Sunday TV: Madam Secretary, The Good Wife, The Royals & More

News & Notes

Get The Royals S.1 on DVD at AmazonTonight, NBC has The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards special.

Over on cable, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has the TV movie premiere of Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery, History has the series premiere of Live to Tell, and Showtime has the sixth season premiere of Shameless.

Prime Picks

Madam Secretary (CBS): New. Elizabeth attempts to keep a peace deal in place while dealing with a crisis with the International Space Station.

The Good Wife (CBS): New. Things get tense as everyone is stuck together on Peter’s campaign bus. Peter attempts a stunt to gain votes.

The Royals (E!): New. There are lots of questions as to who the killer really is and a challenge to the structure of the monarchy. Plays again later two times.

Other Options

  • The Shannara Chronicles (MTV): Repeat. Special re-airing of the series premiere episode, “Chosen, Part 1 & 2,” with pop-up facts about the filming of the episode, like where it was filmed, when things were filmed, what the elf ears are made of, details about the actors, etc. Runs two hours. Replays earlier today without the pop-ups. For more about the series, check out my spoiler-free preview of The Shannara Chronicles.
  • The Simpsons (FOX): New. Bart attempts to win over the new teacher. Bart and Lisa experience early puberty after drinking a new milk product Homer brings home. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action today with Ohio State at Indiana.
  • CBS Sports has tripleheader women’s college basketball action today with Fordham at Duquesne, George Washington at Dayton and Villanova at DePaul.
  • ESPN has women’s college basketball action today with UConn at South Florida.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader women’s college basketball action today with North Carolina at Notre Dame followed by Maryland at Iowa.
  • ESPNU has tripleheader college basketball action today with men’s Cincinnati at South Florida, women’s Auburn at Tennessee, men’s Central Florida at SMU and later doubleheader men’s action with North Carolina at Wake Forest followed by Stanford at Oregon.
  • FOX has the second NFL game today with the NFC Wild Card Game with the Green Bay Packers at the Washington Redskins.
  • FS1 has men’s college basketball action tonight with Villanova at Butler.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Charlotte Hornets at the Denver Nuggets.
  • NBC has early NFL action with the NFC Wild Card Game with the Seattle Seahawks at the Minnesota Vikings. Go Hawks!
  • NBC Sports has tripleheader men’s college basketball action Rhode Island at St. Joseph’s, Richmond at Fordham and Virginia Commonwealth at St. Louis.

Sunday TV Marathons

CSI: Miami (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight.
Ed (UPtv): Five episodes today.
Gilmore Girls (UPtv): Six episodes early and another six tonight.
The Golden Girls (TV Land): Has 14 episodes today.
Good Times (TV One): Has 10 episodes today.
In the Heat of the Night (WGN America): Five episodes early.
Law & Order (TNT): Has 10 episodes.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 13 episodes.
Leverage (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Murder, She Baked (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): Two of these TV movie mysteries starring Alison Sweeney (The Biggest Loser, Days of Our Lives) replay leading up to tonight’s new one.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Land): Has 11 episodes super early.
Reba (TV Land): Has 10 episodes tonight.
Roseanne (WEtv): Has 12 episodes today.
Shameless (Showtime): Has all 12 season five episodes leading up to the sixth season premiere.

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