What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Sunday

On TV this Sunday: Another Amazing Race comes to an end, Zach Galifianakis brings his Ferns to prime time, the Comedy Awards show you the funny, Sherlock is back on the case, GCB says C-YA and more. We made some tough calls and singled out 13 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm The Amazing Race (CBS) | Two-hour Season 20 finale: As the final four teams battle for the $1 million prize, they must contend with a fast-paced Japanese game show and a not-so-relaxing “rescue mission” trip to Hawaii.

8 pm Once Upon a Time (ABC) | While Henry pleads for Emma to stay in Storybrooke and complete her quest, Regina concocts a plan to get rid of the sheriff forever; Snow White enlists her fairytale cohorts to attack the Evil Queen and save Prince Charming’s life. (Watch video and view photos!)

8:30 pm Between Two Ferns: A Fairytale of New York (Comedy Central) | The popular web series hits primetime, as Zach Galifianakis awkwardly grills guests Tina Fey and Jon Stewart.

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9 pm The Comedy Awards (Comedy Central) | The second annual award show honors the best comedic performances in everything from TV to stand-up. Look for appearances by the casts of Parks and Recreation and Bridesmaids, Fringe superfan Robin Williams… and even Chevy Chase.

9 pm Sherlock (PBS) | Season 2 premiere: In the first of three new episodes picking up from Season 1’s  cliff-hanger, Irene Adler takes on Sherlock in a game he is ill-prepared to fight — love.

9 pm Desperate Housewives (ABC) | In the series’ penultimate episode, the ladies are shocked by Gaby’s nonchalant attitude as Bree continues to take the fall for Carlos in Alejandro’s murder trial. True Blood‘s Brit Morgan and Franklin & Bash‘s Reed Diamond guest-star.

9 pm The Killing (AMC) | While the investigation returns to the casino, tensions erupt at the Larsen house, leading Stan to meet Richmond face to face for the first time and form an uneasy alliance.

9 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | The tribe rallies to help Jackie as she sinks deeper into her pill addiction; Roland meets a man who claims to be David’s biological father; though an investigation exonerates the 32nd, Frank remains haunted by the orphans.

9 pm Nurse Jackie (Showtime) | Meeting with Kevin a cafe, Jackie is served divorce papers instead of lunch — bazinga! Cruz institutes a draconian dress code that is not a hit with his staff; Zoey looks for a new roommate and finds one in [see series title].

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10 pm GCB (ABC) | Season finale: The GCBs find themselves in danger when Carlene takes them down to unincorporated Juarez for the Condos for Christian Living groundbreaking ceremony. Meanwhile Amanda’s suspicions regarding Luke lead to a surprising discovery about Ripp. Sandra Bernhard makes a special guest appearance.

10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | Peggy is irritated by a secret she has to keep! Pete covers for a friend! Don gets unexpected news!

10 pm Veep (HBO) | Selina puts her best spin on a trumped-up story of a rift between her and the First Lady; Gary (Tony Hale) selects candidates for the VP’s dog.

10:30 pm Girls (HBO) | A “sext” message from Adam sends Hannah into a tailspin; Shoshanna reunites with a boy from sleepaway camp; Jessa gets distracted while watching her charges.

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

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48 Comments
  1. Lisa says:

    You forgot about Sherlock on PBS’s Masterpiece Theater.

  2. Rob says:

    Um, Sherlock? Game of Thrones?

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      Ah, yes — SHERLOCK is a most legitimate oversight. I shall add! (GoT has been included every week this season so far; as such, it’s taking a breather this week.)

      • Mike says:

        Coincidentally, last night’s Game of Thrones episode was probably the best episode of the season so far. lol Good timing! :-)

  3. tvaddict says:

    Sunday has so many shows. This is what I am going to try to watch:

    Once Upon A Time
    GCB
    The Killing
    The Real Housewives of New Jersey
    The Client List

  4. kavyn says:

    Once and GOT for me :)

  5. hibsta says:

    Can’t wait for Mad Men

  6. JJ says:

    OUAT,
    Housewives,
    GCB,
    Game of Thrones
    The Client list

  7. P says:

    GCB
    Game of Thrones

  8. Beth Ann says:

    GCB and The Client List

  9. Looking forward to Once Upon A Time and Game of Thrones.

  10. greysfan says:

    Once Upon a Time
    Desperate Housewives,
    GCB,
    Game of Thrones

  11. Damien says:

    Seems to me like TV line is missing the mark when they don’t even mention the show who’s 2nd season has had the most buzz including increased ratings. I don’t remember Game of Thrones disappointing this year.

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      The excellent GAME OF THRONES been included every week this season so far; as such, it’s taking a breather this time around.

  12. Mark says:

    Game of Thrones isn’t even on this list? What gives? TVLine must have some kind of vendetta against it. Promoting Army Wives over GoT? Really TVLine? Shameful. Sarcasm btw. Although Army Wives sucks.

    All the Fox comedies seem pretty solid tonight. I’ll be watching them, DH, GCB, Once, RHONJ, and CA.

  13. I hope this inst the last time we see the GCB girls, I really like this show. its so funny, I think this one be the hour show that would fit in the comedy block on Wed. and Revenge could move to sundays

    Once Upon ATime,Desperate Housewives,GCB,Armywives, & The Client List

  14. Renee says:

    SHERLOCK!! (Yes I yelled…it’s worth it.)

  15. niks says:

    Everyone should watch Sherlock. Its a great episode. You all will love it.

  16. Elaine says:

    Too many great shows to watch. Man, once May is over it’s going to be a whole different ball game on Sunday nights. I’ll be watching the AMAZING Game of Thrones and Sherlock plus Mad Men, Once Upon a Time, Girls, Veep, comedy awards, Between Two Ferns, the Borgias. Putting that PVR to good use today.

  17. Abed says:

    Cougarton Abbey and Inspector Spacetime on Bluray.

  18. India says:

    TAR. OUAT. DH. GCB. Nurse Jackie. Killing. Mad Men. Veep. GoT.

    Thank goodness for DVRs.

    I think it is fair you gave thrones a break. You should give Girls a similar break. It’s been up there for four weeks in a row and it’s one of the worst shows in television history.

  19. bad kevin says:

    The Killing, Mad Men & the season finale of Amazing Race. I’ll be disappointed if Rachel and Dave wins the $1 million prize.

  20. OUAT
    Mythbusters
    Celebrity Apprentice

  21. Justin says:

    Once Upon a Time and possibly Sherlock for me.

  22. Morgan says:

    Once and Sherlock

  23. Brandy says:

    Once, DH,GCB, Client List

  24. mikoli says:

    Once Upon a Time
    Desperate Housewives,
    GCB

  25. once upon a time
    desperate housewives
    family guy

  26. Nick says:

    Once Upon A Time, Amazing Race(go Vanessa & Ralph) & Harry’s Law

  27. jess says:

    Once
    Sherlock
    Game of Thrones
    The Killing

  28. Angee says:

    Once upon a time
    Amazing Race
    Sherlock
    Game of thrones

  29. Danielle says:

    Harry’s Law, Nurse Jackie, The Big C tonight and DVR Mad Men, The Killing and Desperate Housewives.

  30. theresa says:

    Watching Amazing & Shannon Says. DVR Once Upon a Time, Desperate Housewives, GCB & The Killing. Watch Nurse Jackie & Girls.

  31. L says:

    OUAT and DH.

  32. Jules says:

    Does I’m the only one who (still) watch the Simpsons ,
    Bob’s burgers?…+Game of Thrones…
    (DVR Sherlock Holmes/The Killing)

  33. A.may says:

    Love the killing, and girls is improving-last weeks ep made me lol at the scene with the gay ex. Between two ferns should be great-its hilarious, the best interview show after diablo codys red band trailer :)

  34. Gerald says:

    Veep, Game of thrones, GCB, Desperate Housewives, Once Upon a Time and The Client List.

  35. Supes says:

    Game of Thrones, The Borgias, Mad Men, The Killing, Once Upon a Time and DH….a busy TV schedule indeed.

  36. Russ says:

    Game of Thrones, GCB, The Big C, and Nurse Jackie. Then ill probably watch Veep and Girls tomorrow cause i’m on the fence with these two

  37. Emma says:

    Sherlock, Sherlock, Sherlock!

  38. rubytu says:

    OUAT, Harry, DH, The Killing, GOT, Mad Men, Veep. I should’ve known about the comedy awards earlier! Would love to watch that. I love comedy, even when it’s stupid. Anyone who tries to make you laugh gets an A+ in my book!

  39. rachel says:

    Sherlock and now patiently awaiting for the third season.

  40. Juan says:

    All ABC for sure, OUAT, DH, and GCB. Sad that its season finale of GCB but hopefully its comes back,

  41. Velvet says:

    Once Upon a Time
    Desperate Housewives
    GCB
    MythBusters
    Big C
    Game of Thrones
    The Client List

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