Sunday, December 29, 2013

What to Watch Sunday: Treme's Series Finale, Kennedy Center Honors, Cowboys/Eagles & More

On TV this Sunday: TREME comes to an end, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and others receive KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, CALL THE MIDWIFE's holiday special drops a bomb and Showtime serves up many EPISODES. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

NOON BREAKING BAD (AMC) | The penultimate salvo in the cabler's every-episode marathon continues, airing the Season 3 finale through the second episode of the final season.

2 PM EPISODES (SHOWTIME) | With Season 3 now just two weeks away, catch up on all 16 episodesof Episodesfrom the first two cycles.7:30 PM CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL (PBS) | The nuns and dozens of local families are left homeless after an unexploded World War II bomb is found.

7:30 PM 60 MINUTES (CBS) | Special time! The news program gets extreme, with reports on the Nile crocodile, Birdmen and other things that sound straight out of a fantasy novel.8 PM HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE (ABC) | HP fanatics (and parents looking to feel really old), now's your chance to revisit the first film in the franchise.

8:20 PM SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NBC) | In the last SNF matchup of the season, the Dallas Cowboys (8-7) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-6) in a divisional showdown.9 PM THE 36TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (CBS) | Opera singer Martina Arroyo, pianist/composer Herbie Hancock, recording artist Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and musician Carlos Santana are honored in the two-hour broadcast.

9 PM TREME (HBO) | Series finale, 75 minutes: Colson is offered a transfer, and guardians send Lambreaux home. On being able to give fans a proper finale, Khandi Alexander (who plays LaDonna) told TVLine, "It was very nice to wrap it up. I hope that it satisfies people's need for closure."10:15 PM GETTING ON (HBO) | Season finale: An ailing patient's daughter (Molly Shannon, Saturday Night Live) gets the travel runaround as her mother's condition worsens. (Not yet renewed.)

10:45 PM JA'MIE (HBO) | Season finale: Ja'mie enlists her fellow prefects for a surprise performance at Presentation Day. (Not yet renewed.)

NEXT SUNDAY: Downton Abbey's season premiere, The Good Wife and The Mentalist return

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