On TV this Sunday: Once Upon a Time unleashes triple trouble, Will Forte is The Last Man on Earth, Good Wife baddie returns, Downton Abbey ends and Brooklyn Nine-Nine heads down the aisle. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Tonight
Once, Good Wife and Madam Secretary Return, Three Series Premieres, Nimoy Tribute and More
A Tribute to Leonard Nimoy
Through 2 pm | This marathon includes the late Leonard Nimoy’s’s guest role on The Twilight Zone, his brief arc on Star Trek: The Next Generation and the movie Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
New time slot alert! When Linda’s sister (voiced by Megan Mullally) is stood up, the kids compete to be her date for the evening. (Sneak peek.)
Once Upon a Time
Spring premiere: With Gold gone, the Storybrooke residents aim to resume their normal lives, but the Queens of Darkness — Maleficent (Kristin Bauer), Ursula (Merrin Dungey) and Cruella De Vil (Victoria Smurfit) — are poised to prevent that. Note: A “making of” special airs at 7 pm. (Read a preview and see photos.)
Spring premiere: Elizabeth is humiliated at a public hearing when her staff fails to find the corruption in her microloan program. Mad Men’s Kevin Rahm guest-stars.
As Homer is put in charge of keeping Princess Kemi (voiced by ANTM’s Yaya DaCosta) out of trouble, Moe falls for the beauty. (Watch a sneak peek.)
On the day of Gina and Charles’ parents’ wedding, Jake and Amy get sidetracked chasing a criminal and Terry struggles to officiate the ceremony. Typical.
Secrets and Lies
Series premiere, two hours: When family man Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe, Damages) discovers the body of his neighbor’s young son in the woods, he is immediately pegged as a person of interest by Det. Andrea Cornell (Juliette Lewis, The Firm). KaDee Strickland (Private Practice) also stars.
The Last Man on Earth
Series premiere, one hour: Saturday Night Live alum Will Forte stars as the titular loner, stranded in 2020 after a deadly virus has swept the planet.
Season finale, two hours: In this season’s Christmas special, the Crawleys go to a shooting party at a castle in Northumberland. (Yep, renewed.)
Hannah goes for drinks with a new coworker (The Office’s Jake Lacy); Adam is unnerved by Mimi-Rose’s friend (played by The Slap’s Zachary Quinto).
Series premiere: From producers David Shore (House) and Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), this drama follows FBI Special Agent Milton Chamberlain (Josh Duhamel, Las Vegas) and street-wise Det. Russ Agnew (Dean Winters, Law & Order: SVU), two mismatched law enforcement officers. Janet McTeer (Damages), Kal Penn (House), Edward Fordham, Jr. (Cuts) and Aubrey Dollar (Women’s Murder Club) round out the cast.