On TV this Sunday: Mad Men uncorks its last seven episodes, an American Odyssey comes to NBC, the Shameless finale hosts a reunion and Salem brews Season 2. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
Mad Men's Final Run, Shameless Finale, Wolf Hall, Salem and Other Premieres, and More
If There Be Thorns
In this third installment of V.C. Andrews’ Flowers in the Attic series, Christopher (Jason Lewis, Brothers & Sisters) and Cathy (Rachael Carpani, McLeod’s Daughters) live together with Cathy’s two sons, who don’t know about their parents’ incestuous relationship — but a mysterious new neighbor threatens to reveal all.
Sinatra: All or Nothing At All
To mark Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, this two-night docu explores his life and career, via archived interviews and new commentary from friends.
A.D.: The Bible Continues
Miniseries premiere: This follow-up to The Bible explores the aftermath of Christ’s crucifixion, focusing on the disci- ples who spread His teachings. Juan Pablo Di Pace (Dallas), Adam Levy (Coronation Street), Richard Coyle (Covert Affairs) and Vincent Regan (The Royals) star.
Season finale: Fiona reunites with Gus, and Frank works to keep Bianca happy. (Yep, renewed.)
The Good Wife
Diane takes on a case that pits her sympathies toward gay marriage against the rights of religious freedom. (Hm… sounds familiar….)
Season 7B premiere: Major spoilers ahead! Just kidding, there never are. Don attempts to find a friend, while Joan tries to solve a problem. (Read preview.)
Series premiere: Pushing Daisies‘ Anna Friel stars as Sgt. Odelle Ballard, the sole survivor of a suspicious military ambush. Nurse Jackie’s Peter Facinelli and The Carrie Diaries’ Jake Robinson also star. (Read preview.)
Season 2 premiere: Salem’s leading witch, Mary Sibley, faces both foreign and domestic challenges to her authority. Plus: Lucy Lawless! (Watch a sneak peek.)
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles
Series premiere: This follow-up to last year’s Christina Ricci’s movie offers a fictional account of events that transpired after Bordon was acquitted of charges of murdering her father and stepmom. Clea DuVall (American Horror Story), Cole Hauser (Rogue) and Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul) also star.
Series premiere: Adapted from Hilary Mantel’s novels, this six-part series centers on Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance, The Other Boleyn Girl) and his rise through the Tudor court, where he ultimately became the closest advisor to King Henry VIII (Homeland’s Damian Lewis).
Sneak preview: Officially bowing April 26, this comedy stars Steve Coogan (Philomena) as a middle-aged ad executive whose world is thrown into disarray by his 25-year-old wunderkind boss.
Who Do You Think You Are?
Make a note, Gladiators: This week’s episode is all about Scandal’s Tony Goldwyn.