Sunday, June 2, 2013

TV This Week: The Killing, Mad Men, Mistresses, Revolution

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By the calendar it may not be quite summer yet but it is in full swing on television, most shows are into repeats already. The Killing is a summer show that is starting a new season tonight and I've heard good things about it. The Pilot of Mistresses premieres this week, it sounds cheesy but maybe it's a fine cheese. Also Mad Men still has some new episodes for us. Finally this week Revolution airs its season finale.

These are the TV shows I plan on watching this week. Most of them I will watch by DVR or OnDemand. All times ET.



The Killing, The Jungle; That You Fear the Most. AMC, 8:00pm.
Detective Sarah Linden desperately tries to keep her past mistakes from tormenting her life; Holder finds himself struggling with a new assignment given to him; a prisoner manages to show his true colors while in prison. 2 hrs.

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, Peru. CNN, 9:00pm.
Anthony and fellow chef Eric Ripert go looking for a particular variety of wild cocoa that is only found in a remote part of the Andes, experiencing the pre-Colombian lifestyles of the rural areas as well as the modernity of Lima, the capital city.

Mad Men, A Tale of Two Cities. AMC, 10:00pm.
In order to ensure that Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce continues to grow, everyone at the agency comes together to hold on to a client that is questioning their ties with the company; Joan tries to compose herself after being caught off guard.



Revolution, The Dark Tower. NBC, 10:00pm.
* * * Season Finale * * * Miles' leadership ability and character are put to the ultimate test as his feelings for Rachel and Nora are brought in to play while the Rebels begin their invasion of the Tower, putting everybody involved in to life-threatening danger.

Mistresses, Pilot. ABC, 10:00pm.
Troubled by the frustrations of trying to get pregnant with Harry, Savi finds herself attracted to Dominic; April has been getting prank calls ever since her husband's life insurance check came in; Karen is in an affair with a married patient.



















Jason and the Argonauts, 1963 moviie, 2 hrs. Antenna TV, 8:00pm.
A legendary hero from ancient Greece enlists a band of warriors to sail to the ends of the Earth on a quest for the sacred Golden Fleece, and along the way, they battle monsters, greed, a bronze giant and a treacherous army of skeletons.
Stars: Todd Armstrong, Honor Blackman, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith, Niall McGinnis, and Nancy Kovack.



The 67th Annual Tony Awards. CBS, 8:00pm.
Broadway's biggest stars gather at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as the American Theatre Wing takes time to honor the best performances and productions of the year with awards for acting, musical score, dance choreography and more. The Host is Neil Patrick Harris. 3 hrs.

The Killing, Seventeen. AMC, 9:00pm.
Sarah decides to join the task force in order to carry out her own plans; Holder manages to form an acquaintance with a street informant in the Jungle; the hatred between two long-time rivals is fueled as Seward willingly raises the tension.

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, Congo. CNN, 9:00pm.
Anthony Bourdain is excited about going to Congo because it is the setting for one of his favorite books, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, which became the basis for one of his favorite films, Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.

Mad Men, Favors. AMC, 10:00pm.
Betty begins to prepare for her daughter's future which means looking into Sally's various options; Peggy finds that her home life is beginning to be more troublesome than her hectic career, so she does what she can to address her issues at home.


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