What to Watch Sunday: Bad Walt Takes a Break, ABC Teases Its Fall Fare and... Weeds Wedlock?

On TV this Sunday: There’s Breaking Bad news for Walter White fans, ABC gives you a preview of its fall slate, Copper wonders why can’t we all just get along and Weeds may or may not have occasion to say mazel tov. Here, in addition to many Labor Day Weekend marathons and such, are are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

7 pm Into the West (AMC) | The Steven Spielberg-produced miniseries about the exploration of the American West, which debuted in 2005 on TNT, re-airs in weekly, two-hour installments starting tonight. The sprawling cast includes Skeet Ulrich, Keri Russell, Josh Brolin, Rachel Leigh Cook (Perception) and Christian Kane (Leverage).

7 pm ABC’s Primetime Fall Preview Special (ABC) | The hosts of ABC’s The Chew give you the deets on the season ahead. Featured stars include Nashville’s Hayden Panettiere, 666 Park Avenue’s Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams and Last Resort’s Andre Braugher.

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8 pm Once Upon a Time (ABC) | That sound you hear in this Repeat to Revisit is Snow White’s heart breaking as Prince Charming’s wedding to King Midas’ daughter approaches. Elsewhere, Emma and Regina grow suspicious of a new stranger in town.

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9 pm Hell on Wheels (AMC) | Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke helms this week’s episode, in which Cullen must diffuse an internal threat to the railroad after tragedy strikes. (And if you got to this page because you typed “Twilight” and “Cullen” into Google, you might want to refine your search.)

9 pm Leverage (TNT) | The team cons a Wall Street bad guy into breaking his immunity deal by faking the discovery of a legendary antique car.

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10 pm Breaking Bad (AMC) | Mid-season finale: Will the big death in last week’s episode change anything about the way Walt lives his life? Nah, probably not. But he does make a startling and dangerous decision in light of his latest success. The Bad news, though: After this, the final season breaks until next summer.

10 pm Copper (BBC America) | Racial tension plagues Five Points when an Irishman is lynched and hanged, and all evidence indicates a black pastor is responsible – though Corcoran has doubts.

10 pm Weeds (Showtime) | Nancy meets Rabbi Dave’s friends, and we find out whether Andy and Joanna went through with their wedding.

10:30 pm Web Therapy (Showtime) | Newell’s got a 20-year-old beef with Fiona – whose mother is in trouble with the law.

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11 pm Small Town Security (AMC) | Season finale: Per the official release: “Chief urges Lieutenant to work on his love life, or at least his sex life.” Go ahead and see what The Soup’s been talking about… you know you wanna.

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

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12 Comments
  1. shinfire says:

    Breaking Bad !
    Mid Finale
    gotta wait for next year ?

  2. Elf says:

    Breaking Bad all the way, but I do think it’s bs to put 10 months in the middle of the final season. It’s whack, yo.

  3. T.T says:

    Big Brother.

  4. D'Arcy says:

    The only thing getting me through the fact that Breaking Bad is off for ten months is that September brings back many of my favourite shows, and then in March Game of Thrones is back, and then Breaking Bad again. TV getting me through TV breaks. I think I should go outside.

  5. Templar says:

    OUAT then over to PBS for a Masterpiece Mystery Inspector Lewis that I missed the first time around.

  6. nick1372 says:

    I’ll be watching OUAT and ABC’s fall premiere peek, and then watching stuff on the DVR.

  7. Mark says:

    Bleh. Why have the people from the Chew do it? They have no business doing that. Should have had the ladies from the View doing it.

  8. Britta Unfiltered says:

    Breaking Bad for sure here. I agree that 10 months as a season break is BS, but maybe this will help Jon Hamm get his Emmy in 2013. I’ll also be watching Weeds and I might check out Into the West. I love pioneer stories. I’ll definitely watch Hell on Wheels though your tidbit about Catherine Hardwicke nearly scared me off of it. Sigh. She directed Thirteen. I’m focusing on that, that’s my happy place. I’m not sure about Small Town Security. The Soup’s description of it being “David Lynch does reality TV” was the kind of description that makes me want to run far, far away. Because unfortunately I still remember the trauma that is Mulholland Drive.

  9. William says:

    copper and great food truck race

  10. tahina says:

    It was Hell on Wheels for me! Cullen is so hot! :)

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