What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Sunday

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On TV this Sunday: Once Upon a Time‘s Regina looks to cast a spell, TV Land reunites the Shotz Brewery’s most famous employees, The Good Wife and Breakout Kings wrap their seasons and more. There’s a lot going on, but we’ve decided to single out these 11 programs.

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8 pm Once Upon a Time (ABC) | August promises to enlighten Emma and show how she can beat Regina to take custody of Henry; with Mary Margaret returning to work, Regina puts a plan in motion to seduce David; in the fairytale land that was, Geppetto agrees to a plan that will save Snow and Charming’s daughter from the Evil Queen’s curse, but with a proviso that could also save his own son.

8 pm Harry’s Law (NBC) | Harry and Adam help Phoebe in a complicated case where an entire college marching band is being charged with murder after a hazing ritual goes wrong; Tommy enlists the help of Cassie and Oliver to represent a man who claims he was sexually assaulted by a woman.

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9 pm TV Land Awards (TV Land) | Kelly Ripa hosts a night that reunites the casts of Laverne and Shirley. Pee-wee’s Playhouse, One Day at a Time, In Living Color and Murphy Brown.

9 pm The Good Wife (CBS) | Season 3 finale: Will and Diane scramble when Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) and Patti Nyholm (Martha Plimpton) team up to bankrupt the firm; Alicia faces conflicted feelings regarding her relationship with Peter; Kalinda’s past catches up to her.

9 pm Breakout Kings (A&E) | Double-episode season finale: In the first hour, one team member ducks out on a manhunt to follow a clue left by their nemesis, Damian (Jason Behr). Then, the Kings do what they must to bring Damian down but in doing so are faced with an impossible choice.

9 pm Desperate Housewives (ABC) | Susan attempts to build a car for MJ’s father-and-son school soapbox derby; Lynette tries to cause friction between Tom and his girlfriend; Gaby is furious with Carlos when he tries to poach one of her rich personal shopper clients (guest star Doris Roberts); Renee discovers that Ben is keeping a secret from her about his involvement with Bree — and the body found at his work site.

9 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | Tyrion’s source alerts him to Joffrey’s flawed defense plan and a mysterious secret weapon; Theon sails to the Stony Shore to prove he’s worthy to be called Ironborn; Arya receives a promise from one of three prisoners she saved from the Gold Cloaks; The Night’s Watch arrive at the Fist of the First Men, an ancient fortress where they hope to stem the advance of the wildling army.

9:30 pm The Big C (Showtime) | Cathy focuses on her new direction and Sean meets the former owner of his phone sex business.

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10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | Don, Roger and Pete attempt to bring in new business! Sally helps a relative!

10 pm The Borgias (Showtime) | Lucrezia joins Giulia’s quest to help the poor and Cesare seeks revenge on the retreating French troops.

10 pm The Client List (Lifetime) | A law student comes to The Rub looking for extras, and Riley delivers — only to discover he’s connected to one of her co-workers, putting their secret in jeopardy. Elisabeth Röhm (Law & Order) guest-stars.

Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.



Comments (40)

  • The Killing, Mad Men & Amazing Race. On Demand: The Good Wife season finale (looking forward on what’s going to happen in Season Four). At least if CBS moves Good Wife back to Tuesdays next season.

    Comment by bad kevin – April 28, 2012 08:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ABC night for me. OUAT (get away from her David!), Desperate Housewives, and GCB.

    Comment by Liz – April 28, 2012 08:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time, Desperate Housewives, GCB, Army Wives, & The Client List

    Comment by fernando rodriguez (@Fernanaberry) – April 28, 2012 08:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, GoT, Vp, Grls

    Comment by Darth Pablo – April 28, 2012 08:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time
    The Good Wife
    GCB
    Real Housewives of New Jersey

    Will DVR & watch later: The Killing & The Client List

    Comment by tvaddict – April 28, 2012 08:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sunday has gotten to be the best night on tv, because it has so many good shows!
    OUAT, DH, The Pretty Good Wife, GOT, MM, and Harry’s Law. Is there no The Killing tonight? Oh stupid basketball!!!

    Comment by rubytu – April 28, 2012 08:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Oh there is a The Killing on, yay!

      Comment by rubytu – April 28, 2012 08:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time, The Amazing Race, & Harry’s Law

    Comment by Nick – April 28, 2012 08:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, TGW and DH! Can’t wait!

    Comment by Li – April 28, 2012 09:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, GCB, Nurse Jackie, and Veep :)

    Comment by Josh – April 28, 2012 09:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time, Good Wife, GCB, Game of Thrones, Desperate Housewives, Amazing Race.

    Comment by greysfan – April 28, 2012 09:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, Housewives, GCB, Game of Thrones and The Client list……busy night :)

    Comment by JJ – April 28, 2012 11:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon a Time and Breakout Kings.

    Comment by Justin – April 29, 2012 12:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • HBO Fun night for me (and of course FG)

    Family Guy
    Game of Thrones
    Veep (hilarious)

    Comment by Syc0 – April 29, 2012 01:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, Game of Thrones, & GCB

    Comment by buffy – April 29, 2012 02:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time
    Celebrity Apprentice
    Mythbusters

    Comment by Tanya (@kirads09) – April 29, 2012 04:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • My DVR gets a work out every Sunday. So many great shows! Tonight I am recording the following: The Good Wife, The Big C, Nurse Jackie, Madmen, The Killing, Desperate Housewives, GCB, Army Wives, The Client List, Harry’s Law and Masterpiece (PBS) Part II Conclusion of Birdsong, Have to record tonight’s Celebrity Apprentice when it’s repeated Friday on CNBC.

    Comment by Georgia – April 29, 2012 05:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You are such a chick,lol

      Comment by Shaun – April 29, 2012 11:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Tonight Harry’s Law, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Mad Men. The Killing and Desperate Housewives On Demand tomorrow.

    Comment by Diana – April 29, 2012 05:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Good Wife and Once Upon A Time!

    Comment by Caitlin – April 29, 2012 06:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon a Time, Desperate Housewives, GCB, Game of Thrones, The Big C and The Client List.

    Comment by Gerald – April 29, 2012 06:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once, The Good Wife. For On Demand later viewing: Game of Thrones, The Big C, Nurse Jackie. Who knew that Sunday nights would become the new “must see” TV night for so many of us!
    ***********

    And I second whoever requested that fourth season of Good Wife be moved back to Tuesdays. Changing it to its present Sunday evenings: Worst.Decision.Ever. by CBS.

    Comment by mdaily – April 29, 2012 07:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Super excited for The Good Wife!

    Comment by isabel – April 29, 2012 07:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll probably be the only one to admit it, but I love The Client List. Sam Page was on as a different character a couple of weeks ago though.

    Comment by DDB – April 29, 2012 07:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Indeed; misread a photo caption. Fixed.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich, Editor-at-Large TVLine.com – April 29, 2012 08:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once upon a Time then re-watch to find clues and Easter eggs I may have missed when I was caught up in the story.

    Comment by Templar – April 29, 2012 07:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • DH, BK and OUAT.

    Comment by Obaaand – April 29, 2012 07:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon a time,DH,GCB, Client list

    Comment by Brandy – April 29, 2012 08:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Amazing Race, The Killing & GCB – DVR Once Upon A Time, Desperate & Shannon Says.

    Comment by theresa – April 29, 2012 08:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Once Upon A Time, Game of Thrones, Veep, and Girls. Such a great night for television!

    Comment by Zach – April 29, 2012 08:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • No preview for GCB? You’re goin’ to hell, Ausiello!

    Comment by Niki Sleestack – April 29, 2012 09:03 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ARMY WIVES!!

    Comment by lily – April 29, 2012 09:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Well…I’ll be a bit original…everybody seem not interested watching The Simpsons & Bob’s Burgers, except me…
    Then later, Game of Thrones, and Good wife…

    Comment by Jules – April 29, 2012 10:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • because they are reruns….

      Comment by Shaun – April 29, 2012 11:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m watching Amazing Race and Desperate Housewife’s(Sad its Ending) and Putting Family Guy GCB and the Awesome Once upon a time on the DVR

    Comment by Josh – April 29, 2012 10:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Good Wife & GCB Any news on GCB coming back? That show is so darned funny.

    Comment by Joy – April 29, 2012 11:35 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Good Wife (season finale – boo!!), picking up Season 4 Damages on DirecTV (new customer – yay!!), The Killing (DVR for later) – in order of importance / excitement. (Veep, btw, was atrocious – absolutely awful – and this from a woman who will watch almost anything about / in the White House.)

    Comment by Sunday Afternoon – April 29, 2012 12:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • OUAT, TGW, Mad Men, GOT .Sunday’s are the best night left..I hate finale season!

    Comment by mountaineer – April 29, 2012 02:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • …at least I still have Grimm and Awake for a few more weeks. I used to hate network tv but they’re finally getting some interesting stuff.

      Comment by mountaineer – April 29, 2012 02:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Lots of good stuff tonight! I have to watch TGW and Birdsong, Part 2 (on PBS) and DVR for later: GCB, Army Wives and Mad Men.

    Comment by Lorie – April 29, 2012 03:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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