TV Sunday: The Returned Marathon, The Good Wife Repeat & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 22, 2013

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News & Notes

Download The Good Wife Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, HBO has a James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend special.

After a fall season of jammed packed Sunday nights with not just a lot of TV, but a lot of high quality TV, it feels weird that there is practically nothing on to watch, especially if you are not a football fan. I’ve tried to find a few things worth checking out. Your best overall bets are a replay of Psych: The Musical on USA Network this morning, the season one marathon of The Returned on Sundance all day and/or the repeat of The Good Wife on CBS tonight, which is one of the best episodes of TV not just this fall, but this past year. It also may just be a good night to dip into that Netflix queue for something like The IT Crowd, which I recently re-watched and loved just as much the second time as I did the first. Will you be watching any of these tonight?

Prime Picks

The Good Wife (CBS): Repeat. The absolutely fantastic, “Hitting the Fan,” episode from earlier this season replays.

Chopped (Food Network): Repeat. Chefs have to use the secret ingredients to make holiday inspired dishes. Plays again later.

Cutthroat Kitchen (Food Network): New. Chefs are handed a broken cooking utensil and some duct tape and have to use some interesting replacements for ice cream toppings. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Masters of Sex (Showtime): Repeat. The first season finale episode, “Manhigh,” replays.
  • The Simpsons (FOX): Repeats. Last season’s and this season’s Christmas episodes, “To Cur With Love” and “White Christmas Blues,” replay.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action today.
  • ESPN has women’s college basketball action with California vs. Connecticut.
  • FOX has NFL action today.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action with Eastern Washington at Seton Hall and California at Creighton.
  • NBC has Sunday Night Football with the Chicago Bears at the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sunday TV Marathons

Christmas Rom-Coms (Hallmark Channel): Has eight made for TV Christmas rom-coms today.
Christmas Rom-Coms (ION): Has six made for TV Christmas rom-coms today.
Christmas Rom-Coms (Lifetime): Has six made for TV Christmas rom-coms today.
The Cosby Show (Centric): Has 19 episodes today.
CSI: Miami (WE tv): Eight episodes tonight.
Home Alone 1-4 (AMC): The first two play today and then again tonight followed by the last two in late night.
Law & Order (TNT): Nine episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Matlock (Hallmark Movie Channel): Has 24 hours of TV movies.
The Returned (Sundance): All eight first season episodes.
The Santa Clause 1-3 (ABC Family): All three movies starring Tim Allen play along with other Christmas movies today.

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