On TV this Sunday: Dexter’s final season is to die for, Ray Donovan keeps a few secrets, Chris Tucker is BET’s award show MC and Nik Wallenda talks the walk. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Skywire: Nik Talks The Walk (Discovery) | After crossing the Grand Canyon at 1,500 feet, aerialist Nik Wallenda watches and provides commentary on his own tether-less tightrope walk.
8 pm BET Awards 2013 (BET) | Actor/comedian Chris Tucker hosts the 3-1/2 hour live show. Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke and Stevie Wonder are among those scheduled to perform.
9 pm Dexter (Showtime) | Season 8 premiere: Six months after LaGuerta’s death, neuropsychiatrist Dr. Evelyn Vogel (British actress Charlotte Rampling) complicates Dex’s life. (Get scoop, watch a sneak peek.)
9 pm The Killing (AMC) | Sarah and Holder catch up to the latest victim, and Seward faces his past.
9 pm Under the Dome (CBS) | If you were not among the 16.7 million viewers who thus far watched the June 24 premiere, here’s an encore presentation.
9 pm True Blood (HBO) | Bill struggles to save vampirekind from certain death, while Eric takes human collateral. (Get scoop.)
10 pm Ray Donovan (Showtime) | Series premiere: Ray Donovan (played by Liev Schreiber) is a professional “fixer,” hired to bury secrets for LA’s elite. In the first episode, Ray’s estranged, shady father (Jon Voight) is released from prison five years early, all as Ray deals with two clients-in-crisis and gets too close to a pretty stalking victim.
10 pm Devious Maids (Lifetime) | Valentina’s plans to get closer to Remi continue to irritate Zoila; Marisol tries to spend more time at the Powell house.
10 pm Breaking Amish: Brave New World (TLC) | Season finale: Jeremiah comes back from Puerto Rico with a heavy heart, and the group finally makes decisions about what’s next.
10 pm Falling Skies (TNT) | When a mission goes terribly awry, Tom and Pope must rely on each other to survive. (Read preview from Noah Wyle.)
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