On TV this first Sunday of May Sweeps: Penny Dreadful encounters new evil, Grantchester ends on a somber note and Good Wife and Glee stars learn about their roots. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
A Dreadful Return, Grantchester Wraps Up and More
American Country Countdown Awards
Based on Kix Brooks’ long-running radio countdown show, this ceremony features performances from Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and others.
Who Do You Think You Are?
First, The Good Wife’s Chris Noth tracks down family torn apart by disaster. In the 9 pm season finale, Glee’s Lea Michele uncovers secrets of her Jewish ancestry.
Once Upon a Time
Hades asks the heroes for help with getting Zelena back; Hook, still unable to leave, must brave the depths of the Underworld with Emma. (Get sweeps preview.)
Season finale: Sidney seeks oblivion, his friend Sam seeks forgiveness, a dead girl’s parents seek revenge and Leonard… takes a stand. (Renewed.)
Game of Thrones
Bran trains with the Three-Eyed Raven, while in King’s Landing, Jaime advises Tommen. (How did the cast react to that twist?)
Pretty Little Addict
When a teen (Andrea Bowen, Desperate Housewives) loses her dad to cancer, she begins a downward spiral of partying and drinking. When she then meets a sweet boy in rehab, she discovers he isn’t what he seems.
Fear the Walking Dead
The group lets a family in distress board the Abigail, and Strand’s past begins to come to light. (Is this show getting as good as the mothership?)
Season 3 premiere: Feeling abandoned by her faith, a shattered Vanessa seeks the help of Dr. Seward (returning guest star Patti LuPone), an American therapist who has an unconventional way of treatment. (Season 2 marathon starts at 10 am.)
New time slot alert! An armed robber is murdered, leading the team to an unlikely killer.
When Holmes and Watson discover the perpetrator behind the attempt on Morland’s life, they find a shocking connection to themselves. (Watch promo.)