On TV this weekend: Orphan Black fades to black, The Nerdist nerds out, Falling Skies recounts the 2nd Mass’ 2nd season, the Seattle forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of Killing, the Veep deals with a shutdown and more. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1
10 am – 8 pm Falling Skies Season 2 marathon (TNT) | Catch up with the 2nd Mass before next weekend’s Season 3 premiere. (View eye-opening poster.)
9 pm Orphan Black (BBC America) | Season finale: Sarah’s attempt to convince her enemy of the truth is thwarted when Art intervenes; the Orphans must decide whether to make peace with their creators as Sarah is forced into a showdown with the enemy. (Watch a sneak preview.) (Already renewed.) Note: A Season 1 marathon precedes the finale, starting at noon.
10 pm The Nerdist (BBC America) | Season finale: Chris Hardwick’s guests are Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), writer Evan Goldberg (Da Ali G Show) and Natasha Leggero (Burning Love). (Not yet renewed.)
10 pm The Haunting of… (BIO) | Barry Bostwick (Spin City, The Rocky Horror Show) returns to his former home, which he claims he once shared with a ghost. Quiz: If you shiver, will it be with fear or antici…
SUNDAY, JUNE 2
8 pm The Killing (AMC) | Two-hour Season 3 premiere: Picking up year after the events of the previous finale, Sarah’s past comes knocking when Holder catches a “disquieting” case. Cue Peter Sarsgaard (Kinsey) as death row inmate Ray Seward. (Peruse a preview pic.)
8 pm Good Luck Charlie (Disney Channel) | While Teddy has a tough time with college applications, Bob drags PJ to a reunion of his fave 1980s hair metal band.
9 pm The Women’s Concert for Change: Live From London (NBC) | Beyoncé, Ellie Golding, Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend and others perform to raise money and awareness for a women’s empowerment campaign.
9 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | In the season’s penultimate episode, House Frey joins with House Tully, and Jon faces his harshest test yet.
9 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | Gloria agrees to go on a date with Hector but is torn when Patrick asks for a second chance.
10 pm Mad Men (AMC) | The agency works to hold onto a client. Joan is caught off guard. (Log your creative interpretations of this official synopsis in the comments.)
10 pm The Client List (Lifetime) | At the Rub, Riley helps a sexy fireman with his marital problems.
10 pm The Borgias (Showtime) | A plot to deceive the Borgia family is uncovered.
10 pm Veep (HBO) | In the middle of a government shutdown, Selina is forced to furlough some of her staff.
10:30 pm Family Tree (HBO) | Tom investigates the life of his grandfather, who may have competed in the 1948 London Austerity Games; Bea and Monk perform their first professional gig at a wedding reception.
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