What to Watch Sunday: The Simpsons, Dexter, Homeland & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 9, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Homeland Season 2 on Blu-ray/DVD at AmazonTonight, ABC has the TV movie premiere of Christmas With Holly and CBS has the 21st season finale of The Amazing Race.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the TV movie premiere of The Mistle-Tones, E! has a Leann Rimes special, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Help for the Holidays, History has the sixth season premiere of Ax Men and the series premiere of Bamazon, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of All About Christmas Eve, MTV has a 10 on Top Most Stylin Stars of the Year special, and TLC has the series premiere of Sin City Rules.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): New. Bart and Marge don’t really care for the new family from Portland, OR that Homer has made friends with. Runs 30 minutes.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Deb pursues a tip regarding Hannah. Dexter learns the man that ordered his mother’s death may be released from prison. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “The Dark… Whatever,” replays earlier this evening.

Homeland (Showtime): New. Carrie thinks something isn’t right inside the Agency while continuing to pursue Nazir. Saul’s career could be in jeopardy. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Broken Hearts,” replays earlier this evening.

Solid Selections

Hunted (MoreMAX): Repeat. This past Friday’s first season finale episode, “Snow Maiden,” replays. Also replays earlier this afternoon on Cinemax.

The Next Iron Chef: Redemption (Food Network): New. The remaining contestants must fuse together some odd ingredients after arriving in Las Vegas. Plays again later.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. The team investigates the death of a young botanist, which leads them into the world of medical marijuana. Cho comes across Summer during the investigation.

Other Options

  • Disney’s Prep & Landing (ABC): New. The story of the elite group of elves that make sure homes are ready for Santa’s arrival. Runs 30 minutes.
  • Prep & Landing: Naught vs. Nice (ABC): New. Two elves race to recover some classified North Pole technology that has landed in the hands of a naughty kid. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • FOX has NFL action today.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Detroit Lions at the Green Bay Packers.

Late Night

  • Wedding Band (TBS): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Get Down on it,” replays. Plays again earlier this morning.

Sunday TV Marathons

Centric has 15 episodes of Girlfriends early.
Hallmark Movie Channel is playing Jane Doe TV mystery movies all day.
TNT has eight episodes of Law & Order early.
TV Land has 15 episodes of Roseanne early.
USA Network has 13 episodes of NCIS.

What are you going to watch Sunday?

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