On TV this Sunday: Neil Patrick Harris gets his most legendary gig yet at the Oscars, Downton Abbey and Grantchester wrap up, 60 Minutes honors Bob Simon and The Walking Dead introduces a friendly face. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar.
The Oscars, Downton Finale, Bob Simon Tribute and More
60 Minutes Presents: Remembering Bob Simon
In a special 90-minute broadcast, colleagues of the late correspondent Bob Simon pay tribute to his work in journalism.
87th Annual Academy Awards
Ubiquitous awards host Neil Patrick Harris leads this year’s celebration of cinema. Meanwhile, I’m still coping with The Lego Movie’s snub.
Season finale: London brings the Crawleys and their servants scandal, sabotage and a Scotland Yard stunner; Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise; Robert has a revelation. (Next Sunday: The Christmas special! Renewed.)
Soul-searching leads Hannah to an epiphany, while another disastrous interview for Shoshanna ends on a high note.
The Walking Dead
After surviving a major storm, Rick and the others meet what appears to be a friendly person.
Law & Order: SVU
Repeat to Revisit: If you missed NBC’s crossover between SVU, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., now’s your chance to catch the big episode.
During a morning hike, Brett meets Linda (Mary Steenburgen, Justified), a New Age believer who encourages him to get in touch with himself.
Season finale: Sidney tries to stop a killing spree as Geordie’s life hangs in the balance. (Not yet renewed Stateside.)
Patrick decides to be a “fun gay” by throwing a Halloween party — only to end up distracted by Richie and his new beau.