What to Watch Sunday: Thrones Finale, Falling Skies Returns, Tonys Take the Stage and More

game-of-thrones-s3e10-300On TV this Sunday: The Game of Thrones finale ties up loose ends, NPH suits up for the Tony Awards, Falling Skies‘ Tom has a new gig and Army Wives make some big decisions. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

7 pm The Next Food Network Star (Food Network) | Repeat to Revisit: In case you missed last week’s Season 9 premiere, here’s your chance to meet the 12 contestants vying for a show on The Food Network. (My money’s on The Pie Man, if only for his funny nickname.)

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8 pm The 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS) | For the third year in a row, Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother) hosts this celebration of Broadway’s biggest talents. I’m not sure what song the Annie revival’s cast performing, but I expect to have it stuck in my head through Monday.

8 pm HGTV Star (HGTV) | Season 8 premiere: Ten designers compete for their own program on HGTV; tonight, contestants must create a section of a room that best represents their personal style.

8:30 pm Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination (Travel) | Season 2 premiere: Thrill-seekers travel to Abu Dhabi, Spain and around the United States to conquer the tallest, fastest and longest roller coasters.

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falling-skies-s3e1-300 9 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | Season finale: Joffrey challenges Tywin (that‘ll end well), and Dany waits to see if she is a conqueror or a liberator. Note: This super-sized finale will run for 10 extra minutes — make sure your DVR knows! (Yep, renewed.)

9 pm Falling Skies (TNT) | Two-hour Season 3 premiere: Picking up seven months after the 2nd Mass arrived in Charleston, Tom finds holding political office difficult, Hal struggles with vivid nightmares and a killer mole deals the good guys a blow. (Read our in-depth preview Q&A.)

9 pm The Killing (AMC) | Sarah has her own reasons to join the task force; Seward revisits an old rivalry.

9 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | Season finale: Holly reaches out for help when Tim goes missing; Roland and Joan prepare to leave Fort Marshall. (Keep the Kleenex handy!) Not yet renewed; check status.

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10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | Betty makes plans for Sally’s future; Peggy faces trouble at home.

10 pm The Borgias (Showtime) | Cesare races to rescue Lucrezia; Alfonso begins to drink heavily; I continue pretending I can speak Italian. (Plus, did you hear the sad news?)

Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!

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32 Comments
  1. All these shows on at the same time? My DVR won’t be able to handle it!

  2. Joey says:

    Falling Skies, The Killing and Mad Men.

  3. Maria Saldana says:

    Game of thrones!

  4. Sheila says:

    I’m not really excited by any of the Best Musical nominees this year, but will watch The Tonys anyway. You never know who will turn in a great performance.

  5. Brandy says:

    Client List

  6. Game of Thrones season finale. Also, The Killing and Mad Men (only three episodes left of Season Six).

    • Simon Jester says:

      This is my line-up, too — a pretty solid evening of entertainment! (But I’ll also DVR the Tonys and zip through them later.)

  7. B says:

    No love for “The Client List”?

  8. Meri says:

    Game of Thrones and the Borgia’s. Can’t wait to see Cesare take on Alfonso

  9. EJ says:

    I hope NPH sings “Don’t Forget Me” from Smash with new lyrics at the conclusion of the Tony Awards. Maybe with some reference to the Emmy Awards he’s hosting in a few months? Or an appeal to the Oscar producers?

  10. msstargate says:

    Falling Skies!!!!!!

  11. strachpa says:

    The Lannisters send their regards

  12. Joe Petitjean says:

    60 mins,Army Wives.

  13. Jared says:

    The Client List

  14. rowan77 says:

    Game of Thrones and Mad Men.

  15. Mel says:

    Game of Thrones, The Killing, Mad Men, Falling Skies, Veep, Nurse Jackie & Client List on DVR. Sunday TV this summer is amazing!

    • Lem says:

      Wow, someone, who bother’s to read and post on an entertainment website is either grouchy or thinks way to highly of themselves. Yes, books are wonderful, but the question was what are you “watching” tonight, not “reading.”

    • Harmon says:

      Hang on there old timer NCIS will be back sooner than you know it.

  16. Prue says:

    Borgias!!! Series Finale :(

  17. Steve says:

    Wow. I’m glad I live on the West Coast. NBA Finals, Game of Thrones, The Killing, The Borgias, Veep and Falling Skies.

  18. Holly says:

    Falling Skies, The Killing, Mad Men

  19. Kerry says:

    Game of Thrones

  20. Dick Whitman says:

    Game of Thrones

  21. Eddie G says:

    Jersey housewives! Wheres the love??

  22. A.J. says:

    Game of thrones!

  23. Jenna says:

    Game of Thrones
    The Killing

  24. Michael says:

    The Game of Thrones Finale was awesome!!! Now we have to wait for another season grr…
    Anyone have any other similar show recommendations for the off season?