What to Watch: The TVLine-Up for Sunday
On TV this final Sunday of sweeps: A Modern Family duo host the Billboard Music Awards, The Simpsons go Gaga, Sherlock matches wits with Moriarty, Jesse Stone tackles his possibly final case, Mad Men celebrates Christmas and more. Here are six finales plus eight other programs to keep on your radar. What will you be watching?
7:30 pm The Cleveland Show (Fox) | Season finale: When Roberta gives Cleveland Jr. a makeover, his stylish new look gives him the confidence to approach a misfit girl (voiced by Parks and Recreation‘s Rashida Jones).
8 pm Billboard Music Awards (ABC) | Modern Family parents Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen host, while the musical performances include Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO and The Wanted.
8 pm The Simpsons (Fox) | Season finale: When Lisa’s social ranking at school plummets to a new low, a psychic force summons Lady Gaga (guest-voicing as herself) to help.
8:30 pm Bob’s Burgers (Fox) | Season finale: Bob appears in a cooking segment on a local news morning program, but Gene steals the show when he crashes the set with a Sasquatch mask.
9 pm Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (CBS) | In Tom Selleck’s eighth and perhaps final turn as the New England cop, as Jesse struggles to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, he attempts to solve a horrifying mob-related double homicide.
9 pm Sherlock (PBS) | In the Series* 2 finale, “The Reichenbach Fall,” Sherlock fights for his reputation, his sanity and his life when he locks horns with James Moriarty. (*Look at me being all British.)
9 pm The Killing (AMC) | Richmond attempts to help the investigation; Sarah tracks down Rosie’s key; Stan realizes his son is in trouble; Mitch reaches her destination (and thus hopefully escapes her snooze-worthy isolated storyline).
9 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | At Winterfell, Theon receives a visitor; Arya calls in her final debt with Jaqen; Robb is betrayed; Tyrion and Varys find common ground; Dany ignores Jorah’s advice; Stannis and Davos approach their destination, where Davos is offered a reward.
9 pm The Celebrity Apprentice (NBC) | Will it be Arsenio Hall or Clay Aiken? (That’s all I’ve got.)
9 pm Family Guy (Fox) | In the one-hour season finale, Brian and Stewie respond to viewer mail, you’ll meet a British version of the Griffins and get to see the world from Stewie’s POV, Peter has another run-in with the angry chicken and much more.
10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | Christmas wishes come true! Harry helps out a friend!
10 pm Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious (Comedy Central) | In this new standup special, the Parks and Recreation star relates the dilemmas he faces when trying to pick up girls (including why telling them he’s on TV doesn’t work), and his cousin Harris writes a college admissions essay.
10 pm Mrs. Eastwood & Company (E!) | Series premiere: If only because there’s the slightest chance Clint will show up to tell the camera crews, “Get off my lawn!”
10 pm Veep (HBO) | Selina becomes obsessed with the unflattering nicknames given to her by bloggers.
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