Sunday TV Picks: Dexter, The Newsroom & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 11, 2013

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News & Notes

”GetTonight, FOX has the Teen Choice 2013 awards special.

Over on cable, A&E has the series premiere of Bad Ink, AMC has the fifth summer season premiere of Breaking Bad and the series premiere of Low Winter Sun, Discovery Channel has the second season premiere of Jungle Gold, Food Network has the first season finale of Food Court Wars, the ninth season finale of Food Network Star and the series premiere of Cutthroat Kitchen, Lifetime has the fifth summer season finale of Drop Dead Diva, and Travel Channel has the series premiere of Magic Man.

In late night, Adult Swim has the 12th season premiere of Aqua Teen Hunger Force and AMC has the series premiere of Talking Bad.

Prime Picks

Cedar Cove (Hallmark Channel): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Suspicious Minds,” replays.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Dexter begins teaching his protégé the code. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “A Little Reflection,” replays earlier this evening.

The Newsroom (HBO): New. Will gets distracted during while doing the news. Charlie is visited by a friend from the Office of Naval Intelligence. Sloan is gets mad after being humiliated. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): Summer Premiere. Walt and Jessie are trying to adjust to a new kind of life. Hank deals with a lead that troubles him. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. The previous eight episodes of season five replay right before.
  • Copper (BBC America): New. ???.
  • Crossing Lines (NBC): New. The team is looking into some shootings in Italy and Slovenia.
  • Devious Maids (Lifetime): New. Rosie begins working at the Powell house. Marisol goes with Taylor to a fertility clinic. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime): Summer Finale. Jane defends the bride’s fiancé after the bachelorette party. Kim takes the case of a housewife that has had her online novel plagiarized. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): Season Finale. A look back at the season and then the winner is revealed. Plays again later.
  • Low Winter Sun (AMC): Series Premiere. Detectives Agnew and Geddes murder a fellow DPD officer and IA begins investigating the case. Starts four minutes after the hour and runs 56 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • Ray Donovan (Showtime): New. Ray doesn’t want Bridget seeing Marvin. Ray heads back to Boston to find Sully. Abby and Deb get into some trouble. Plays twice and again later. Last week’s episode, “Housewarming,” replays earlier this evening.
  • Unforgettable (CBS): New. The squad looks into the murder of a businessman and finds he may not have been the actually target.

Sports Notes

  • CBS and has final round coverage of the PGA Championship golf tournament today and TNT has coverage this morning.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the Tampa Bay Rays at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • NFL Network has a preseason game today.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Detroit Tigers at the New York Yankees.

Late Night

  • The Bridge (FX): Repeat. Last Wednesday’s episode, “The Beast,” replays.
  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Bitter Pill,” replays.
  • Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last Friday’s third season premiere episode replays.

Sunday TV Marathons

Breaking Bad (AMC): Nine season five episodes.
CSI: Miami (WE tv): Seven episodes tonight.
Flashpoint (ION): Five episodes today.
The Jamie Foxx Show (Centric): Has 20 episodes today.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Nine episodes tonight and into late night.
Murder, She Wrote (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 10 TV mystery movies starring Angela Lansbury.
NCIS (USA Network): Seven episodes tonight.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 12 episodes today.
Torchwood: Children of Earth (BBC America): Has all five episodes today.

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