On TV this Sunday: The Good Wife battles a bond villain, HBO serves more Leftovers, Gilmore Girls comes to Up and Fear the Walking Dead and The Strain both hit pause on the outbreaks. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar.
Good Wife, Leftovers, Homeland and 5 Other Premieres, FearTWD and The Strain End and More
Through 6 am | To celebrate the network’s acquisition of all seven Gilmore seasons, enjoy a marathon of Season 1. Copper boom! (Beginning Oct. 5, episodes will air every weeknight at 7 pm and 8 pm.)
Season 2 premiere: Elizabeth must be sworn in when the president’s plane disappears over the Pacific. Guest stars include series EP Morgan Freeman (as Chief Justice Frawley) and Crossing Jordan‘s Jill Hennessy (as Henry’s Defense Intelligence Agency handler).
Miniseries premiere: Set in a rural English village on the verge of World War II, this mini centers on the Women’s Institute social group and the two ladies — played by Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Jane Eyre) — who clash over the organization’s fate.
Once Upon a Time
In an effort to protect Emma, Regina steps up in a surprising way; King Arthur and Queen Guinevere throw a royal ball that takes a deadly turn. (View photos.)
The latest personnel change threatens Jake and Amy’s romance; Rosa and Gina urge Charles to rethink his af- fection for a fellow officer (Good Wife’s Archie Panjabi.)
Fear the Walking Dead
Season finale: As civil unrest grows and the (un)dead take over, Travis and Madison try to devise ways to protect their families. Note: A Season 1 marathon begins at 3:15 pm. (Renewed.)
The Good Wife
Season 7 premiere: Alicia attempts to revive her struggling career by representing arrestees in bond court; Peter brings in a new strategist (Margo Martindale, The Americans).
Season 5 premiere: Almost two years after the Embassy attack in Islamabad, Carrie is building a new life in Berlin… when she is forced back into the dangerous world she left behind.
Season 2 finale: As Setrakian and Fet battle for the Occido Lumen, they gain a surprising ally; a massive attack puts Eph, Nora and Zack’s escape in peril. (Renewed.)
Season 2 premiere: Avery welcomes D.B. Russell (CSI’s Ted Danson) to the team as they investigate a puzzling burglary/homicide. (Watch a sneak peek.)
Season 2 premiere: Vague synopsis alert! Noah and Helen try for amicable divorce proceedings, but complications indicate inescapable conflict.
Miniseries premiere: This three-parter tells the true story of Malcolm Webster (Reece Shearsmith, Shaun of the Dead), an infamous man who marries, then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in on their life insurance policies. Cheery stuff!
COMING NEXT SUNDAY: The Walking Dead‘s Season 6 premiere!