Sunday TV: Once Upon a Time, Game of Thrones, Veep & More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 21, 2013

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News & Notes

Get Game of Thrones Season 2 on Blu-ray at AmazonTonight, ABC has the TV movie premiere of Remember Sunday and PBS has the series premiere of The Bletchley Circle.

Over on cable, ABC Family has the TV movie premiere of Lovestruck: the Musical, CMT has the series premiere of Dog and Beth: On the Hunt and the series premiere of Guntucky, Discovery Channel has an All the President’s Men Revisited special, and NickToons has the second season premieres of Monsuno and Huntik: Secrets & Seekers.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.177, “The Mad Veep of Defiance.” On this episode I am joined by @mekeishamadto of MSNtv and @RobOwenTV of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. We talk about the second season premiere of Veep, the series premiere of Defiance, and recent episodes of The Following, Game of Thrones and Mad Men.

Prime Picks

Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Mr. Gold goes to David for help in getting Belle’s memories back. As the magic beans begin to grow, Emma begins to think about which world she would want to live in.

Game of Thrones (HBO): New. A depleted and hungry Night’s Watch is tested. Arya meets the leader of the Brotherhood. Daenerys works to exit Astapor. Plays again later.

Veep (HBO): New. Selina is sent to a pig roast in North Carolina as part of the president’s plan to reach more rural voters. But, a controversial film review her daughter wrote for a college class gets all the press. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. The “Changing of the Guardians” episode from earlier this season replays, where Homer and Marger are inspired by a tornado to think about who should care for their kids should something happen to them. Runs 30 minutes.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia takes a case as a favor for her mother. Peter wants he and Alicia to renew their wedding vows.

The Mentalist (CBS): New. Rigsby and Van Pelt are sent undercover as a couple having problems after woman dies shortly after receiving advice from a radio love doctor.

Other Options

  • Mad Men (AMC): New. The partners are attempting to keep a campaign under wraps. Joan is visited by an old friend. Runs 64 minutes. Plays three times. Last week’s episode, “The Collaborators,” replays earlier this morning.
  • Vikings (History): New. Ragnar is dealing with some terrible news. Lagertha looks to the gods for answers. Plays twice and again later twice.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has NBA Playoffs action today with the Los Angeles Lakers at the San Antonio Spurs. Plays after the early game on TNT.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the St. Louis Cardinals at the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • NBC has final round coverage of The Heritage golf tournament.
  • TBS has MLB action today.
  • TNT has NBA Playoffs action with the early game and later a doubleheader tonight after the game on ABC.

Late Night

  • Defiance (Syfy): Repeat. Last Monday’s series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays. Runs two hours.

Sunday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (WE tv): Seven episodes tonight.
Girlfriends (Centric): Has 14 episodes early.
Heartland (gmc): Has 12 episodes today.
Indiana Jones (Spike TV): All four movies play today.
Law & Order (TNT): Five episodes early.
Monk (ION): Eight episodes today.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 14 episodes early.

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