On TV this Sunday: TV Land continues its Andy Griffith tribute, Army Wives reunites “Becca” with “Libby,” there’s talking about new Walking Dead, Jim on The Glades deals with his ex and Longmire is feeling bearish. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
11 am – 8 pm The Andy Griffith Show marathon (TV Land) | Go back to Mayberry with TV Land’s latest collection of episodes from the recently departed actor’s eponymous sitcom.
9 pm True Blood (HBO) | Bill and Eric need Sookie’s help to find Russell, and Patrick and Terry are held hostage by their Iraq War “buddy,” Brian.
9 pm Talking Dead (AMC) |Capping the weekend’s two-season marathon (which resumes Sunday at 11:30 am with Season 2 Episode 5 aka Daryl/arrow/ouch!), this hour-long special previews Season 3 and tees up a never-before-broadcast black-and-white version of the pilot (at 10 pm).
9 pm Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) | Joan Rivers and Serena Williams guest-star, as Jane wonders about Owen’s whereabouts and what it means for their upcoming wedding (watch video). Yeah yeah, enough about you, Jane: I’d love to hear what Rivers thinks about the tennis champ’s wardrobe, especially this.
9 pm The Glades (A&E) | Jim and his former partner — who is now a convicted murderer (and played by Body of Proof alum John Carroll Lynch) — must work together when a woman trying to exonerate a death-row inmate is killed. Also, Callie and Miranda bond over a shared (icky) experience.
9 pm Falling Skies (TNT) | A familiar face returns to the 2nd Mass, but what does s/he want? And a captured Skitter is brought to the camp at the same time. Coincidence?
10 pm Longmire (A&E) | A body found in the woods turns out to be the victim of a suspicious bear attack. Remember this, kids, the next time someone tells you pic-a-nic baskets aren’t a gateway drug.
10 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | Life Goes On Reunion Alert! Kellie Martin and Patti LuPone (aka “Becca” and “Libby”) guest-star on an episode that finds Trevor urging Hector to go to marriage counseling and Kevin leaving Frank’s brigade during a deployment. Ob-la-di, ob-la-da…
10 pm Weeds (Showtime) | Nancy’s brush with death earns her some serious street cred, which she uses for good while recuperating in the hospital. Meanwhile, Jill’s husband is back from India — so where does that leave Andy?
10:30 pm Episodes (Showtime) | As everyone reacts to the Week 2 numbers for Pucks!, Matt surprises Sean and Beverly with expensive gifts. Also: Merc’s Mrs. asks Matt to give her a hand with something.
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