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What to Watch on Sunday: 'Girls' season finale and ESPN doc on State's '83 team

ACC Tournament (12:30pm, WRAL) - The ACC Championship game from Greensboro.

Amazing Race 22 (8pm, CBS) - Keep following Bates Battaglia and his brother Anthony as the race continues in Hanoi. Adrienne will have a recap tomorrow.

The Bible (8pm, History) - The Jews are enslaved in Babylon, Mary is told she will bear a child, and Jesus is born.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - In the Season 2 finale, Hannah (Lena Dunham, right) attempts to write her book in one day so her publisher doesn't sue her. Meanwhile, Ray tries to impress Shoshanna with a bold career move, and Marnie gets the wrong idea about Charlie.

30-for-30: Survive and Advance (9pm, ESPN) - An amazing documentary by Jonathan Hock about N.C. State's improbable run for the national title in 1983. Derrick Whittenburg and the late Jim Valvano shine in this movie, which should be sponsored by Kleenex. This is a must-see. Here's my review of "Survive and Advance."

The Good Wife (9pm, CBS) - Alicia and Will are hindered at a coroner's request by a strict rule that only allows them to ask three questions per witness. Also, Cary's father returns and brings new business to the firm.

The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - With the governor busy pursuing a runaway dissenter, a traitor looks to sabotage his impending plans.

Revenge (9pm, ABC) - Victoria and Conrad start a charity in Amanda's honor, but Jack doesn't fall for their good will charade. Elsewhere, Emily must worry about her past possibly coming to light once again.

Army Wives (9pm, Lifetime) - The tribe comes together to say goodbye to a loved one.

Oprah's Master Class (10pm, OWN) - Journalist Tom Brokaw reflects on his life and career, including his experience dropping out of college, the major stories he has covered, and the challenges he faced on September 11, 2001.

What to Watch on Sunday: Rick and the Governor give peace a chance (LOL)

Amazing Race 22 (8pm, CBS) - Follow former Carolina Hurricanes player Bates Battaglia as the race continues in Bali. And remember, Adrienne will have an episode recap here tomorrow.

The Bible (8pm, History) - In part two, Joshua conquers Jericho, Delilah betrays Samson and David battles Goliath.

The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - Rick and the Governor (David Morrissey, right) contemplate a peace treaty. Yeah, right.

Army Wives (9pm, Lifetime) - The seventh season begins with Fort Marshall soldiers mourning the loss of one of their own.

The Good Wife (9pm, CBS) - Alicia defends jailed drug dealer Lemond Bishop, but he requires her to work with another lawyer she suspects may be coercing witnesses to recant their testimony against Bishop.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - Hannah's deadline worries and pressure from her publisher weigh heavily on her mind, while Adam and his new girlfriend have a misunderstanding.

Revenge (9pm, ABC) - Emily refocuses her commitment to vengeance in the wake of the tragedy on Jack's boat, and the town mourns a loss.

Red Widow (10pm, ABC) - Marta shows good instincts when she must deal with a last-minute change that could ruin an important drug shipment. Meanwhile, her children are lured into the FBI's investigation of her, and Boris is reminded of his father's death.

The Client List (10pm, Lifetime) - Season two starts with Riley and Kyle meeting at the Rub and being interrupted by a cop.

Vikings (10pm, History) - Ragnar gathers a crew in preparation for an epic journey, and Earl is overcome with paranoia.

What to Watch on Sunday: Seth MacFarlane hosts the 85th Oscars ceremony

Amazing Race 22 (8pm, CBS) - Former Carolina Hurricanes player Bates Battaglia and his brother Anthony are still in the race. Tonight, the 10 remaining teams compete in Bora Bora. One duo's fear of water leads to extreme panic and one racer suffers a possible race-ending injury while running to the pit stop.

85th Academy Awards (8:30pm, ABC) - ABC's red carpet coverage begins at 7, but the actual ceremony doesn't get started until 8:30. Seth McFarlane (left) hosts the telecast from Los Angeles, where heavily nominated "Lincoln" battles "Argo," Silver Linings Playbook," "Les Miserables," "Life of Pi," "Amour," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Django Unchained" and "Zero Dark Thirty" for trophies. Performers include Adele, Norah Jones and Barbara Streisand. Note: The E! Red Carpet show starts at 5:30 p.m. (Countdown to the Red Carpet starts at 1:30 - yikes). CNN has Piers Morgan reporting from the Red Carpet from 6 p.m. to 7:30.

Call the Midwife (9pm, UNC-TV) - The series holiday special serves as the first season's official finale. Tonight, Christmas at the Nonnatus House finds the nurses and nuns caring for an abandoned newborn and searching for the mother. Also, Jenny tries to locate an elderly homeless woman's children, and the newly married Chummy plans a nativity play.

The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - Rick and the group contemplate their next move after their security has been compromised, while Andrea becomes uncomfortable with the changes at Woodbury.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - Hannah goes along with Jessa to visit her estranged father, his alternative girlfriend and her teen son in Upstate New York.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - If you have access to HBO and you aren't watching this show, I beg you to do a quick catch-up of Season 1 (there aren't many episodes) and dive in to this most excellent second season. Tonight, Tyler asks Eileen to arrange a meeting with Charles Szidon for Amy, who is flabbergasted that the CEO isn't the monster she expected. Meanwhile, Dougie addresses his employees about Cogentiva's future, and Levi reacts to Amy's new life plans.

What to Watch on Sunday: 'Downton' finale and Bates Battaglia on 'Amazing Race'

Amazing Race 22 (8pm, CBS) - The 22nd season begins with 11 two-member teams flying to Bora Bora on the race's first leg. This season features former Carolina Hurricanes player Bates Battaglia and his brother Anthony.

Killing Lincoln (8pm, National Geographic Channel) - Tom Hanks narrates this dramatic telling of the final days of Abraham Lincoln before he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Adapted from a book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

Downton Abbey (9pm, UNC-TV) - Love (or something like it) is in the air in tonight's Season 3 finale, which has Mrs. Patmore being wooed by a local merchant, a new maid making a play for Branson, and Dr. Clarkson turning sweet on Isobel. And of course, Matthew (Dan Stevens, left) and Mary (Michelle Dockery, left) being all adorable and in love. If you haven't already been spoiled by reading about some shocking events in tonight's episode, then just … I don't know what to tell you. Be strong.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - Hannah gets an e-book deal that comes with a fast-approaching deadline. Also, Adam persuades Ray to take a trip to Staten Island.

The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - While the group ponders their next move, Rick sets out to find a missing friend. Meanwhile, Merle and Daryl have second thoughts about their choices and the Governor turns his mind toward punishing his foes.

The Good Wife (9pm, CBS) - Office politics surface when Will and Diane face Alicia and Cary in a mock trial. Meanwhile, Eli tries to avoid losing his role in Peter's campaign to Jordan, as he continues to fight the Justice Department.

Revenge (9pm, ABC) - The Graysons celebrate their annual Labor Day party and appear undaunted by the threats they face. Yawn.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - This has been such a great season for "Enlightened." Tonight, Amy is thrilled when Jeff sees a monumental story in the Abaddon CEO's emails, but her dreams of a new beginning are dashed when Levi returns unexpectedly from Hawaii with ideas about their future.

What to Watch on Sunday: The Grammys and the return of 'The Walking Dead'

Once Upon a Time (8pm, ABC) - A giant is kidnapped and brought to Storybrooke, where he tries to settle an old score with David.

Grammy Awards (8pm, CBS) - LL Cool J hosts the awards show, and performances are scheduled for Mumford & Sons, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean, Fun, the Lumineers, and others. Also, Elton John and Ed Sheeran perform together. The N&O's David Menconi will be live-blogging Grammy events.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (8pm, Syfy) - The early days of William Adama (Luke Pasqualino, left) as a young and eager Academy graduate during the first Cylon War are chronicled in this prequel to the popular "Battlestar Galactica" update that originally aired on Syfy from 2003-2009. (Note: This movie was previously released as a series of shorts online.)

The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - Season 3 resumes with Rick (Andrew Lincoln, right) and the gang trying to rescue Darryl from a perilous situation at Woodbury. Later, concerns are raised at the prison after new guests arrive. (Reminder: A marathon of the first half of Season 3 marathon starts at 1 today.)

Downton Abbey (9pm, UNC-TV) - In tonight's two-hour episode, Robert works to organize a cricket match while things at Downton begin to get back to normal. The "Downton Abbey" Christmas episode, which marks the official end of the season, will air next Sunday. I expect rioting in the streets to follow.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - Even Hannah is surprised when she's attracted to a fortysomething doctor and his life of unspectacular stability.

Shameless (9pm, Showtime) - Carl heads to cancer camp, where the facility's activities leave a lot to be desired, while Frank goes on babysitting duty and and Lip and Mandy rescue her half sister from foster care.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - Amy, Tyler and Dougie try to befriend Eileen, the CEO's assistant (Molly Shannon), to gain access to her boss' private email, but Tyler begins to have second thoughts about their plans when he starts dating her.

What to Watch on Sunday: The greatest sporting event of the year - The Puppy Bowl!

Puppy Bowl IX (3pm, Animal Planet) - The unbearably cute Animal Planet Puppy Bowl returns for the ninth consecutive year. You seriously need to tune in to this today (or tonight), if only for a few minutes. Not only do you get adorable puppy play, but there's a blimp with hamster pilots, a bird tweeting game updates (@MeeptheBird), hedgehog cheerleaders and a kitty half-time show. It runs from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. but will repeat all night.

Super Bowl XLVII (6:25pm, CBS) - It's Baltimore vs. New Orleans and brother vs. brother. John and Jim Harbough headline the first NFL championship coached by brothers. It's the second Super Bowl appearance for Baltimore and the sixth for the Forty-Niners. The halftime show features Beyonce.

Downton Abbey (9pm, UNC-TV) - In the aftermath of that horrible thing that happened last week, Cora and Robert stop speaking to each other. Will that horrible thing and Robert's role in it destroy their marriage?

Girls (9pm, HBO) - HBO already made this episode (and tonight's 9:30 episode of "Englightened") available On Demand and on HBO Go. But if you haven't seen it already … Hannah's grown-up dinner party is marred by her guests' childish behavior, including Marnie's showdown with Audrey.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - Amy taps into social media for the first time after Jeff invites her to a gathering of intellectuals.

What to Watch on Sunday: A Crawley turned fugitive on 'Downton Abbey'

Revenge (9pm, ABC) - Daniel competes against an intense business adversary to land a deal that Victoria wants to halt. Meanwhile, Aiden makes a menacing transformation, and Conrad gains control of Jack and Amanda's future.

Downton Abbey (9pm, UNC-TV) - Tom and the pregnant Sybil return to Downton after an incident in Ireland that has left Tom a wanted man. Also, Edith's letter of support for women's suffrage is published in a London newspaper.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - Hannah's unnerved by Adam's creepy dirges that he posted on his website, but is miffed by Sandy's critique of her essay. Also, Marnie considers a new career path and Elijah confesses a recent transgression to George.

Shameless (9pm, Showtime) - Fiona has second thoughts about loaning money to Meg, and a drunken Frank staggers home, where no one wants him -- until he proves to be the only one who can quiet fussy Baby Hymie.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - Amy is energized by Jeff's revelation of bribery allegations involving Abaddonn's CEO, but panics when a security breach on the company's computers could leave her exposed unless Tyler can find a solution to cover her tracks.

Finding Bigfoot (10pm, Animal Planet) - The team travel to Colorado to examine footage of an alleged Bigfoot shot fire years before the 1967 Patterson-Gimlin film. While there, they ask a Girl Scout troop to help set bait for the legendary beast.

Hawaii Five-0 (10pm, CBS) - Chin is kidnapped in the middle of the night and placed in prison dressed as an inmate. He must escape before the other prisoners realize he is a member of the Five-0.

What to Watch on Sunday: Golden Globes, 'Downton' extras, premieres on HBO and Showtime

Golden Globes (8pm, NBC) - The 70th annual Golden Globes awards show recognizes achievements in 25 movie and TV categories. This year, it's hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and there's a tribute to Jodie Foster, who receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

Downton Abbey (9pm, UNC-TV) - The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man (and on the will of a stubborn one). Also, Edith and Sir Anthony face their own fateful moment, and Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis.

Secrets of Highclere Castle (10pm, UNC-TV) - A look at the real Downton Abbey! Highclere Castle, the setting for the popular British series, was the social epicenter of Edwardian England, playing host to royalty, nobility and celebrity alike. This documentary shows how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury and indolence for centuries (on an estate as large as New York's Central Park) to the army of servants toiling "below stairs."

Shameless (9pm, Showtime) - In the Season 3 premiere, Fiona adapts to living with Jimmy, Frank awakens in a strange place, and Lip gets sentenced to community service.

Girls (9pm, HBO) - In the Season 2 premiere, Hannah throws a party with her new roommate, Elijah, and is ready to move on in her romantic life despite still tending to needy Adam and his broken leg. Meanwhile, Shoshanna does her best to avoid Ray, Marnie gets bad news from her boss, and Jessa returns from her honeymoon with Thomas-John.

Enlightened (9:30pm, HBO) - In the second season premiere, Amy fears her job is about to be eliminated so she contacts an investigative reporter with incriminating emails from Abaddonn executives, which she gathers using Tyler's IT password.

House of Lies (10pm, Showtime) - In the season 2 premiere, the aftermath of the sexual-harassment scandal leaves Marty and his Pod adjusting to a new corporate culture at Galweather Stearn.

Californication (10:30pm, Showtime) - Season 6 opens with Hank still reeling from the murder attempt on his life, and accompanying Charlie to a meeting with a rock star who wants to mount a Broadway musical based on Hank's story.

What to Watch on Sunday: 'Falling Skies' back on TNT, finales on HBO and Showtime

True Blood (9pm, HBO) - Eric and Bill try to keep their wits about them when they're interrogated at the Vampire Authority headquarters in New Orleans, while Pam recalls her first meeting with Eric in early 20th-century San Francisco. Christopher Meloni ("Law & Order: SVU") makes his first vampiric appearance. 

Falling Skies (9pm, TNT) - The two-hour Season 2 premiere opens with Pope seizing command of a renegade contingent within the 2nd Mass Unit. Later, Tom suddenly returns to the group after being abducted by the skitters, and his loyalty is questioned. In the second hour, Tom is plagued by haunting memories of his time with the aliens and begins to speculate that they may have tampered with his mind.

The Killing (9pm, AMC) - In the Season 2 finale, Sarah and Holder's investigation comes to a close, while Richmond sets out on a bold new course. And a surprising source helps bring closure to the Larsens.

Nurse Jackie (9pm, Showtime) - In the Season 4 finale, Cruz pushes Jackie to the breaking point and Jackee's reaction gets her fired. Later, Dr. O'Hara goes into labor with Jackie by her side, but something pulls Jackie away before delivery.

The Big C (9:30pm, Showtime) - In the Season 3 finale, Cathy befriends a mysterious stranger and Paul enjoys the attentions of an American tourist.

Longmire (10pm, A&E) - Longmire suspects foul play when a barn burns to the ground, killing the owner and his beloved horses.

The Borgias (10pm, Showtime) - In the Season 2 finale, a tragic revelation leaves the family in shock and Della Rovere's assassin makes a move.

Girls (10pm, HBO) - In the first season finale, Jessa brings everyone together for a "mystery party," but other surprises are in store when Hannah misjudges Adam's commitment.

What to Watch on Sunday: Big night for 'Mad Men,' 'True Blood' and Tony Awards

Tony Awards (8pm, CBS) - Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 66th annual Tony Awards. As he should. The musical "Once" leads all shows with 11 nominations.

True Blood (9pm, HBO) - Season 5 premieres with Sooking and Lafayette reeling from Tara's shooting and Alcide warns Sookie about Russell Edgington's return. Wait, what? The Vampire King of Mississippi is returning?! Woo-hoo!!

Untamed Americas (9pm, NGC) - A new National Geographic Channel series about nature in the North and South America opens with rare footage of newly awakened black bears hunting on the Yellowstone Plateau. A second episode at 10 looks at desert wildlife.

The Killing (9pm, AMC) - This show has dragged a bit this season, and it still has a few issues here and there, but the last few episodes have been excellent! Tonight, Sarah and Holder close in on the murderer while the Richmond campaign preps for the election. Season (and perhaps, series) finale is next week.

Mad Men (10pm, AMC) - Wow. Just wow. A really incredible Season 5 ends tonight with opportunities abounding for everyone at the agency, while Pete encounters an interesting stranger on a train. I'm assuming that means he's going to have Trudy murdered. (Kidding.)

Longmire (10pm, A&E) - Longmire suspects foul play when a barn burns to the ground, killing the owner and his beloved horses.

Veep (10pm, HBO) - In the Season 1 finale, an Ohio gubernatorial candidate balks aat Selina's endorsement due to her current unpopularity, and Dan can't shake the clean-jobs bill debacle.

Girls (10:30pm, HBO) - Hannah's resentment of an old rival's literary success leads her to grudgingly accept an invitation to a reading hosted by her former professor.

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