On TV this Sunday: It’s the beginning of the end for The Mentalist, The Walking Dead’s fall finale gets violent, Nickelodeon’s HALO Awards celebrate today’s youth and a True Blood alum checks in at Getting On. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
Walking Dead Fall Finale, Mentalist's End Begins and More
Through 11 pm | During this “off” week, catch up on the drama’s freshman run thus far (just not while family members are still at your house).
Hosted by Nick Cannon, the ceremony celebrates kids who are helping and leading others in their local communities. Performances from Jessie J, Meghan Trainor, Nick Jonas, Fifth Harmony and others.
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
What’s the holiday season without this annual fave? In the animated special, Manny (voiced by Ray Romano) convinces Sid (John Leguizamo) that he’s on Santa’s naughty list after Sid ruins his Christmas decorations.
Once Upon a Time
As the Spell of Shattered Sight approaches Storybrooke, Mary Margaret and David rally the residents while Belle and the fairies work on an antidote. (See photos.)
Soul Train Awards
Wendy Williams hosts this year’s ceremony from Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena, with performers including Aloe Blacc, Doug E. Fresh, Missy Elliott and Chris Brown.
In a bid to add some romance to a work trip, Jake brings Sophia — and invites Amy’s boyfriend, Teddy — to join them at a B&B. This cannot end well.
The Walking Dead
Season 5 fall finale: New enemies disregard rules and morals — and prefer a violent resolution despite Rick’s desire for a peaceful agreement. (The fall finale of Talking Dead follows at 10 pm.)
The series returns to find Bellamy and Fred tracking down the True Living members, while Maggie gets close to finding a cure for the virus.
After Nolan offers up crucial intel of his own, Emily and Victoria learn information is the most dangerous weapon. (Watch a sneak peek.)
An awkward situation arises when one of Jenna’s “adult” study photos mistakenly appears in the Christmas card competition. Plus, a patient with terminal cancer (played by True Blood’s Carrie Preston) proposes a “final solution” to a startled Jenna.
Comic Book Men
Season 4 fall finale: Walt has a business proposition for original Ghostbuster Ernie Hudson, and a customer hopes to sell cartoon shampoo bottles from the 1960s.