TV Sunday: Strike Back Encore, Dexter, The Newsroom & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 25, 2013

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News & Notes

”GetTonight, ABC has a Family Dance Off special and PBS has the series premiere of Silk.

Over on cable, Destination America has the fifth season finale of BBQ Pit Masters, Food Network has the sixth season finale of Restaurant: Impossible, History has the seventh season finale of Ice Road Truckers, and MTV has the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

Prime Picks

Strike Back (Cinemax): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode replays.

Dexter (Showtime): New. Dexter is looking into a murder. Someone from Dr. Vogel’s past returns. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “Are We There Yet?,” replays earlier this evening.

The Newsroom (HBO): New. Rebecca continues to piece together what happened on the Genoa story and where things went wrong. Plays twice.

Other Options

  • Breaking Bad (AMC): New. Jesse makes the decision to change things up. Walt and Skyler deal with an unexpected demand. Runs 64 minutes. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “Buried,” replays right before.
  • Cedar Cove (Hallmark Channel): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Free Spirits,” replays.
  • Copper (BBC America): New. Corcoran finds a friend in trouble upon returning to the precinct. Freeman joins up with Morehouse to help the city. Plays again later.
  • Devious Maids (Lifetime): New. Valentina is worried about what Remi will think upon his return. Marisol learns more about what her son was into. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 61 minutes. Plays again later. The previous three episodes replay earlier this evening.
  • The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network): New. The seven remaining teams all have trouble restocking their trucks after heading to Portland, OR. All the teams must use geoduck as an ingredient in a dish. Plays again later.
  • Ray Donovan (Showtime): New. Avi brings Sully to Los Angeles to meet with Ray. Ray tries to help Tommy out of a jam. Plays twice and again later. Last week’s episode, “Bridget,” replays earlier this evening.
  • Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network): Season Finale. Robert helps a pizzeria owner in Ohio fix his failing business. Plays again later.
  • Unforgettable (CBS): New. A murdered cabdriver turns out to be a government informant and the case may be a matter of national security.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has the Little League World Series Championship Game today.
  • CBS has final round coverage of the PGA Tour Golf Playoff: The Barclays.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the Boston Red Sox at the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • FOX has an NFL preseason game today.
  • NBC has an NFL preseason game tonight.
  • TBS has MLB action today with the Atlanta Braves at the St. Louis Cardinals.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last Thursday’s episode, “Tipping Point,” replays.

Sunday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (WE tv): Seven episodes tonight.
Flashpoint (ION): Five episodes today.
Girlfriends (Centric): Has 20 episodes today.
Jesse Stone (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has five TV mystery movies starring Tom Selleck that play twice.
Law & Order (TNT): Nine episodes early.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Nine episodes tonight and into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Seven episodes tonight.
Roseanne (WE tv): Has 12 episodes today.
Three’s Company (TV Land): Has 11 episodes early.

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