Sunday TV: Drop Dead Diva, Dexter, Falling Skies & More

News & Notes

”DownloadTonight, FOX has the series premieres of Axe Cop and High School USA!.

Over on cable, E! has a Ryan Seacrest With Selena Gomez special, H2 has the second summer season premiere of Stan Lee’s Superhumans, HGTV has the eighth season finale of HGTV Star, Spike TV has the series premiere of Tattoo Rescue, Travel Channel has the second season finale of Insane Coaster Wars, and truTV has the first summer season premiere of Container Wars.

In late night, Adult Swim has the fifth season finale of The Venture Bros.

Prime Picks

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. The “Dangers on a Train” episode from this past season replays, where Marge accidentally signs up to a website for married people looking for extramarital affairs. Runs 30 minutes.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Dexter finds another potential serial killer on Dr. Vogel’s list. Dr. Vogel starts treating Debra. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “What’s Eating Dexter Morgan?,” replays earlier this evening.

Falling Skies (TNT): New. Tom is suspicious of where he is at and makes some discoveries on his way back to Charleston. Weaver and Pope don’t see eye-to-eye on how to handle the suspected mole. Plays twice. Last week’s episode, “The Pickett Line,” replays earlier today.

Other Options

  • Copper (BBC America): New. A local safe haven gets seized. Coppers and civilians hurry to keep the peace. Maguire has the opportunity to settle a score.
  • Crossing Lines (NBC): New. Eva discovers another kidnapping that looks similar while in Florence. Sebastian’s career could be at risk.
  • Devious Maids (Lifetime): New. Someone from Carmen’s past shows up at Alejandro’s house. Valentina is trying to keep control of her emotions. Some new information about Flora is found out. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): New. Jane takes the case of a baseball player hoping to impress Owen. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): New. The remaining contestants are divided into teams and have to film a food story about a pizza place and a donut shop. Plays again later.
  • The Killing (AMC): New. The search for a pornographer brings a shocking revelation. Holder is looking for a scapegoat. Plays three times. Last week’s episode, “Try,” replays earlier this morning.
  • The Newsroom (TNT): New. A tip on a story that could cripple the network begins to look like a real story. MacKenzie and Sloan stay on Will. Don wants Will to advocate for Troy Davis. Maggie finally gets an assignment she has been begging for. Neal gets arrested on Wall Street. Plays again later.
  • Ray Donovan (Showtime): New. Ray takes Abby and the kids to visit Bel Air Academy. Mickey goes to meet an old girlfriend in Palm Springs. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “Twerk,” replays earlier this evening.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has final round coverage of the British Open golf tournament early and later Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the New York Yankees at the Boston Red Sox.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Washington Nationals.

Late Night

  • The Bridge (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “Calaca,” replays.
  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “All or Nothing,” replays.
  • Twisted (ABC Family): Repeat. Last Tuesday’s episode, “Three for the Road,” replays.

Sunday TV Marathons

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Syfy): Has 15 episodes today.
CSI: Miami (WE tv): Seven episodes tonight.
Flashpoint (ION): Five episodes.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Heartland (UPtv): Five episodes today.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Nine episodes tonight and into late night.
Mystery Woman (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 10 mystery TV movies starring Kellie Martin.
NCIS (USA Network): Eight episodes tonight.
Roseanne (TV Land): Has 10 episodes today.
Three’s Company (TV Land): Has 12 episodes early.
The Wayans Bros. (Centric): Has 20 episodes.

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