What to Watch Sunday: The Mentalist Faces Red John, Boardwalk Empire Finale, AMAs and More
On TV this Sunday: The Mentalist at long last sees Red, Boardwalk Empire‘s season ends with a bang, Pitbull is sicced on the AMAs, Lisa Simpson battles a Desperate Housewife, HBO prescribes for itself a new comedy and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
7 pm Sofia the First: The Floating Palace (Disney Channel) | Sofia is magically transformed into a mermaid for this undersea adventure, which features a special appearance by Princess Ariel (voiced by The Little Mermaid‘s Jodi Benson). Also airs Thanksgiving night on Disney Junior.
8 pm American Music Awards (ABC) | Pitbull hosts this year’s kudosfest, which features performances from Justin Timberlake, Ke$ha, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line and One Direction.
8 pm The Simpsons (Fox) | Lisa makes a new best friend (voiced by Desperate Housewives’ Eva Longoria), only to discover that she’s a Republican and her opponent in the campaign for second grade class representative. Anderson Cooper guest-voices as himself.
8:30 pm Bob’s Burgers (Fox) | Determined to have a perfect Thanksgiving, Bob discovers, to his horror, that someone has put his meticulously prepared turkey in the toilet.
9 pm Boardwalk Empire (HBO) | Season 4 finale: Eli braces for the worst as Knox aims to take down Nucky; Chalky looks to settle a score.
9 pm The Walking Dead (AMC) | A scary new arc unfolds at a camp outside the prison. (Exclusive photo.)
9 pm Family Guy (Fox) | When Stewie and Brian time-travel to 17th-century Jamestown, they face many close calls that could alter the course of mankind.
10 pm The Mentalist (CBS) | Patrick Jane finally comes face-to-face with Red John, the serial killer he’s tracked since the murder of his wife and daughter 10 years ago.
10 pm Masters of Sex (Showtime) | Haas and Vivian’s wedding plans hit a snag; Libby hides a secret.
10 pm Getting On (HBO) | Series premiere: Adapted from the British series of the same name and starring Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne), Niecy Nash (Reno 911!) and Alex Borstein (MADtv), this dark, dry comedy follows the doctors, nurses and administrators in the geriatric wing of a hospital.
Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!