Sunday, June 23, 2013

TV This Week: Mad Men finale, Doctor Who Revisited, Big Brother, Zero Hour, 666 Park Avenue

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Tonight is the season finale of Mad Men. Next Sunday night is the pilot of Under the Dome. Doctor Who Revisited is up the the Sixth Doctor. Big Brother 15 begins this week and ABC burns off remaining episodes of Zero Hour and 666 Park Avenue.

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



Crossing Borders, Pilot. NBC, 9:00pm.
Former NYPD detective Carl Hickman became a recluse until he receives an offer from his friend Detective Major Louis Daniel to join a team of unique specialists to help track down a serial killer crossing various international borders undetected. 2 hrs.

The Killing, Scared and Running. AMC, 9:00pm.
Sarah and Holder do everything they can in order to find a victim on the run in order to ensure that no one else finds them first; Ray Seward begrudgingly takes in an unexpected visitor and he does very little to be a warm and welcoming host.

Mad Men, In Care Of. AMC, 10:00pm.
* * * Season Finale * * * With all the troubles that Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce has had to overcome, Don begins to feel overwhelmed while dealing with a very serious problem of his own which leads to the agency partner desperately searching for a solution.







Frontline, Rape in the Fields. PBS, 10:00pm.
Along with two investigative reporting programs, correspondent Lowell Bergman spent 12 months looking into the secret price of sexual assault that many migrant women pay in order to continue working in America's food packing plants and fields.



Big Brother 15, Premiere. CBS, 8:00pm.
Julie Chen returns to host the 15th installment packed with new twists, never-before-seen games and a record number of willing participants eager to compete; the cast members are introduced as they prepare for the isolation period to begin.











Zero Hour, Sync. ABC, 8:00pm.
Hank hears out Laila for her side of the story, but he isn't sure if he can forgive her, teaming up with her to get closer to the True Cross; White Vincent discovers another clue while working for "Mother" that brings him closer to the end.

Doctor Who Revisited, The Sixth Doctor. BBC America, 8:30pm.
A detailed look is taken at earlier seasons of the iconic television show Doctor Who, a phenomenon that is still popular after 50 years, featuring The Sixth Doctor, played by Colin Baker, and his adventures and his foes, including Sil. 2½ hrs.

666 Park Avenue, Sins of the Fathers. ABC, 9:00pm.
Sasha reveals her plan to get Henry elected; Sasha offers Father Douglas an arrangement to rid himself of the demons that have tormented him since trying to open the red box; a new tenant moves into the Drake; Alexis plots revenge against Louise.



Under the Dome, Pilot. CBS, 9:00pm.
The residents of Chester's Mill suddenly find themselves sealed off from the rest of the world when an inexplicable transparent dome encompasses the entire city, leaving the people to struggle for resources as everyone begins to panic.

The Killing, Eminent Domain. AMC, 9:00pm.
Detective Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder manage to get a hold of the victim that has been on the run; after enduring a difficult scenario, Seward suddenly confronts the demons from his past; Bullet tries to cope with the truth.


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