On TV this Sunday: The Strain infects FX, Masters of Sex and Ray Donovan come back for seconds, Devious Maids cleans up its mess and Salem has a big, final secret. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
The Strain Goes Viral, Sex and Ray Donovan Return and More
Twenty-four bachelors try to impress co-host Jill Wagner as they tackle the obstacle course in pursuit of a date with her. (More or less embarrassing than appearing on The Bachelorette? The jury is still out.)
Season 2 premiere: When the head of the Los Angeles FBI (guest star Hank Azaria, The Simpsons) learns Ray and Mickey were involved in Sully Sullivan’s killing, he demands that Ray bring his father in.
Morse and the Oxford police investigate a series of stranglings in the city.
Food Network Star
The finalists create dishes that represent themselves — will Lenny’s be wearing a cowboy hat? — and present them to guests at a Las Vegas pool party.
Sam, Sookie and Jason find themselves the bearers of bad news in Bon Temps, while Bill and Jessica get nourishment from unexpected sources.
The Musketeers are thrown into turmoil when Aramis’ old friend Marsac returns to Paris.
Series premiere: Co-created by Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), this thriller follows Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (House of Cards’ Corey Stoll) as his CDC team investigates a mysterious virus that has roots in an ancient strain of vampirism. Your move, True Blood!
Masters of Sex
Season 2 premiere: The complications of Masters’ presentation ripple; Libby pushes Masters to get another job.
Season finale: Nick finally admits his secret to Marisol, who convinces him to make things right. Meanwhile, Carmen meets a handsome stranger who offers to help with her music career. (Not yet renewed.)
Season finale: Alden learns Mary’s biggest secret, and Mary discovers a new one of her own. (Already renewed.)
New time slot alert! A judge suggests that Lee Anne accept a settlement offer in her lawsuit against the police department. Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford guest-stars.
Tom and the 2nd Mass seek refuge in a Volm hideout, where tensions run high between the humans and their “allies.”