On TV this Sunday: Army Wives drops and gives us 100 (episodes), Breaking Bad blows out the candles, a Secret Circler visits Drop Dead Diva and Leverage pulls a Mulder-‘n’-Scully on a bad guy. Here are 11 programs to look out for tonight.
7 pm Michael Phelps: America’s Golden Champion (NBC) | This special promises an “intimate look” at the 18-time gold medalist 22-time overall Olympic medalist, including an exclusive sit-down interview led by Olympics coverage anchor Bob Costas.
8 pm 2012 Summer Olympics (NBC) | Events covered tonight include diving, beach volleyball, gymnastics and track and field.
8 pm Leverage (TNT) | The team takes an extraterrestrial turn when it tries to convince a slime-weasel scientist who stole his former partner’s discovery that he’s made contact with aliens.
9 pm Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) | Jane’s ready to put Owen behind her, which is good – because there’s a hottie lawyer (played by The Secret Circle’s Adam Harrington) involved in her newest case. Meanwhile, Kim and Parker deal with the aftermath of Gina’s actions.
9 pm The Glades (A&E) | Jim and Jennifer investigate events leading to the murder of a Florida state-lottery winner, and Callie and Miranda have fun at a medical sales mixer.
9 pm True Blood (HBO) | As the Authority proceeds with Lilith’s plan, Eric plots his escape. In related news, did you see what Sam Trammell had to tell TVLine about the upcoming season finale?
9 pm Falling Skies (TNT) | Still grieving its recent losses, the 2nd Mass pushes on to Charleston and Matt bonds with a new addition to the group.
10 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | The military drama’s 100th episode rates some big-brass guests (former Army Chief of Staff General George Casey and wife Sheila and Undersecretary of the Army Dr. Joseph Westphal) as Fort Marshall prepares for its own centennial celebration. At the same time, Hector and Gloria deal with Penny’s return and Roxy and Trevor worry about their babies’ health.
10 pm Breaking Bad (AMC) | Walt celebrates his 51st birthday – a year to go until that flash-forward! – Skyler considers her options and an associate complicates Walt and Jesse’s plan.
10 pm Longmire (A&E) | Walt finds out about Cady’s affair with Branch. Uh-oh.
10:30 Episodes (Showtime) | A simple query (“Any chance you could get one of the other Friends to do a guest spot?”) starts Matt’s not-so-simple quest to entice one of his former co-stars to appear on Pucks!
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.Follow @kimroots