On TV this Sunday: True Blood bites into its final season, Rising Star (hopefully) shines, Eric Dane sets sail on The Last Ship, Enlisted is honorably discharged and Drop Dead Diva forever rests its case. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
True Blood, Falling Skies and 4 Other Premieres, Enlisted and Drop Dead Diva End and More
Series finale: The Hill brothers celebrate Pete’s one-year anniversary of almost dying in Afghanistan, otherwise known as his “Alive Day.” (Officially cancelled.)
Two-hour Season 7 premiere: The competition series returns with a family edition, featuring teams of relatives enduring the Shed Zone, the Classic Sweeper and other “That’s gotta hurt” obstacles.
Final season premiere: A band of rogue H-Vamps crashes the vampire-human mixer at Bellefleur’s, and the “one vampire for every human” plan moves forward.
Drop Dead Diva
Series finale: Stacy is caught in the middle when Owen and Kim attempt to talk some sense into Jane about her relationship.
The Last Ship
Series premiere: After Captain Tom Chandler (Grey’s Anatomy‘s Eric Dane) and the crew of the USS Nathan James set out for the Arctic, they learn of a deadly virus that has wiped out more than half the human population. Now, the safest place to develop a vaccine for the virus is out at sea. No pressure, though!
Series premiere: Josh Groban hosts this live singing competition, which allows viewers to vote in real-time as the contestants perform. Brad Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris serve as
Series premiere: On the streets of 17th-century Paris, the Musketeers of the King’s Regiment — Aramis (Santiago Cabrera, Heroes), Athos (Tom Burke, The Hour) and Porthos (relative newcomer Howard Charles) — are assigned to protect their king and country.
Season 4 premiere: On the outskirts of Charleston, the Mason clan and the remaining 2nd Mass troops suddenly come under attack by a new Espheni war machine.
In the season’s penultimate episode, Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene do everything they can to save Vanessa.
Increase gets closer to understanding who really runs things in Salem, and Alden may be the only one who can save Anne when she finds herself in danger.
Halt and Catch Fire
Cameron nearly completes the BIOS, but a crisis threatens the project’s future. (Hmm, have you tried restarting it…?)