Sunday TV: True Detective S.2 Finale, HUMANS, Falling Skies & More

by Jason the TVaholic on August 9, 2015

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News & Notes

Get Falling Skies Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, PBS has a Downton Abbey Rediscovered special.

Over on cable, El Rey has The Director’s Chair: Michael Mann special, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Garage Sale Mystery: The Wedding Dress, and HBO has the second season finale of True Detective.

In late night, Travel Channel has the series premiere of Epic Attractions.

Prime Picks

Strike Back (MoMAX): Repeat. This past Friday night’s episode replays.

HUMANS (AMC): New. Karen seeks out Niska. Hobb closes in on the synths. Plays twice and again later.

Falling Skies (TNT): New. The group comes across a military base stronghold to prepare for the final assault. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Ballers (HBO): New. Spencer attempts to help Vernon. Ricky attempts to fix things with Bella. Plays again later two times.
  • Food Network Star (Food Network): New. Two episodes play tonight. In the first, previous contestants compete to get back on the show. In the second, the now four remaining contestants compete to cook their best dish ever. Plays again later.
  • The Last Ship (TNT): New. Chandler and the team deal with Immunes while trying to find equipment for Rachel’s lab. Plays again later.
  • The Strain (FX): New. Eph takes on a disguise attempt to get out of the city. Dutch and Nora work to get Fet out of jail. Runs 69 minutes. Plays twice and again later.
  • True Detective (HBO): Season Finale. The killer is revealed and the corruption exposed. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later two times. Last week’s episode, “Black Maps and Hotel Rooms,” replays right before on HBO2.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has final round coverage of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament early.
  • ESPN has Sunday Night Baseball MLB action tonight with the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • NBC has preseason Sunday Night Football.

Late Night

  • Playing House (USA Network): Repeats. The first two episodes of season two replay.

Sunday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight.
Law & Order (TNT): Eight episodes early.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 10 episodes.
Martin (TV One): Has 16 episodes.
Roseanne (WEtv): Has 12 episodes.
The Walking Dead (AMC): Has 17 episodes.

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