Sunday TV: Game of Thrones S.5 Premiere, Silicon Valley S.2 Premiere, Veep S.4 Premiere & More

by Jason the TVaholic on April 12, 2015

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News & Notes

Get Game of Thrones Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoOn cable tonight, HBO has the fifth season premiere of Game of Thrones, the second season premiere of Silicon Valley and the fourth season premiere of Veep, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of Seeds of Yesterday, MTV has the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, and Showtime has the seventh season premiere of Nurse Jackie.

Prime Picks

Madam Secretary (CBS): New. Elizabeth deals with the disappearance of a Russian submarine. Plays again later.

Game of Thrones (HBO): Season Premiere. Varys attempts to get Tyrion to look at things differently. Stannis needs Jon’s help. Daenerys goes against tradition. Cersei and Jaime deal with the death of their father. Plays again later two times.

Silicon Valley (HBO): Season Premiere. The Pied Piper gang is being pursued by many different venture capitalists. Monica deals with a new boss. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later two times.
Veep (HBO): Season Premiere. Selina makes a speech to Congress, but her staff isn’t sure what her message should be. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later two times.

Solid Selections

The Simpsons (FOX): Repeat. The “Opposites A-Frack” episode from earlier this season replays. Runs 30 minutes.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Alicia and Eli attempt to stop the talk of voter fraud and a potential recount in the election. Diane learns about what happened in Cary’s case.

Revenge (ABC): New. Emily sets out to begin living as Amanda, but has to deal with Victoria bringing up things from her past. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 59 minutes.

Other Options

  • American Odyssey (NBC): New. Odelle continues to travel through the desert. Bob isn’t sure about releasing the info about Odelle being alive.
  • Battle Creek (CBS): New. Russ reluctantly goes to his mother for help with a case, as she is a convicted con artist and counterfeiter.
  • The Last Man on Earth (FOX): New. We continue to follow the terrible Phil around Tucson. Wow this show sure went from pretty good to pretty bad, pretty fast.
  • Mad Men (AMC): New. Don gets some unwanted advice. Peggy and Stan have a disagreement. Runs 64 minutes. Plays three times.
  • Once Upon a Time (ABC): New. Gold wants to find the Author before Emma does.
  • The Royals (E!): New. Various relationships become clearer over the course of a wild night at the annual masquerade ball. Plays again later.
  • Secrets & Lies (ABC): New. Ben tries to turn things onto Cornell, but things don’t go as he planned. Runs 61 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has final round coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the Boston Red Sox at the New York Yankees.
  • NBA TV has doubleheader action tonight.

Sunday TV Marathons

Being Mary Jane (BET): Has 10 episodes.
CSI: Miami (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight.
Diagnosis Murder (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Has 16 episodes.
Doctor Who (BBC America): Has 13 episodes.
Friends (TV Land): Has 11 episodes tonight.
Game of Thrones (HBO2): Has all 10 season four episodes.
Law & Order (TNT): Nine episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Nurse Jackie (Showtime): Has all 12 season six episodes.
Reba (TV Land): Has 17 episodes today.
Roseanne (WEtv): Has 12 episodes today.

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