASCAR racing action with the Sprint Cup: Hollywood Casino 400.
  • ESPN2 has Game 4 of the WNBA Finals.
  • FOX has NFL action today followed by Game 6 of the MLB Playoffs – NL Championship Series.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Cincinnati Bengals.

Late Night

  • Underemployed (MTV): Repeat. The “Pilot” episode replays. Plays earlier in the day as well.

Sunday TV Marathons

TNT has nine episodes of Law & Order early.
USA Network has 12 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit tonight.

What Sunday TV show are you most looking to tonight?

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