What to Watch Sunday: Tempted Good Wife, LEGO'd Simpsons, Resurrection Finale and More

saturday-night-live-andrew-garfieldOn TV this weekend: Saturday Night Live’s Spidey senses are tingling, Joel McHale serves zingers as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the countdown to 24 continues and the Resurrection finale gets out of hand. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 17 programs to keep on your radar.

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6 pm White House Correspondents’ Dinner (CSPAN) | Community’s Joel McHale headlines the centennial dinner, which recognizes journalists, politicians and celebrities. (The event will also be broadcast on CNN, starting at 8 pm.)

8:30 pm 24: Live Another Day — Jack Is Back (Fox) | Before the premiere of 24: Live Another Day (Monday, 8/7c), this half-hour preview offers a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at the TV special.

9 pm Orphan Black (BBC America) | Sarah is forced to turn to a ghost from her past: an old flame named Cal Morrison (Michiel Huisman, Nashville).

10 pm The Real History of Science Fiction (BBC America) | From The War of the Worlds to Independence Day, this installment of the ode to sci-fi is all about alien invasions of the silver screen.

11:30 pm Saturday Night Live (NBC) | Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) hosts, with musical guest Coldplay.

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8 pm The Simpsons (Fox) | In the series’ milestone 550th (!) episode, Homer wakes up in a world where his family and everyone in Springfield are made of LEGOs. (See a first look.)

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9 pm The Good Wife (CBS) | After Alicia encounters a charming entrepreneur during jury duty (played by Bates Motel’s Nestor Carbonell), she begins to consider options outside her marriage.

9 pm Resurrection (ABC) | Season finale: Resurrection FinaleWhen the number of Returned reaches critical mass, Bellamy asks for outside help — but Sheriff Langston has his own agenda. (Not yet renewed; check status.)

9 pm Everest Avalanche Tragedy (Discovery) | This 90-minute documentary includes eyewitness accounts from the rescue efforts following the April 18 avalanche at the Khumbu Icefall, which killed 13 and left three missing.

9 pm Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) | Jane and Grayson spend the night together (I believe the proper reaction here is “bow chicka wow wow”), and Owen defends the Mayor of Malibu.

9:30 pm Californication (Showtime) | Levon hopes for some alone time with Melanie, but things don’t go quite as planned.

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10 pm Revenge (ABC) | Emily is forced to take extreme measures against the Graysons — and those closest to her.

10 pm Salem (WGN America) | Mary discovers who witnessed the witches’ ceremony and comes up with a course of action. (Watch a sneak peek.)

10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | Sterling Cooper & Partners prepares for a guest, and Don contacts an old friend.

10 pm The Bletchley Circle (PBS) | Season finale: The women intercept a crime ring when they learn there’s corruption in the vice squad. (Not yet renewed.)

10:30 pm Veep (HBO) | As Amy and Dan vie for a position as Selina’s campaign manager, Ben arranges a secret lunch for the Veep with hotshot strategist Bill Ericsson (Diedrich Bader, The Drew Carey Show).

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  1. Elizabeth says:

    Once Upon A Time, Revenge, Believe, Drop Dead Diva, and Devious Maids.

  2. Joey Padron says:

    SNL. Sunday: The Simpsons, Salem, DVR Mad Men watch after.

  3. John says:

    Saturday:Orphan Black!!!
    Sunday: Mad Men, The Good Wife, Game of Thrones

  4. Thilia says:

    Mad Men, OUAT, Salem, Resurrection

  5. Gaelle says:

    Oh well I guess The Mentalist isn’t worth watching this Sunday.

  6. Tran says:

    Saturday: 24 Live Another Day – Jack is Back and SNL with Andrew Garfield & Coldplay. Sunday: Total Divas, Mad Men & Crisis (how far would Susie go to save her sister Meg?).

  7. msbellalugosi says:

    Saturday: 24 special, Orphan Black, SNL
    Sunday: Mad Men, Game of Thrones, Veep, Bob’s Burgers, Total Divas, Salem

  8. Sal says:

    Looks like someone forgot The Mentalist airs this Sunday…..

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      No, it has never been the design of this column to feature every new episode of every show. THE MENTALIST has made the cut four out of the previous four weeks. #SpreadTheWealth

  9. Brandy says:

    Once,Drop Dead Diva,Devious Maids

  10. Rich Abey says:

    Orphan Black, Simpsons, OUAT & Mad Men. Plus definitely excited for the return of 24 & Jack but still 2 days to go…DAMMIT!

  11. Diz says:

    Is this the same 24 special that was on Fri. or is Sat. different?

  12. Steve says:

    Orphan Black
    Da Vinci’s Demons

    Game of Thrones
    Silicon Valley
    Once Upon a Time
    The Good Wife
    The Mentalist

  13. Justin says:

    Once upon a time

  14. yurie says:

    After Alicia encounters a charming entrepreneur during jury duty (played by Bates Motel’s Nestor Carbonell), she begins to consider options outside her marriage.

    Nestor Carbonell have an eyeliner competition with Alicia confirmed.

  15. It’s an inconvenient time and night but make sure to watch Orphan Black live tonight!

    • Bill says:

      Yeah why did BBC decide to air it on Saturday anyway? Great show that’d do much better on Sundays

  16. Tessa says:

    Once Upon A Time
    Maybe SNL during the week

  17. The Bletchley Circle has officially been cancelled, a few of the cast had confirmed this a few weeks ago.

  18. Jax&Juice's Girl says:

    Orphan Black……..Clone Club BITCHES!
    Sunday: Salem, Once upon a Time and Resurrection.

  19. Heathers says:

    I wonder who Don’s old friend is who he contacts.

  20. the Mentalist is my only choice for Sunday:)

  21. Gee says:

    Sunday: Game 7 Raptors vs. Nets

    Go Raps!

  22. Stephanie says:

    Resurrection, Revenge

  23. Ali Sr says:

    Drop Dead Diva
    The Mentalist

  24. rflairfan1 says:

    Silicon Valley

  25. Hello Yellow says:

    Turn and Salem

  26. JoyAnne says:

    Sunday. Why isn’t The Mentalist on this list. Best show of the evening.