What to Watch Sunday: Newsroom Story Breaks (Apart), VMAs Get *NSYNC, Dog Logs Off & More

The Newsroom On TV this Sunday: It’s a bad night to be in The Newsroom, Dog With a Blog has to make a rrrruff decision, the MTV Video Music Awards rock out, and is Jesse actually considering Breaking Bad? Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

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8 pm Family Dance-Off (ABC) | Five families who love to dance perform and compete for $10,000 in this special, hosted by Dancing With the Stars pro Derek Hough. (Step away, Ross and Monica!)

8 pm Dog With a Blog (Disney Channel) | Season finale: Stan’s former owner unexpectedly shows up and offers to take the pooch back to meet his real canine family, so… ready some hugs for your rugrats! (Yep, renewed.)

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9 pm 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (MTV) | Hitmakers Robin Thicke, Bruno Mars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and many others will be on hand for the “music” channel’s annual accolades, but who are we kidding: This is the only thing we truly care about.

9 pm Breaking Bad (AMC) | Jesse decides to make a change; Walt and Skyler try to deal with an unexpected demand.

9 pm Silk (PBS) | Two-hour series premiere: British barrister Martha Costello aspires to the rank of Queen’s counsel but must deal with challenging cases, an ambitious student and a formidable rival.

9 pm Unforgettable (CBS) | Carrie and Al’s latest case turns into one of national security when they learn the victim was a government informant.

9 pm Dexter (Showtime) | Dexter investigates a murder that hits close to home.

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10 pm The Newsroom (HBO) | The details of how ACN so spectacularly screwed up the Operation Genoa story are revealed. (Get scoop!)

10 pm Copper (BBC America) | Back at the precinct, Corcoran finds a close friend in peril.

10 pm Low Winter Sun (AMC) | Frank and Geddes work to cover up the evidence in McCann’s murder; Damon’s crew prepares for the Blind Pig opening.

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30 Comments
  1. Andy says:

    Dexter, Low Winter Sun, and maybe the VMAs. I mean NSYNC is a big draw, as is Macklemore & Ryan Lewis for me.

  2. Melinda says:

    Yep. You know what we want to see at the VMAs.

  3. Steve F. says:

    This year’s VMAs actually look good on paper… gotta watch them!

  4. Bill says:

    Breaking Bad, Dexter and Copper. Probably check out Talking Bad as well

  5. dude says:

    vmas breaking bad talking bad dexter

  6. Breaking Bad (six episodes left) and Total Divas. I’ll pass on the VMAs.

  7. Steve says:

    Dexter
    Breaking Bad
    Copper
    Ray Donovan
    Low Winter Sun
    Unforgettable

  8. Sean says:

    Breaking Bad
    Dexter
    Ray Donovan
    The Newsroom
    Low Winter Sun

  9. shump says:

    Big Brother
    Devious Maids
    Dexter
    Ray Donovan
    The Newsroom
    Breaking Bad
    Oprah’s Next Chaper: Tina Turner

  10. rebecca says:

    haven’t watched the VMA’s probably since the Britney Madonna kiss.. but I will totally be tuning in for NSYNC!!!!

  11. melissa says:

    lol, thanks for making the decision a little less rrrruff. ; ) That wordplay has already kinda made my day. As does “The One with the Routine” reference. Well played.

  12. Christy says:

    Breaking Bad, Devious Maids, & VMAs are on my list, but I’m DVRing the VMAs so I can just skip ahead to the good parts.

  13. Joey says:

    Breaking Bad, Low Winter Sun, and Talking Bad.

  14. EJ says:

    Big Brother-watch this lady named Elissa compete and dismiss others in a glorious fashion.

  15. Miles says:

    Breaking Bad & The Newsroom. Sloan Sabbith, where you at girl?

  16. Brandy says:

    Devious Maids

  17. Devious maids breaking bad talking bad and the vmas

  18. Elizabeth says:

    Devious Maids and DVRing the VMAs so I can skip ahead to the good parts, meaning NSYNC!

  19. Dylan says:

    Big Brother and DVRing Low Winter Sun.

  20. MariaD says:

    I will check out Silk premiere first, and then Dexter, Ray Donovan and Newsroom at a later showing.

  21. Jared says:

    RHONJ
    Dexter
    Devious Maids
    VMAs

  22. DanielleZ says:

    Breaking Bad
    Ray Donovan
    Low Winter Sun
    and if NSYNC is truly reunited for the VMAs I’ll try to catch it in between the shows above

  23. bobbie says:

    The Newsroom, Low Winter Sun, Breaking Bad, Dexter, Ray Donovan, (so many antiheroes on Sunday nights), Silk

  24. James says:

    Sister Wives!

  25. E. Williams says:

    Big Brother
    The Glades
    Low Winter Sun
    Devious Maids
    Unforgettable

  26. Maryann says:

    Unforgettable
    Copper
    Low Winter Sun

  27. Jinq2 says:

    “Step away, Ross and Monica.” THE ROUTINE!!!! Priceless. One of the funniest scenes ever, right up there with Sheldon in the ball crawl and Danny DeVito’s striptease!